The Find My iPhone feature is one of the most valuable service provided for all Apple users. While we enjoy all the benifits brought by this feture, not all of us realize that knowing how to remove a device from Find My iPhone is just as important as the feature itself.
When you inherit an Apple device or just purchase a used device without removing the device from Find My iPhone, the original user can always track your device, or even lock you out of it with activation lock, making it completely useless for you.
For sellers, it is also an obligation to know how to remove the device form Find My iPhone before selling it.
So today let's have a look at how to remove an Apple device from Find My iPhone, and what to do when you don't know or remember the password of the iCloud account.
- Part 1. Remove iPhone from Find My iPhone on iCloud
- Part 2. Remove iPhone by Turning Off Find My iPhone
- Part 3. No Password? Remove device from Find My iPhone with iBypasser
- Part 4. About Find My iPhone and iBypasser: FAQs
Part 1: Remove iPhone from Find My iPhone on iCloud
The most straightforward way to remove an Apple device from Find My iPhone is by using the iCloud service. You can access the iCloud website from various devices including another iPhone, iPad, Windows PC or a Mac computer. Basically, everything that can access the Internet can be used to log in iCloud and remove an iPhone from Find My iPhone.
Now let's have a look at how to easily remove iPhone from Find My iPhone using the iCloud service.
Step 1: Use any device to login the iCloud website with the iCloud account and password.
Step 2: Then navigate to the “Find iPhone” function and enter it.
Step 3: After entering the “Find iPhone” module, you should be able to see the “All Device” button at the top of the panel. Click on it and find the device that you want to remove in the drop-down list.
Step 4: Then click on the device and click the “Erase iPhone” button on the device panel. You can only remove the device after the device is successfully erased here.
Step 5: Once your device has been erased, you can then see the “Remove from Account” button below. Click on it and the device will be removed from your iCloud account and the Find My iPhone function.
The pro of this method is that you can do it anywhere at anytime. As long as you have an Internet connection, you can log in to your iCloud account and remove any device from Find My iPhone easily.
But unfortunately, if you don't know or remember the password of the iCloud account, then you will not be able to remove iPhone from Find My iPhone with this method.
Part 2: Remove iPhone by Turning Off Find My iPhone
Removing iPhone from Find My iPhone is even simpler if you have the device by your hand. if you are in possession of the iPhone that you want to remove from your Find My iPhone list, then you can simply remove it by turning off the Find My iPhone feature on the device. This method is especially useful when you're about to sell or give your device to someone else.
Here is how to remove iPhone by turning off the Find My iPhone feature.
Step 1: Make sure you are logged in with your iCloud account. Then go to “Settings”, and then find “iCloud”.
Step 2: In “iCloud”, tap “Find My iPhone” and enter it.
Step 3: Then you should be able to see the “Find My iPhone” switch. Tap to switch it off.
Step 4: To turn off the Find My iPhone Feature, you need to enter the password of your iCloud account.
As you can see, it is fairly simple to remove an iPhone from Find My iPhone as long as you know the password of the iCloud account. However, what if you don't remember the iCloud account or you cannot contact the original owner after buying a used iPhone with the Find My iPhone feature on?
In the next part, let's have a look at how to remove iPhone without knowing the password of the iCloud account.
Part 3: No Password? Remove device from Find My iPhone with iBypasser
If you are not the original owner of the iCloud account, or you don't remember the iCloud password, the only way to remove device from Find My iPhone is to use a professional computer software like iBypasser.
Key Features iBypasser:
- Turn off FMI directly without passwords.
- Bypass iPhone activation lock screen from without SIM card, Apple ID or passwords.
- Support iPhone 5S to iPhone X running iOS 12.3 and later versions.
- Log in a different Apple ID after bypassing iPhone activation lock.
- Disable tracking or erasing from the previously used Apple ID.
iBypasser is professionalized in turning off the Find My iPhone feature and bypassing the activation lock caused by Find My iPhone. The software is easy to use and is completely safe for your device. You do not have to jailbreak your device in advance in order to use this software to turn off Find My iPhone. iBypasser helps you with the entire process of turning off Find My iPhone or bypassing activation lock.
iBypasser Works on both windows and Mac computers so that you can easily remove your device from the original Find My iPhone list no matter what computer you're working on. Follow the instruction below and you should be able to have a perfectly working iPhone without the original Find My iPhone feature on.
Step 1: Download, install iBypasser on your computer and launch it. On the homepage of the software, choose the third function “Turn Off FMI”.
Step 2: Then click “Start” and connect your device to your computer. When your device is successfully connected to the computer, you will have to jailbreak the device following the onscreen instruction. Make sure your device is properly connected and click next to proceed.
Step 3: After successfully jailbreaking your device, iBypasser will start turning off the Find My iPhone feature automatically. Wait for a couple of seconds until the process is finished.
Step 4: To make sure that the Find My iPhone feature does not turn itself back on, iBypasser can also remove the Apple ID afterwards. Now you have to confirm the Find My iPhone status as instructed, and then click confirm. iBypasser will then remove the Apple ID for you.
Step 5: When you see the “Find My Device Successfully Turned Off” page, it means that your device is successfully removed from Find My iPhone. Now you can click “Done” and disconnect your device and use it normally.
Part 4: About Find My iPhone and iBypasser: FAQs
Q What happens when I turn off Find My iPhone?
After turning off the Find My iPhone feature, you cannot locate the device via your iCloud account. Neither can you erase the device or put it in lost mode. In another word, you no longer have any control over your device remotely. So if you worry about losing your device, it is not suggested that you turn off the Find My iPhone feature. But if you have purchased a used iPhone or if you want to sell your device to someone else, then it is necessary to remove device from Find My iPhone to avoid any further dispute.
Q Do I need to jailbreak my device before using iBypasser?
iBypasser integrates the process of jailbreaking in the software. You do not need to install any other jailbreaking tool before using iBypasser. simply connect your device to your computer and follow the instruction provided by the software and you can remove device from Find My iPhone or turn off the activation lock. However, for new models like iPhone XR to iPhone 11 Pro Max, you may have to manually jailbreak according to the tutorial here.
Q Is iBypasser safe for my phone?
iBypasser Is 100% safe for any Apple device that it supports. As long as you stick to the instruction inside of the software, there is almost zero chance that your device could be bricked or damaged.
Q Can I remove device from Find My iPhone without password for free?
iBypasser has a free trial version for anyone to try out. If you are not sure whether your device is supported by the software or not, you can simply download and install the software for free and run it to have a test. No money will be charged until you are sure that your device is supported by the software and it actually works for you.