8 ways to avoid iCloud unlock scams (Never fall a Victim)

How to bypass iCloud Activation Lock without getting scammed.

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This guide will teach you the 8 ways you can avoid or prevent iCloud unlock scams in the year 2018 and never fall a victim. (12 comments)

We wish to bring to your kind notice that iCloud removal business has become so important whilst we thousands of scammers who is trying make money by cheating people with their hard earned money. Therefore, do not get caught to these cheaters especially on Facebook. We will share some important information to avoid these scammers and completely remove them from Facebook.

#1 – Do not pay up front for unlock:

If they are asking you for money, try to agree on 50% advance payment and not 100%. This is to avoid total loss but a partial loss if something goes wrong

#2 – Do your own background check:

Try to get more information from the seller, like his Full Name, Contact number, website and Facebook page. Previously unlocked iPhone IMEI codes. Then use this tool www.iunlocker.net to check if iCloud is OFF (unlocked). 

#3 – Always check the prices and cost (Avoid Cheap Unlocking Services):

 The lower the price the more chances of you been scammed, iCloud unlock are always expensive. Price range varied greatly between providers and These service comes in CLEAN IMEI SERVICE & LOST IMEI SERVICE. Some were as little as $15 whilst others were as much as $200. It is difficult to determine the cost of Unlocking an iPhone, not only because too many online iCloud unlocking companies and individuals emerge every day, but because prices keep on changing. Most of them make use of Apple GSX Server to remove previous owner accounts, using device IMEI which are always very expensive, so beware of cheap prices.

#4 – Make Use of CHARGEBACK. (Credit card or Paypal):

If the iCloud unlocker or company will not refund your money and you paid using a credit or debit card, your card provider may agree to reverse the transaction. This is called a chargeback. In order to start a chargeback, you should contact your card provider (the bank or credit card company who issued the card) immediately. There is a timelimit on chargebacks, around 120 days. You can just charge back your debit cards on your bank’s site, mostly up to $150 if you didn’t get the service/item or if you were scammed. Contact your bank, have them reverse the payment, file a dispute. It will take some time but you will get your money back. Guaranteed, tell them that the website is flagged as a fraudulent site and they are not trying to refund you. You can also makes use of the paypal seller protection for a cover, it works the same way. Making use of a returns or refund policy is always a good idea.

#5 – Avoid these 80 iCloud Unlock websites:

We have found over 80 iCloud Unlock websites that are scams, viruses or not working:

1. www.iphoneimei.net
2. www.icloudunlockbuddy.com
3. www.appleicloudunlock.com
4. www.doulci-unlock.com
5. www.remove-icloud.com
6. www.icloudremover.org
7. www.appunlock.com
8. www.freeicloudunlock.com

*Total of 80 scam websites. GET FULL LIST of SCAMMERS – $2.50

 

#6. Always test their Customer service: 

If there’s one thing that scammers and fraudsters don’t want, it’s you contacting them. Most fakes/scams icloud unlocking service provider don’t have a good and supportive customer support line. They don’t always answer messages or they are very rude in their reply, i recommend testing the service provider three times during the course of the unlocking process: * Before the purchase * After the purchase but before the unlock was complete * After the unlock was complete This was to get a comprehensive understanding of who was really there to help and who was there just to take your money. The most reputable sites have multiple means of communication made available to you, typically including physical addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and online chat systems.

 

#7. Avoid iCloud online Bypass softwares and tools: 

Most of them don’t work, avoid downloading or paying for software/tools you find on the internet. They always contain virus, trojan and backdoor which can hurt your computer and data.

 

#8. Do some research and look up reviews from multiple ranking sites, social media or forums: 

Most popular iCloud unlockers, companies, websites or individuals, have been rated and ranked somewhere. You may be able to find reviews from others on just how trustworthy or untrustworthy they actual is. If you can’t find anything about them you should proceed with caution. You can do a simple google search by adding SCAMS to the end of the website or individual names like the screenshot below E.g Iphoneimei.net Scams

Rating: 4.8/5.0 (Excellent)⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
(124 customer reviews)

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