It's not difficult to perform a jailbreak on an iPhone or iPad with an Activation Lock. But if your ultimate goal is to bypass Activation Lock by doing so, you will be disappointed because this doesn't bypass Activation Lock. Keep reading our introduction to learn more details. 

Does Jailbreak Bypass Activation Lock?

No, jailbreaking an iPhone or iPad won't remove the Activation Lock, or we can say it is not enough to bypass Activation Lock. A jailbreak can only help you gain full access to Apple devices' operating system and features but not bypass Activation Lock.

To remove the Activation Lock, you'll need an additional third-party unlocker tool to help. But before showing the tools, it's advisable to learn some pros and cons of performing a jailbreak. Thus, you can decide whether you want to jailbreak your device or not. 

Pros Cons
  • Install whichever apps you want
  • Gain more customization options
  • Access the iOS file system 
  • Change wireless providers 
  • Make your device a brick
  • Unable to receive firmware updates
  • Make your device vulnerable to security risks
  • Your warranty is voided
  • Lose access to some services

How to Jailbreak an iPad with Activation Lock 

As you can see above, a jailbreak can't help you remove the Activation Lock. To do this, you'll need this one-stop iPhone unlocker - EaseUS MobiUnlock to help. Being equipped with a set of useful unlocking tools, this program can help you a lot when you need to unlock iPhone without a passcode, forget your iPhone passcode, can't sign in to Apple ID, or in any of the below situations. 

  • Remove Apple ID and iCloud account from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
  • Bypass iCloud activation lock without Apple ID
  • Remove screen time passcode from iOS devices
  • Remove iTunes backup encryption
  • Browse and export passwords stored on your iOS device

On top of that, it provides a guide for you to jailbreak your device, thus saving a lot of your time finding a reliable jailbreak tool online. 

To jailbreak iPad with Activation Lock:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer and launch EaseUS MobiUnlock. Select "Bypass Activation Lock" from the home page. Then, proceed by checking out "Term of Use" and clicking "I Agree."

Remove Activation Lock - Step 1

Step 2. Click "Start" to jailbreak your device. Then, browse our jailbreak tutorial to see how to jailbreak your device. Once completed, click "Jailbreak Completed" to proceed.

Remove Activation Lock - Step 2

Step 3. Click "Bypass Now," and EaseUS MobiUnlock will start removing Activation Lock from your device.

Remove Activation Lock - Step 3

Step 4. Wait for the process to complete. After that, click "OK" to confirm. Then, you can set up your iPhone or iPad easily.

Remove Activation Lock - Step 4

How to Remove Activation Lock by Removing Your iPhone from iCloud Account

If your ultimate goal of jailbreaking is to remove the Activation Lock, many other options can serve your purpose. One of which is to remove your iPhone from your iCloud account. Here are the steps. 

Step 1. Go to and sign in with your Apple ID and password.

Step 2. Click on the "Find My iPhone" on the Home page. 

Step 3. Click "All Devices" and select your device from the list.

Step 4. Select "Remove from Account."

Remove iPhone from iCloud Account

Pro Tips: You can also turn off the Activation Lock on your iPhone or iPad by heading to Settings > [your name] > Find My > Find My iPhone, then toggle "Find My iPhone" off. When asked, enter your Apple ID and tap "Turn off." Since the Activation Lock is connected to the Find My feature, turning off the Find My feature will also disable the Activation Lock. 

The Bottom Line

As you see, a jailbreak can't help you remove the Activation Lock. To jailbreak your device with Activation Lock, you'll need to use some additional tools like EaseUS MobiUnlock, which can help you jailbreak your device and remove Activation Lock from your device easily. So, don't miss this tool if you need to unlock your iPhone screen passcode, remove your Apple ID, bypass screen time passcode, and more. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you want to learn more about Activtaion Lock? If you do, here are some of the frequently asked questions that can help you learn more about it. 

How to remove the Activation lock on the iPad without Apple ID and password?

As you may know that you'll be required to enter the correct Apple ID and password while removing the Activation Lock. If you can't remember your Apple ID password, your only option is to use an iPhone unlocker like EaseUS MobiUnlock to do it. 

How to bypass the Activation lock on an iPad without a computer?

If there is no computer available, you still have the chance to bypass the Activation Lock. To do this, you can use some online unlocking services like iPhone Approved Unlock, Direct Unlocks, AppleiPhoneUnlock, and more. Before unlocking, they will ask you to pay for the service in advance. There is no guarantee that they can remove the iCloud Activation Lock. If they fail to do that, they won't give out any refunds. 

How do you update a jailbroken iPhone?

You can use iTunes to update your iPhone or iPad, which won't remove the jailbreak. But if you restore your device to factory settings with iTunes, your jailbreak will disappear.  But some important information like contacts, photos, and more will still be saved on your device. 

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