Losing an iPhone or iPad can be one of the most horrible experiences in your life as both of your devices may have many personal and private details of yours. But finding somebody’s iPhone can be equally challenging as you wish to (or need to) give the phone back to its owner.
In such situation, there is a way to help the owner get his/her phone back. Bypass iCloud lock in iOS 9 or iOS 8 for iPhone and iPad. This method works from iOS 9.2 to iOS 8.
How to Bypass iCloud Activation Lock
While you have an iPhone or iPad in your hand, you are on “Activate iPhone Screen“. Now press the home button and tap on Wi-Fi Settings; now tap on “i” next to Wi-Fi symbol. From here, you need to follow below-mentioned steps after removing the existing DNS.
While you have an iPhone in your hand, you are on “Activate iPhone Screen“. Now press the home button and tap on Wi-Fi Settings; now tap on “i” next to Wi-Fi symbol. From here, you need to follow below-mentioned steps after removing the existing DNS.
Step #1. The new DNS you need to type in is as below:
- If you are in USA/North America, type in 22.214.171.124
- If you are in Europe, type in 126.96.36.199
- If are in Asia, type in 188.8.131.52
- In rest of the world, type in 184.108.40.206
Step #3. Now tap on Done.
Step #4. Tap on Activation Help.
Once it is done, now you can see some text on the iPhone that reads, “You have successfully connected to my server”.
By tapping on Menu on top right, you can access different functions like iCloud Locked User Chat, Social, Internet, Mail, Maps, YouTube, Video, Audio, Games and more.
Further, if you want to bypass iOS 9 activation lock permanently, follow a few more steps.
Step #1. Tap on the Menu.
Step #2. Go down to Applications and tap on it.
Step #3. Now tap on Crash. With this action, your iPhone will respring to the home screen, where you can see Apple logo.
Step #4. Now select your language and country.
Step #5. Tap on home button and select more Wi-Fi settings.
Step #6. Tap on “i.”
Step #7. Scroll down and tap on Menu under HTTP PROXY.
Step #8. Clear the address bar and tap on the Globe on the keyboard.
Step #9. Type in 15 to 30 characters randomly and type in ‘8888’ in front of Port and tap on Back.
Step #10. Now again tap on Next.
Finally, keep sliding to unlock and click the language options for 2-3 minutes without giving your fingers any rest. This action will lead you to the home screen of iPhone.
Now, you are able to access 3 applications – Phone, Newsstand and FaceTime. But every time you open one of the apps, you need to force restart the iPhone.