How to Unlock iPad without Apple ID in 2021

The article explains the common questions about iPad Unlocking


Bradley | Aug 27,2021
Reporter for five years, interacted with individuals working in the technology industry.

How to unlock iPad without Apple ID

Mobile devices play essential roles in our lives. When users find themselves restricted from accessing their devices because of forgetting their Apple Id or password, they may be frustrated.

Tring to access your iPad without the password may be a little tricky, but it is possible by following the methods explained in this article.

Part 1: Frequently Asked Questions about iPad unlocking

1. Can I wipe my iPad without an Apple ID?

Yes, it is possible to wipe out your iPad data without having the Apple ID. If the Find My iPad feature is enabled on your iPad, it can wipe out the data without using Apple ID.

2. How do I open my iPad without an Apple ID?

There are a few ways of turning on your iPad without having an Apple ID. Some of the ways of doing so include resetting your iPad to factory settings and start using it as a brand-new phone.

The various methods of unlocking your iPad are explained below.

Part 2: How to unlock iPad without Apple ID

1. Use LockAway

LockAway is a software that you can install on your computer and unlock your iPad when you don't have the Apple ID. This tool is easy to use, and you can acquire it for free by simply downloading it.

The following are features of LockAway:

  • It can remove different types of locks, such as Face ID and Touch ID.
  • It is user-friendly; therefore no need to worry about how to use it.
  • It can remove MDM passwords as well.
  • It is compatible with all iOS versions

The following are the steps to be followed:

1. Visit the official website for LockAway and download it, then install. Use c a cable to connect your iPad to the computer.

2. Run the installed software, then click on the "Unlock Apple ID" option.

3. Hit the button labeled "Unlock Now" so that the apple ID can be removed.

Wait for a while when the lock screen is being removed, then you will get a confirmation that shows successful removal of Apple ID.

2. Put iPad into recovery mode via iTunes

You can use iTunes to bypass the lock screen of your iPad. The first thing is to ensure that you have the latest iTunes installed on your computer. The steps are as follows:

1. open iTunes, and through a Lightning cable, connect your iPad to your computer.

2. Long-press the Home button and the Sleep/Wake button simultaneously long enough to see the Resume screen meaning your iPad has gone into recovery mode.

3. Choose "Summary" then 'Recover iPad."

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Disadvantages of using iTunes:

  • The user must ensure that the Find My iPad feature is not turned on.
  • The steps are not that easy, especially when putting the iPad into recovery mode.
  • The user must have an updated version of iTunes for it to work.

3. How to reset your Apple ID

When you don't remember the password, resetting your Apple ID is a simple trick of accessing your iPad.


1. Visit using any browser.

2. Select the "Forgot Apple ID or Password" option.

3. On the prompt, enter your Apple ID, then click "Continue."

4. Enter the phone number that was used to create the Apple ID.

5. You will get a message or call on how to reset the Apple ID.


To sum up, the ways of accessing your iPad without having the Apple ID are as explained above. The easiest way that is recommended is the use of LockAway software.

LockAway is simple to use, and the steps are straightforward. Also, you're not restricted from using any service of your iPad after unlocking it with LockAway

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