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Activation lock is tied to the board and serial number of the iPad. There is no way to remove it.
 
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. In your case, you have a chance at getting it back BUT you need to remember the iCloud account or find a receipt to prove it is yours. These are usually stolen (yours isn’t and I can tell from how you said it), so that’s why you need that for proof of ownership.
 
If this was private sale, you’d need to hope the seller works with you or return it if it came from eBay.
 
== UPDATE ==
It isn’t hard to find another one on [https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=iPad+2+64GB&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&LH_BIN=1&_sop=15&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1|eBay]. The iPad 2 is common due to it’s age. At this point get the 64GB since those aren’t much more in a lot of cases. Expect to pay ~$40-55 for a 64GB. You may find an iPad 3 for not much more as well.
It isn’t hard to find another one on [https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=iPad+2+64GB&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&LH_BIN=1&_sop=15&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1|eBay]. The iPad 2 is common due to it’s age. At this point get the 64GB since those aren’t much more in a lot of cases. Expect to pay ~$40-55 for a 64GB. You may find an iPad 3 for not much more as well.

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Edit by: Nick ,

Text:

Activation lock is tied to the board and serial number of the iPad. There is no way to remove it.
 
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. In your case, you have a chance at getting it back BUT you need to remember the iCloud account or find a receipt to prove it is yours. These are usually stolen (yours isn’t and I can tell from how you said it), so that’s why you need that for proof of ownership.
 
If this was private sale, you’d need to hope the seller works with you or return it if it came from eBay.
 
== UPDATE ==

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It isn’t hard to find another one on [https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=iPad+2+64GB&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&LH_BIN=1&_sop=15&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1|eBay]. The iPad 2 is common due to it’s age. At this point get the 64GB since those aren’t much more in a lot of cases. Expect to pay ~$40-55 for a 64GB.

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It isn’t hard to find another one on [https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=iPad+2+64GB&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&LH_BIN=1&_sop=15&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1|eBay]. The iPad 2 is common due to it’s age. At this point get the 64GB since those aren’t much more in a lot of cases. Expect to pay ~$40-55 for a 64GB.

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Edit by: Nick ,

Text:

Activation lock is tied to the board and serial number of the iPad. There is no way to remove it.
 
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. In your case, you have a chance at getting it back BUT you need to remember the iCloud account or find a receipt to prove it is yours. These are usually stolen (yours isn’t and I can tell from how you said it), so that’s why you need that for proof of ownership.
 
If this was private sale, you’d need to hope the seller works with you or return it if it came from eBay.
 
== UPDATE ==
 
It isn’t hard to find another one on [https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=iPad+2+64GB&_sacat=0&LH_TitleDesc=0&LH_BIN=1&_sop=15&rt=nc&LH_PrefLoc=1|eBay]. The iPad 2 is common due to it’s age. At this point get the 64GB since those aren’t much more in a lot of cases.

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Edit by: Nick ,

Text:

Activation lock is tied to the board and serial number of the iPad. There is no way to remove it.
 
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. In your case, you have a chance at getting it back BUT you need to remember the iCloud account or find a receipt to prove it is yours. These are usually stolen (yours isn’t and I can tell from how you said it), so that’s why you need that for proof of ownership.
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. In your case, you have a chance at getting it back BUT you need to remember the iCloud account or find a receipt to prove it is yours. These are usually stolen (yours isn’t and I can tell from how you said it), so that’s why you need that for proof of ownership.
 
If this was private sale, you’d need to hope the seller works with you or return it if it came from eBay.

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Edit by: Nick ,

Text:

Activation lock is tied to the board and serial number of the iPad. There is no way to remove it.
 
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. IfIn your case, you have a chance at getting it isn’t stolen (they honestly usually are, so don’t be surprised) askback BUT you need to remember the previous owneriCloud account or find a receipt to removeprove it fromis yours.

If this was private sale, you’d need to hope
the accountseller works with you or return it if it’s private sale. For an eBay purchase, you’re better off retuning it and being done with the mattercame from eBay.
Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. IfIn your case, you have a chance at getting it isn’t stolen (they honestly usually are, so don’t be surprised) askback BUT you need to remember the previous owneriCloud account or find a receipt to removeprove it fromis yours.

If this was private sale, you’d need to hope
the accountseller works with you or return it if it’s private sale. For an eBay purchase, you’re better off retuning it and being done with the mattercame from eBay.

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Original post by: Nick ,

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Activation lock is tied to the board and serial number of the iPad. There is no way to remove it.

Usually these Activation Lock devices are stolen or the previous owner didn’t know better. If it isn’t stolen (they honestly usually are, so don’t be surprised) ask the previous owner to remove it from the account if it’s private sale. For an eBay purchase, you’re better off retuning it and being done with the matter.

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