Please note that your iPad should be first synced to iTunes. The instructions from there will you get you taken care of. Select the phone number used for two-step verification and click Continue. Idea being if you steal a properly secured device it's trash so don't waste your time. If you already reset the device there is no more data on the device and the cost of a 2.
If you cant convince them to change a password, or reset the questions, or that you are the original owner then you have a brick. Like I said though, if you had the Find my iPad turned on for that account I believe it will enter a disabled state. Forgot Lock or Restrictions Passcode, Need to Restore Your Device: Alternative Solutions A 1. All you will need is a connected and trusted mobile device on your account from which you can change up your password in a few easy steps. Wait for a while to see your iPad icon in the top left corner.
Moreover, once your two-step verification is activated, you need to create new app-specific passwords for apps that do not support the security protocol. It is not even the cost of just buying new ipads these are 2. This feature is implemented by Apple in order to prevent an unauthorized user from accessing your data. When you see the graphic of the iPad being connected to iTunes, you can release the buttons. If you cant prove you own it, its stolen. After logging in, the iCloud backup files will be listed, choose the most relevant backup file according to the backup name and time, select the data that you want to recover.
In all such situations, you want a quick solution to unlock your device without any kind of a headache. If it's enabled I believe you'll end up with a device that won't do anything but ask you to connect it to iTunes which will need to be logged in. Can you get somewhere near the security questions, or did you give throwaway anwers? There are only 2 methods for removing the activation lock on the iPads. Click erase device to erase or reset its password or passcode. The passcode is generally a 4-digit or 6-digit code.
I have now tried this with about 5 iPads that were locked identically by students and each time it worked like a charm. This will erase the device and its passcode. Therefore think of a different way to prove it. If you bought on credit card, get a statement for the month, get in touch with walmart provide dates and times etc, they should be able to send you over an invoice or receipt, by law certainly in the uk this information should be available for 7 years. Connect iPad to iTunes Update your iTunes to the latest version first. Right now I'm thinking of you as the owner. This is unbelievably crazy and I'm almost ready to go android from now on even with the huge investment I have in apple for the last 10 years.
If you can't remember your password, you can reset it using the web browser on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. When you see the option to Restore or Update, choose Restore. Have you gone to icloud. Swipe it until it turns off. You may need to turn off Find My iPad before continuing. Connect your iPad Mini to your desktop computer.
Go through the normal process to restore your device, but when you see the options to restore as New or from a backup, be sure to choose New. I do understand the current situation sucks, but Apple is just trying to make it difficult for a thief to successfully reset a stolen device and use it for themselves. How to factory reset an iPhone using the smartphone Erase and restore iPhone without a computer. Some features require a Wi-Fi connection. There are several ways this can be done and this article takes a look at some of them. If the iPad is a recent gift, Apple offers free support to guide you in reclaiming access to her iCloud account. We've had this issue with company iPhones several times, and without any of the credentials, your only hope is to find something that Apple will count as proof of purchase I'm sure a credit card statement should be fine.
After selecting the device it will show you three options play sound, lost mode, Erase iPhone. You have nothing more to lose if it doesn't work for you. Before choosing this option, make sure you have access to email. Then it will ask you to plug it into a computer with iTunes. First, open the Settings menu, then open iCloud. Step 2: Choose Continue to send a notification to your trusted iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Then you can and use your device.
The screen will shut down, then the Apple logo will come up. Connect the iPad to the computer and wait for it to show up in the devices section in iTunes. Now, just scroll down and tap on Delete. Press and hold the Home button. Before you choose to reset your iPad and erase all content, it is advisable to make a backup of iPad data in case of or accidental damage or data loss. So I take it, with the apple id, you have set up three new email addresses as rescue emails? Reset Apple password with emails or security questions: Visit the site of the iforgot.
Open iTunes with the iPad disconnected. The first is commonly referred to as the passcode. First it would be to use the original account it was setup with, second it would be to submit the proof of purchase to have the information removed as long as the iPads are not in lost mode. After the process, you will be able to view the details of individual data. Step 2: Select I need to reset my security questions and click Continue.