How do you remove an old Apple ID?
Remove your associated devices on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
- Tap Settings > [your name] > iTunes & App Store.
- Tap your Apple ID.
- Tap View Apple ID. You might be asked to enter your password.
- Scroll to the iTunes in the Cloud section, then tap Remove This Device.
Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups. Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password. Select the user or group you want to delete, then click the Remove button below the list of users. If other users are logged in to this Mac now, you can't select them.
- Click "Users" to load a list of user accounts on your computer. Right-click the administrator account you want to delete and then click "Delete" on the pop-up menu that appears. Depending on your computer's settings, you may be prompted to confirm that you want to delete the selected user.
- If you're currently logged in to the account you want to delete, select "Log Out" from the Apple menu and log in to a different administrator account. Right-click the "System Preferences" icon in the dock and select "Users & Groups" to view the Mac's user accounts.
- Create a new admin account
- Hold ? + S on startup.
- mount -uw / ( fsck -fy is not needed)
- rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone.
- Go through the steps of creating a new account.
- After logging in to the new account, go to the Users & Groups preference pane.
- Select the old account, press the Reset Password
Changing an Apple ID in Mac OS X. To change the Apple ID / iCloud Account* associated with a specific Mac user account, you'll want to be logged into the user account you wish to change. Changing the associated Apple ID means logging out of the existing Apple account, and then logging into the new one.
- Change general information
- Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click iCloud, then click Account Details.
- Click General, then view or change the following: First and last name: Enter the name you want associated with your iCloud account. Apple ID: Identifies this iCloud account.
- Removing the borrower's Apple ID from the App Store and returning to your own instead is easy:
- Open App Store.
- Tap Featured.
- Scroll down to the bottom.
- Tap the Apple ID at the bottom left and tap Sign Out.
- Tap Sign In.
- Enter your Apple ID and Password and tap OK.
- Method 2 Logging Out of iTunes from the iTunes Store
- Navigate to your current session of iTunes on your computer.
- Click on “iTunes Store” located at the upper right corner of your iTunes session.
- Click on “Sign Out” at the top left corner of iTunes. Your Apple ID will now be logged out of iTunes.
To get started making the necessary changes to your account on an iOS device, go into the Settings app and scroll down until you see iCloud. To delete the iCloud account from the device, just press “Delete Account.” To do this on a Mac, go into System Preferences and choose iCloud, then press the “Sign Out” button.
- Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups. Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password. Select the user or group you want to delete, then click the Remove button below the list of users. If other users are logged in to this Mac now, you can't select them.
- Follow these steps:
- Open iTunes on the Mac.
- Choose Store > View Account.
- Enter your password.
- Click Manage Devices under iTunes in the Cloud.
- Click Remove next to each device associated with your account.
- Click Done.
- Choose Store > Deauthorize This Computer.
- launch iTunes.
- Go to "Store" menu.
- Click View My Apple ID.
- Enter password and see the option.
- Now choose to Deauthorize all computers.
- Confirm the de- authorization. process.
- Shut down iCloud services.
- In the Manage Devices window, click "Remove" for every device listed.
Updated: 17th October 2019