[2024 Updated] How to Remove iCloud from iPhone

When you don’t know how to remove iCloud from iPhone with or without a password, why not find answers in this article? All details are provided here and you can find a professional app to make it.

Kathy by Kathy Updated December 28, 2023
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Why need to remove iCloud from your iPhone?

As a cloud service developed by Apple Inc, iCloud enables users to store and sync data across devices, such as photos, contacts, backups, and more.

But in some situations, you may need to remove the iCloud account from your iPhone.

enlightenedHave multiple iCloud accounts and need to remove one.
enlightenedPrepare to sell or give away your iPhone.
enlightenedPurchase a second-hand iPhone with the previous owner's iCloud account and need to remove it.

Now this article will give you 2 methods to remove iCloud from iPhone. If you forget or don’t know the password, you can skip to the third part to remove iCloud account without Apple ID password.   

How to remove iCloud account from iPhone with password

You can delete iCloud account from iPhone directly using Settings app or operate from iCloud website using a computer.

Remove iCloud from iPhone directly with Settings app

The detailed steps might differ based on your iOS version. Please ensure your iPhone is connected to a reliable network before the operation.

Open Settings and select your name > Scroll down and choose Sign Out > Enter your Apple ID password and confirm the on-screen instructions to complete.

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Remove iCloud from iPhone using a computer

If the iPhone is not available, you can remove the account using a computer.

Step 1. Turn on any browser and go to the iCloud website, then sign in with your Apple ID.

Step 2. Click on Find iPhone then choose All Devices at the top of the screen > Click the iPhone you need to delete from the iCloud account > Select Remove from Account to make it.

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How to remove iCloud from iPhone without password

Before the process, you must make sure that the Find My iPhone function on iPhone is disabled. If not, you can’t remove iCloud without an Apple ID password using FoneTool.

When you don’t know or forget the Apple ID password, as an all-in-one iPhone data management app, FoneTool will help you factory reset the iPhone to remove the iCloud account. Before the erasing, you can make a full backup of your iPhone to avoid data loss with FoneTool.

You can get some different experiences with this useful tool.

yesWith its easy-to-use interface and super-fast transfer speed, the backup/transfer task can be completed in a very short time.
yesIt only depends on a USB connection in all processes which can guarantee your data security.
yesIf need, you can also restore your iPhone backup to another iPhone/iPad easily.
yesApple designed its system to prevent easy data transfer between separate Apple IDs. But with FoneTool, you can easily transfer data from iPhone to iPhone when you have two Apple IDs or forget Apple ID and password.
yesFoneTool works well with various iOS devices, including iPhone 4 to iPhone 15, iPad/iPad Pro/iPad Air/iPad mini, and the latest iOS version.

Now you can free download this tool on your Windows PC and see how to use it to fully back up and erase your iPhone.

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Preparation: Full backup iPhone data

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to the computer with a USB cable> If asks, tap Trust on your device.

Step 2. Choose Phone Backup > Full Backup > Get Started.

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Note: If need, you can also selectively back up iPhone photos, music, videos, contacts and text messages to the PC.

Step 3. Check Enable Backup Encryption to encrypt your private data such as Fitness records, Health and Keychain > Then click Start Backup to begin.


Now you can erase your iPhone to remove the iCloud account without password.

Factory reset iPhone to remove iCloud account

Step 1. Go to Toolbox > Data Eraser.    

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Step 2. Choose Erase all data and click Get Started.

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Step 3. Check the on-screen guidance and tap the Erase Data button to start the task.

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Step 4. Once the iPhone is set up as a new one, you can go to Backup History and click Restore to move the backup to your device.

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Final words

From this passage, you can know how to remove iCloud from iPhone with or without a password. If you know the password, you can remove it from the Settings app on iPhone or finish the process using a computer.

If you don’t know the password, then FoneTool can be your good choice to do it. Except for backing up and erasing iPhone, FoneTool can also help you remove duplicate photos on iPhone to free up the device storage.

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