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How can I reset iPhone wth passcode without it becoming icloud locked?

I recently bought a lot of 3 iPhone 4's on eBay. One boots and works good but it has a passcode and also has a iCloud account linked/ Find My Iphone is on.. How could I reset this iPhone without it becoming iCloud locked? it is on ios 7.1.2. Thanks!

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Technically speaking, it's already iCloud locked. I presume you don't have access to the original owner so in that case the only way to remove iCloud is to replace the BB/NAND and EEPROM IC with a matched set that doesn't have iCloud activated. Not sure it's worthwhile financially to perform this repair on an iPhone 4, unless it's for educational purposes.

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All that is very true. I might try to replace the chips as I always love learning new skills. I do have another iPhone 4 that is stuck on Connect to iTunes in setup that is not iCloud locked. Would those chips work? I do have some experience micro-soldering. Thanks!

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If there was no passcode I could force the icloud off as I have done that before with iFile. Do you know any iphone 4 passcode bypasses?

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Sorry, I don't really get involved with iCloud locked devices. I know the older phones are less "securely" locked than the newer ones but I couldn't tell you how it's done. If you figure it out, feel free to share with the community so everyone benefits.

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if it is an iphone 4 without siri there is a hardware bypass that will allow you to gain access to its files through ssh and delete the setup.app but the device will not activate. if that is not a problem then i would do that but if it is then your possibly at a lost cause. The iPhone 4 and 4S are not that useful anymore due to being stuck on older version of iOS.

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You can't unbreak an egg and that is also true here.

All these are good for are parts to fix other phones.

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