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How to Remove Device from iCloud (iOS 14 Supported)

An iCloud account is necessary in using your Apple devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or Apple watch. You can use the same iCloud account for multiple devices and easily access all your content regardless of the device you are using. But overtime, the number of devices on the same iCloud account can accumulate and encompass even devices you don’t use anymore.

In this article, we are going to share you 4 different ways to remove device from iCloud account. This will instantly sign out of iCloud on the removed device and stop it from accessing services like Apple Pay, iCloud Keychain, Find My iPhone, etc.

Tip 1: Remove Device from iCloud via iPhone Unlocker

One of the easiest ways to remove a device from your iCloud account is to use a third-party iCloud removal tool. And here we recommend FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker, which makes the whole process seamless and possible. It is a reliable tool that really works to remove device from iCloud whether you know the Apple ID/password or not.

Main Features of FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlock

  • Easy to use, remove device from iCloud account in few simple clicks.
  • Device won’t be tracked, blocked or erased remotely by previous Apple ID.
  • Remove Apple ID on an iPhone or iPad even if you don’t know the password.
  • Bypass various kinds of screen locks on iPhone/iPad, including 4-digit/6-digit passcode, Face ID and Touch ID.
  • Help to fix a disabled or broken iPhone without iTunes or iCloud.
  • Fully compatible with all iPhone models and all iOS versions, including iOS 14 and iPhone 12/11 Pro.


Follow these simple steps to remove device from iCloud account:

Step 1: Run FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker on your computer and in the main interface, select the option "Unlock" and then click on "Unlock Apple ID".

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Step 2: Connect the iPhone or iPad to the computer via USB cable, unlock the device and tap "Trust" this computer to allow the program to detect the device.

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Step 3: Click "Unlock Now" and the program will begin unlocking the iCloud account and Apple ID associated with the device.

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Step 4: If "Find my iPhone" is off, the program will remove the iCloud account immediately. You can then log in with a different Apple ID and continue using it as before.

If "Find my iPhone" is enabled, you need reset all settings on the device. To do this: go the Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings. When the device automatically restarts, the program will remove the associated iCloud account.

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Tip 2: How to Remove Device from iCloud on iPhone

You can remove device from iCloud directly from an iPhone or iPad’s settings. Follow these simple steps:

  • Step 1: Go to Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Step 2: Tap on your name to access the iCloud account’s details. You may be required to enter the password to continue.
  • Step 3: Scroll down to the bottom and you should find all the devices associated with your iCloud account.
  • Step 4: Tap on the device you would like to remove from that account and then click “Remove from Account”. Tap “Remove” on the popup message to confirm the process.

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Tip 3: How to Remove Device from iCloud on Mac

To remove the device from the iCloud account on your Mac, follow these simple steps:

  • Step 1: On your Mac computer, click on the Apple logo and choose “System Preferences” from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 2: Select iCloud and click on “Account Details”, then enter your iCloud password when prompted and tap “Continue”.
  • Step 3: Click on “Devices” on the Account details window, then select the device you would like to remove.
  • Step 4: Now click on “Remove from Account” and tap “Remove” on the confirmation screen, the device will be removed immediately.

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Tip 4: How to Remove Device from iCloud on iCloud.com

You may also be able to remove a device from an iCloud account via iCloud.com. To do that, follow these simple steps:

  • Step 1: Go to iCloud.com on any browser and then sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  • Step 2: If you enable two-factor authentication, enter the code that has sent to your trusted device and continue.
  • Step 3: Select “Find my iPhone” and then click on “All Devices” to see all the devices in that account. Select the device you would like to remove.
  • Step 4: If you no longer wish to use the device, you can erase it before removing it from the account. Otherwise, click “Remove from Account” and the device will be removed from the iCloud account immediately.

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Bonus: Backup Device before Removing from iCloud

Before you remove an iPhone or iPad from your iCloud account, there is one thing to consider - back up the device. Since you are planning to sigh out of iCloud account on the device, we suggest you try an iCloud alternative to back it up. A reliable tool you can use is FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore, allowing you to backup iPhone/iPad to your computer in a single click. Also, you are allowed to preview and restore any data from the backup to iOS device selectively.


Here’s how to backup iPhone/iPad before removing it from iCloud:

  • Step 1: Download and install the program on to your computer and then launch it. From the options in the main window, click on “Backup & Restore” to begin.
  • Step 2: Connect the device to the computer using USB cable and wait for the program to detect the device automatically.
  • Step 3: In the next window, select “Device Data Backup & Restore” and select the types of data you would like to backup, then click on “Backup” to begin the process.

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Keep the device connected to the computer until the backup process is complete. The whole process will take just a few minutes and you can view the backup when the backup is finished.


Now that you learn how to remove device from your iCloud account. If you plan to give away an old Apple device or you do find a device that you don’t recognize, you’d better delete it from the devices list immediately and then change your iCloud password.

Edwin J. Parke
Saturday on Oct 26, 2019, 11:15:01 GMT / Post By Edwin J. Parke to Unlock iPhone

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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