iCloud activation lock felicitates your security. Having iCloud activation secures your iPhone because you need to provide your Apple ID and password to get the access to your data. So, in simpler words iCloud activation lock is blessings. But a problem occurs when you purchase a used iPhone, and at that time you desperately want to bypass iCloud activation lock on iPhone.
What happens when you buy a used iPhone is that you will be asked to provide iCloud login details of the last user. Naturally, you don’t have it, and he will not give it even if you track him down. It is found that more than half second-hand iPhones sold have this problem. So, what is the solution for you? Should you not use that phone?
No, the solution is that you should bypass iCloud activation lock and thus you can use your iPhone running iOS 7, 8,9, 10 or later. There are certain tricks which are bit complicated, but they will certainly help you for successfully completing this process.
How to Bypass iCould Activation Lock in iOS 10 on iPhone
Method #1: By Using Official Unlock Website Support
Step #1. Go to OfficialiPhoneUnlock.co.uk and click on ‘iCloud Unlock’ option from the sidebar menu. (You will get all the information about this process in detail from this website.)
Note: If your iPhone is locked and you are not able to use the dialer then tap on the ‘i’ on the device screen and get your IMEI number.
Step #3. Now you need to wait for 1 to 3 days after making your payment and then your iCloud account will be unlocked.
This is probably the easiest way to bypass iCloud activation lock.
Method #2: By using iPhone IMEI Website
The website iPhoneIMEI.net is one of the most trustworthy websites to unlock iCloud. The website charges approximately $50 (£39.99) to unlock your iCloud activation.
- Dial *#06# from your iPhone.
- For iPhone 5 and later models, you can find IMEI number printed on the back of the device.
- Press ‘i’ button on the screen if your device is not activated or it is locked and should get your IMEI number.
Step #2. Give the model number of the iPhone you want to unlock by going to iPhoneIMEI.net and select the iPhone model and then mention your IMEI number.
Step #3. Now click on the Unlock now button and pay the required fees by using your Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card.
Note: Don’t forget to enter your email address which will keep you updated about the unlocking process.
Step #4. Click on ‘Buy now!’ button once you furnish your payment details and wait for next 1 to 3 days for getting your iCloud activation lock unlocked.
Method #3: Do it manually
If you don’t want to do the bypass process by paying money, then there is another way too, but it is not trustworthy and it may not work properly as well. If you are ready to take a risk then please follow the process given below.
Step #1. Reboot your iPhone to set it up as a new device. iPhone 7 or 7 Plus users should press and hold the power button and volume down button simultaneously. Other iPhone users should press and hold power and home buttons at once.
Step #2. Select your country and language and when you are asked to choose a WiFi network press ‘i’ next to the WiFi symbol to connect your WiFi network.
Step #3. Scroll down and find DNS and type the one from below which suits your region.
- USA and North America: 188.8.131.52
- Europe: 184.108.40.206
- Asia: 220.127.116.11
- For the Rest of the World: 18.104.22.168
Step #4. Now tap on ‘Back >’ at the top left corner of your screen and then tap on your WiFi network.
Step #5. Now enter your WiFi password and tap on ‘Join’ option given on the top right corner.
Step #6. Tap on the back button found on the top right corner again fast and get back to the WiFi page to prevent your iPhone from activating by going to a new screen.
Step #7. Here we will be able to see ‘iCloudDNSBypass.net’ at the top of the screen. Scroll down and tap on the menu so that we can access the apps and other features.
Step #8. Select the app which you feel should furnish you the actual information about the owner of iPhone.
Before concluding I would advise you to try the 3rd method first and try and bypass iCloud activation lock on iPhone and iPad in iOS 10 on your own. If that doesn’t get you the success then only try the two paid methods given in the first two steps. Those two methods are efficient and trustworthy, and they take hardly a couple of days to get the bypass.
Hope you liked our tutorial on the best way to bypass iCloud activation lock on iPhone in iOS 10. We would like to know about which of the four methods worked for you and got you the bypass. You can drop your feedback here in the comments section given below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.