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# 242790 14-Nov-2018 10:51
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https://appleinsider.com/articles/18/11/13/apple-ids-locked-for-unknown-reasons-for-a-number-of-iphone-users

 

 

 

I got hit by this late last week, it was a massive inconvenience too but I didn't realise at the time it was more than just me.  Anyone here had this issue too?


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  # 2125468 14-Nov-2018 11:10
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Yep,

 

Then there was ONLY two ways for me to unlock, one was to use another Apple device with my Apple ID or GPS location (Don't have) or go into a store (Nope not falling for that trap)

My own third option: Call up and abuse the hell out of some Apple rep = Success.

 

 

 


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  # 2125533 14-Nov-2018 12:24
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Yes! This happened to me just yesterday morning. I foolishly went through the process by following the prompts on my iPhone without considering that it might be a scam or something. So far, everything seems to be alright but in the future I should really hold off before tapping prompts randomly like that.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2126881 14-Nov-2018 22:48
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Recently, few weeks ago though, I had a mandatory password reset for my Apple ID. No specific information as to why. First time this has happened to me and my account is pretty old, @mac.com.

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