How to turn off Find My iPhone on iPhone, iPad, or MacBook
By Matthieu Andre 2018-08-16 5150 1
Disabling Find My iPhone from your iPhone / iPad
Find My iPhone needs to be disabled when you want to sell your devices (phones,tablets PC), repair it, give it away or eventually lost it. If you still have access to your iPhone or iPad and are concerned about your personal information, here is how to turn off Find My iPhone and disable that feature from your device.
Step 1. Go to Settings.
Step 2. Tap on your Apple ID banner on the top of main Settings screen.
Step 3. Tap iCloud.
Step 4. Scroll down, then tap on Find My iPhone to turn off.
Step 5. Swipe the green toggle to turn Off position.
Step 6. Enter the Apple ID password for the account listed and tap to turn off.
Find My iPhone is turned off. You can now remove the device from your iCloud/Apple ID account if you are planning to sell it.
Disabling Find My iPhone from your MacBook
After you turned off Find My iPhone feature from your iPhone / iPad, you can also disable the device from Find My iPhone using iCloud on MacBook laptops, commonly called “Find My Mac”.
To turn off, please follow the steps：
Step 1. Click on the Apple menu, then select System preferences.
Step 2. Click iCloud.
Step 3. Scroll down, then look for the Find My Mac option for the list.
Step 4. Check the box next to Find My Mac to disable it.
Step 5. Enter your Apple ID password, and click Continue to confirm.
To conclude, Find My iPhone allows you to locate your lost phone easily and remotely remove all the content in it. If you are thinking to sell your phone, give it away, or send it to repair, you must back up your iPhone then turn off Find My iPhone feature.Without the Apple ID and password there is no way to turn off Find My iPhone from your device and remove it accordingly. Therefore, it is important to sign out of iCloud, iTunes and any others App store before erase.
|You may also want to read:|
|6 questions about locating your lost Android phone|
|How to use MI Cloud to find your lost Xiaomi phone?|
|How to use IMEI number to track your lost Android phone|
2019-08-27By Joe Horner
2019-06-13By Ingrid You
2017-02-17By GB Blog Official
2017-11-17By GB Blog Official
2017-12-11By Adeline Belluz
2019-03-04By Steve Lowry