About Darren


  • Founder of WipeLock, an Apple Certified Independent Technician with a decade of expertise in phone unlocking, including network locks, iCloud locks, FRP locks, lock screens, and more.
  • Stanford University graduate with a Master’s degree in Programming and additional Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer (OCAJP) certification.
  • Featured in publications including Tenorshare, iToolab, and iMobie, and serving as a senior tech editor, strategist, and programmer at WipeLock.


As the founder of WipeLock, Darren brings a wealth of experience in phone unlocking, backed by a strong foundation in programming. With a commitment to accuracy and reliability, all the content on WipeLock is meticulously researched and manually tested across various environments to ensure practical and effective solutions. Apart from his tech pursuits, Darren finds joy in playing basketball, delving into fantasy novels, and exploring the wonders of Europe through travel.


Darren graduated from Stanford University, majoring in programming, and holds a Master’s degree. He is also an Apple Certified Independent Technician and an Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer (OCAJP).

Self Introduction

Hi, my name is Darren, and I’ve been an iPhone user since the days of iOS 7. Admittedly, there wasn’t much you could do with iOS device back then (and I was a junior high school student), but starting that early has given me a broad perspective on what’s possible with the iOS environment and how far we’ve come since the early days.

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10 years ago, I got a second-hand iPhone 5 from someone on eBay. I was told that the device was totally unlocked. But when I opened that iPhone, it stuck at “iCloud Activation Lock” interface. You can imagine how disappointed I was then. From then, I start to research the iCloud unlock solution. And now I own a team of 15 for researching device unlock.

Our team has tried a range of unlocking tool over the course of our hobby and career, with varying degrees of success – some are useful, and others are a waste of time. I bring all that knowledge and experience to this website so that you won’t have to spend years learning everything you’ll need to know to separate the good unlocking tools from the bad.


About WipeLock

WipeLock offers comprehensive IMEI checking services, detailed tutorials to unlock phones from various locks, including carrier lock, iCloud lock, screen lock, FRP lock, screen time lock, and more. Additionally, we provide insightful reviews of unlocking services and tools within the industry.

Mission Statement

Our mission at WipeLock is to empower individuals to resolve any phone lock issues, enabling them to utilize their devices without limitations. We achieve this mission through meticulously crafted tutorials, well-researched guides, and unbiased reviews conducted by our dedicated and professional team.

Our Story

Established in 2018, WipeLock originated from a personal struggle with an iCloud Activation Lock on a second-hand iPhone 5 purchased from an online marketplace. This experience sparked the founder’s determination to research and provide effective device unlocking solutions. Today, WipeLock boasts a team of 15 professionals committed to offering the best tutorials and IMEI checking services to our readers.

Who We Are

At WipeLock, we adhere to the principle of prioritizing our users. Our dedicated team, led by Darren, an Apple Certified Independent Technician and the founder, ensures that all our content is tailored to our readers’ needs and is personally tested to provide genuine and effective solutions.

Our Responsibility

Our commitment to integrity is reflected in our approach, putting users first and providing solutions based on their genuine needs and problems. We strive to deliver authentic and verified content, free from any exaggerated elements, ensuring that our readers can rely on us for accurate and effective guidance.

Affiliate Disclosure

WipeLock is a free resource site for helping people to remove any locks from iOS or Android devices. The main goal of this website is to provide step-by-step instructions to get you out of trouble.

However, creating a site like this can take a lot of money and work hours. To keep WipeLock up-to-date, We’re earning commissions from some of the softwares and services. If you end up purchasing through the referral links, we earn a commission.

We only recommend products that we’ve found to be excellent for our readers. While these products are reliable and useful, we recommend that you read additional reviews online to form a fully unbiased conclusion.

Connect With Us

We encourage our readers to engage with us through our newsletters and social media platforms, where we share the latest tutorials, reviews, and updates. Your feedback and suggestions are invaluable to us in our pursuit of continually improving our services to better serve you.
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