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How to Disable Find My iPhone

Selling your iPhone? Make sure Find My iPhone feature is disabled!

The Find My iPhone feature was developed for your protection in case your iPhone gets lost or stolen. Because of it’s strong security, its impossible to get into the phone while this service is enabled.

Once this feature is activated, the device gets linked to the owners Apple ID account. The owner can then log in to where they can track their lost or stolen device. Once logged in, the owner will be able to locate the device, lock the device, wipe all user data and even send messages to the iPhone.

Find My iPhone cannot be disabled without the owners apple id account email and password. Because of this, turning of the find my iPhone before you sell your device is a must!

Disable Find My iPhone -From iPhone

Turn on your iPhone

Click on Settings


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Scroll down and click on iCloud


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Click on Find My Iphone


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Toggle the option to the left


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Enter your password and click Turn Off



Make sure the option is now disabled


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Make sure Find My iPhone is off


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You’re done!



Second Method:

Disable Find My iPhone – From


Go to

Log in to your iCloud account

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Click on Settings


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Select device you would like to remove



Click on the X sign

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Click on Remove

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Click on Done

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You’re done!


Find My iPhone is now off on the selected device.


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