I bough an old iphone 6+ from the internet came from France to Morocco and know im stuck with icloud activation with hidden unknown email , is there any solution to unlock it or any help to contact the owner maybe he/she can help with that?— From Apple Community
Activation Lock is a feature designed to protect your iPhone 6 Plus from unauthorized access after a reset. When you turn on Find My feature on your iOS device, Activation Lock will turn on automatically. Every time your iOS device is reset, Apple will check whether the Activation Lock is turned on or not. If it’s turned on, you will need to enter the correct Apple ID and password to activate the device. Therefore, even if your iOS device is lost or stolen, someone else can’t access and use it.
However, it can be very frustrating if you bought a used iPhone 6 Plus and found it’s iCloud locked. If you’re one of those users, then this article is for you. Keep reading to learn how to bypass iCloud on iPhone 6 Plus.
Part 1: Is It Possible to Unlock An iCloud Locked iPhone 6/6 Plus?
The answer is YES.
There is a common belief that you need to enter the correct Apple ID and password to unlock an iCloud-locked iPhone. If you bought a used iPhone, only the owner the phone is locked to can unlock it. If you can’t contact the previous owner, then the device is totally useless. This is not true.
Apart from contacting the previous owner to remove the Activation Lock, there are still some methods can unlock iCloud locked iPhone without the previous owner.
Part 2: How to Unlock iCloud Locked iPhone 6/6 Plus without PC?
As already mentioned, it’s possible to bypass iCloud on iPhone 6/6 Plus. There are a few methods can get around Activation Lock. If you’re looking for a free way to bypass iCloud on iPhone 6/6 Plus without computer, you can find one solution here.
- 2.1 Bypass iCloud on iPhone 6/6 Plus with Previous Owner
- 2.2 Unlock iPhone 6/6 Plus iCloud for Free
- 2.3 iPhone 6/6 Plus Activation Lock Removal via Dial Pad
- 2.4 Contact Apple Support to Unlock iCloud-Locked iPhone 6/6 Plus
2.1 Bypass iCloud on iPhone 6/6 Plus with Previous Owner
Suppose your iPhone 6/6 Plus was purchased from someone else, then the easiest method to unlock it is contacting the previous owner. If the previous owner lives nearby, you can request him/her to unlock the device for you face to face. The previous owner can also remove the device from his/her iCloud account. Then you don’t need the Apple ID credentials to activate the device.
If you can’t reach to the previous owner or the previous owner isn’t willing to share those sensitive information with you, you can try other free methods in this section.
2.2 Unlock iPhone 6/6 Plus iCloud for Free
One popular method to bypass iCloud on iPhone 6/6 Plus is changing the DNS server. Chaning the DNS server IP address may trick Apple into thinking that this device is activated. If your iPhone 6/6 Plus is running iOS 8.0-10.0, you can follow these steps to unlock it.
Step 1. Launch your locked iPhone 6/6 Plus and then choose a country or language to start activating your iPhone.
Step 2. Follow the on-screen instruction until you are directed to the Wi-Fi settings page. Now connect to a Wi-Fi connection and select the (i) icon. If there is no (i) icon on the screen, press the home button and select "More Wi-Fi Settings" from the options.
Step 3. Now disconnect the Wi-Fi connection once you have found the (i) symbol and select the forget this network option.
Step 4. Select the (i) icon and enter the DNS server to bypass the activation lock on your iPhone. Enter the DNS IP address according to your location.
Step 5. After entering the IP address, tap on the back option. Select the Wi-Fi connection from the list and enter the password to join the network.
Step 6. Now click on the back option and ignore the Next option; you will be on the iCloud Bypass screen.
Step 7. Scroll down to the page and go to the main menu to set up your iPhone.
2.3 iPhone 6/6 Plus Activation Lock Removal via Dial Pad
Step 1: Powered On your iPhone and then choose your language and region.
Step 2: Once you are on your iCloud activation screen, tap the home button 3 times to enable the voice command and press the home button 3 times to disable it.
Step 3: Go back to the initial screen by pressing the back button.
Step 4: Again press the home button and choose the Start Over option.
Step 5: Once more, press the home button and now choose Emergency Calls.
