How to Turn Off Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod

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Myra Posted on Jun 02, 2017 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

If you want to use some third party Apps on your iPhone, it's likely that you are asked to turn off "Find My iPhone" first. Restoring your iPhone/iPad/iPod from iTunes also requires you to keep "Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod" off. Besides, when you want to sell your iDevice, you have to disable "Find My iPhone" for others to use. That why this article that tells you how to turn off "Find My iPhone" comes into existence. Read on to get the details.

How to turn off Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod

Before you turn the feature off, you need to make sure that your iDevice is under Wi-Fi or cellular network connection.

For iOS 10.3 and later:

1. Go to "Settings" App and tap on your name.
2. Tap on "iCloud".
3. Find "Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod" in the list and tap on it.
4. Switch "Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod" off. When the prompt appears, Enter your Apple ID password and click "Turn Off".

For iOS 10.2 and earlier:

1. Go to "Settings" App and choose "iCloud".
2. Scroll down to find "Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod" and tap on it.
3. Toggle off "Find my iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch".
4. Enter your Apple ID password and click "Turn Off".

How to turn of Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod