Did Apple send you a text message advising you that your Apple ID was locked? It directed you to an untrustworthy website for email verification. Beware! It’s a scam.

Many people have been scammed by this Apple Id Locked Scam email or SMS. It is not a scam email or text message.

Apple ID Locked Scam Email: How Does This Scam Work?

Scammers are trying to trick you into giving up your Apple ID password and password. Scammers want to steal your Apple ID. Your Apple ID is your key to accessing any Apple-related services and contains a lot of personal information.

These scammers may attempt to call you by phone or send you fake texts messages. Sometimes malware is found on the links and websites.

Clicking on the link can expose you to spywares and viruses. These are dangerous to your iPhone and can hack or destroy it.

Tips to Protect Your Apple Devices and Account

  • If you are unable to verify that the recipient is real, don’t share credit card numbers or personal information.
  • Your Apple ID should be protected Two-factor authentication is recommended. Keep your contact information up-to-date and secure. Never share your Apple ID passwords or verification codes. Apple does not ask for this information in order to provide support.
  • Only download software from trusted sources.
  • Do not follow links, open attachments or save them in unsolicited messages.

Have you been scammed by an Apple ID text? Do the Following!

It is a scam and you should immediately delete the message. Do not forget to notify your loved ones. If they get such a message, they are asked not to click the link.

You can also report unscrupulous websites or scams and tell us why the websites are fraudulent.