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[2023 Update] 2 Helpful Tips for Unlocking Apple ID

sofia albert
Sofia Albert updated on Jan 06, 2023 to iPhone Unlocking Tips | How-to Articles

"A pop-up keeps appearing on my screen that asks for Apple ID verification. I log in to my account, and it says my account is locked, and I need to unlock it and reset my password. Another screen pops up every time I do it, and the cycle continues."

- Question from Quora

If your Apple ID is locked like the user above, you will likely see a popup window that says "Apple ID Locked" or "Your Apple ID has been disabled." Such a case may happen due to the following reasons. 

  • Your Apple ID is locked for security reasons. 
  • You've entered the wrong password too many times
  • You have a balance on your Apple ID iTunes account. If you have a credit card/debit card issue, that will also influence your Apple ID. 
  • You're falling victim to a scam. Some scams may also send you a message that looks like an official request, asking you to enter your Apple ID, but it is a fake site. 

Whatever the reason, we collect several solutions to your problem based on your specific situation. 

Part 1. How to Unlock Apple ID without Apple ID or Password

If your Apple ID is locked for entering the wrong Apple ID password too many times, then you can try to reset your password with another Apple device or on the browser. Ensure the Apple device is connected to the same Apple ID as the locked one. 

On an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch:

Step 1. Go to Settings on your device.

Step 2. Tap [your name] > "Password and Security" > "Change Password."

Step 3. Enter your device code and then enter your new Apple ID password, Then, tap "Change" to confirm. 

Change Apple ID password

On a Mac, MacBook, or iMac: 

Step 1. Go to the Apple Menu and then choose "System Preferences."

Step 2. Click "Apple ID" > "Password and Security" > "Change Password."

Step 3. Enter your Mac's password and click "Allow."

Step 4. Enter the new Apple ID password, confirm it, and click "Change" to finish. 

Reset Apple ID password on Mac

On the web:

Step 1. Visit your Apple ID account page

Step 2. Click "look it up" next to "if you forgot your Apple ID."

Step 3. Follow the on-screen instructions to provide your information like your name, phone number, Email address, and answers to the security questions to recover your Apple ID. 

Unlock Apple ID

Part 2. How to Unlock Apple ID Without Email or Security Questions

If you can't reset your Apple ID or password for reasons like you can't remember the email or phone number or the answer to the security questions, then you can use this iPhone unlocker - EaseUS MobiUnlock to unlock iPhone and remove the locked Apple ID in a few minutes. Asides from Apple ID, it also has the following capabilities:

Before using this program, ensure you've enabled Two-factor authentication for your Apple ID. Also, ensure you can remember your iPhone or iPad screen passcode because we need you to trust your computer. 

To unlock Apple ID without email or security questions:

Reminder: Before you start, make sure that you've enabled Two-factor authentication for your Apple ID. If you've ever set a screen lock for your device, make sure you can remember the passcode becasue we need you to trust this computer on your device. 

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiUnlock on your computer and connect your iPhone or iPad. Select "Unlock Apple ID" from the home page of this program.

Remove Apple ID - Step 1

Step 2. Then, our program will start recognizing your device. Once your device is detected, click "Start" to proceed. Following that you'll need to download a firmware. Once the firmware is ready, click "Unlock Now." 

Unlock Apple ID - Step 2

Step 3. A warning screen will pop up to ask you to enter the needed information. Proceed by enterring what it needs and then click the "Unlock" button.

Unlock Apple ID - Step 3

Step 4. Wait for your Apple ID to be removed. Then, you can regain access to your device with a new Apple ID.

Unlock Apple ID - Step 4
 

The Bottom Line

With the helpful tips introduced above, you can unlock your locked Apple ID regardless of the situation you're in. If you have more related questions about our topic, you can check our following frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to protect your Apple ID from hackers?

Here are some helpful suggestions to protect your Apple ID from being attacked by hackers. 

  • Set a strong password for your Apple ID
  • Make your security questions challenging to guess
  • Don't reuse an old password for your Apple ID
  • Never sign in to your Apple ID account on an unfamiliar site
  • Don't expose your Apple ID information to anyone 

2. How long does it take to unlock your Apple ID?

That depends on the specific situation you're in. If your case is to forget the Apple ID or password, that would be easy. You just need to reset your Apple ID and password by providing Apple with your personal information like your name, email address, phone number, or answers to the security questions. While if, for whatever reason, you can't remember your Apple ID nor know the email or security question, then your last resort is to use EaseUS MobiUnlock to get the job done. 

3. How to unlock Apple ID with iTunes?

You can't unlock Apple ID with iTunes. You only have two options if you want to unlock your Apple ID. One is to reset Apple ID or password and then use the right Apple ID password to enter your Apple ID. Another is to use some third-party unlock services like EaseUS MobiUnlock to get the job done. 

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