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How to unlock old ipad with activation lock when I don't remember the apple id password?

Asked: Oct 16 2019 | 2:32 pm EDT 329 Views 1 Answers

Hi! I have digged out my old ipad and want to start using it again. Unfortunately i have totally forgotten what my password is on the apple id as I created a different apple id for the ipad and my iphones... In addition, I set it back to fabric settings without knowing that it would be locked to the apple id with the activation lock... What do I do ? Some shady internet tips is telling me to download an app that can unlock it, but is not able to do so when the ipad is not activated, and my ipad is unactivated and locked. I have tried to use the security questions, but I don't remember the answers, as they are like 6 years old or something. Also, I have tried to change the password, but it is not possible because the email is an icloud.com adress which is no actual email. Have anyone had the same problem ? Or know how to unlock it? The ipad is running ios 9 i think. Please! Thank you!


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Oct 16 2019 | 3:05 pm EDT taz323

Hi and welcome to iMore, sorry but without the passwords, there's nothing anybody can help you with. May I suggest contacting Apple.