Removing an iCloud account is easy if you can recall Apple ID and its password. However, what if you forget password when you seek to remove iCloud from iPhone/iPad? Don’t worry! In this post, we will introduce 2 easy ways to remove iCloud from iPhone.
If you are an Apple user, you can enjoy iCloud’s multifunctional and impressive features. Once you’ve logged into your iCloud account, you can use iCloud to backup and restore data, locate your lost iPhone, share your current location with your friends. However, in some cases, you may need to remove iCloud from iPhone.
• Have multiple iCloud accounts and wants to remove one and switch to another;
• Decide to give away or sell old iPhone, and wants to remove iCloud from iPhone;
• Buy a second-hand iPhone with the previous owner’s iCloud account on it and want to remove it.
Following the steps, you can either remove iCloud from iPhone with password or remove iCloud from iPhone without password. Besides, we highly suggest you back up your iPhone before trying to delete an iCloud account on iPhone because the synced items are going to be erased on your iPhone when you delete your iCloud account.
What to Do Before Removing iCloud?
Before you start to remove the iCloud account, you’d better backup the data on your iPhone because this operation would probably erase the important data in it. Normally, we can backup and restore data with iTunes. However, using iTunes can bring about 2 issues. On one hand, iTunes only supports backing up the whole device all at once; on the other hand, you fail to read backed-up data on your computer because of a format compatibility problem.
To preview and selectively backup your iPhone data, we suggest you free download AnyTrans on your computer, connect your iPhone to the computer, and follow the guide to back up your iPhone data.
How to Remove iCloud from iPhone?
If you can remember Apple ID and password, you can remove iCloud account from iPhone with a few clicks. The specific steps may vary from different iOS versions. Note that you need to connect your iPhone to a stable network before you take the following steps.
1. Go to Settings and click on your name.
- Scroll down and click on ‘Sign Out’.
3. Enter your Apple ID password and tap “Turn Off” if you’re running iOS 10.3 or later versions; Click on “Delete from My iPhone” and choose “Delete from My iPhone” if you’re running iOS 10.2 or earlier.
How to Remove iCloud from iPhone without Password?
As indicated before, you can only remove iCloud account from iPhone via Settings when you get right Apple ID and password. If you don’t remember your password, this method will not work for you. If you’re in this situation, you should remove iCloud from iPhone with AnyUnlock- iPhone Password Unlocker.
AnyUnlock is an extremely effective tool to delete various different kinds of passwords on your device, including Apple ID/iCloud account, screen passcode, iPhone backup password, iPhone screen time password. All you need to do is to connect your iPhone to your computer and click on a few buttons, and then you can remove iCloud from iPhone without password in 3 simple clicks.
Step 1. Free install AnyUnlock and launch it on your computer > Choose the Unlock Apple ID” mode.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone to the computer, and click Trust to allow AnyUnlock to recognize your device. Click the Unlock Now button and wait for the application to unlock the associated Apple ID and iCloud account of the iOS device.
Step 3. When the removing process is completed, you will see the interface below.
The Bottom Line
In this post, we introduced the way how to remove an iCloud account from iPhone with or without a password. But please back up your data with a comprehensive tool – AnyTrans before you decide to clean iCloud information. AnyUnlock – iPhone Password Unlocker is extremely useful when you need to delete iCloud from your iPhone without a password. If you got any other questions about iCloud, you can leave your comment below; if you feel this post is useful, please share it out.