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5 Easy Methods to Remove iCloud Account without Password (2023)

You need an iCloud account for nearly every feature on your iPhone and connecting the content on the device with other iOS devices. But there are certain situations where you need to delete an iCloud account.

You may have created numerous iCloud accounts and you've forgotten the password for some of them. In this case, the solutions on how to remove iCloud without password in this article will prove very useful.

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Part 1. Read Before Removing iCloud Account

As you may already guess, removing your iCloud account is a pretty serious thing to do and as such, there are some things you must do before attempting to remove the account. These include the following:

  • Take steps to transfer all your iCloud data to the computer because it is very possible to lose all the data on that iCloud account once you remove it.
  • Have the passcode for the device ready as you may need to use it after deleting the iCloud account.
  • Backup all the data on the device for free with iTunes before removing the account. This is because you will have to create another account after you remove the iCloud account, this is the process that could cause data loss.

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Part 2. How to Remove iCloud from iPhone without Password

Once you have backed up the data on your device, use one of the following solutions to delete iCloud account without password:

Using A Professional Tool

By far the best and easiest way to remove iCloud without password is to use a third-party tool. The best tool for this task is FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker (iOS 16 supported). It will make the whole process easy and relatively seamless.


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To remove iCloud account without password, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Download and install FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker on to your computer and then launch the program. Click on "Unlock Apple ID" and connect the device to the computer using USB cable.

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Step 2: Unlock your iPhone and trust the connection on the device's screen. Once the device is detected by the program, click on "Start Unlock" to begin the process.


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Step 3: The program will automatically begin removing the Apple ID. Keep the device connected to ensure success.

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The following are just some of the features FoneGeek brings to the table:

  • It can easily delete iCloud account without password, email or security question from all iOS devices.
  • It can also be used to turn off Find My iPhone even without password.
  • The program allows you to essentially separate the device from an Apple ID, making it difficult to track, block or erase the device remotely.
  • Remove screen passcode if you are locked out of iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
  • Numerous media sites have posted positive reviews for this software, including iLounge, iGeekPhone, JustWebWorld, etc.
  • Your iCloud/iPhone data will not be exposed when using FoneGeek software.
  • It is 100% secure to use. Some of our users have left positive review on Trustpilot.

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Remove iCloud from iPhone Settings

You can also remove iCloud ID without password using the device's Settings. Here's how to do it:

Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone and tap "iCloud". When prompted to enter a password, enter any random number.

Step 2: Tap "Done" and when iCloud tells you that the password is incorrect, tap "OK" and then "Cancel" and you'll go back to the iCloud screen.

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Step 3: Tap "Account", erase the description and then tap "Done". This should take you back to the iCloud page without entering the password and "Find My iPhone" will be turned off.

Step 4: Scroll down to tap "Delete".

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This method is a great choice if you would like to delete iCloud account without downloading any software. However, it only works when you know the iPhone passcode. So it is not feasible if you are using a second-hand iPhone.

Remove iCloud from iPhone without Password Online

You can also easily unlock iCloud account from the iCloud website. Follow these simple steps to do it:

  1. On any browser, go to https://www.icloud.com/ and sign in with the Apple ID.
  2. Click on "Find iPhone". Under "My Devices", find the devices whose iCloud account you want to delete and then click on it.
  3. Click "Remove from Account" to delete the iCloud account on that device.

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Take Off iCloud without Password Using DoctorUnlock

DoctorUnlock is a paid solution that allows you to unlock iCloud lock on any iPhone. The process can take up to 3 days to complete and will cost you about $42, but it is highly effective. Here's how to do it:

  1. On any browser, go to https://doctorunlock.net/unlock-iphone/remove-icloud-account-from-iphone?aff=WipeLock and select the model of the device.
  2. Enter the IMEI number and click "Unlock Now".
  3. Place the order and your device will be unlocked a few days later.



This online tool can be used to unlock devices from iPhone 5 to iPhone 11. When you remove the lock, you can use your own iCloud account to log into the iPhone.


Some users have left reviews on the tool that this tool is not that reliable. When you pay for the service, you may wait for weeks to unlock the iCloud account.

Creating A New Password

If you have simply forgotten the password to the iCloud account, it may not be necessary to delete the iCloud account. You can simply create a new password to gain access to the account. Here's how to do it:

  1. Go to https://appleid.apple.com/ on any browser and then click on "Forgot Apple ID or Password".
  2. Enter your Apple ID and then click "Continue".
  3. Enter the phone number that you use with that ID and then follow the instructions in the message Apple sends you to create a new password.

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Part 3. FAQs about Removing iCloud Account

Q1. Why does my iPhone keep asking me for my old Apple ID?

If your old Apple ID keeps coming up, it may be the issue that the old account was not successfully removed. If the Apple ID keeps popping up, you can reset the device again.

Q2. Why does my Apple ID have someone else's name?

If your Apple ID have somebody else’s name and it keeps asking you for the password, it may be the issue that your iPhone was signed into someone’s Apple ID. You may need to remove iCloud account without entering the passcode.

Q3. Does factory reset remove iCloud?

NO. Factory reset iPhone will never remove iCloud. Once you factory reset your iPhone, you will be required to connect the iCloud account again. The iCloud still keeps the backup files you created before, so that you can restore your iPhone from iCloud backup.


The solutions above are all designed to help you remove iCloud account from iPhone without password. We recommend choosing a solution you can trust to provide the best results and then follow the instructions to implement it. As always, we love to hear from you; you can post your comments or any questions you may have on this topic or any other in the comments section below.

Edwin J. Parke

As a professional writer who is interested in technology, Edwin J. Parke has helped thousands of users by offering various tips to solve their problems.

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