[2024 Update] How to Jailbreak an iPad with Activation Lock

If you are also curious about how to jailbreak an iPad with Activation Lock, this guide gets you covered. In this guide, we will not only explain whether a jailbreak can remove iCloud Activation Lock but also tell you how to do it.

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024

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It's not difficult to perform a jailbreak on an 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 jailbreak apps, it's advisable to learn some pros and cons of performing a jailbreak. Thus, you can decide whether you want to jailbreak iPad and iPhone. (If you buy a second-hand iPhone without knowing its Apple ID password, click How to Remove Activation Lock Without Previous Owner for more information.)

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 jailbreak tools, this program can help you a lot when you need to unlock iPhone without a passcode, forget your iPhone passcode, or in any of the below situations. It is also suitable for different iPad models.

  • Remove iCloud account from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch
  • Bypass iCloud activation lock without Apple ID
  • Remove screen time passcode from different iPad models (like iPad Mini iPad Air and iPad Pro)
  • Remove iTunes backup encryption
  • Browse and export passwords stored on your iOS devices (different iOS version)

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.

You can download EaseUS MobiUnlock on a Windows computer or a Mac.

Here are the jailbreak process 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. If your device runs iOS 15 - 16.4, the software will jailbreak your iPhone automatically. If your device runs other iOS versions, 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

In addition, refer to iCloud Activation Lock Removal Free for more information if you aim to find free software or services to unlock your iPhone.

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/iPad from your iCloud account. You can also use this method to jailbreak different iPad models, like iPad Mini. Here are the steps. 

Step 1. Go to iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple account 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 & iPad by heading to Settings > [your name] > Find My > Find My iPhone, then toggle "Find My iPhone" off. When asked, enter your account 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 app, like Uncover Semi Untethered Jailbreak, can't help you remove the Activation Lock. To jailbreak iPad, your iPad need to enter DFU mode. To jailbreak iPad with Activation Lock, you'll need to use some additional jailbreak apps, like EaseUS MobiUnlock, which can help you jailbreak iPad and remove Activation Lock from your device easily. So, don't miss this unlock and jailbreak tool if you need to unlock your iPhone/iPad screen passcode, bypass screen time passcode, and more. Grasp the jailbreak process!

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 the 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. In addition, if you are also interested in unlocking iPad without passcode, see How to Unlock an iPad I Found for details.

How do you update a jailbroken iPhone?

You can use iTunes to update your iOS devices, 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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Updated by Gorilla

Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.

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