7.9 inch display iPad Mini, with 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage.

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iCloud Restriction cannot use device

I have an iPad mini, that I bought used, but when I try to restore the iPad it says "this ipad is linked to an apple id (xxx@gmail.com) Sign in with the user id and password to set up your ipad"

Any ideas on how to fix this?

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Unless you can get the previous user to log in and turn off the iCloud lock, you are stuck with a brick.

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Thanks Brian.


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