Did you buy a second-hand iPhone from an online shop and discover that the iPhone is iCloud locked (i.e. Find My iPhone is enabled on the device)? The simplest solution for iOS 12/13 activation lock removal is not to take the iPhone to an Apple store, but to solve the issue on your own using the tips in this write-up.

In the next paragraphs, we shall discuss how to perform iOS 12/13 activation lock removal. Besides, an answer will be given to the common online question "Can you remove iOS activation lock by jailbreaking your iPhone?"

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1. Bypass iOS 12/13 Activation Lock without Previous Apple ID and Password

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iCloud activation lock can't be truely removed without the correct iCloud account and password. However, if you happen to get a second-hand iPhone/iPad/iPod touch stuck on iCloud activation lock which prevents you from entering the device, iMyFone iBypasser iCloud activation lock bypass tool will definitely help you out. This software supports to bypass iCloud activation lock from iOS 12/13 and allow you to access the device and log in a new Apple ID.

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Features of iBypasser:

  • Remove iCloud activation lock screen from iOS devices without Apple ID and passwords.
  • Support iPhone 5S to iPhone X running iOS 12.3 and later versions.
  • Get full access to the device and enjoy all features except calls, cellular and iCloud.
  • Allow you to use a new Apple ID in APP Store and iTunes Store.
  • Latest iOS 13.4 is smoothly supported.

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How to Bypass iOS 12/13 Activation Lock with iBypasser

Compatible with mac and windows operating system, iBypasser activation lock screen removal tool helps you get rid of the activation lock screen from iOS 12/13 in simple steps.

Step 1. On the home interface of iBypasser, click "Start" and then onnect your iOS device to computer with a USB cable.

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Step 2. The software will start downloadig a jailbreak package.

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Step 3. After successful downloading, take the simple steps displayed on the computer screen to jailbreak your device. When jailbreak is done, click "Next" to go on.

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Step 4. This activation lock screen removal software will start to bypass the iPhone activation lock screen. The bypassing takes only seconds. You can access and use the device when the process completes.

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2. Try DNS Method to Bypass iOS 12/13 Activation Lock

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This is a trick to remove iCloud activation lock in iOS 12/13. Many iOS 12/13 users have testified that this trick worked for them but others say it never worked. We believe it's worth a try because it may work for you.

Step 1. Reboot your iPhone, start the setup process and select your country & Language.

Step 2. Choose a Wi-Fi network and connect to it. Then scroll down to "DNS" and type in one of the following digits based on your region:

  • USA/North America: 154.51.7
  • Europe: 155.28.90
  • Asia: 155.220.58
  • In the rest of the world: 109.17.60

Step 3. Click "Back" on the top left corner of your screen. Click on your Wi-Fi network again to enter your Wi-Fi password, and tap "Join".

Step 4. Tap the "Back" tab at the button of the page, and your iPhone will try to activate and go to a new page. Quickly back "Back" tab at the top right corner of your page, and you will be on the Wi-Fi page.

Step 5. Now, you should be seeing "iCloudDNSBypass.net" at the top. Scroll and tap on the menu icon so that you can access apps and several features.

Step 6. Choose any app that will give you the right information about the owner of the app, so that you can contact him/her to remove iCloud Activation lock from the iPhone.

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Note that, this way doesn't remove the activation lock. It just bypasses it. Therefore, you're limited to use some certain features.

3. Perform iOS 12/13 Activation Lock Removal Using Unlock Service

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iPhoneIMEI.net is a trusted service for unlocking iOS 12/13 iCloud activation lock. However, this service is not free; it charges $50 USD per iPhone unlock. You will also have to exercise patience for 3 days before your iPhone is fully unlocked.

Here is how to use the service:

Step 1. Go to iPhoneIMEI.net website, select the model of your iPhone, and provide your iPhone's IMEI number. You can get this from the back of your iDevice.

Step 2. Choose your iPhone model, and provide the IME number.

Step 3. Click the "Unlock Now!" tab, and enter your credit card details to make payment. You can enter your email address if you want to be getting notifications about the unlock process.

Step 4. Click "Buy Now!" tab to offer your payment details. You'll have to wait for 1-3 days.

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This way is not much reliable that some users complained online that the unlocking service doesn't work. Though iPhoneIMEI claims that it will take up to 3 business days to unlock, some users feed back that it took about 1 month.

Extension: Can You Remove iOS Activation Lock by Jailbreaking iPhone?

There are many blogs, websites and other online publishers who claim to have removed iCloud Activation lock through Jailbreak. To our best of knowledge, such claims are futile and hold no truth in them. The aim of Jailbreak is to allow you some level of freedom to tweak some functionalities of your iPhone and be able to customize it.

Nevertheless, jailbreaking iPhones is not as popular as it used to be, and most people prefer using iDevices with default settings. So, don't give ear to rumors that jailbreaking an iPhone removes iCloud activation lock.


Going through all the 3 splutions introduced above, iMyFone iBypasser is the most practical and reliable choice that you can trust to remove iOS 12/13 activation lock screen without any Apple ID or passwords. Free download the trial to solve your problem now!

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