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How To Turn Off Find My iPhone (Detailed Guide)

Are you trying to sell your device or give it away? Before trading or giving away your iPhone, it’s a good idea to turn off the Find My feature. It’s also good to de-register any AirTags, AirPods, Apple Watch, or other of your apple devices that may be connected to your Find My app.

You can also remove an old iPhone which is still showing up on your Find My app. You can do this with or without an iPhone. In this article, you will learn how to turn off the Find My app on your iPhone as well as how to remove older devices from the Find My in your apple id. 

How To Turn Off Find My iPhone – Summary

  1. How to turn off Find My iPhone

If you want to know an easy way to disable the “Find My” feature on your iPhone, you can follow the steps in this method to do so.

  1. How to remove iPhone from Find My – 2 Methods

2 Easy ways to remove an older iPhone (or any iPhone)  from the Find My app.

1. How to turn off Find My iPhone

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to turn off the Find My feature on your iPhone:

Step 1: Select the settings app on your iPhone. 

Step 2: Tap on your name.

Tap On Your Name

Step 3: Select the “Find My” option.

Click On Find My

Step 4: Select the “Find My iPhone” option. 

Select Find My iPhone

Step 5: Turn the Find My iPhone switch off.

Turn Off Find My iPhone

Step 6: Enter your Apple ID password and select “turn off.”

Enter your Apple ID password

Your iPhone location will no longer be shared with your Apple ID.

2. How to remove iPhone from Find My – 2 methods

Here are two easy methods you can use to remove your iPhone from the Find My app:

Method 1: Removing iPhone from Find My – Using any iOS/iPadOS devices

Step 1: Select the Find My app on your device.

Step 2: Navigate to the devices tab. It’s the second tab from the bottom left-hand side.

Navigate to the devices tab

Step 3: Select the iPhone/Device you want to remove.

Select the iPhone

Step 4: Swipe up and select the “remove this device” option in red.

Click on remove this device

Step 5: Select the remove option from the prompt window.

The selected iPhone will be removed from your Apple ID.

Method 2: Removing iPhone from Find My – Using the iCloud website on a PC or macOS

Step 1: Open the browser on your computer.

Step 2: Go to the iCloud website. ( icloud.com ) 

Step 3: Log in with your Apple ID.

Step 4: Select the “Find My” app on the website. 

Select the “Find My” app

Step 5: Enter your Apple ID password.

Enter your Apple ID password

Step 6: Click on “sign in.”

Click on sign in

Step 7: Select the all devices option.

Step 8: Click on the iPhone you want to remove from your Find My app.

Step 9: Select “Remove from account”

Remove from account

Step 10: Click on the “remove” button from the dialogue box.

Click on remove

The selected iPhone will be removed from your Find My app. 

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Conclusion:

To sum up, you can turn off the Find My feature on your iPhone very easily. You can also remove any old device which you don’t use anymore from the Find My app. Why is it a good idea to remove inactive old devices from Find My? – If you remove inactive devices from your Find My app, the list gets shorter. It makes finding active devices a lot easier and quicker. 

FAQs

Is there a way to turn off Find My iPhone without the iPhone?

Yes, you can remove the iPhone from the Find My app on iCloud on your PC or Mac. Follow the second section of this article for more.

How do I turn off Find My location on my phone?

To turn off the Find My app on your phone, follow the first section in this article. 

Can your iPhone still be tracked if the location is off?

No, your iPhone cannot be tracked if the location is off. 

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