As mentioned earlier, when signing out of an Apple ID, you will have the option of choosing if you would like to keep the copy on the device. When you log out of your Apple ID account, you will be asked whether you would like to save a copy of information that you have stored on iCloud accounts to your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. You will be asked if you would like to keep a copy of your iCloud keychain when you log out of your Apple ID. If you are using the same account for both iCloud and iTunes Store, you will be asked for your Apple ID password.
If you own an iPhone, or any other Apple device, for that matter, then you will be using your Apple ID to manage your iCloud, apps, music, TV shows, and more. If you are using iCloud Drive, then you will be able to access that same document or application on other devices using that same Apple ID as well. When logged into another Apple ID, you can combine content on one device with the iCloud data associated with another Apple ID.
You will now be given the option to merge contacts from an iOS device to iCloud. If you choose the “Merge” option, the contacts and Safari data stored on that device will be downloaded and combined with iCloud. Once you have signed in and enabled the relevant options, any of your iCloud data will sync back with your device.
Signing out of iCloud removes your iOS device from the Apple servers, and stops data sync from the iOS device to Apple servers. Signing out of an Apple ID temporarily stops the iCloud syncing for that specific device.
Items in your Apple wallet will no longer be available when you log out of your iCloud account. You will be unable to access any of your iCloud data, the App Store, Find My Features, Apple Pay, and any other services that require syncing to iCloud.
If you log out of your Apple ID, you will be unable to log into Apple services such as iCloud, Apple Music, the App Store, iMessage, Facetime, and Find My, among others. Additionally, data that you already synced in iCloud will be deleted locally on your device, which you will be able to only recover it with re-login. Remember, you will be able to enjoy all of iCloud services only if you re-connect an existing Apple ID or add a new one. Logging out of your Apple ID revokes access to all iCloud services, including iCloud Drive, iCloud Photos, and iCloud Music.
All of your photos will still be stored on iCloud Photos, and you will be able to access your photos from any device that is signed into your Apple ID. When you log out of iCloud, previously backed-up documents and files will still remain in your iCloud Drive or iCloud Storage, but any new data created after you log out will not be backed up. If your mail, files, and documents were previously backed up in iCloud, you will keep the messages exactly the way they were, and can access them when you log back in. If you previously used iCloud on your system, tap Keep Copy to keep existing data for selected apps.
Even if you decide against it, data will remain on iCloud as well as your other Apple devices. In short, the data associated with your iCloud account will be deleted with your Apple ID on the iPhone, unless you have chosen to retain certain data on your iPhone, but it still stays on the iCloud account, as long as you synced the iPhone with iCloud, or backed it successfully on the iCloud, had sufficient storage, and made regular backups. When you disable iCloud Photos before signing out of your Apple ID, you will be asked to delete the iCloud photos on your iPhone, or to download and retain your original photos and videos.
Because of the profound integration of iCloud with Apple devices, every time there is a technical issue or a security bug, you may have to log out of iCloud across all of your devices. Because of these issues, you cannot delete the Apple ID from the iPhone, and thus, the iPhone remains tied to your account. Lost is that your Apple Cash and Apple Card accounts cannot be transferred to a different Apple ID, nor can you access them using another Apple Account.
Remember, when you change accounts, information on your iPhone will be combined with data from your new Apple ID. Now that you have managed to delete an Apple ID previously used on an iPhone or iPad, let us now look at how to log into a different Apple ID on your iOS device.
If you enabled Two-Way Verification on the iPhone, different options will appear once you tap Forgot Apple ID or Password. Whichever method you select, after successfully recovering the password to your Apple ID, you will likely have to update it across all of your iCloud services and devices.
Heres how to disconnect from iCloud on a Mac or iPhone, whether you want to stop using Apples services or access them using another Apple ID instead. This tutorial also shows you what you can do to successfully log out of iCloud on an iPhone, so your iPhone can be given to someone else, and they can use it with their own account.
You can sign into your Apple ID to access Apple services such as App Store, Apple Music, iCloud accounts, iMessage, FaceTime, Apple Books, Find My, iTunes, Apple TV, Family Sharing, and others. You can sign in to multiple Apple IDs and configure them in your iOS devices Settings app, and use them for different purposes, such as contacts, emails, notes, bookmarks, and more. For example, you might have one personal Apple ID you use for App Store and iCloud, but another Apple ID for work purposes, where you store business or work contacts. If you are using multiple Apple IDs, such as having one for personal use and another for work, then you will be happy to know you can use more than one Apple ID on a device for things like emails, contacts, notes, and so on. You will also lose any of your iCloud data, like contacts, calendar, notes, and bookmarks, as well as the Apple Watch app data for any third-party apps installed.