Dr.Fone User Guide for Screen Unlock

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How To Remove Your Apple ID From Your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch?

Apple ID is one of the essential security barriers that provides an identity to the iDevice and keeps it protected from unauthorized use. However, at times you might forget your Apple ID and face issues of making your device useless.

If it is the case, Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock (iOS) comes as the savior to help you unlock your Apple ID in an accessible environment. Be aware that the process erases all the data from the iDevice while removing Apple ID from it.

Note: The feature of unlocking Apple ID works even if the iDevice has enabled Find My Service.

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Remove Apple ID From iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

The provided guide will help you assess a comprehensive flow of unlocking Apple ID with ease. Follow the steps properly to unlock Apple ID and make your device operational:

Step 1Open Screen Unlock Tool

Start by launching Wondershare Dr.Fone on your computer and continue under the path Toolbox > Screen Unlock > iOS to activate the particular feature of the platform.

* Dr.Fone Mac version still has the old interface, but it does not affect the use of Dr.Fone function, we will update it as soon as possible.

launch iphone screen unlock

Note: You can only start to remove Apple ID after you unlock the Apple screen. Illegal removing for business purposes is prohibited.
Step 2Continue With the Remove Apple ID Function

As you propagate onto the next window, find the option of Remove AppleID among the options to initiate the specific function of removing Apple ID.

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Step 3Start Unlocking Apple ID

With the iDevice connected to your computer, it will show a connectivity status on the next screen. Continue with selecting the Unlock Now button.

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Note: If your device operates on iOS/iPadOS 11.4 or later, unlocking will result in data loss. For devices running iOS/iPadOS versions below 11.4 (exclusive), data will be retained after unlocking.
Step 4Confirm If the Device Has a Screen Lock

Following this, the platform will ask a few questions before proceeding with unlocking the Apple ID. Confirm whether you have a screen lock on your iDevice. However, make sure to have a screen lock on your iDevice and continue by clicking Yes.

confirm screen lock

Step 5Confirm If the Device Has a Two-Factor Authentication

Next, confirm whether your iDevice has Two-Factor Authentication enabled across it. If not, turn it on and click Yes to continue unlocking the Apple ID.

confirm two-factor authentication

Step 6Put iDevice In Recovery Mode

After verifying these options, you will be prompted to a screen containing on-screen instructions to put your iDevice in Recovery Mode. Follow the instructions according to your iOS model, and if it does not work, click Try DFU Mode on the bottom-left of the screen. This will open the DFU Mode instructions, which can be followed to proceed with the unlocking process.

put idevice in recovery mode

Step 7Recognize the Model and Select System Version

Once the device is put in Recovery Mode, its details are displayed on the next screen. With the Device Model recognized, you are only advised to select the System Version and click Start. However, if there are discrepancies in recognition, manually choose the details and proceed.

confirm device details

Step 8Download iOS Firmware

The respective iOS firmware starts downloading, with its progress displayed on the next screen. For platforms downloading firmware slowly, click the Copy button to copy the link to download iOS firmware directly.

start ios firmware download

Step 9Verify and Continue to Unlock Apple ID

Once the firmware downloads, it is verified by the platform, and its details are displayed on the next screen. Proceed by clicking Unlock Now to unlock your Apple ID.

verify firmware and continue

Step 10Confirm the Prompt to Unlock

A prompt confirmation window appears on the screen, asking you to enter a code to continue. Add the code and click Unlock to initiate the process.

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Step 11View Apple ID Removal Progress

The progress of unlocking Apple ID is displayed on the next screen. Keep the device connected and avoid all forms of disconnection scenarios.

view unlocking apple id progress

Step 12Complete Removing Apple ID

Once the Apple ID has been unlocked, the screen prompts its completion. Click Done to conclude the process if the Apple ID is unlocked. Otherwise, you might have to go for the Try Again option to repeat the process.

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