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"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.
Whatever the reason, we collect several solutions to your problem based on your specific situation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Step 4. Wait for your Apple ID to be removed. Then, you can regain access to your device with a new Apple ID.
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.
Here are some helpful suggestions to protect your Apple ID from being attacked by hackers.
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.
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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