How to Delete/Remove your Apple ID

The most simple method is to remove everything from your iDevice.

All you have to do is go to Settings → General → Reset → Erase All Content & Settings.

Next; Go to Settings → General → Reset → Reset All Settings.


Alternative method for deleting an Apple ID from your iPhone/iPad;

1. Remove Find My iPhone from your device. This will trigger the Activation Lock and is a necessary step.

If you have enabled Find My iPhone, here’s how you can remove it: Settings → iCloud → turn off the switch for Find My iPhone.


How to Remove Find My iPhone


2. Remove Your Device from iCloud: Follow this tutorial here to remove a device from your iCloud Find My iPhone account. If you are selling or giving away the iPhone/iPad, it will require a new setup for another Apple ID. It makes sense to remove the device from your account.

3. Sign Out Everywhere: Go to Settings → iTunes & App Store and tap on the Apple ID field. Then, tap on Sign Out. Next up, go to Settings → iCloud and repeat the process. These are the 2 standard places where you will have signed in with your Apple ID.

4. Reset: Finally, don’t forget to reset. Erase all content and settings from Settings → General → Reset and then for good measure, Reset All Settings too

Reset All Settings on iPhone