How to Remove a Device from iCloud

Remove a device from Find Devices on Turn off the device, or put AirPods in their case. The device must be offline before you can remove it from the Devices list. In Find Devices on, click All Devices, then select the device you want to remove. ... Click Remove from Account.

If you have an Apple device, you may want to remove it from your iCloud account for security purposes. When you sell or give away a device without removing your Apple ID, the new owner will have access to your personal information, including photos, videos, and contacts. Additionally, they may encounter problems with the activation lock.

To remove an Apple device from your iCloud account, you can follow these simple steps on your iPhone. First, open your settings and tap on your Apple ID. Then, scroll down to see all the devices that are currently connected to your Apple ID. Select the device that you want to remove and tap on “Remove from Account” and then “Remove” to confirm.

If you don’t have an iPhone available, you can still remove a device from iCloud using any device with a browser. Open a browser and go to Enter your Apple ID and password, and then get the verification code on your device. If you don’t have an iPhone around, you can send the code to a phone number and enter it on the browser. After you verify the browser, click on “Find iPhone” and select the device you want to remove. Tap “Remove from Account” and confirm your choice.

Following these steps will remove the device from your iCloud account and disconnect it from your Apple ID. By removing your Apple ID from your device, you can ensure that your personal information stays safe and secure.


Does removing a device from iCloud remove its data?
It will have to be set up again from scratch. As the phone is currently owned by your Apple ID, so are all the apps &, the data stored within them.
Why can't I remove a device from my Apple ID?
If you can't click Remove (the button is dimmed), the device that you're trying to remove is connected to your Apple ID. Sign out of the iTunes Store on that device, then try again to remove it. Best regards. Signing out and signing back in helped for the one device that I can still access.
Does removing device from iCloud remove activation lock?
Remove Activation Lock on the web if a device is offline Sign in with your Apple ID and password. At the top, click All Devices. Select the device that you want to remove from iCloud. Click Remove from Account.
How do I delete old iPhone from iCloud?
If you're using iCloud and Find My [device] on the device, sign in to or the Find My app on another device, select the device, and click Erase. After the device has been erased, click Remove from Account. If you can't follow either of the above steps, change your Apple ID password.