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[iOS 14] How to Turn Off Find My iPhone without Password

The Find my iPhone feature in iOS devices is one of the most important features simply because it can help you locate the device when it is lost or misplaced. If you have ever misplaced your iPhone, you understand the value of a tool or feature that can help locate the device. It therefore doesn't make much sense to disable a feature that can come in handy when your device is lost. But for varied reasons, there are some people who want to turn off find my iPhone without password.

The following article describes how to disable this feature without a password for the different versions of iOS.

1. How to Turn Off Find My iPhone without Password

For all iOS Versions:

Way 1. Using FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker

If you are not sure what version of iOS you are running, a third-party unlocker tool like FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker can help. This iPhone Unlock tool is an ideal solution to help you unlock your iPhone in various ways which includes turning off find my iPhone without password. The following are just some of the things iPhone Passcode Unlocker can help you with:

  • It can be used to fully disable Find My iPhone and remove iCloud accounts and passwords attached to any iOS device in just 5 minutes.
  • It can also help keep your device from being tracked by removing your device from the previous iCloud account.
  • It also facilitates the easy switch to a new Find my iPhone account allowing you to enjoy all iPhone and iCloud features.
  • You can also use iPhone Passcode Unlocker to unlock the iPhone screen and disable parental controls without a password.


The following simple steps will help you use FoneGeek iPhone Passcode Unlocker to turn off Find my iPhone without password:

Step 1: Download and install FoneGeek iPhone Unlocker on to your computer. Launch the program and then connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cable. On the program's main window, click on "Unlock Apple ID".

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Step 2: Follow the instructions on the next screen to reset all settings on your iPhone. As soon as you do this, the program will detect the device and begin disabling Find my iPhone.

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The program will notify you when the process is complete. You can then disconnect the iPhone and set up a new Find my iPhone on your Account.

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Way 2. Reset the Password

If you are the owner of the Apple ID, you can easily turn off Find My iPhone without password by resetting the password. Now, follow the procedures below to reset the password on iOS 14 via two-factor authentication:

  • Click on Settings > your name > Password & Security.
  • Hit on Change Password option to get the password updated by following the pop-up instructions.
  • Click on "Change Password" again and sign into iCloud with the updated password.

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After resetting the password, you can turn off Find My iPhone by going to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone.

Way 3. Contact the Previous Owner to Disable Find My iPhone

If you are fortunate enough to have the chance contacting the previous owner of the Apple ID account, you can turn off Find My iPhone of this owner and sign in with the new iCloud account.

  • Go to the site address of iCloud.com/find and log into the owner’s iCloud account.
  • After logging in, select your iPhone from ‘All device’ and click on "Erase iPhone > Remove from Account". This will erase the previous own's Apple ID.

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For iOS 10 or Newer:

If your device is running iOS 10 or newer, follow these simple steps to disable Find my iPhone:

Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone.

Step 2: Click on "iCloud" to open the iCloud settings and click on "Find My iPhone". Here you will want to remove the existing password so, enter any code that is easy to remember since you'll use it later.

Step 3: Tap OK and a notification will popup letting you know that you've entered the wrong password. Just tap "OK" to close it.

Step 4: Tap on the "Locate" button and you will be redirected to the iCloud website and click on "Account".

Step 5: Delete the description you find on this page and click "OK". This will essentially disable the Find my iPhone feature.

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For iOS 7:

If your device is running iOS 7, here is how to disable the Find my iPhone feature;

Step 1: Open Settings on your device and tap on "iCloud".

Step 2: At the bottom of the iCloud settings page, click on "Delete Account" and then tap "Delete" again. A popup will appear asking you to enter your iCloud password.

Step 3: Hold the power button to turn off the iPhone.

Step 4: Turn on the device again and then go to Settings > iCloud and select "Delete Account" to turn off Find my iPhone.

2. What Can You Enjoy by Turning on Find My iPhone, Should You Turn It Off?

Like we mentioned before, Find my iPhone is a pretty useful feature. It allows you to be able to locate the device in case it is lost and protect the data on it. Here's what you can do when Find my iPhone feature is turned on:

  • It allows you to locate your device and your family member's devices on a map.
  • It can remotely set off a sound to help you locate the device.
  • It can be used to lock and track any lost device using the "Lost Mode".
  • It allows you to erase your iPhone's data remotely.
  • You can use activation lock to protect your iPhone.

These useful benefits make the Find my iPhone feature one of the best features on your iPhone and therefore most people choose to keep it. You may however need to disable it when you want to completely erase your iPhone.

As useful as Find my iPhone is, you may need to disable it to completely erase your iPhone, like for instance when you want to sell the device. Yet, it can be quite challenging to do so without a password. With iPhone Passcode Unlocker, the process is much easier.

Fay J. Melton

Fay J. Melton has explored the area of technology and software for more than 5 years and he is enthusiastic about helping users solve various technology issues.

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