It is also important to understand what Activation Lock iPhone is and why users need this feature. The point is fraudsters – manufacturers seek to protect manufactured devices and owners. Expensive smartphones have a higher degree of protection, Apple belongs to this category. For this, 'Find iPhone' and Activation Lock were invented. The owner of the device knows that in case of theft, he will quickly find the smartphone and return it. The idea is promising, more than once proved its viability. But also more than once let down the legitimate owners of mobile devices. The function is automatically activated on devices with an installed operating platform of at least iOS 7.
Activation Lock is turned on automatically when you put your smartphone in the 'Find iPhone' configuration. And it works until the owner of the device turns off the function, or removes the smartphone from the iCloud account. While the activation lock application is on, confirmation is required by entering passwords and a name in a special window. This principle prohibits fraudsters from using the device, applications and functionality will be blocked. And no reboot of the phone will help, entering the password will be required even during a hard reset and firmware update.