Step 6: With the help of a dial pad, dial the following code *#96274825*0000*1# and then tap on the call button 10 to 15 times.
Step 7: Then change the last digit by one; in this case, one will become two. Again tap on the call button 10 to 15 times.
Step 8: Repeat this process and keep changing the last digit from 1 to 9. In the end, change the last number to 0.
Step 9: Now press the back button to go back to the start screen. Choose the country and language one more time.
Step 10: iPhone 6 Plus bypass screen would appear; now you can choose your iPhone passcode like normal.
2.4 Contact Apple Support to Unlock iCloud-Locked iPhone 6/6 Plus
Apple support offers an official unlock service to remove iCloud Activation Lock. If you have proof of purchase documentation and know the serial number/IMEI of your iPhone, then you can submit a request to Apple. Some Reddit users said their requests have been approved by Apple, but some failed. In a word, it’s a good method to try.
Part 3: How to Unlock iCloud Locked iPhone 6/6 Plus with High Success Rate?
After checking, you’ll find the above methods have low success rate and different limitations. Therefore, we will introduce 2 iCloud bypass unlock tools in this section. The only drawback is that you need to install them on your computer.
3.1 Unlock iCloud Locked iPhone 6/6 Plus in Minutes
iToolab UnlockGo – iPhone 6 Plus iCloud Bypass Unlock Tool can help you unlock iPhone 6/6 Plus quickly and easily. By using this tool, you don’t need to create a bootable USB disk to jailbreak iPhone. Apart from bypassing iCloud Activation Lock, iToolab UnlockGo can also remove iPhone screen passcode, remove Apple ID without password, bypass MDM and more. Here are some attractive features of this unlock tool.
- iPhone 5s to iPhone X running iOS 12.0-16.7 are well supported.
- Equipped with the advanced technology, UnlockGo offers the highest success rate.
- The tool is easy to use. With the on-screen instructions, you can bypass iCloud within several simple steps.
- After removal, you can log into App store with a new Apple ID.
How to bypass iPhone 6/6 Plus with iToolab UnlockGo on Windows?
Step 1. Download and install the UnlockGo program on your PC and launch it. Then select the Unlock iCloud Activation lock from the home page and click on the Start option. Now connect your iPhone 6 Plus via USB Cable.
Step 2. To bypass an activation lock on iPhone, first, you have to jailbreak the iOS device. This program will automatically download the suitable jailbreak package for your device.
Step 3. Once the downloading is complete, click "Go Jailbreak" and follow the on-screen instructions to jailbreak your iPhone.
Step 4. After the jailbreak process is complete, click on the Remove option to remove the activation lock from your iPhone.
Step 5. The process will take some time; once the removal is complete, you can sign in to a new Apple ID.
3.2 iPhone 6/6 Plus iCloud Bypass with Signal
What is iCloud bypass with signal? iCloud bypass with signal means that you can still make calls after removing iCloud Activation Lock. There is only a very small number of tools can unlock iCloud locked iPhone with signal. CheckM8 is one of them. It’s a paid tool, and the price to unlock an iCloud locked iPhone 6/6 Plus is $24.99.
Here is how to bypass iCloud on iPhone 6/6 Plus with signal unlock tool.
Step 1: Download and install CheckM8 on your computer. The tool supports Windows and Mac system. But we suggest that you download the Mac version, since it’s too complicated to jailbreak iPhone on Windows.
Step 2: Launch the tool and connect your iCloud locked iPhone 6/6 Plus to the computer with a lightning to USB cable.
Step 3: Then follow the on-screen instructions to jailbreak your iPhone.
Step 4: After the jailbreak process, the tool will check the device compatibility. If your device is supported by the tool, you need to pay for the service.
Step 5: After payment, you need to re-plug your iPhone 6/6 Plus. Click "Start", the tool will begin to remove the Activation Lock.
Unlocking an iCloud locked iPhone 6/6 Plus can be easily done if you choose a right method. We have introduced several methods in this article. You can choose one based on your situation. But we would highly recommend iToolab UnlockGo. You can free download it to check its features and compatibility. If you have any questions with above methods, please feel free to leave a comment.