How to remove a device from Apple ID

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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  • If you use Apple’s services or devices, it’s certain that you have an Apple ID.
  • Sometimes, you need to remove the device from your Apple ID account, and today we’ll show you how to do that.
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Having multiple devices associated with your Apple ID is easy, but sometimes you need to remove a device from Apple ID.

This process is rather simple, and in today’s article, we’ll show you how to remove a device from an Apple ID.

How can I remove device from Apple ID?

1. Use iTunes

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. Go to Account > View My Account.
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  3. Go to the iTunes in the Cloud section and click on Manage Devices.
  4. A list of devices will now appear.
  5. Click Remove next to the device that you wish to remove.

Note: If you can’t remove a device, make sure that you sign out of Apple ID on that device and then try to remove it again.

2. Use System Preferences

  1. Open the Apple menu and choose System Preferences.
  2. Now go to the Apple ID section.
  3. Select the device that you want to remove from the left pane.
  4. In the right pane, click on Remove from Account button.

3. Use the Apple ID account page

  1. Go to the Apple ID account page.
  2. Enter your Apple ID credentials.Apple ID login remove device apple id
  3. Scroll down to the Devices section.
  4. Select the device that you want to remove and click on Remove from Account button.

4. Use iCloud

  1. Go to iCloud’s website and sign in.
  2. Click your name in the upper right corner and choose Account Settings.icloud remove device apple id
  3. Go to the My Devices section and select the devices that you want to remove.
  4. Now click the X button next to the device.
  5. Click the Remove button to confirm.

5. Use your iOS device

  1. Go to the Settings app and tap on your Apple ID.
  2. Select your iOS device.
  3. Now tap on Remove from account.
  4. Select Remove to confirm.

Removing your device from Apple ID doesn’t have to hard at all, and we hope that you managed to remove it after using our solutions.