We have received many complains regarding scamming iCloud Lock Status devices, from costumers who purchase second-hand iPhones from an online store. In this short post, we will help you to avoid the Locked iCould Devices. But, before we start explaining, here’s a short brief about the “iCloud” and “Find My iPhone” features.
iCloud: is secure online storage used to store photos, videos, documents, reminders, and locations it helps you share your data with all your devices that have the same iCloud account.
Find My iPhone: One of the most popular features of the iCloud which gives you the ability to track your device location, activate your lost mode that locks your personal information or manage your data remotely to keeps save from the Malicious scams if it gets stolen.
How To Make Sure That Your Device has an iCloud Lock Activated or Not?
So if you are checking your second-hand iCloud lock status device go to Settings app —> go to Apple ID if it’s activated you will see the details of the old owner presented access it, scroll down to iCloud —> Find My iPhone tell the seller to switch it Off and sign out his account.
- On : This means that the device is an iCloud activated on it.(Take care that you will need to know if the device iCloud is Clean Or Lost if its activated )
- Off : This means that the device has no iCloud activated and it is safe to be used or purchased.