How to Remove Find My iPad Activation Lock Without Previous Owner
When users use their iPads to use their iCloud account, the find my iPad feature is automatically enabled. It is difficult to disable this feature especially when users don’t have their Apple ID and its password.
This article has gathered the different methods users can use to disable the feature when they don’t have the password and Apple ID, or the owner of the device is not nearby.
- 1. Disable Find My iPad using LockAway
- 2. Disable Find My iPad via DNS
- 3. Use iCloud to disable Find My iPad
1. Disable Find My iPad using LockAway
Mobitrix LockAway- Bypass iCloud Activation Lock is a powerful software tool that can disable Find My iPad without having the Apple ID and its associated password.
Advantages of using LockAway software:
1. It disables the feature within a short time2. Supports a variety of iPhones from iPhone 5 to X.
3. Has a few very easy steps.
4. No need to worry about having your iCloud account password because it is not needed here.
5. Supports all iOS versions even the latest iOS 14.
6. It is user-friendly and even beginners without any knowledge can use it.
The following are the steps to be followed when using LockAway:
1. Visit the official website for LockAway and download it on your laptop.
2. Open the software then connect your iPad to your PC or Mac.
3. The jailbreaking process will succeed if the iPad is compatible with the software.
4. Start the process of disabling the Find My iPad feature by clicking on the “start” option.
Let the process complete and Find My iPad will be disabled automatically within the shortest time possible.
2. Disable Find My iPad via DNS
DNS is a way of temporarily disabling Find My iPad. The following steps will guide you through the process:
1. Use your iPad to select the country you are from and the language from the menu.
2. Proceed to Wi-Fi settings by clicking on “Proceed”. Search for the symbol denoted “ i ” and click on it.
3. Navigate to the Connection Settings and forget the network by clicking on “Forget this Network”
4. Click the “i” symbol and change the address for the DNS server. You can select any of the following addresses: South America: 18.104.22.168, Australia and Oceania: 22.214.171.124, USA: 126.96.36.199, Asia: 188.8.131.52, and Europe: 184.108.40.206. Other continents: 220.127.116.11
5. Enable Wi-Fi after selecting back and select the suitable network to connect to.
6. Click Next to go into the iCloud Bypass screen then you can set up your apps as you like.
Using DNS is disadvantageous as it disables some iPad features, it may fail to work, and it’s not compatible will all versions of iPhone.
3. Use iCloud to disable Find My iPad
To use iCloud, you should have the Apple credentials to sign in to your account. You can either remove the Find My iPad using the website through iCloud or from the iPad itself. To use the website, use the steps below.
1. Sign in to iCloud from a browser.
2. Click “Find iPhone”.
3. A list of the connected devices will show, select the target iPad.
4. Click Erase iPad then “Remove from Account”.
To remove Find My iPad using the iPad, use either of the options below depending on your iPad version.
a) iPad running iOS 10.3 or newer; open Settings, click your username, then click ‘Sign Out” > “Turn Off”.
b) For other older versions; open Settings > iCloud > Sign Out > Delete from My iPad
The final step is to reset the iPad but first, sign out of iCloud.
Open General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings
Your iPad will then restart and the Find My iPad will be removed. This method requires users to have their Apple credentials to use.
The article gave a tutorial on how you can remove the Find My iPad feature without invoking the assistance of the previous owner. Removing the Find My iPad feature without involving the previ-ous owner is not direct luckily, with tools like LockAway this has been simplified. LockAway is the tool to use for an instant, secure, and guaranteed removal of the feature.