As far as security is concerned we can take for granted a fact, that iPhone is one of the safest, and that as for, when someone forget your password or login credentials to this device, everything turns gray. That’s why from now on we must tell you that you must keep these credentials well if you do not want to have a bad time in the future, it is not surprising that often not much can be done if you are not the initial owner of the article .
In this case, this option that the device gives us, to be able to find it in case of loss or theft, is a very good and safe option that allows you to perform this task. For this we must take into account some important factors. Before entering credentials we must be sure that we will not forget them which we can easily remember. In this article we will see what we can do in these cases of forgetfulness and want to disable this option.
What should you look for when trying to turn off your iPhone search?
To make this decision we must take into account some considerations, which always bring things for and against about making this crucial decision. On the one hand, you can get some freedom by considering that if you deactivate it, you will remove the radars from above. But, on the other hand, if you lose your phone or steal it, you will be exposed to all that this entails.
Although if you disable it you can sell or give away your mobile if you want without the information being entirely on the mobile, so anyone who accesses the mobile can create their own account and make use of this entirely. In any case, this is an important decision to make and you need to be sure of what you are doing before you act and decide to turn off the tool to find my iPhone.
How do I delete my iCloud account on a second-hand iPhone?
To delete the iCloud account from your iPhone you need to keep in mind that all information entered or contained in it will be deleted and you will not have access to it in any way, but there is a possibility. For this we must enter the account ID and from here we go to the option “Manage account”.
Being in this section you go to the bottom and place “Data and privacy” then enter “Manage privacy” at the bottom we must enter “Delete Your Account”, enter your credentials. From this moment you must enter the reason why you want to delete it and the system reminds you of the implications of this; click continue and then check a box to confirm this action, in 7 days your account will be completely deleted
Create a new iCloud account
To create a new iCloud account, the first thing we need to do is click on Forgot your Apple ID or password? And we continue to follow the steps below.
- Create a Free Apple ID
- We enter personal data
- Then we indicate an available email or if we want to open an iCloud
- In any case we confirm the mail
- And finally we accept and the account will be created
- In the case of creating one with iCloud you will have to enter your credit card information
Edit previous user data without password
In any case, when you purchase a second-hand iPhone, for which the iCloud account has not been withdrawn, and the user’s data is in this, we will proceed to delete this account, for this we need your credentialsthe best thing would be that before purchasing it would be to manage the option to turn on and off “find my iPhone”, that is to say, that you also have the access credentials.
Of course it should be noted that without the credentials this data modification would not be possiblebecause this is done by creating a new iCloud account and a device cannot have two and if you do not have the ID and password of the previous user this will not be possible, as the device needs this to delete the it counts in a secure way, in order to accept a new one in the future.
How do I regain access to an iPhone if I forgot my user account information?
For this it would only be accessed by three options we have through Apple supportthis tells us that we can perform this action from the same phone by resetting the password, for this you must have on hand the iCloud ID and password, another option is to use someone else’s device, for this you need to download Apple support in the other device and know your login ID to reset your password.
The last option they have if you couldn’t make it is entering iforgot Apple from here you can access a platform where you can choose between answering security questions, recovery key or receive an email associated with your device.
What steps should I take to disable ‘Find my iPhone’ on iPad and iPhone?
This action is simple, taking into account what was mentioned above, with respect to credentials and the implications of that action. We can perform this action using the same device. For this we must follow the following steps.
- Tap your Name> Find
- Find my iPhone> Turn off
- Enter your Apple ID Password
- Disable, and that’s it