How to Turn off Find My iPhone on iOS Devices

“Find My iPhone” will help you to locate and protect your iOS if it’s ever lost or stolen. With Find My iPhone, you can locate your device on a map, play a sound on your device to help you find it, use lost mode to lock and track your device, remotely erase all of your personal information from the device. If you are no longer using the iOS device, Apple Watch or Mac, you can remove those devices from Find My iPhone. When you remove a device, it will be deleted from your “Find My iPhone” devices list and if you have the iOS device of 8 or later, Activation Lock will turn off. Here we will show how to turn off Find My iPhone. Before selling or giving away your iOS device, be sure to erase your content and settings. When you delete those content and settings, Find My iPhone and Activation Lock will also be turned off.

Method 1: How to Turn off Find My iPhone on iOS Devices

Step 1: Navigate to the Settings on your iOS device

Step 2: On Settings menu, tap “iCloud.”

Step 3: Then scroll down to the Find My iPhone feature and turn off.

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

Note: On Mac, Navigate to the system preferences though the Apple Menu option. On system preference, click iCloud and deselect the “Turn my Mac” option.

Method 2: How to Turn off Find My iPhone on iOS Devices which you can’t turn off Find My iPhone

Step 1: First of all disable the device that you want to remove.

Step 2: Go to Find My iPhone by signing into iCloud.com.

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

Note: If you can’t view Find My iPhone on iCloud.com, your account just has access to iCloud web-only features. To gain access to Find My iPhone and other iCloud features, set up iCloud on your iOS device or Mac.

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Step 3: Then click all devices, then select the offline device and then tap “Remove from your account.”

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

Note: If you don’t see Remove from Account, click All Devices again, then click the Delete button next to the device.

Method 3: How to Turn off Find My iPhone for the iOS Devices which no longer you have

Step 1: Go to Find My iPhone by signing into iCloud.com.

Step 2: Then click all the devices and select the device that you want to remove.

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

Step 3: Then Click Erase and enter your Apple ID password or your family member’s Apple ID password.

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

How to Turn off Find My iPhone

Step 4: When the device is cleared, click “remove from the account.” (All your content will be deleted, and no one can now activate the device.)

Method 4: How to Turn Off Find My iPhone without right Apple ID and Password

Without Apple ID and Password there is no way to put out the “Find My iPhone” or reset the device to its factory settings. If you don’t have an original Apple ID and password, then you require to request it from the previous owner. Luckily, the Apple ID is almost always an email address. So if you don’t know the original owner, you can check the Apple ID and then email them and request the password.

These are the methods used to Turn off Find My iPhone.

Author: RajKumar

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