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used iDevice or iDevice, forgot the password on your personal device or have other software related problems that prevent you from restoring your the device normally, this guide will help you recover the device through alternative means. Please access Recovery Mode to force it to restore. '''Please note this is NOT for the iPhone 7 and up, as these devices use a different method to access Recovery Mode. Mode.''' [ … ] '''Warning! This method erases ALL DATA on the device. Take a backup of the data if at all possible (or know you do not need the data).''' '''iCloud warning: iOS8 and up implement an iCloud activation lock. Restoring the device this way will lock you out of your hardware unless you know what the Apple ID that is currently associated with the device. DO NOT USE THIS METHOD ON DEVICES THAT HAVE BEEN BEEN ICLOUD UNLOCKED THROUGH UNOFFICIAL MEANS!'''
used iDevice or iDevice, forgot the password on your personal device or have other software related problems that prevent you from restoring your the device normally, this guide will help you recover the device through alternative means. Please access Recovery Mode to force it to restore. '''Please note this is NOT for the iPhone 7 and up, as these devices use a different method to access Recovery Mode. Mode.''' [ … ] '''Warning! This method erases ALL DATA on the device. Take a backup of the data if at all possible (or know you do not need the data).''' '''iCloud warning: iOS8 and up implement an iCloud activation lock. Restoring the device this way will lock you out of your hardware unless you know what the Apple ID that is currently associated with the device. DO NOT USE THIS METHOD ON DEVICES THAT HAVE BEEN BEEN ICLOUD UNLOCKED THROUGH UNOFFICIAL MEANS!'''