iPhone having iCloud is quite freaking because you cannot access your device until it’s unlocked and unlocking is not an easy task. In this article we are going to discuss regarding iCloud-locked iPhone, how can we unlock iCloud account without a password, and related topics.
So read carefully till end and hope this article happens to be a one-stop solution for you.
iCloud locking is also known as activation lock introduced by Apple in iOS 7 to prevent iPhone thefts. Whenever you will turn on Find My iPhone activation lock feature gets enabled. Activation Lock is a quite effective mechanism for anti-theft because a thief will not have iCloud username and password access of the person whose iPhone has been stolen. And without username and password phone won’t operate.
If “Activation Lock” is visible then iPhone is iCloud locked and requires the original Apple ID and password to unlock the phone.
There is one and only single method to unlock your iPhone having iCloud lock. But what if you forgot your Apple ID password, you have to reset it.
Note: If you are using iOS 11 or later and use Two-step Authentication, you can disable your Activation lock using your device passcode. Just click on Unlock with Passcode, click Use Device Passcode then enter the passcode.
So basically if iPhone is iCloud locked with an account other than your account you have few alternatives.
Hope this article works for you and resolves your issue.