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Thursday, January 29, 2015

How to Delete An iCloud Account from iPhone/iPad in iOS 8

Deleting/removing your iCloud account from your iPhone/iPad has changed a tiny bit in iOS 8. While all processes remain the same, Apple changed the button labels. Instead of Delete, you now have Sign out.
For those of you who are new to the iOS ecosystem and would like to know how to delete the iCloud account from your iPhone/iPad, this post should be helpful. Dive in.

How to Delete An iCloud Account from the iPhone and iPad in iOS 8
How to Delete iCloud account on your iPhone/iPad Running iOS 8:
  • Open Settings
  • Tap on iCloud
Access iCloud on iPhone in iOS 8
  • Scroll way down and tap on Sign out
Sign out from iCloud in iOS 8
  • Tap on Sign out in the alert message

iCloud Signout Alert Messsage
  • Now, you’ll see the Delete Account alert.
Remove iCloud Account from iPhone and iPad in iOS 8
  • If you want to keep all Safari reading list/bookmarks/saved pages data on your iDevice (or if you want to keep all the contacts on the iPhone/iPad), make sure you tap on Keep on my iPhone/iPad.
  • If you don’t want to keep all that data, you can tap on Delete from My iPhone/iPad.