What Hdeletes When You Delete Iphone From Icloud

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When you delete an iPhone from iCloud, the device is removed from your list of devices and is no longer backed up. If you delete a device from iCloud, you can’t restore data from a backup of that device. To delete an iPhone from iCloud, you need to erase the device and remove it from your Apple ID account.

If you’re selling or giving away your iPhone, or if you want to delete your device’s data before trading it in for a new one, you need to delete it from iCloud.


To delete an iPhone from iCloud, you need to erase the device. When you erase the device, all of its data is deleted and it is removed from your Apple ID account.

1. To delete an iPhone from iCloud, go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings.

2. Enter your passcode if prompted.

3. Tap Erase iPhone.

4. Tap Erase iPhone again to confirm that you want to delete the device and its data from iCloud.

5. Once the process is complete, the iPhone is removed from your iCloud account and can no longer be restored from a backup.

If you have an iOS device with iCloud Activation Lock, you can’t delete it from iCloud unless you can provide the correct Apple ID and password for the original owner of the device. If you don’t know the original owner’s Apple ID or password, you can try to contact them to get that information. If you can’t reach the original owner or if they’re unable to provide the information, you’ll need to take your device to an Apple Store or Authorized Service Provider so that they can verify your identity. Once your identity has been verified, they’ll delete the device from iCloud and give you a new one.

If you delete an iPhone from iCloud, you won’t be able to use features like Find My iPhone or iCloud Backup. You also won’t be able to restore data from a backup of that device. If you want to use these features or restore data from a backup, you need to add the device back to iCloud.

When you delete an iPhone from iCloud, it’s permanently removed from your account. You won’t be able to track it, find it, or erase it if it’s lost or stolen. If you think your iPhone has been stolen, you should report it to the police first and then delete it from iCloud.

Does Erasing IPhone From ICloud Delete Everything?

When you erase your iPhone from iCloud, it completely erases your device, including any credit or debit cards you added for Apple Pay and any photos, contacts, music, or apps. It will also turn off iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, Game Center, and othr services.

When I Delete From ICloud Does It Delete From Phone?

When you delete photos from your iCloud account, it will also delete them from your device. This is becuse the photos are stored in both locations. If you only want to delete the photos from your device and not your iCloud account, you can do so by unchecking the iCloud photo library option in the Photos app on your device.


Does Deleting ICloud Backup Delete Everything?

When you delete iCloud backup, your photos, messages, and oher app data will be permanently removed. Your music files, movies, and the apps themselves are not in iCloud backups.

Will My Photos Be Deleted If I Delete ICloud?

If you delete a synced photo from your iPhone or iPad, it’ll be deleted from iCloud too. If you turn off iCloud photo syncing, you can delete photos from the iCloud website wthout affecting your iPhone or iPad.

Does Resetting An IPhone Remove ICloud?

Yes, resetting an iPhone will remove iCloud. When you tap Erase All Content and Settings, it will erase your device completely, including any credit or debit cards you’ve added for Apple Pay and any photos, contacts, music or apps. It will also turn off iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, Game Center and other services.

How Do I Know If My IPhone Is Erased?

If you have lost your iPhone, or if it has been stolen, you can use the Find My iPhone feature to track its location and erase its contents. To use this feature, you must frst enable it in your iCloud account settings. Once enabled, you can access the Find My iPhone website or app to see the location of your phone and remotely erase its contents. If your phone has been erased, it will not appear in the list of devices on the Find My iPhone website or app.

How Do I Turn Off ICloud Without Deleting Everything?

If you want to turn off iCloud without deleting everything, wthin the Settings app, tap your name. Tap iCloud. Tap Photos. Toggle iCloud Photos to the Off position. This will disable iCloud photo syncing. However, your photos will still be stored on your device. To delete your photos, within the Photos app, tap Albums. Tap Select. Tap all of the photos you want to delete. Tap Delete > Delete Photo(s).

How Do I Clear Out My ICloud?

There are a few ways to clear out your iCloud.

You can clear out your iCloud Drive by selecting the files you want to delete and tapping Delete on your iPad or computer. You can also open the iCloud Drive folder and tap Recently Deleted. From there, you can select the folders or files you want to delete and tap Delete.

To clear out your iCloud email, you can delete individual emails or select all of them and delete them at once. To do this, open the iCloud email app and select the emails you want to delete. Tap the trash can icon in the top-right corner of the screen, then select Delete Selected Messages.

To clear out your iCloud calendar, open the iCloud calendar app and select the calendars you want to delete. Tap Edit in the top-left corner of the screen, then tap Delete Calendar.

To clear out your iCloud contacts, open the iCloud contacts app and select the contacts you want to delete. Tap Edit in the top-left corner of the screen, then tap Delete Contact.

Why Is IPhone Storage Full When I Have ICloud?

One reason an iPhone might have a full storage capacity is because of iCloud backups. If you previously had your device set to automatically back up to iCloud, and have never removed those backups, then you may have filled up your available storage space. You can view a list of all devices that are backing up to iCloud by going to Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage. From there, you can delete old backups for devices that you no longer use.

What Happens If I Delete ICloud Backup From Old Phone?

If you delete an iCloud backup from an old phone, the data on the phone won’t be affected. However, any photos that were backed up to iCloud will be deleted.

How Do You Delete Photos From IPhone But Not ICloud?

If you want to delete photos from your iPhone but keep them in iCloud, make sure to disable iCloud Photos. Go to Settings -> Apple ID (your name at the very top) -> iCloud -> Photos -> Toggle off “iCloud Photos”.

Where Do Deleted ICloud Photos Go?

When you delete a photo or video from iCloud, it’s placed in the Recently Deleted album, where it remains for 30 days before being permanently removed. To delete photos or videos sooner, go to the Recently Deleted album, select the items you want to delete, then click Delete [number] Items.

Where Do Permanently Deleted Photos Go?

Permanently deleted photos go into what is called the “trash” on your Android phone. When you delete a photo, it is sent to the trash. From there, you have 30 days to restore the photo or it will be permanently deleted.

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Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.