In the article below, you will learn everything you need to know about turning off “Find My iPhone” remotely.
“Find My iPhone” is a very useful feature that Apple implements to help you locate your device. However, there are certain cases when you may want to turn off Find My iPhone or turn off Find My Friends. For example, when you send your device for repair, you need to deactivate this feature so that the “Activation Lock” is turned off and the technician can reset your device.
However, what if you forget to turn it off before sending it to the repair shop? Can you turn off Find My iPhone remotely?
The answer is YES. Without your iPhone in your hand, you can either turn off “Find My iPhone” on iCloud or from another device. Read the article below to find out how!
If you have already signed out of iCloud on your iPhone before sending it away, you don’t need to worry about turning off “Find My iPhone” on your device. Signing out of iCloud on an iPhone automatically turns off all iCloud features on that device, including “Find My iPhone”.
Here’s how to sign out of iCloud on your iPhone:
Now the iCloud is signed out on your iPhone and the Find My iPhone feature is disabled as well.
There are two ways to turn off “Find My iPhone” remotely: on iCloud or from another device. Now, let’s see how to turn off this feature without your device in hand.
These methods involve erasing contents on your device, so please make sure you no longer want any information on your device or back everything up before proceeding with the following steps.
Before sending your iOS device to the repair shop or give it out to others, you should also remove Apple ID account from your device. The most common way to remove Apple ID is via the Settings app as long as you can enter the right Apple ID credentials. However, what if you have forgotten your Apple ID password? AnyUnlock – iPhone Password Unlocker can help you remove Apple ID without password. You can either remove Apple ID when the Find My iPhone function is turned on or not. Apart from removing Apple ID, you can also use AnyUnlock to remove Apple ID, iCloud Activation Lock, SIM lock, MDM in simple clicks.
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