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How to reactivate a deactivated iPhone or iPad

hello, I lost my ipad and put it in lost mode, I just got it back but I get the legend ipad disabled connect to iTunes , it is already deleted from my device as lost

but when I connect to iTunes, the iPad is locked with a code and I enter it into the iPad

How to reactivate a deactivated iPhone or iPad
How to reactivate a deactivated iPhone or iPad

I never synchronized it with iTunes and I already deleted it from my other devices, I don’t know what to do, it will still work

AnswerRodrigo 25 January, 2018 at 7:07 am

Hello I have an iphone 4, and I really need help, I have an icloud account, and what I did was this (I have formatted and backed up my phone with the same iphone without any problem) I got into the option to delete everything, wait a moment to restart, and all right so far, I appeared the white screen asking me to change the language, location, but when I had to put the internet connection, I appeared this ” Activation error, could not complete the activation request. Press the start button to try again. If the problem persists, please contact customer service. “I tried to activate it with itunes but it doesn’t recognize it. What will be the problem or what can I do? Do you have a solution?


  • Manu Iglesias January 25, 2018 at 8:59 am Hello Rodrigo: Activation failures can be for many reasons, have you tried to do the activation through iTunes from another computer?

john 19 february, 2018 at 5:11 pm

hello, i have an iphone 6 of a deceased relative, it is not stolen nor is the imei reported, the problem is that it has activated to look for my iphone, when i turn it on it asks me for the icloud account, which i do not know, apple does not want to help, what can i do ???? the phone has not been operating for more than a year, it occurs to me to change the imei number is possible ?

thank you

AnswerCarlos 6 March, 2018 at 6:58 pm

Hi, On my iPad mini 4 after hitting the “Reset all settings” option, I wait for it to restart I select the language region WiFi settings, I get ” Activation error, Unable to complete activation request. Press the start button to try again. If the problem persists, please contact customer service. ” … What could it be? … Greetings,


  • Manu Iglesias March 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm Hello Carlos, have you checked that the device has an Internet connection? At the point of activation you need to be able to communicate with Apple’s servers.Respond

Victor May 8, 2019 at 7:11 pm

After making a call, I put the cell phone (an iphone 5c) in my pocket. A mistake that has happened to me before. I used to dial numbers at random, but this time the MAIL application was deleted. I tried to retrieve it from the Appstore but I could not add my account since it indicated that it existed. It wouldn’t let me read my emails either, so I decided to uninstall it, but when I did, it showed me a message to disable Look for my Iphone that I pressed without realizing the consequences. Now my cell phone is disabled from the Icloud page and I can’t locate the device. I follow the tutors to activate it again, but in Settings, iCloud no longer appears after the general options block. There should be two options, one is iCloud and the other is iTunes & App Store but only the last one appears. I couldn’t reactivate Find my Iphone What do you recommend, should I go back to the factory settings (where everything is deleted) and reactivate?


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