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Top 3 Ways on How to Turn Off Find My iPhone/iPad

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2021-03-23 / Update for  iPhone Data

If you are an iPhone/iPad user then it is pretty much sure that you should know about Find My iPhone feature. This feature is one of the best feature in iDevice that helps the users keep their device safe and unauthorized access can't happen.

But there are so many users who manage to turn-on the feature but don't know how to turn off Find My iPhone. Today, I will be showing you how do you turn off Find My iPhone using different methods.

What is Find My iPhone?

Apple's Find My iPhone is a tool used to help you track down your iPhone/iPad/iPod no matter what happens to it. Whether you've lost it at a corner of your bedroom or it's been stolen right out of your hands, the Find My iPhone can be very useful.

Why Need to Turn Off Find My iPhone?

Sometimes, you may need to disable Find My iPhone because:

  • You iPhone battery dies so fast when this app tracks where your device is.
  • Find my iPhone disables you to restore your iPhone when you really want do that because you forgot the passcode.
  • You need to delete data on your iPhone and gave it to your friend and relative but Find My iPhone prevents you from wiping.

Way 1: How to Turn Off Find My iPhone Using iCloud

If you don't wish to keep "Find My iPhone" feature turned-on on your device then you can easily turn it off. All you need to know is the Apple ID and password that is associated with the device and then follow the given process accordingly. You will be able to turn off Find My iPhone within few minutes. Make sure to have an internet connection on your computer.

Steps on how to turn off Find my iPhone from Computer by iCloud:

  • First type www.iCloud.com on the URL bar of any web browser.
  • Next enter the same Apple ID and Password that has been used in the iPhone.

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  • Then select "All Devices" option that you can see on the top of the screen and also select the iPhone which you want to turn off "Find My iPhone" feature.

    select the iphone from all devices
  • You will be thrown to new windows screen where you will see the selected device with few features beneath it.

    information about the iPhone
  • Now click on "Name of the iPhone" which you can see on the top of the screen. This time the drop down will came with "X" just beside the device name. Simply, click on "X' icon.

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  • After that you will see a confirmation messages on the screen. Click on "Remove" option.

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You have successfully turned off Find My iPhone from your device.

Way 2: How to Turn Off Find My iPhone from Settings?

If you have the physical access on the iPhone then you can turn off Find My iPhone/iPad in few minutes. This method also requires the Apple ID and Password that is linked to the iPhone whose Find My iPhone feature you are going to turn off.

Steps to turn off Find My iPad/iPhone on devices:

  • First go to Settings of your iPhone/iPad.
  • Next tap on your name (which you can see on the top of the screen) and click on iCloud option from the list.
  • Then scroll down the screen until you don't see Find My iPhone.

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  • Now toggle off Find My iPhone and enter the Apple ID as well as password.
  • Finally click on "Turn Off" option.

Way 3: How to Disable Find my iPhone without Password

If you no longer remember the password of the Apple ID that is linked to your device then this method will definitely help you. There are many users who ask, how to disable Find My iPhone without Apple ID or password. All you need to do is strictly follow the steps given below and do not miss any steps for the working of the process. Make sure to have enough battery on your iPhone.

1. How to Turn Off Find My iPhone without Password iOS 12.0 - iOS 14.4?

Somtimes, you might forget password to turn off Find My iPhone. Is there any way to accomplish this goal? Here, we'll walk you through an ideal way to make it. Tenorshare 4MeKey is a great tool which can help you disable Find My iPhone without password free-hassle.

Tenorshare 4MeKey widely supports devices from iPhone 6 to iPhone X, which runs iOS 12.0 -iOS 14.4. The most important thing you need to keep in mind that your iPhone wil be restored to factory settings.

A Video Tutorial: How to Turn Off Find My iPhone/iPad with 4MeKey

When you download the software, you can follow the procedures below to start using it.

  • Launch Tenorshare 4MeKey and you come to the main interface. Kindly choose the “Turn Off Find My iPhone” option.

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  • Then connect your device to computer, you gotta tap "Trust" on your device and enter the screen passcode to unlock it. After your iPhone is successfully recognized, please go ahead.

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  • The next process is to jailbreak your device. Please prepare an USB flash drive and burn jailbreak environment to jailbreak the iOS device.

    4mekey guide - step 3
  • After you have jailbroken your device without any question. “Confirm Device Information” and click on the “Start” button to start turning off Find My iPhone. Note: Disconnecting your device from internet is necessity.

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  • The disabling process needs some time, please wait for a moment.

    how to turn off iCloud on iPad without password
  • OK, when "Find My iPhone" has been deactivated, you can successfully notice the image below. Just copy the serial number and go to the website for further check.

    4mekey guide - step 5
  • If your iPhone has been disable Find My, a prompt will notify you that your device will be factory reset. And then, check if your iPhone has been erased.

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2. How to Turn Off Find My iPhone Without Password (iOS 10 - iOS 11)

  • First unlock your iPhone > Go to Settings and tap on iCloud.
  • Scroll all the way down and tap on Sign Out. Few popup box will appear for the confirmation. Follow the onscreen process unless you don't see a popup box asking for Apple ID password.

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  • Tap on Cancel and go back all the way to General option of the settings menu.
  • Scroll down and click on Reset option > Click on Reset All Settings.

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  • Enter passcode and confirm your request. Wait for sometimes until the device turns on.
  • Now if you go to settings > iCloud, there you can see Find My iPhone is turned off which means you have disabled the feature.


I hope you have learned how to turn off Find My iPhone using different methods. All the methods are easy to use and they work perfectly fine, just use the one that is convenient for you. Now you don't need to ask anyone how do I turn off Find My iPhone. Also remember to use Tenorshare 4MeKey. Comment below, if you have any query.

  Updated on 2021-03-23 / Update for  iPhone Data

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