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How to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock in iPhone, iPad

by Fahad Saleem

How to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock in iPhone, iPad

iCloud lock is the Apple’s way of protecting the iPhones and iPads in case of theft, loss or misplacement. Suppose you get a lost iPhone, you want to contact the owner of that device to hand it over to him. How will you find the contact info? Perhaps through the contacts saved in the iPhone. This is where you need to bypass the iCloud lock activation screen. Whenever a phone is lost, the owner mostly enables the ‘lock status from the internet from any computer or device if the Apple ID is enabled. This stops anyone from entering the iCloud. But there is an easy way to bypass iCloud activation lock. Here’s how to do the magic.

How to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock in iPhone, iPad

When you take a lost iPhone, which is locked with include activation scree, you see an ‘activate iPhone’ screen. Just ignore it and perform these steps.


Tap Home button of the device.

Tap Wifi Settings and press ‘i’ to go to more information about the Wifi connection.

Type the new DNS. Here’s where you should enter as the new DNS

Tap Back

Tap Done and then tap on ‘activation help’

Tap on the Menu on the top right corner, and you will see options for social, contacts, messages and much more. If you see these options, this means you have successfully bypassed iCloud activation lock. But you could also permanently break iCloud lock activation. Here’s how.

Tap on menu and tap on ‘Applications’

Tap on Crash. You will see the Apple logo on the Home screen.

Select the language and country.

Tap on Wifi settings and tap ‘i’.

Scroll down and tap Menu under HTTP PROXY.

Clear the address bar and tap on the Globe icon on the keyboard from the iPhone or iPad.

You can now type any characters (15-30) and type in ‘8888’ in front of Port and tap on Back.

Tap Next

Keep sliding to unlock the device. Click  language options for 2-3 minutes without giving your fingers any rest. This would lead you to home screen of your iPhone, iPad.


You could now access FaceTime, Phone app and news stand. Enjoy!

This is how to bypass iCloud activation lock in iPhone, iPad. Share any query or issue in the comments section below.




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