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How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication / Two Step Verification on iPhone for Apple ID

[Last Updated: June. 01, 2018]

Apple always values security and privacy of user’s data, and has provided a number of ways to secure user’s Apple ID and protect user’s privacy. One of the most common solutions is the two factor authentication, or called Apple ID verification code. So what is two factor authentication? Two factor authentication ensure your Apple ID account only to be accessed on devices you trust, like your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. When you want to sign in to a new device for the first time, you'll need to provide two pieces of information—your password and the six-digit verification code that's automatically displayed on your trusted devices. By entering the code, you're verifying that you trust the new device.

So, besides the password protection, two factor authentication give you an extra layer of security for your Apple ID.

However, according to many users’ feedback, this feature also brought some problems to them, like apple verification code not working, or apple two factor authentication not working on iOS 11, or other apple two step verification problems. Besides, two factor authentication also prevents you from using some third-party software like iMobie AnyTrans or PhoneRescue.

If you are suffering these Apple ID two step verification issues, the most practical solutions is to turn off two factor authentication on iPhone, iPad, or Mac. If you don’t know how to remove the two factor authentication for Apple ID, read our step-by-step tutorial to make it in minutes.

How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication on iPhone (or Two-Step Verification for Apple ID)

To shut off two factor authentication on iPhone, all you need to do is to follow us and perform the steps on your computer and devices as below.

Step 1: Visit iCloud.com and log in with your Apple ID and password. And then it will note you to input the verification code. Just like the following screenshot,

At the same time, a window also pops up on iDevice (for me, it is my iPhone), says "Apple ID Sign In Requested", you need to click "Allow". And then your iPhone will show a Apple ID verification code, and you need to input it in iCloud.com like the last screenshot shows. And then click "Trust" when it asks "Trust this browser?".

Allow Apple ID Sign Requested  Input Apple ID Verification Code

Step 2: Once signed in, select Settings on homepage. Or you also can click the name of your Apple ID and then click iCloud Settings option.

How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication for Apple ID – Step 2

Step 3: Click "Manage" Apple ID.

How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication for Apple ID – Step 3

Step 4: You will be directed to another site – appleid.apple.com, and input your password to log in and verify it with Apple ID verification code.

Step 5: Then you will enter the manage page. Click "Edit" in Security column.

How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication for Apple ID – Step 5

Step 6: Click "Turn Off Two-Factor Authentication", and then confirm it.

How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication for Apple ID – Step 6

Step 7: Then you need to select your security questions and answer them, and click "Continue" after confirming your birthday and rescue email. After all of these steps, you have turned off two factor authentication for Apple ID successfully.

How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication for Apple ID – Step 7

By these steps above, you can easily remove two factor authentication On iPhone, and then you can log in Apple ID on third-party and get access iCloud backup. Here are some useful guide you may like:

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Once you have done the work with third-party software, you can turn on two-factor authentication (two-factor authentication) for Apple ID again to keep your data safe. About how to turn on two-factor authentication on Apple devices, you can follow this guide to make it.

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