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How to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock On iPhone?

Bypass iCloud Activation Lock: The iCloud activation details are something every apple customer is highly acquainted with and could probably rant off in their sleep. But what if you were to come across an iPhone and the only way to know its owner would be to bypass the iCloud activation lock. It’s times like these that a little knowledge and subtle hacking skills go a long way.

Even though the iCloud accounts are difficult to hack into, skilled hackers can still get into your accounts and the account recognizes that it is being tampered with. During these times if one tries to open their account with regular attempts, the account resets itself and all its content is erased.

Working Solutions to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock

Working solutions to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock for free

Read on to find out the different ways to bypass the activation lock in an iPhone or any apple device. The methods provided are of both types. Paid as well as free. 

If you have recently bought an iPhone off of eBay and when you first open to use it you realize that it is iCloud locked and you may think there is nothing you could do about it. This is not the case though as there are several methods through which we can process b iCloud activation lock bypass for free.

We hope these methods help in solving your issues related to locked iCloud accounts.

Read More: How To Remove Activation Lock on iPhone


Bypass iCloud Activation Lock Online

Official iPhone unlock is an easy to use online paid service run by apple itself which deals with all issues regarding iPhone locking and unlocking through the apple servers in events of accidental locking up. Follow the steps below for unlocking the device.

  • Visit the site and click on the option of iCloud Unlock as shown below.
  • In a new window, select your device model and IMEI code. Make the payment as shown and your account will be unlocked in one to three working days.
  • In case your device doesn’t have an IMEI code (apple watch or iPad), type in your device’s serial number instead of the IMEI code.

Before making the payment, check the product introduction and service information on the services’ official website.

People at Apple iPhone Unlock are very quick to respond to queries and confusion regarding your problems and offer you great help and guidance throughout the entire process of bypass. 


Bypass iPhone activation lock through DNS (free)

Now,  this here is probably the trickiest of all the methods mentioned so far. However, all things considered, it is absolutely free and does not require any third party application to bypass. All it needs is access to your Wi-fi through DNS. 

You need to keep in mind though that this method allows you to use only a limited number of apps like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook etc. on the iPhone. What you are essentially doing is using your WiFi to override the apple security system and are not using iOS anymore. This method is to be used generally in the case of a stolen iPhone finding its way to you and you have to track down the owner.

  • Begin with turning the phone ON.
  • You should be starting with the setup process of the device with the first screen asking you to choose your preferred language.
  • Go through the entire setup process until you reach the selecting WiFi screen.
  • Once you see your WiFi network, click on the small “i” next to it.
  • Now click on the “Configure DNS” and then tap on “Manual”.
  • Select “+Add Server” and a blank screen should come up.
  • Here, enter the new DNS server details based on your location.
    1. USA/North America:
    2. Europe:
    3. Asia:
    4. Other areas:
  • Tap on “Back” > “Done” > “Activation help.”
  • Once you accomplish the above mentioned easy steps, a message would appear saying you have successfully connected to the server.
  • Tap on the “Menu” on the top right.
  • Scroll through a number of applications available for use such as YouTube, Mail, Maps, Social, User chat, Video, Audio and more.
  • Select the appropriate application which you think can provide with the information you require to track the phone’s owner.

To understand the above steps a little better, you can watch the video shared below. It guides you through the entire process of bypassing the activation lock using DNS.


through dns bypass icloud

LockWiper is an amazingly simple tool used for unlocking your iPhone in extremely tailored cases which are very extensively explained on their website. It is a paid alternative but is cheap enough and works perfectly if your model is compatible with their tool. To check this you have to download the free trial version, which as the name suggests is ABSOLUTELY free. 

Do take note that the free trial does not help you bypass the activation lock for iCloud, rather just helps you connect with their tool and check the compatibility of your device. 

As you download the free trial you are taken through a series of steps wherein you would be asked to connect your device and once you do, the LockWiper tool tells you whether or not your device is compatible. If it is, then you should proceed to buy the paid version and unlock your Apple iCloud Activation lock.

