How to Sign Out of Your Apple ID on an iPhone 5 in iOS 7 or iOS 10


Last updated: December 22, 2016

If you share your iPhone 5 with someone else, or if you want to allow a friend or child to borrow your iPhone 5 for a little while, then you may be concerned about them purchasing or downloading items with your Apple ID. One way to combat this is to sign out of your Apple ID. This will allow someone using your phone to still have access to games and apps that you have installed, but they will not be able to purchase or download anything that requires your Apple ID. So if you want to learn how to sign out of the Apple ID on your iPhone 5, follow the steps below.

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Click here if you are using iOS 7, otherwise continue below to see how to sign out of your Apple ID in iOS 10.

 

How to Sign Out of Your Apple ID on an iPhone – iOS 10

Note that the steps in this section also serve to answer the question of how to sign out of the App Store on your iPhone, as well as how to sign out of the iTunes Store on your iPhone. If you would like to download an app or a song, you will need to sign in with an Apple ID in order to do so.

Step 1: Open the Settings menu.

how to sign out of of the app store on an iphone

 

 

Step 2: Scroll down and tap the iTunes and App Store.

how to sign out of itunes on an iphone

 

 

Step 3: Touch your Apple ID at the top of the screen.

select your apple id

 

 

Step 4: Touch the Sign Out option.

how to sing out of your Apple ID on an iPhone 7

 

How to Log Out of Your Apple ID on an iPhone 5 – iOS 7

Note that this is not going to hide the apps that are installed on your device, nor will it block access to them. By signing out of your Apple ID, you are removing the ability for someone to use your phone to purchase content in iTunes, or to download new apps to the device. Someone else can sign in with their Apple ID and perform these tasks, but anything they purchase will be tied to their Apple ID instead.

 

Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open the iphone 5 settings menu

 

 

Step 2: Scroll down and select the iTunes and App Store option.

how to sign out of your apple id on the iphone 5 in ios 7

 

 

Step 3: Touch your Apple ID at the top of the screen.

touch the Apple ID button at the top of the screen

 

 

Step 4: Touch the Sign Out button at the center of the screen.

touch the Sign Out button at the center of the screen

 

 

If you wish to sign into your Apple ID account later, you can return to this screen and re-enter your Apple ID and password.

Summary – How to sign out of an Apple ID on an iPhone

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Open iTunes and App Store.
  3. Select your Apple ID.
  4. Tap the Sign Out button.

 

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