Tag Archives: Activation

Apple Removes iCloud Activation Lock Status Page for Reasons Unknown

In a new development, Apple has shut down its iCloud Activation Lock status page on iCloud.com. This service was used by used iPhone buyers to check the authenticity of the seller, before making the purchase online. The URL iCloud.com/activationlock now shows a 404 error, and its references on the Apple support page have also been removed. This link was very ... Read More »

Researchers Claim to Have Bypassed iPhone, iPad Activation Lock

Hemanth Joseph, a Kerala-based security researcher, has identified a bug running in iOS 10.1 version of Apple’s operating system that allowed him to bypass the Activation Lock on an iPad. The Activation Lock in Apple’s iPhone or iPad is hard for someone other than owner of the device to hack and set it up as a new device. Joseph claims ... Read More »

Apple Re-Releases iOS 9.3 for Older Devices to Fix Activation Lock Bug

Less than a week after the release of iOS 9.3, and its retraction for select devices, Apple on Monday made available a new build of iOS 9.3 that it claims fixes the activation bug that many older iOS devices were facing. Last week, Apple pulled iOS 9.3 for select devices after many users complained that their iPhone and iPad were ... Read More »

Apple Pulls iOS 9.3 for Older iPhone and iPad Models After Activation Lock Issue

If you’re unable to update your old iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.3, you’re not alone. Apple has acknowledged an issue with the update, and has also temporarily pulled the software update for select older iOS devices. Earlier this week, several users with older iPhone and iPad models including the iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, and the iPhone 4s, ... Read More »