We would suggest you to use this method only in case all the other free solutions for the bypassing mentioned here fail. 


Using Apple Customer support Itself

This is something which involves the company APPLE itself in your little trouble.

In certain cases Apple itself would help in removing the iCloud lock from your device but this method has certain prerequisites to it. 

Firstly, you need to have either of the two below mentioned things 

  • Proofs or receipts that validate you as the owner of the device that needs a bypass. 
  • Any proof that the ownership of the iPhone has been transferred to you.

Post this hurdle, Apple would check whether the iPhone you wish to bypass has been reported, stolen or missing. If it is found to be so, you would be notified.

Also, if the proof of ownership provided by you is not adequate in their eyes, they would decline your request for help.


When it comes to bypassing the activation lock of the iCloud, there aren’t a lot of reliable tools available that would help you with your goal. One of those few is ‘iCloud activation bypass tool version 1.4‘. 

As the name suggests, this tool helps you bypass the iCloud lock pretty easily. Check out the steps to follow for the process

  • Download and install the program on your computer.


  • Launch the application after successfully installing and connecting your apple device via USB cable to your desktop.
  • The tool will scan your device and read the IMEI number.
  • Click on the ‘Bypass Activation Lock’ button and wait for the procedure to be completed. The tool will connect to the Apple servers from where it will terminate all linked iCloud accounts of your device.
  • Once the process is complete, disconnect your phone and reboot it. 
  • You will notice that the iCloud lock has been permanently removed and hence no sort of prior activation is required to use the device.


If the tool mentioned above isn’t compatible with your pc or is not working due to some other reason, we have for you many other tools and their links that could be of use to you.

They are as mentioned below:

Doctor Unlock

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  • Note down the IMEI number of the device by dialing *#06# or find it on the back of your iPhone box. We have already mentioned in the article how to find your IMEI number before.
  • Visit the website, choose the model of your iDevice and give it the IMEI number.
  • Press on the “Unlock now!” button. 
  • Now you are on the payment page. For Service payments, you need Visa or Master-cards (Charges are $28 to $42)
  • Now press on “Buy now!” and offer your payment details. 
  • You shall wait for 24-48 hours to get the result.
  • Link –

iCloud Activation Lock Removal Tool (PAID)

Activation Lock Removal Too

It is a wonderful tool that can smoothly unlock iCloud accounts permanently. This tool is safe to use as well as it is easy to operate.

It has got a good website with easy steps to unlock the device. It’s Lock Removal Tool supports all the iPhone, iPads and iWatches up to iOS version 11. 

You get a 24 hours unlock delivery service from a highly skilled team for which you need to pay a certain amount. The removal of iCloud lock is completed within 72 hours.

Link –

iActivate iCloud Remove Tool  (FREE)

iCloud Activation Lock Removal Too

It is a free iDevice iCloud removal tool that has more features compared to any other tool out in the market. This tool is available for both Windows and Mac which means now even Windows users can bypass their iDevice easily. 

It is compatible with all the iPhone/iPod and iPad models whether it be iPhone XS/XS Max/ XR or iPhone 5 and also supports all iOS versions including latest iOS version 12.1. 

This tool is simple and fast to use.You might feel it to be a little bit complicated to begin with but once started it is quite an easy tool to use.

Link –

These were some of the ways in which you could access your iCloud by bypassing the activation mechanism. 


On a more personal note we would advise you to contact the owner of the iPhone before proceeding further with the bypass procedure and try and get the phone to unlock through them as not only would it help with the unlocking but also help you authenticate as a legitimate owner of the iPhone.

In case the solution above is not an option, start with the free mechanisms available as mentioned in the blog and if none of them work. go with the paid ones. Remember that the options mentioned here are subject to change and hence thorough research before the payment is recommended. 

Apple iPhone unlock is, however, a Mecca for this particular problem and if everything else fails, it would definitely work.

For more information regarding similar technical fixtures do follow the blog.

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