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How to turn off Find My iPhone

The “Find My” feature is designed to help you locate your Apple devices. Previously known as “Find my iPhone”, it was renamed with the release of iOS 13, since it now works with your iPad, AirPod, Apple Watch, and MacBook.
You can use Find My iPhone from computer or any other Apple device, simply log in with your Apple ID to iCloud or another device and find all of your Apple products on a map. 📍

As useful as it sounds, there are times when you need to have Find My iPhone disabled:

🔹 To reset or restore your device, to bring it to out-of-the-box condition.

🔹 When bringing it for service to Apple store technicians.

🔹 Before you sell it ot give it away.

 

To restore your device with CopyTrans Shelbee disabling “Find My” is also required. The procedure depends on the iOS version installed on your device:


Disable Find My iPhone

iOS 13, 14 and 15
  1. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, go to Settings > tap on Your Name.

  2. Turn off Find My iPhone

  3. Click on “Find My”, then click on “Find my iPhone”.

  4. Navigate to Find My iPhone menu

  5. Disable “Find My” by sliding the switch to the left.

  6. Disable Find My iPhone

  7. Once prompted, enter your iCloud password and tap “Turn Off”.

  8. Enter your Apple ID

 

Disable Find My iPhone

iOS 12 and earlier versions
  1. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, navigate to Settings > tap on Your Name > iCloud and look for “Find My iPhone” at the bottom.

  2. Open iCloud settings

  3. Disable “Find My iPhone” by sliding the switch to the left.

  4. Turn off Find My iPhone iOS 12

  5. Once prompted, enter your iCloud password and tap “Turn Off”.

  6. Enter your Apple ID

This is how to turn off Find My iPhone and continue with restore using CopyTrans Shelbee.


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🔹 Full Backup or only Latest Changes backup.
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🔹 Restoring data from a corrupted iTunes backup.

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User guides for CopyTrans Shelbee
How to restore iPhone without iTunes?
What’s happening during Custom restore in CopyTrans Shelbee?
What does CopyTrans Shelbee backup include?

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Backups are always saved as a bunch of code, they only start making sense when restored back to the device. Ever wondered if it is possible to export your selected data from an old backup directly to your PC? Let’s say you needed your old WhatsApp conversation for some reason, and it is stored in an old backup.

With CopyTrans Backup Extractor you can get it in .PDF format in a couple of clicks without restoring to the device. We can also extract Photos, Messages, Contacts, Calendars, and Notes.

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User guides for CopyTrans Backup Extractor
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How to recover photos from a broken iPhone?

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