"So I have an old iPhone 5c. It has no passcode on it so it can be used, but the person I got it off doesn't know the password for the iCloud account. It keeps popping up telling me to sign in. Therefore I can't add my own account and it's pretty annoying if not completely useless as a phone. Can I remove the account without a password?"Want to know how to delete iCloud account without password? Fortunately, there a few ways to solve this problem. If you are in a situation like above, a professional iCloud bypass tool can help you delete an iCloud account if you don't know the password. And if you can get in touch with the previous owner, you can ask him to erase it remotely. If you just forgot the password, you can reset it via iforgot. Let's see each method in greater detail.
Part 1: How to Delete iCloud Account without Password via iOS Unlock
Part 2: How to Remove iCloud Account from iPhone via iCloud Website
Part 3: How to Delete iCloud Account from iPhone via Settings
Part 4: How to Reset iCloud Account on iPhone at iforgot
Tips: Back Up Your iPhone/iPad Before Deleting iCloud Account
Please note that removing iCloud account may cause data loss on iPhone. If you have some precious files stored on the iPhone, we strongly recommend that you back up your iPhone before deleting iCloud account. You can opt for Coolmuster iOS Assistant to preview files on PC, and back up files from your iPhone to PC selectively. The backup process is simple and quick. You can follow the guide to back up iPhone to computer >>
Let's start with the most efficient solution - using the professional iCloud unlocking software called iOS Unlock. If you forgot your old Apple ID password, you can use iOS Unlock to delete the iCloud account in a fast and professional way. After a few simple steps, you can get rid of the old iCloud account and log into a new account to access all the iCloud services again.
Learn more features of iOS Unlock:
* Remove Apple ID without password. (Applies to iOS devices running iOS 14.2 or earlier)
* Bypass iCloud activation lock without password easily.
* Unlock all types of iPhone lock screen, including 4-digit passcode, 6-digit passcode, Face ID, Touch ID.
* Compatible with almost all iPhone/iPad devices.
* No technical skills required. Easy & quick.
How to delete iCloud account without password from iPhone/iPad via iOS Unlock:
Note: The unlocking process with iOS Unlock will erase all the files on iPhone.
Step 1: Download iOS Unlock on your Windows or Mac computer and then open it. Click the Screen Unlock option from the welcome screen to continue.
Step 2: In the next window, select the Unlock Apple ID option. Connect your iPhone to computer using the USB cable. To let the software detects your iPhone, you will need to unlock the iPhone screen and tap Trust when you see the "Trust This Computer?" popup.
Step 3: Once the software detects your iPhone successfully, tap Unlock Now on the screen. Type "000000" and then click Unlock to confirm.
Step 4: Next, you will be prompted to reset your iPhone. Follow the instructions shown on the screen to reset your iPhone.
Step 5: After resetting your iPhone, iOS Unlock will start the unlocking process. Please keep your device connected to the PC during the process.
Step 6: After the process is finished, check whether you can sign in with a new Apple ID. If not, you can click Try again.
If you got an iPhone from other people and found the iCloud account hasn't been erased, you need to ask the previous owner to remove the iCloud account from iPhone remotely. Here are the steps that the owner need to take:
Step 1: Open a web browser and sign in to iCloud.com with the Apple ID.
Step 2: Head to Find iPhone and click All Devices at the top of the screen.
Step 3: Select the device that needs to remove the iCloud account.
Step 4: Click Erase iPhone > select Next to erase the device.
Step 5: After the device is erased, click Remove from Account.
In this way, all the contents on the iPhone will be erased, and the Find My iPhone feature will be disabled. You can then use the iPhone as new and sign in with your own iCloud account.
Another trick to delete iCloud account from iPhone without password is to do it via Settings, but it is not 100% effective. You can have a try. It doesn't cost anything.
Step 1: On your iPhone, open Settings > iCloud.
Step 2: When asked for the password, put in some random numbers.
Step 3: After entering the random numbers, tap done and iCloud will tell you that it's incorrect.
Step 4: Tap OK > Cancel. You will return to the iCloud page.
Step 5: Tap Account > erase the description > tap Done.
Step 6: Then you will be brought to the main iCloud page without the password. And the Find My feature will be disabled.
Step 7: Scroll down the page and then tap Delete.
If you forgot the iCloud password, but you still have access to the email address associated with your Apple ID, you can reset your iCloud password at iforgot easily. Apart from using the email, you can also reset the password by answering the security questions you created via iforgot.
How to reset iCloud account on iPhone at iforgot:
Step 1: Open the browser on a trusted Mac or Windows computer and visit iforgot.apple.com.
Step 2: Enter your Apple ID and click Continue.
Step 3: Select I need to reset my password and click Continue.
Step 4: Select Get an email > click Continue > Done.
Step 5: Open the email you received from Apple and click Reset now.
Step 6: You can then follow the instructions to reset your password.
Tip: For more detailed information to reset iCloud password, please check this guide: How to Reset iCloud Password on iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac?
As you can see, depending on the situation you are in, the methods to remove the iCloud account from iPhone can be different. If you want a hassle-free and more effective way to delete iCloud account without password, iOS Unlock is your solid choice.