Different Ways on How to Remove Apple ID from iPhone/iPad

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2021-09-07 / Update for  Apple ID

It is a common problem for iPhone users to remove Apple ID from iPhone and other iOS devices. Users have no exact idea of how to fix it. In this article, I will guide users how to remove the Apple ID from iPhone or iPad easily. I would like to recommend you a perfect software-Tenorshare 4MeKey, which is compatible for many iOS versions, including iPhone6/ 6s/6s Plus, iPhone7/7 Plus, iPhone 8/8Plus, iPhone X, iPod and iPad. You can follow this article and remove Apple ID from your iOS device very quickly.

Part 1. Why Do People Want to Remove Apple ID

People want to and need to remove their Apple ID for many reasons. For example, you got a new iPhone X and want to remove the Apple ID from the old iPhone; you lost your iPhone or your iPhone was stolen by a theft; you sent your iPhone to others or sold your iPhone to a second-hand store; you forgot your Apple ID or the password. Or, you bought a second-hand iPhone from the store and knowing nothing about the Apple ID that created by the former owner. Anyway, for the sake of your personal information security and data safety, you need to remove the Apple ID from iPhone or iPad if you no longer use it. But do remember to backup the data before you remove the Apple ID from your iOS device.

Part 2: Remove Apple ID from iPhone/iPad Without Password

There are many solutions for removing Apple ID from iOS device. But most of them require you to download iTunes or need to remember the Apple ID password to remove the Apple ID. So here comes the perfect tool to remove the Apple ID - Tenorshare 4MeKey. No iTunes? Forgot your Apple ID password? It's ok. you just need to download Tenorshare 4MeKey on your computer and you can remove the Apple ID from iPhone/iPad in just a few seconds. It is easy to use and very convenient. If you don't know how to use it, I will explain every single step for you.

  • First download and launch 4MeKey. Choose Unlock Apple ID from the interface.

  • Now connect your phone to the computer using USB cable and unlock your phone to trust the computer.

  • Then there are 2 situations: Find My iPhone is On; Find my iPhone is Off. Here we show you how to remove Apple ID when Find My iPhone is Off. If Find My iPhone is off, 4MeKey will recognize your device automatically, and click Next to directly remove your Apple ID.

  • Wait for about 2-3 minutes, and your Apple ID will be successfully removed. You can check now whether your Apple ID has been successfully removed.

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Part 3: Remove Apple ID from iOS Device by Device Settings (Device Required)

If you want to remove Apple ID from device, the best situation is that the iPhone is in your hand and you remember your Apple ID password. In this case, you can use the easiest way to remove the Apple ID from your iPhone/iPad, just by setting your device. If you don't know how to do it, you can follow this guidance to remove the Apple ID from your iPhone or iPad.

Step 1: Enter Settings then Click iTunes Store and App Store

Step 2: Click your Apple ID then Sign Out

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After these steps, the Apple ID has been removed. And you can sign in with the new Apple ID.

Part 4: Remove Apple ID from iPhone with Find My iPhone Feature (Device and Password Both Required)

The previous solution requires device only, but for this one, it's a little more complicated. It requires both device and Apple ID password. If the device is not in your hand or you forgot the Apple ID password, then this solution can not be used to fix your problem. Here is the guidance of this solution and you can follow to remove the Apple ID from your iPhone or iPad.

Step 1: First, go to the Settings and click iCloud, turn off Find My iPhone

Step 2: Enter your Apple ID password then click Turn Off

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After these steps, the Apple ID will be removed from this iPhone. You can log in with a new Apple ID.

Part 5: Remove Apple ID from iPhone/iPad by Resetting (Device Required)

Apart from the above solutions, you can also remove the Apple ID from iOS devices by resetting all devices settings. This solution requires only device. It doesn't matter whether you remember the Apple ID. It is also quite easy and you can fix your problem in a short time. I f you don't know how to reset the settings, please follow the steps below.

Step 1: Enter Settings then click General, tag Reset and click Erase All Contents and Settings

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Step 2: Enter Settings again and go General, click Reset and tag Reset All Settings

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When all steps finished, the Apple ID is no longer associated with the iPhone. You can log in again with new Apple ID.

Part 6: How to Find Your Apple ID and Password on Your iDevices

A common case is that users forgot the apple ID account or Apple ID password. In this case, they may prefer to find out the Apple ID, instead of removing the Apple ID from iOS device. So here I will introduce you a tool 4ukey-Password Manager . With this tool you can retrieve the apple ID and the password. This tool can also help to find out other passwords. Maybe you are not familiar with this software, but it can help you a lot on password issues. You can follow the guide to learn how to use this tool and finally fix your problems.

Step 1 Download 4ukey-iOS Password Manager and install it on your computer. Connect the device to the computer.

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Step 2 Click Start Scan to scan the apple id and password in your device.

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Step 3 When scan process finished, you can preview the Apple ID and other passwords.

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You can export all the password and apple id with 1 click

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In this way you can preview your Apple ID and can export it to your PC. With this tool you will no longer need to worry about forgetting Apple ID.


Tenorshare 4MeKey is an excellent choice for users to remove Apple ID from iOS device. It is convenient to use and can save users a lot of time. In addition, 4ukey also has many other software which enable users to fix many other password problems. For example, 4ukey-Password Manager can help to manage kinds of passwords, 4ukey-iPhone Backup Unlocker is designed for decrypting iOS backup password. In short, 4ukey is a very complete and professional tool for password issues. It can satisfy your needs at most times.

  Updated on 2021-09-07 / Update for  Apple ID

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