Apple ID Locked - 4 Best Ways to Unlock Apple ID for Your iPhone XR Easily

Lisa OuUpdated by Lisa Ou / March 31, 2021 16:30

When you fail to verify your iPhone XR Apple ID after many wrong attempts, you may receive the message that This Apple ID has been locked due to security reasons. If your Apple ID is locked on your iPhone, you can’t download any app from the Apple Store or iTunes Store anymore. How do you bypass the locked Apple ID? Just learn more about 4 easy ways to get into your iPhone XR from the article.

Apple ID Locked - 4 Best Ways to Unlock Apple ID for Your iPhone XR Easily
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Guide List

1. The Efficient Way to Remove Locked Your Apple ID Completely

When you need to remove the locked Apple ID on your iPhone, FoneLab iOS Unlocker should be the initial choice. It enables you to remove the limits of your iPhone, such as wipe passcode for iPhone, unlock the Touch ID/Face ID, or even remove Apple ID without a password. It is compatible with the latest iPhone 12 with iOS 11.4 or above.

  1. Remove the locked Apple ID for your iPhone without a password.
  2. Get into the locked iPhone to remove the passcode, Touch ID or Face ID.
  3. Bypass Screen Time restriction password without losing data.
  4. Support the latest iOS 14, as well as the previous versions.
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FoneLab iOS Unlocker

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  • Helps you unlock iPhone screen.
  • Removes Apple ID or its password.
  • Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

How to Remove Apple ID from Locked iPhone XR

Step 1Once you have installed FoneLab iOS Unlocker, you can launch the program on your computer and choose the Remove Apple ID option. Make sure you have already connected your iPhone to the computer with the original USB cable.

unlocker interface

Step 2Tap the Trust option on iPhone screen and enter the screen passcode. After that, you can click the Start button to remove the locked Apple ID and iCloud account. It will erase all the data. Make sure your iPhone is connected to the computer during the whole process.

start to remove apple id

Step 3Go to the Settings app on your iPhone, you can choose the General option and select the Reset All Settings option. Then your iPhone will restart after you confirm to reset all settings. The program will start removing the locked Apple ID automatically.

reset all settings on iphone

2. How to Unlock Locked Apple ID via Two-Factor Authentication

If you have bound your phone number or email to your Apple ID, you can use the two-factor authentication to unlock the Apple ID on your iPhone XR. What you need is the trusted phone number or the trusted device. Just follow the detailed process as below.

Step 1Go to the Settings app on your iPhone. You can tap the option on top of the interface that displays your name, Apple ID, and more.

Step 2Choose the Password & Security icon, and then tap the Change password option to reset the password for Apple ID.

Step 3Once you have signed in to iCloud and have a passcode enabled, you can enter the new Apple passcode to bypass the locked Apple ID.

two factor authentication

3. How to Get into Locked Apple ID with Account Recovery Key

There is an Account Recovery Key feature in the settings of your Apple ID, which can increase the security of your account. If you have turned on the Recovery Key on your iPhone XR, you can also get into the locked Apple ID through the feature.

Step 1To unlock the Apple ID via Recovery Key, you should enter Apple official website. Head to the Apple ID Account interface.

Step 2Click the Forget Apple ID or Passcode option, and input your locked Apple ID. Choose to reset your password and click the Continue button.

Step 3Just input your recovery key. You can select a trusted device to get a 4-digit verification code on that device to bypass the locked Apple ID.

Step 4You can create a new passcode with the verification code. Then click the Reset Password option. After that, you can sign up for your Apple ID with the new password.

unlock apple id recovery key

4. How to Change and Reset Security Question for Apple ID

The security questions will verify that you are the only person that can access to make changes to the account. If you forgot the answers to the questions, you can follow the steps to verify your identity and reset the security question as below.

Step 1Go to the iforgot.apple.com and enter locked Apple ID and click the Continue button. Check the I need to reset my security question option and click the Continue button.

Step 2To verify your Apple ID, you need to answer some security questions. Just make sure you give the right answers. If you don't get any options to verify your identity, you can't reset your security questions.

apple id iforgot questions

5. FAQs of How to Fix Apple ID Locked Issue

Is the Two-factor Authentication Safe?

Although the two-factor authentication can protect your Apple ID, it can be dangerous sometimes. Since that some high-value applications will enable this function, it may attract more hackers sometimes.   

Why My Apple ID Get Locked for Security Reasons?

There are causes result in your Apple ID locked for security reasons. The most common reasons are that you may forget your Apple ID passcode or someone attacks your Apple ID.

How to Prevent Apple ID from Being Hacked?

If you want to avoid the issue that the Apple ID is locked because of hacking, there are two methods. First, you can set a strong password, which is not easy to be attacked by hackers. Second, you can enable the two-factor authentication function.

Conclusion

When you encounter the situation that your Apple ID got locked again and again, you can unlock it via the two-factor authentication, Recovery Key, or change the security question. However, if you want to bypass the Apple ID locked issue to get into your Apple ID, FoneLab iOS Unlocker should always be your first choice.

FoneLab iOS Unlocker
FoneLab iOS Unlocker

FoneLab Helps you unlock iPhone screen, Removes Apple ID or its password, Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

  • Helps you unlock iPhone screen.
  • Removes Apple ID or its password.
  • Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.
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