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3 Ways to Unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad


May 17, 2021 (Updated: Sep 08, 2021) • Filed to: iPhone Passcode Unlocker

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iPhones remain one of the best smartphones in this generation. Those that can't afford the new iPhones usually get in touch with used ones that are linked with Apple IDs. Fortunately, it is possible to unlink these Apple IDs through several methods. If you seek these methods, you are in the right place. This article has set to concentrate on presenting the different ways you can unlink the Apple ID from your iPhone/iPad.

(iOS 15 Supported) Unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad Easily without Password

One of the best ways to unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad without password easily is through the use of WooTechy iDelock. WooTechy iDelock is an iOS unlocker and decrypter that can help remove Apple ID without password. It can also help bypass Mobile Device Management(MDM) with 3 clicks and unlock iphone screen without password fast and easily. With WooTechy iDelock, unlinking Apple ID from iPhone/iPad is not in any way a problem.

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Great Features of WooTechy iDelock

Following are the highlighted features of WooTechy iDelock:

  • Various iPhone locks such as screen lock, Apple ID and screen time passcode can be removed.

  • It supports all iOS versions including the latest iOS 15.

  • It takes no time and no technical knowledge to unlink Apple ID.

  • Prevent the device from tracking.

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Find below the detailed steps of using WooTechy iDelock to unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad:

  • Step 1: Launch WooTechy iDelock

The first crucial step is to launch WooTechy iDelock on your PC. You see WooTechy iDelock main page with different modes including unlock Apple ID, unlock screen passcode, unlock iTunes backup, unlock screen time passcode, bypass MDM, and remove backup encryption settings. Choose the "Unlock Apple ID" mode.

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Ensure that your iPhone/iPad is connected to your computer via a USB cable. If you have not trusted your PC in the past, try to unlock your device screen and select "Trust" from the iOS device screen.

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  • Step 2: Unlock Apple ID

To unlink the Apple ID and iCloud account that is associated with your iPhone/iPad, click on the "Start to Unlock" tab.

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The Three Important Situations

Case 1.

WooTechy iDelock will begin to unlock your device (all iOS versions including iOS 15) if "Find My Phone" is disabled on all iOS devices.

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You will need to wait for a few seconds for iDelock to unlock your device.

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Case 2.

You will need to reset all settings if "Find My iPhone" is enabled on your iOS device(below iOS 11.4 versions). To do this, go to Settings > General > Reset All Settings. Your device will restart at once and WooTechy iDelock will begin to unlock your Apple ID and iCloud account.

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The Apple ID and iCloud account will be unregistered in the device the moment the process is complete. Proceed to set up your device with a new Apple ID.

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Case 3.

WooTechy iDelock will unlock your device (iOS 11.4 and later version) if Two-Factor Authentication is enabled. To ensure if it is enabled, confirm manually by checking Settings > Apple ID > Password & Security. If it is on, click on "Yes" to proceed.

You need to ensure that the screen lock passcode is set up already.

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Further Steps

  • Step 1: Download and Extract Firmware Package

Start by downloading the firmware version after the program has auto-detected your device model. If the download fails, click on "Copy" to download it through your browser. Nonetheless, if it is already on your computer, click on "Select" to apply it.

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The download and verification of the firmware package will take a few seconds, you need to wait for it.

Click on "Start to Extract" after verification and wait till the completion of the extraction.

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  • Step 2: Unlock Apple ID

Continue by clicking on "Start Unlock" and ensure the device is connected to your computer through a USB cable while the unlocking is in process.

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Carefully go through the notice then enter "000000" to double confirm your agreement to unlock your device. Click on "Unlock" which will take your device automatically to Recovery mode. In a few minutes, the unlocking Apple ID process will complete

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Unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad with Password in 2 Ways

Wondering how to unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad with password? This process was indeed difficult some years back; however, there are different easy ways to it now. This part has provided two genuine ways to get it done on iCloud and settings fast and easy.

1. Unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad on iCloud

iCloud refers to cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. It defines everything you do on your iPhone or most of the things you do on your iDevices. With iCloud, you can unlink a used iPhone that is still connected with someone's Apple ID.

Find below the detailed steps of using iCloud to unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad with Password:

Step 1: Log into your iCloud account

To log into your account to access, you need your Apple ID and password.

Step 2: Access the Apple devices list

To access the Apple devices list that is affiliated with your Apple ID, tap on "Find My iPhone" and select "All devices". From the drop-down list select the iPhone you want to remove.

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Step 3: Erase iPhone

Choose the option "Erase iPhone" then click on the "Erase" option for entering the Apple ID and password. To complete the process, click on the "Next" and "Done" options.

Step 4: Complete the process

Click on "Remove from Account." There will be a pop-up message on the screen showing the device. Click on "Remove" to complete the process.

2. Unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad on Settings

One of the great ways to unlink Apple ID from iPhone/iPad is through the settings of the iDevice. The appropriate question here is "how can you unlink Apple ID from your iOS device with password on settings?" Knowing your password makes the process very easy.

Find below the detailed steps of unlinking Apple ID from iPhone/iPad on settings:

Step 1: Go to the "Settings" app on your iPhone/iPad and choose the name there.

Step 2: Scroll down and click on "Sign out".

Step 3: Enter your password and tap "Turn Off".

Step 4: Turn on the data that you want to keep a copy of on your iPhone/iPad

Step 5: Click on "Sign Out" and then confirm it.

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FAQ about Unlinking Apple ID from iPhone/iPad

Q1: How Do I Unlink Two iPhones from The Same Apple ID?

To unlink two iPhones that share the same Apple ID, go to settings>iCloud, click on "Delete Account"; enter the password for the current account to turn off "Find My iPhone"; choose "Keep on My iPhone"; sign in again with a new Apple ID to create another account; then select "Merge" to upload data.

Q2: Can I Unlock My Device from A Previous Owner's Apple ID?

If you see the iCloud Activation Lock, there will be a need to contact the former owner to remove the Apple ID. The previous owner can do it remotely by signing in to iCloud with their Apple ID to remove it from the account.

Q3: How Do I Get My iPhone to Stop Asking for My Old Apple ID Password?

Some of the things to do may include turning your device off and on again, updating your software, checking your apps and update, turning FaceTime and iMessage off and on again, signing out of iCloud, checking if iCloud is working, and resetting your password.

Q4: What to Do If Your Apple ID Is Being Used on Another Device?

You can fix this by changing your password and ensuring that it is a strong one. Besides, you can add 2 Factor Authentication to your account to make it more secure. If the issue persists, try to go for a name change.


This piece has provided the needed support on how to unlink Apple ID from iPhone, unlink iPhone from Apple, and unlink iPad from Apple ID. By following the given steps under each of the ways (using WooTechy iDelock and doing it on iCloud or settings), you can get it done fast and easily. It now supports the latest iOS 15. just download and give it a try!

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