How to turn off find my iphone

How to turn off find my iphone

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Nowadays, more and more people store personal information on their phones where it can be easily compromised or lost. For the reason that we are afraid of losing our iPhones, Apple Inc. created a feature that permits users to locate a lost or missing Apple device. If you log in to or to the Find My iPhone app, you are able to keep track your missing device on a map and play a sound to find it if it’s close by. 

We recommend all users to turn on Find My iPhone, but in some cases you can to turn it off. Keep in mind that if you sell your iPhone or pass it on, you should deactivate Find My iPhone beforehand, because the new user won’t be able to do it, consequently he won’t be able to restore the device to its factory settings. So, be careful when you sell or buy an iPhone to not fall into a snare or not to lose your personal information.

Also, when  you bought a second hand iPhone and realized that it is still connected to the previous owner phone,  you may to have problems with Find My iPhone. It can be quite difficult to deactivate Find My iPhone on the device which is linked to a previous owner – that’s why we recommend you to be attentive when buying a new device.

In fact, if you do want to swich off Find My iPhone, because you are selling the iPhone (iPad or Mac) or because you don’t want to be tracked or because you have bought an iPhone that is still connected to someone else’s Find My iPhone, this article will teach you how to do it quickly and easy. 

How to Turn Off Find my iPhone:

  1. Just click on Settings on your iPhone or ‌iPad‌.
  2. Tap your name in the Apple ID banner at the top.
  3. Tap iCloud.
  4. Scroll down and tap ‌Find My‌ iPhone (or ‌Find My‌ ‌iPad‌).
  5. Tap the toggle to switch it to the white OFF position.
  6. Enter your Apple ID password when prompted.
  7. Tap Turn Off.

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