If for any reason, you want to Logout from iCloud, you will find below the steps to Sign Out from iCloud on iPhone, iPad and Mac.
Sign Out from iCloud on iPhone, iPad and Mac
While it is possible to use iPhone, iPad and Mac without being signed in to iCloud, signing in to iCloud allows you to use Apple services like Find My Device, Photo Stream, iCloud Photos and iMessages.
In general, users find the need to Sign Out from iCloud while troubleshooting iCloud related problems, if they have multiple iCloud Account and to remove their iCloud Account from an Apple Device.
What Happens When You Sign Out from iCloud?
When you Sign Out of iCloud Account on iPhone or Mac, you will also get automatically logged out from iMessage, FaceTime and the App Store.
Also, you won’t be able to use iCloud Drive, iCloud Photos, iCloud Backups, Photo Stream, Shared Albums, Find My and other iCloud related services.
Continuity features like Universal clipboard, Handoff and Auto Unlock with Apple Watch won’t be working on your device.
If you are using Apple Pay, signing out from iCloud may remove Credit Cards linked to your Apple Pay Account and you may have to set them up again.
1. Log Out from iCloud on iPhone and iPad
The steps to Sign out of iCloud Account on iPhone and iPad are practically the same.
Open Settings > tap on your Apple ID Name > scroll down and tap on the Sign Out option.
On the pop-up, enter your Apple ID password and tap on Turn Off.
On the next pop-up, select/unselect the type of iCloud Data that you want to copy on your device and tap on Sign Out.
On the final confirmation pop-up, tap on Sign Out to confirm.
2. Log Out from iCloud on Mac
Click on Apple logo in top-menu bar and select System Preferences in the drop-down menu.
On System Preferences screen, click on Apple ID.
On the next screen, select Over View in the left-pane. In the right-pane, scroll down and click on Sign Out button.
On the pop-up, select/unselect the type of iCloud Data that you want to copy on your Mac and click on Keep a Copy.
If you do not select any item to keep, click on Continue to Log out from your iCloud Account.