Apple ID usually records your privacy details and payment information. It is used for Apple services such as iTunes Store, Apple Support, FaceTime, iCloud, App Store, iBooks Store, Mac App Store, etc. If you want to sign out or switch Apple ID but worry about what happens if I sign out of Apple ID. You should read the following article. We will explain what happens if I sign out of Apple ID in detail, and provide the ways to sign out Apple ID even without a password.
What Happens If I Sign out of Apple ID？
Generally, Signing out of Apple ID can only disable the synchronization to iCloud servers. It will not have any impact on your data. We will explain this from different aspects in detail.
1. iCloud Service
iCloud allows you access to your data, contacts or photos anywhere. If you sign out of Apple ID, iCloud service will be blocked. Your new photos or other updates will not upload to your iCloud. It will not influence the data that already synced with iCloud. The data stored in iCloud will keep complete. iCloud will continue to synchronize with your other Apple devices associated with this Apple ID.
Unavailable iCloud service after signing out of Apple ID:
- Apple Pay
- Game Center
- Messages in iCloud
- Siri Shortcuts/Voice Memos
- Find My Friends/Find My iPhone/ iPad / iPod touch
- Home app to control your HomeKit devices
- iCloud Backup/Drive/Keychain/Mail/Photos
- Shared Albums/Shared Notes/Shared Pages, Numbers, and Keynote documents
- Updates to your contacts, calendars, reminders, bookmarks, and Safari tabs
- App data for the third-party apps installed by using iCloud
2. App Store, iMessage, and FaceTime
The App Store, iMessage and FaceTime are linked with your Apple ID. If you sign out of Apple ID, these services will sign out automatically. You should sign back of these services respectively with an Apple ID. If you don't want to use an Apple ID to sign back iMessage and FaceTime, you can also use your phone number.
3. The data stored on your Apple devices
Signing out of Apple ID will not delete the data originally stored on your iPhone. It only intends to clear the copies that came from the iCloud. But don't worry, iCloud will ask you if you need to delete the local copies. So it would be safe for you to remove an Apple ID. If you still worry about these things, you can make an iTunes backup just in case.
Back up to iTunes:
Step 1. Launch iTunes with the latest version.
Step 2. Connect your Apple device and tap on "Trust This Computer".
Step 3. Select your device, and go to Summary tab.
Step 4. Tap on "Back Up Now".
How to Sign out Apple ID on iPhone/iPad When You Know the Password
It is quite simple to sign out of Apple ID. You need to know your login details on this iPhone or iPad. Just follow the steps below to sign out of your Apple ID and iCloud account.
For Apple devices running on iOS 10.3 or later:
Step 1. Open the Settings app on your Apple device.
Step 2. Click on your name.
Step 3. Scroll down to the bottom, and click on the "Sign Out" tab.
Step 4. Enter the Apple ID password, and click on the "Turn Off" button.
Step 5. Select the data you want to keep a copy of on your device. Tap the "Sign Out" tab.
Step 6. Click on "Sign Out" again to confirm the process.
For Apple devices running on iOS 10.2 or earlier;
Step 1. Open the Settings app on your Apple device.
Step 2. Navigate to iCloud and scroll down to the bottom.
Step 3. Click on the "Sign Out" tab and click on "Delete from My iPhone".
Step 4. Choose between Keep or Delete Data on your iOS device based on your preference.
Step 5. Enter the Apple ID password, and click on the "Turn Off" button.
How to Sign out Apple ID on iPhone/iPad without Password
If you want to sign out of your Apple ID but you cannot remember its password. You should use the third-party software to remove the Apple ID and iCloud account directly. iMyFone LockWiper iPhone Unlock offers an instant solution with a 99% success rate. It is user-friendly and designed to remove an Apple ID from your iDevice in a few minutes. Let's view its main functions.
Key features of iMyFone LockWiper:
- Help you sign out of Apple ID and iCloud account without password in 5 minutes.
- Remove Apple ID and iCloud account permanently when Find My iPhone is enabled.
- It can unlock Face ID, Touch ID and digit password on any Apple device within minutes.
- It can also be used to remove Screen Time or Restrictions Passcodes without losing data.
Sign out of Apple ID without password by using iMyFone LockWiper:
Step 1. Download LockWiper on your computer. Choose the function of "Unlock Apple ID".
Step 2. Connect your Apple device to a computer.
Step 3. Choose "Start to Unlock" to sign out Apple ID and iCloud account.
Step 4. LockWiper will sign out your Apple ID directly. Your device cannot be tracked by the previous Apple ID.
This article explains what happens if I sign out of Apple ID, and tells you how to sign out an Apple ID. If you cannot remember your Apple ID password, you can sign out Apple ID as well. iMyFone LockWiper iPhone Unlock can directly bypass the Apple ID password and sign out your Apple ID in 5 minutes. Just download to take a free trial!