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Way Around 2-Factor Authentication

Please be advised that Apple has recently re-enforced their security causing the problems with iCloud monitoring when the two-factor authentication is enabled on the target iOS device. The two-factor authentication cannot be disabled anymore.

In order to disable the two-factor authentication and achieve the fully automatic secret monitoring right now, we recommend you to register a new iCloud account on appleid.com and change the iCloud account on your child’s iPhone. (You can keep the old iCloud account for App Store on the iPhone). The new iCloud account will have the two-factor authentication DISABLED by default).

Please follow the steps below:

Go to the official Apple website to create a new iCloud account from any device. Please enter the name of your child and the valid email that has never been used for any iCloud account. You can consider creating a new email box for this purpose. Verify your e-mail after signing up.

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On the target device please go to Settings -> Apple ID, scroll down and hit ‘Sign Out’ > ’Sign Out of iCloud’, input the password, and tap on ‘Turn Off’. Select the data types to be kept on the phone, then tap on ‘Sign Out’.

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On the target device go to Settings -> Apple ID, tap on Apple ID, select ‘Not xxx@xxx.com’, and input Apple ID and password of the new iCloud account you created.

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You have successfully switched to the new iCloud account and the two-factor authentication is disabled. Please go to Settings -> Apple ID -> iCloud -> iCloud backup. Please make sure that iCloud backup is enabled. Tap on ‘Back up now’ and wait until the backup is done.

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Then please log in to your mSpy account from your personal device here.

If you have already linked the device before, please go to the ‘Device Management’ section at the left-hand sidebar and hit the red button 'Unlink' under the Phone management section. Then select ‘iPhone/iPad (no-jailbreak)’ and hit ‘Proceed’. Then scroll down to the very bottom of the page and hit ‘Proceed’. Enter Apple ID and the password and hit ‘Verify’. Select the backup with the recent date that corresponds to the device you want to monitor and finish the installation.

Wait up to 24 hours until the backup is downloaded to your account. The subsequent backups will be downloaded to your mSpy account every 24 hours automatically.

If you have not linked the device yet, please go to the ‘Device Management’ section at the left-hand sidebar, select ‘iPhone/iPad (no-jailbreak)’ and hit ‘Proceed’. Then scroll down to the very bottom of the page and hit ‘Proceed’. Enter Apple ID and the password and hit ‘Verify’. Select the backup with the recent date that corresponds to the device you want to monitor and finish the installation.

Wait up to 24 hours until the backup is downloaded to your account. The subsequent backups will be downloaded to your mSpy account every 24 hours automatically.

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    adhsgc

    Creating a new account works.

    If having issues creating the new account, use an apple device if possible. It doesnt like creating new apple accounts on Android or PC.

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