4 Ways to Let You Sign Out of iCloud Without Password on iPad

Dave Patterson
January 18, 2021

    In this guide, we share with you some of the top ways to sign out of iCloud without the password on iPad.

    You may find yourself in a position where you have forgotten your iCloud password or you purchase a second-hand iPad that is still connected to the previous owner’s iCloud account, making it very difficult to even activate the device.

    Whatever situation you find yourself in, the following solutions offer the easiest ways to sign out of iCloud.

    Use UnlockGo

    This solution is particularly useful when you purchased a second-hand iPad and you can’t activate it without the previous owner’s Apple ID and password.

    UnlockGo is a third-party tool that is meant to help you unlock your device whether you don’t remember the passcode or iCloud Activation Lock is enabled and you can’t activate or reset the device.

    The following are its most notable features:

    • UnlockGo is a very simple tool to use. You can unlock your iPhone or iPad is a few simple steps and without needing tech expertise.
    • You can also use it to remove the device’s passcode if you have forgotten the passcode or the device’s screen is broken.
    • It is also a good solution when your iPhone or iPad is locked by the iCloud activation lock.

    To use UnlockGo, download and install the program on to your computer and then follow these simple steps:

    Frist step: Remove the device’s passcode:

    Step 1: Run the program on your computer and select “Unlock Screen Passcode. Connect the disabled device to the computer using USB cables. When the program detects the device, click on “Start” to begin the process.

    main interface of unlockgo

    Step 2: To unlock the device, the program will need to install the latest firmware for the device. Simply click “Download” to begin downloading the firmware needed.

    Download Latest Firmware

    Step 3: Once the firmware download is complete, simply click on “Unlock Now” and UnlockGo will begin unlocking the device. The whole process will take just a few minutes. Keep the device connected until you see a notification that the iPad has been unlocked.

     passcode removal process

    Second step: Remove device’s iCloud account:

    Step 1: Open the program and select “Remove iCloud Activation Lock” from the main window. Connect the iPad to the computer and click “Start.”

    Remove iCloud Activation Lock

    Step 2: To bypass the iCloud Activation, the program will need to jailbreak the device. UnlockGo will then begin downloading the right jailbreak package for your device. When the download is complete, click on “Jailbreak” and then follow the on-screen instructions to put the device in DFU Mode.

    Start Jailbreak

    Step 3: As soon as the jailbreak process is complete, click on “Remove” and UnlockGo will begin removing the iCloud Activation Lock on the device.  Ensure the iPad remains connected to the computer until is completely unlocked.

    bypassed successfully

    Contact the previous owner for help

    If you are able to contact the previous owner, you can ask them to erase the device and remove it from their account. They don’t have to give you their password and you will not need to send them the device. This can be don’t remotely on the iCloud website. Just ask them to follow these simple steps:

    Step 1: Go to http://icloud.com on any browser and sign in with the Apple ID and password associated with the iPad.

    Step 2: Click on “Find My ” and enter the password again when prompted.

    Step 3: Click “All Devices” from the top of the page and then select the iPad from the list of devices. Then, click “Erase iPad.” This will erase all the data and settings from the device including the iCloud account.

     find my ipad

    To prevent future problems, ask the owner to also click on “Remove from Account” to make sure that the device is completely removed from their account.

    Restore your iPad if the Find My iPad is turned off

    Restoring your iPad to factory settings via iTunes is also a good way to remove the iCloud account associated with the device, if the Find My iPad on iPad is turned off.

    Please note that if the Find My iPad isn’t turned off, you will still need the Apple ID and password to access the device as it may still be protected by Activation Lock after restoring your iPad. Follow these simple steps to restore the iPad in iTunes:

    Step 1: Connect the iPad to the computer and open iTunes.

    Step 2: Put your iPad in recovery mode using the correct combination of keys.

    Put your iPad in recovery mode

    Step 3: Once iTunes detects the device in recovery mode, a message will popup asking you to “Restore” or “Update” the device. Click “Restore” and then follow the on-screen instructions to restore the iPad to factory settings.

    Restore iPad

    Step 4: When the process is complete, your iPad will restart and the iCloud account will be deleted from it. You can now set it up as new.

    If you encounter the Activation Lock when setting up the device, you can use the “Remove iCloud Activation Lock” feature of UnlockGo to unlock the iPad.

    Forgot the password? Create a new one

    If on the other hand this is your iCloud account and you simply don’t remember the password, you can easily change the password on the iCloud website. Follow these simple steps to do it:

    Step 1: Go to https://appleid.apple.com/ and click on “Forgotten your Apple ID or password?”

    Forgotten your Apple ID or password

    Step 2: Enter the email address that is your Apple ID and then click “Continue.”

    Step 3: Select “I Need to Reset My Password” and then choose a reset method. You can choose to answer security questions or to get a recovery link via email.

    Step 4: Follow the steps depending on the method you have selected and then choose a new password that you can use with your Apple ID.

    Follow the steps

    Dave Patterson
    Dave has been writing about tech for five years, covering a range of topics including phones, tablets, tutorials, and reviews.

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