How to Delete iCloud Account Without Password on iPhone/iPad/iPod

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How to remove iCloud account without password? Read this guide to get solutions of deleting your iCloud account.

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July. 19, 2017

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If you have more than one iCloud accounts, or you just made a new Apple ID, you may want to delete the old iCloud account on your iPhone or iPad in order to change it to another account. It will be simply done by enter your password of your Apple ID to delete the account, however, if you have forgotten the iCloud password and want to delete the iCloud account without a password, that process will be a little difficult. In this article, we will show you 2 methods to help you make it with ease.

Method 1. How to Delete iCloud Account Without Password on iDevice

This method is suitable for iOS device running on iOS 7 and earlier, if your iOS is higher, you can go to Method 2

If your iOS device is running on iOS 7 or earlier, the following steps will help you delete iCloud account without password.

Step 1. On your device, open the Settings and press on iCloud.

Step 2. Tap on the iCloud option, you will be asked for the password. Put in any random number in its place. And tap on Done.

Step 3. After entering the random number. iCloud will tell you that it’s not correct. Then tap on OK and hit Cancel. You will be directed towards the iCloud page again. 

Step 4. Press Account one more time, erase the Description and tap on done. 

Step 5. This time you will be taken back to the main iCloud page without the password option. The Find My iPhone feature will be auto turned off.

Step 6. Now, scroll down and press delete. You will be promoted to confirm the deletion, tap on Delete to confirm.

Method 2. Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing iDevice Data

In iOS 10 you cannot delete an iCloud account as stated, all you can do is to reset your password of your Apple ID or just delete data held and switch off. If you really don’t need this account anymore, you can try this method to erase iCloud account data permanently.

Please note that if you use this method to erase iCloud account, all content and settings on your iOS device will be wiped out completely. So, before erasing your device, you’d better make a backup for your device.

Here in this part, we recommend you a tool named PhoneClean, a powerful iOS cleaning tool, which can help you clean all kinds of junk files and free up space on iDevice. Now in the latest version, it adds a new function called Erase Clean, which can help you erase an iOS Device without Apple ID. It will completely delete all data on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Here take iPhone for example.

Step 1. Download PhoneClean and open it > Connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable > Click Erase Clean tab.

Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing Data - Step 1

Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing Data - Step 1

Step 2. Click on Erase Now.

Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing Data - Step 2

Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing Data - Step 2

Step 3. PhoneClean will load the data on your iPhone firstly, and then erase your iPhone.

Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing Data - Step 3

Delete iCloud Account Without Password by Erasing Data - Step 3

Step 4. Once you finish the process of data erasure using PhoneClean, your old iCloud account on the device will be deleted too, without password.

Note: You can also use PhoneClean to completely delete text messages, remove app caches, and find & remove other documents and data on your iPhone to free up more space.

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to delete iCloud account without password. If you prefer an easy and quick way, PhoneClean can be your best choice. By the way, it can also help you delete unwanted files and junk files to free up your iPhone. If you fond of PhoneClean, you can download and give it a try.

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