May 23, 2018 Apple launched A new tool that allows you to completely and without the possibility of recovery to delete accounts Apple ID and iCloud. Such a need may be necessary for users in rare cases when their iPhone, iPad or Mac fell into the wrong hands or if the owner of the Apple devices simply decided to stop using them. This guide told you how to use the new tool and completely remove Apple ID and iCloud.
How to completely remove Apple ID and iCloud without recovery
Step 1. Go to the Apple Web Service “Data and privacy“And log in with your Apple ID account.
Step 2. Click “To begin“Under”Delete account“.
Step 3. Carefully read the information on the page that opens. On it, Apple warns you that deleting an Apple ID using this tool eliminates the possibility of subsequent recovery. The company also informs that along with your account, all data related to it will be deleted, including photos,s and documents stored in iCloud.
In addition, before continuing the removal process, you must:
- Back up data.
- Log out of accounts on all devices and in all browsers.
Step 4. At the bottom of the page, select the reason for deleting the account and click “Proceed“.
Step 5. The next two pages require you to read the cautionary information about what happens after deleting your account. Apple warns that deleting an account will entail:
- I’ll lose access to all purchases from the App Store, iTunes Store and iBooks Store.
- Cancel iCloud storage plan.
- Delete all information stored in iCloud.
- Cancel all other subscriptions to any services.
To continue the operation of deleting the account, click “Proceed“.
Step 6. Indicate the method of obtaining information about the status of the account. By e-mail or by phone number. After click “Proceed“.
Step 7 Important! On the new page, Apple will provide you with an access code that you must save, write, or print. This code will allow you to change your mind and request a recovery account before it is completely deleted within seven days. Click “Proceed“.
Step 8. On the page that opens, specify the code you just received and finally confirm the deletion of the account.
Immediately after that, your request to delete Apple ID and iCloud accounts without recovery is sent. Note that the removal does not occur immediately. Apple performs a check, which usually takes up to seven days.
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