User Guide of iSumsoft iLock Refixer

iSumsoft iLock Refixer helps you bypass iCloud activation lock, turn off Find My [device], and remove iCloud account on iPhone/iPad without Apple ID and password. This tool is useful if you lost access to your Apple ID or got a second-hand iPhone linked to the previous owner’s Apple ID. Now, this article will show you in detail how to use iSumsoft iLock Refixer.

iSumsoft iLock Refixer is a software program for Windows, so please download and install it on your Windows computer first, and then follow the steps below.


Part 1: Jailbreak iOS device.

iSumsoft iLock Refixer needs iOS jailbreak to bypass iCloud activation lock or remove Apple ID, so you need to jailbreak your iOS device first. If your iOS device has been jailbroken, you can go directly to Part 2. If not, it is recommended to jailbreak your iOS device on a Mac because that's easier to operate. However, if you don’t have a Mac, you can also jailbreak your iOS device on your Windows computer.

iSumsoft iLock Refixer helps you create an iOS jailbreak disk quickly, then you can boot your Windows computer from the disk to jailbreak your iOS device. Please follow the steps below.

Step 1: Create a jailbreak disk with iSumsoft iLock Refixer.

1. Start iSumsoft iLock Refixer and click Burn in the upper right corner of the software interface. Then insert a USB flash drive into the computer, and the letter of the USB drive will be displayed on the software interface.

click Burn

2. Select Auto Burn and click Start. This operation will erase all data on the USB drive. Click Yes when you’re ready. The software will automatically start downloading the firmware package needed to jailbreak iOS and burn it to the USB drive. Just wait for the burning to complete. This will take 2 or 3 minutes.

auto burn

Alternatively, if you already have a jailbreak package on your computer, import it to the software by clicking the Select File button under the Select File tab. Then click Start to start burning the jailbreak package to the USB flash drive.

select file to burn

3. When the burning is complete, you will be prompted that “The jailbreak disk is create successfully”, as shown in the figure below.

jailbreak disk is created

Step 2: Jailbreak iOS device by booting computer from the disk.

1. Keep the USB drive connected to the computer and restart the computer.

2. Once the computer restarts, promptly press and hold F12 until the Boot Menu appears. Then select the USB drive and press Enter so that your computer will boot from the USB drive.

boot from USB

3. After the computer boots from the jailbreak disk successfully, the jailbreak tool - Checkra1n will run on your computer. Then follow the on-screen prompts to jailbreak your iOS device using checkra1n.

select Start

Part 2: Bypass iCloud activation lock or turn off FMI

Now that your iOS device has been jailbroken, you can start the iSumsoft iLock Refixer again to bypass iCloud activation lock or turn off Find My [device]. Here is how.

Option 1: Bypass iCloud activation lock

Step 1: Launch iSumsoft iLock Refixer and select the Bypass ID option on the main interface.

select Bypass ID

Step 2: The problems that this option can solve and the matters that users need to pay attention to are listed. Read these items, then click Start to start bypassing the iCloud activation lock.

click Start to start bypssing activation lock

Step 3: Wait for the iCloud activation lock bypass to complete. It will take several minutes. In this process, your device will soft restart a few times. Don’t worry, it will turn on soon. Always keep your iOS device connected in case the bypass fails.

bypassing iCloud activation lock

Step 4: When “Successfully Bypassed” is displayed on the software interface, it means that iCloud activation lock has been successfully removed from your iOS device. Then, you will be able to set up your iPhone without using an iCloud account and get to the Home screen. You can log in to the iTunes Store and Apple Store with a different Apple ID.

iCloud activation lock is bypassed

Tip: Successfully bypassing the activation lock using this software may disable the phone call and cellular data functions on your iOS device. In other words, you may not be able to make phone calls and connect to cellular data on your device. Except for these few functions being restricted, everything works well.

Option 2: Turn off Find My [Device] and remove Apple ID

Step 1: Select Turn off FMI option.

Launch iSumsoft iLock Refixer and choose the Turn off FMI option on the main interface.

select Turn off FMI

Step 2: Turn off Find My [device].

When you get to the next page, make sure your computer is connected to the Internet and turn off the network on your iOS device, and then click Start to proceed.

click Start to start turning off FMI

The software will recognize your iOS device and start turning off Find My [device]. Please always keep the device connected.

turning off FMI

Tips: If your device is plugged in but the software does not recognize it, just unplug the iPhone and reconnect it, or use another Apple USB cable.

cannot recognize device

Step 3: Query the real status of FMI.

Now, you need to check if Find My [device] is really turned off. The result viewed from your iOS device is often inaccurate. The best practice is to open this page, copy the serial number of your iOS device into the box, and then click the Query button to query the status of Find My [device].

check status of Find My device

If the query result shows that Find My [device] is OFF, then you can start removing the Apple ID from your device.


Tips: If the query result shows that Find My [device] is still ON, then it may be that your computer’s network delay caused the turning off failure. Don’t worry, just return the software to the Turn off FMI interface and click the Start button to try to turn off Find My [device] again. If necessary, you can try turning off Find My [device] several times until the query results show that it is OFF.


Note: Attempting to remove Apple ID or reset iOS device with Find My [device] turned on will cause the Activation Lock screen. If you don’t have the original Apple ID and password, you will eventually have to use Option 1 above to bypass the Activation lock to access the device. If you don’t want to get into such trouble, make sure that the Find My [device] is OFF before removing the Apple ID.

Step 4: Remove Apple ID.

After making sure Find My [device] is OFF, select OFF from the drop-down menu next to Find My [device] is, and then click Confirm. You will be prompted that removing the Apple ID will delete all data on the device. Click Yes to continue.

click Confirm

The software will start removing the Apple ID from your device. This takes only a few seconds. Your iPhone data will be erased.

removing Apple ID

The Apple ID has been removed successfully from your iOS device. Now you can use a different Apple ID to set up your iPhone.

Find My [device] has been turned off

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