How to disconnect iPad from iPhone

How to disconnect iPad from iPhone (3 Methods Listed)

Apple’s continuity feature works just like magic. You work on something on your iPad, you open the same app on your iPhone and you can continue right where you left off. While this feature can be very convenient, there are times when you need to unlink your iPad from your iPhone. For example, you need to give the iPad to kids to play games, or you want the iPad to have its own clipboard instead of the universal clipboard that Apple Ecosystem offers for every Apple device.

In this article, I will walk you through 3 ways that you can unlink your iPad from your iPhone.

How to disconnect the iPad from iPhone? – 3 ways.

Method 1: Remove the device from iPhone’s Apple ID settings.

Method 2: Remove the device from iCloud.com on a PC or Mac.

Method 3: Remove the device from iTunes on a PC or Mac.

Method 1: Remove the device from iPhone’s iCloud settings

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to remove the iPad from iPhone’s Apple ID settings.

Step 1: Go to the settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on your name, the first option at the top.

Remove the device from iPhone’s iCloud settings

Step 3: Scroll down to find your iPad and tap on it.

Step 4: Tap on the “remove from account” option in red.

Tap on the “remove from account” option in red.

Step 5: Tap on remove.

Tap on remove.

Your iPad will be unlinked from your iPhone

Method 2: Remove the device from iCloud.com on a PC or Mac.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to remove the iPad from iCloud.com on a PC or Mac.

Step 1: Open the browser on your PC or mac.

Step 2: Go to iCloud.com and sign in with your Apple ID.

Step 3: Click on “Account settings.”

Click on “Account settings.

Step 4: Under “My Devices” find your iPad. 

Step 5: Click on the “iPad” text in blue.

Click on the iPad text in blue.

Step 6: Click on the cross next to the iPad.

 Click on the cross next to the iPad.

Step 7: Click on “remove.”

Click on remove

Your iPad will be unlinked from your iPhone.

Method 3: Remove the device from iTunes on a PC or Mac.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to unlink your iPad from your iPhone by using the iTunes app on your PC or mac.

Step 1: Launch the iTunes app on your computer.

Step 2: Click on the “Account” option. It’s the 6th option from the top left.

Remove the device from iTunes on a PC or Mac.

Step 3: Click on “View my account.”

Click on View my account

Step 4: Click on “Manage Devices” under “Downloads and Purchases.”

Click on Manage Devices under Downloads and Purchases

Step 5: Click on the remove button next to the iPad you want to remove.

Click on the remove button next to the iPad you want to remove

Your iPad will be unlinked.

Conclusion

We hope that this guide has helped you unlink your iPad from your iPhone. These methods can be used to unlink your iPhone and iPad on both a temporary and permanent basis. If you want to link them back, connect them to the same wifi and log into your iPad using your Apple ID. If you already have your Apple ID logged into your iPad and it’s still not linked to your iPhone, just log out once and log back in and make sure that your iPad and iPhone are connected to the same wifi.

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FAQs

Why is my iPad connected to my iPhone?

Your iPad may be connected to your iPhone because of the same Apple ID used in them and both are connected to the same wifi.

How do I separate two devices with the same Apple ID?

Follow any one of the above methods to remove any device that you’d like.

How do I stop syncing photos from my iPhone and iPad?

Go to the settings of the device that you want to stop syncing → tap on your name → tap on iCloud → tap on photos → turn off the “sync this iPhone/iPad” switch.

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