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How to Add or Remove a Device from Find My iPhone

Activation Lock is activated on your iPhone the moment you turn on Find my iPhone and Activation Lock is so strong that no one other than you can open the Lock. So, be careful while adding or removing iDevice on Find my iPhone.

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Find my iPhone is one of the amazing features of the Apple eco-system. This feature allows you to locate your device, play a sound on it and erase your device, all of them remotely from your computer. Isn’t that amazing. But there are situations when you need to add or remove a device from Find my iPhone.

These situations may be one when you’re selling your iPhone, iPad or Mac to someone else, or may be your iDevice was stolen. And you wish to erase it from Find my iPhone and take advantage of Activation Lock. For the people who do not know what Activation Lock is, it a Lock that prevents one from activating an iDevice without enter the Password for your Apple ID.

It helps keep your iDevice safe, like it is a situation when-in if you do not have it in your hands you cannot use it, nor the person who stole it can use it. So, the iPhone is good for no one hence.

How to Add or Remove a Device from Find My iPhone

There are different ways to add or remove a device from Find my iPhone. We shall take a look at the simplest methods in this article.

How to Add a Device to Find my iPhone

Step 1 : Go to Settings

Step 2 : Tap on your Photo [YOUR NAME]

Step 3 : Scroll down and tap on Find my iPhone

Step 4 : Switch the toggle next to Find my iPhone ON

That’s all, you have successfully added a device to Find my iPhone.

How to Remove a Device from Find my iPhone on iOS

Step 1 : Go to Settings

Step 2 : Tap on your Photo [YOUR NAME]

Step 3 : Scroll down and tap on Find my iPhone

Step 4 : Switch the toggle next tot Find my iPhone OFF

Step 5 : Enter the password for your Apple ID and tap Turn OFF

Now, it shall take few minutes and turn off Find my iPhone of the respective device. This shall help you to remove a device from Find my iPhone on iOS.

How to Remove a Device from Find my iPhone on iCloud

Step 1 : Logon to iCloud

Step 2 : Tap on Find my iPhone from the Launch Pad

Step 3 : Select the iDevice you want to remove from Find my iPhone

Step 4 : Tap on Remove from Account

Now, it shall take few minutes and turn off Find my iPhone of the respective device. This shall help you to remove a device from Find my iPhone on iCloud.

 

 

Conclusion

Find my iPhone accompanied with Activation Lock is an amazing feature. It helps t protect your iDevice in every manner possible and FYI cracking the Activation Lock isn’t an easy job. And even though on is able to by-pass the activation lock, they would never get the cellular network on their iPhone. So, you can stop worrying now.

Also Read : 

How to Restore iPhone & iPad via iTunes & iCloud
How to Delete Photos from iPhone X / Xr / Xs / Xs Max

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Punit Khatrihttps://ideviceguide.com
Founder and Editor-in-Chief. Punit is an Apple fan boy who loves to cover all news related to Apple and it's latest devices. Constantly trying to help the general public by sharing content that makes it simple and easy for them to understand the latest technology and the updates around.

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