How to Forget a Device from iTunes

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The Apple ID they can have up to 10 devices connected to them. This means that if you’ve used more than ten computers and portable devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and iPods, linked to your Apple account over time, you’ll need to remove some before adding more. Do you know how to do it? No? So let’s fix it right away.

With today’s guide, we’ll find out together how to unpair a device from itunes in order to free up “space” on the Apple ID and have the possibility to register new devices. The procedure is extremely simple to complete and takes no more than two minutes. Here it is in detail.

How to Forget a Device from iTunes

If you want to find out how to unpair a device from iTunes the first step you need to take is to launch the program and select the item View your Apple ID from the menu store. Then type your Apple ID password in the window that opens and click on the button View Accounts to access the account management page.

In the screen that opens, click on the item Manage devices (located under the heading iTunes in the cloud) and select the item Remove located next to the name of the computer or mobile device you want to unpair from iTunes to complete the operation.

Once all the (un)desired devices have been removed, click on the button end to save the changes. Remember, however, that to associate the deleted devices with other Apple IDs you will have to wait for a period of 90 days.

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If you want disassociate a device from iTunes (for example an iPhone or an iPad) because you have decided to sell it, in addition to the above operation you must also eliminate traces of your Apple account from the device by restoring it via iTunes. This is a very simple procedure that only takes a while for the latest version of iOS to be downloaded from the Internet.

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To find out more, consult my guides on how to reset iPhone and how to restore iPad, in which you will find all the instructions on how to restore your iDevice to factory settings and remove all traces of your Apple account from it. Remember to select the item Set up as a new iPad/iPhone at the end of the procedure.

As for computers (Windows PC and Mac), you can instead consult my guide dedicated to how to authorize iTunes computers, in which it is explained step by step how to connect a PC to an Apple ID. It will come in handy for associating a computer with a new Apple account after disassociating it with the procedure seen at the beginning of the guide.

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