iCloud account is essential for using Apple's online services such as iTunes, purchasing movies, music, etc. Your email is linked to your iCloud account and when you are about to sell or donate your iDevice, it is crucial that you delete your iCloud email account to protect your privacy. There are a number of ways to do this.
How to Delete iCloud Email Account?
Following are several ways to delete iCloud email account:
1. Delete iCloud Email from iPhone without Password
It's easy to delete iCloud email account from iPhone if you know the password. But what if you don't have the password? Can it be done? Sure, you can delete iCloud email without password if you use iMyFone LockWiper. Deleting iCloud email is LockWiper's major feature that helps a great amount of iOS users.
LockWiper - Your Great iCloud Unlocker
- Easily remove iCloud enail account from iPhone/iPad/iPod touch without password
- Successfully perform iCloud account deletion regardless of whether Find My iPhone is on or off
- Instantly delete iCloud email in a few clicks within 5 minutes
- You can switch to a new iCloud email account or create a new one after deletion
- Your iPhone won't be associated to the previous iCloud account, let alone being tracked
Detailed Steps to Delete iCloud Email Account without Password:
Step 1: Of course, you need to download the program on your computer first. Open it then and choose "Unlock Apple ID" mode which will help you delete any Apple ID or iCloud account from iPhone.
Step 2: Connect your iOS device to computer and trust the connection. Then click "Start to Unlock".
Step 3: LockWiper will immediately start unlocking and it will complete in a few seconds.
If the Find My iPhone feature is enabled, please reset all settings on your iPhone first. LockWiper starts unlocking when your device restarts.
When the process completes, you can set up your device with a different iCloud email account or just create a new one.
2. Delete iCloud Email Account from iPhone with Password
While it is not possible to delete an iCloud email account from Apple's server as Apple does not allow it, you can still delete the Apple ID linked to your iCloud email instead by following a few simple steps. It is recommended that you back up your iDevice's data before attempting this. Follow these instructions to delete iCloud email account from iOS devices:
Step 1. Open Settings app on your iDevice. Navigate to iCloud.
Step 2. Scroll down under all the settings to find “Delete Account” (or “Sign Out”) and tap on that.
Step 3. Confirm your action by tapping the Sign out option again when prompted.
3. Delete iCloud Email Account from Mac
You can also delete your iCloud email account from your Mac. The process is quite straightforward and should not take more than a couple of minutes to complete. Follow these instructions to delete iCloud email account from Mac:
Step 1. On you Mac, use the Apple menu shown on the upper left corner of the screen to choose the option called 'System Preferences'.
Step 2. Now click on iCloud.
Step 3. Find the Mail option on the next page. Click on the email account you want to remove.
Step 4. Now, click on the “-” from the bottom. Your iCloud email account will be removed from your Mac.