You can customize which apps on your devices are connected to iCloud, or turn off iCloud entirely.

You can turn off iCloud features on most Apple devices and on a Windows computer.

You can also log out of iCloud entirely on an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Windows computer.
Turning off certain iCloud features helps you control what data is synced across your devices.

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It can be a comfort to know that all your data is backed up to iCloud, but there may come a time when you want to turn off certain iCloud features, or sign out of iCloud altogether, on your Apple devices.

Perhaps you’re trying to prevent certain iCloud data from syncing across your devices, or you’re selling your device and want to disconnect it from iCloud completely.

Here’s how to turn off certain iCloud features, or sign out of iCloud entirely, on an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, or Windows computer.

How to turn off iCloud features on iPhone or iPad

1. Open the Settings app on your device.

2. At the top of the Settings screen, tap your name to go to your Apple ID page.

Select your name at the top of the Settings page.

3. On the next screen, tap iCloud.

From your Apple ID page, go to “iCloud.”

4. In the Apps Using iCloud section, you can turn off any app’s connection to iCloud by swiping the buttons to the left, turning them from green to grey. This disconnects, or turns off, that app’s iCloud syncing.

To remove an app from iCloud, swipe the button to turn it from green to grey.

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How to turn off iCloud on iPhone or iPad by signing out of your account

1. Open the Settings app on your device.

2. At the top of the Settings screen, tap your name to go to your Apple ID page.

Select your name at the top of the Settings page.

3. Scroll to the very bottom of your Apple ID page and tap Sign Out.

Tap the “Sign Out” button.

4. You’ll be asked to enter your Apple ID password. Then, tap Turn Off. This will disable Find My iPhone, which is necessary in order to disable iCloud.

Enter your password and hit “Turn Off.”

5. On the next screen, you’ll be asked to confirm which iCloud data you want to keep stored as a copy on your phone. You can toggle between the options by tapping the colored bar next to each item. Leave it green to save or white to disable.

6. You’ll be asked to confirm again that you want to sign out – tap Sign Out one more time.

How to turn off iCloud features on a Mac

1. Open System Preferences, which you can do by clicking …read more

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