How to Delete iCloud Account on iPhone


July 21, 2017 09:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I have saved photos, contacts, documents and other data with my iCloud account, and I want to donate the old iPhone because I bought a new one yesterday. So how can I remove my iCloud account from the old iPhone? Thanks!

Every iPhone user has their own iCloud account and will save many different data on it. Such as photos, contacts, files, even personal information. If your device is passed to a stranger, your data which has backed up on iCloud may be leaked out. while you are using the same iCloud account with the family member or other people, it will make you lose your contacts with unknown reasons, receive messages from unknown person and more. So, what you should do before recycling or donating your iPhone is backing up your iPhone data on computer with FoneTrans for iOS, which allows you to move data between computer and device.

Delete iCloud Account on iPhone

1. How to Delete iCloud Account on iPhone

Deletion of an iCloud account is important for an iPhone user before passing the device to others to prevent the data disclosure. It is indispensable to clear iPhone iCloud account and other personal information to protect your privacy.

Unlock your iPhone and go to the Settings.

Tap your device name on the top.

Scroll down to find the Sign Out and tap it.

Tap Sign Out twice more to confirm.

Clean iPhone Safari

Tap iCloud on the Apple ID interface.

Scroll down to go to Find My iPhone.

Turn off the Find My iPhone.

Above way will delete iCloud account from iPhone only, if you want to clean other iPhone data, like cache data, documents, settings, you can choose an iPhone data eraser to help you. FoneEraser for iOS is highly recommended to you here. It is a powerful program to guarantee your deleted data cannot be recovered, you don’t need to worry about leaking out the privacy information, photos and more on iPhone. There are three levels, including High Level, Medium Level and Low Level. Each level meets the security standard. And it enables you to clear data on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Before erasing data on iPhone, please back up your important data on computer.

Download the software and then install it on the computer.

Connect iOS Device

It usually will be launched automatically, if not, please double-click to run it.

Trust Your Computer

Connect your iPhone or iPad to computer with USB cable and wait till connect successfully.

Detect Device

Choose the right erasing level from the three levels. The High Level is recommended here if you have backed up all your important data on computer before.

Select Erase Mode

Click Start button on the right and click Yes to confirm again.

Click Start Start Erasing

Above mentioned way with FoneEraser for iOS clear the media files, junk files, privacy settings and more from your iPhone or iPad to free up your storage space and prevent data leaking. It is a good choice for you to clear all content on iPhone which including your iCloud account.

2. How to Remove iCloud Account on computer

You may have tried to log into your iCloud account on the computer for saving photos, downloading movies and more. You should always protect your own privacy information by clearing account on the public computer. Let’s talk about how to clean iCloud account on computer.

Open iCloud software on your computer.

Click the Sign Out button in the bottom-left corner.

If you are using iCloud on where other people can reach easily, please pay attention that you should delete iCloud account and other information to protect your personal information. If you want to donate or recycle your iPhone or iPad, you have to delete all data thoroughly. Download FoneEraser for iOS and have a try now!

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