How to Remove iPhone from iCloud

EelPhone author Alex Scott, 28 October, 2019


Once iPhone was lost/stolen, to protect the information of lost/stolen iPhone we always need to remove iPhone from iCloud, go to Find My iPhone to erase iPhone from iCloud for free. But if we want to delete device from iCloud without password, turn to Eelphone iPhone Unlock, in clicks, we can delete a device from iCloud without password.

We can use the same Apple ID in a different device, share the data between devices and use the same iCloud to backup and restore device data, even share the location, locate the lost device on iCloud. But if we don't want to use the same Apple ID as others, how to remove phone from iCloud? Or when our iDevice was stolen, how to remove stolen iPhone from iCloud account? Or when we got one second-hand iDevice, how to disconnect iPhone from iCloud without knowing the Apple ID and password? Delete iPhone from iCloud account with password or without password with the guide from the article below.

Part 1: How to Remove iPhone from iCloud Without Data Loss for Free-With Apple ID and Password

With Apple ID and password, we can remove a phone from iCloud without data loss.

If the iDevice available in hand, backup iDevice data to iCloud/iTunes or backup iPhone to computer with the help of iPhone data backup tool. Then remove phone from iCloud from, log in iCloud with Apple ID and password, and go to Find My iPhone feather on iCloud, find out the iDevice from All Devices that we gonna delete from iCloud account, click on Erase iPhone to remove iPhone from iCloud account by entering Apple ID password to confirm the process, and all data and settings on iPhone will be erased at the same time, that's why we should backup iDevice before removing a phone from iCloud.
Remove phone from iCloud

But if iDevice is unavailable, stolen or lost, can't get back by the location feather on, you are lucky if backed up lost iDevice before, if no backup, so sorry, we will lose all data in iDevice once used the Erase iPhone feather on That's why we should have the habit of backing up iDevice data regularly.

Part 2: How to Disconnect iPhone from iCloud Without Password for Free-Recovery Mode

When Find My iPhone feather was closed on lost/stolen iDevice, we can use the recovery mode to remove a phone from iCloud with the help of recovery mode, without paying one penny, but lose all data in lost/stolen either at the same time if no have backup before. And the recovery mode need the help of iTunes on computer, updates iTunes to the latest version on computer. And iPhone is in your hand but not stolen or lost.

Note: But if Find My iPhone is enabled, recovery mode can't delete iPhone from iCloud account either because of the activation protection of iDevice.

Step 1: Connect the iPhone to computer via USB cable, and then launch the iTunes on computer with newest version.
Step 2: [With Home button] Press and hold on the Power and Home buttons at the same time, and release those two buttons once Apple logo appears.
[Without Home button] Press and hold on the Power and Volume Up buttons at the same time, don't release even Apple logo appears, keep a hold on until recovery mode logo appears.
It will take a few minutes to update iPhone to the latest iOS version.
Step 3: When pops the window as below, click on Restore to restore the existing iOS version.
Remove iPphone from iCloud account
Find My iPhone feather was disabled on iPhone, we can use recovery mode to take a phone off iCloud, if Find My iPhone feather was enable in iPhone, the recovery most is useless, because of the activation lock on iPhone even after recovery mode.

Part 3: How to Remove Device from iCloud Without Password in Clicks-Without Password

Without Apple ID and password, or got one second hand iDevice without removing associate Apple ID. We should use the force method to remove iPhone from iCloud account without activation lock with the help of Eelphone iPhone Unlock. From the detailed guide below to remove phone from iCloud.

Step 1: Free download the Eelphone iPhone Unlock on computer, and then launch the tool after the installation of the tool, on Eelphone several feathers, just click on Unlock Apple ID.
Remove phone from iCloud

Step 2: Connect device to the tool via USB cable, we should have a look on the warning, without disagreement, click on Start to Unlock to disconnect iPhone from iCloud.
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Step 3: If Find My iPhone feather on iDevice is enable, we should Reset All Settings on iDevice Settings, go to Settings>General>Reset All Settings, we should enter the screen password to reset all settings.
Note: If forgot iPhone password, we should remove password from iPhone at first. If Find My iPhone feather is disable already, bypass this step to go on.
Disconnect iPhone from iCloud

The tool will remove iPhone from iCloud automatically now, keep the connection between iPhone and computer. The data loss of the process can be solved by the backup files, we can use transfer data from backup to iPhone or new iPhone after the process if you have. And from the three methods above, select one suitable method to remove device from iCloud.
Delete device from iCloud

Alex Scott

This article was updated on 12 March, 2020