Fast & Effective Ways to Activate iPhone without Apple ID

Apple activation lock is a great security hack that protects your data in case you lose your phone.  If you lose your iPhone or it gets stolen, the thief can’t unlock it without the activation lock code.  Because it’s impossible to activate iPhone without the Apple ID. So it is essential to know the right apple id to unlock your iPhone. Besides, you have to make sure that you remember your apple id and its password all the times.

What to Do When Want to Activate iPhone without Apple ID

In case if you forget your apple id or haven’t used for a long time, you might not remember the password which can result in the temporary suspension of your apple id. There are many people who face this issue so apple has provided for its solution on its official webpage to never let you face the hard situation of “activate iPhone without Apple ID”

How to Find Apple ID

In case you don’t remember your apple id, follow these steps:

Step 1: Go to the Apple ID account page:

Step 2: Click on Forgot Apple ID or password link.

Step 3: When asked about the Apple id, click on look it up.

Step 4: Enter your first name, last name, email address and answer the security questions if you have set up during the making of the Apple id.

Step 5: A confirmation email will be sent to your email id. Click on the given link and get your Apple id and a new password to sign in.


How to Reset Apple Password

In case if you forgot your Apple password, you can use these steps as to activate iPhone without Apple ID:

Step 1: Go the Apple id account page:

Step 2: Click on Forgot Apple ID or password.

Step 3: Enter your Apple ID.

Step 4: Enter your email or the phone number that you have given while making the Apple ID.

Step 5: You will get a conformation text or call on your phone or an email on your email id.


Step 6: After verification, you will be asked to make a new password and then confirm it.

By using these hacks, you can activate your iPhone with the Apple ID and password.

Ask the Previous Owner for Help - Who Knows the Apple ID and Password

Not every one of us can buy a brand new iPhone so we look for people who are selling it at a comparatively low rate. The issue with such iPhones or iPads is that the owner sells them to the retailer without erasing their apple id which results in activation lock. Make sure that the previous user deletes the id and password so that you can activate iPhone without Apple ID. For this, you can let the previous user to remove activation lock at iCloud.

Here is the video tutorial:

Step 1: Go to and sign in with Apple ID and password.

Step 2: Click on Find My iPhone.

Step 3: Click on All Devices, here you’ll see the devices which are associated with this Apple ID.

Step 4: Click on the iPhone and then click Remove from Account.

Step 5: This will delete the activation lock and you can activate iPhone without any password or apple id.

Permanently Remove the Previous Owner's Data/Setting from Your iPhone

After trying the above methods, you have solve the problem of “activate iPhone without Apple ID”, but what if there is still something left by the previous user? Don’t worry, iMyFone Umate Pro iPhone Data Eraser can help you! iMyFone Umate Pro iPhone Data Eraser is one of the astounding softwares available in the market that can be used to permanently erase data and make them 100% unrecoverable.

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Removing the Entire Previous Owner's Data from iPhone

You can erase the data of the previous owner if you follow these steps:

Note: To erase data from iPhone, please make sure that the "Find My iPhone" is disabled.

Step 1: Launch iMyFone Umate Pro iPhone Data Eraser and connect your iPhone to the PC.

Step 2: Choose the "Erase All Data" mode from the list.

guide erase all data screen

Step 3: Click on erase. Here you’ll be asked for choosing the security level, we recommend you to choose High Level(3 Times), as it says”This option is highly recommended if you have previously saved any private files”.

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Step 4: Type delete to confirm it and click on Erase Now. All the data would be erased even the hidden files that would not get erased with the factory reset.

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