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How to log out of your iCloud account on a Mac computer


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How to log out of your iCloud account on a Mac computer

If you log out of your iCloud on your Mac, you won’t be able to access various apps and services, like iMessage, FaceTime, and the App Store.  However, if you turn in your Mac for repairs or loan it to a friend or coworker, you should log out of iCloud account to protect your files,…

How to log out of your iCloud account on a Mac computer

iCloud is pretty amazing, really. Thanks to a bunch of servers parked hundreds (or thousands) of miles away from you, you can access all of your files via your Apple phone, tablet, or computer at any time and from anywhere you have a decent internet connection. 

But that also means that anyone who gets their hands on your Mac computer has access to all of your data and personal information.

Thus, at times, you’ll want to log out of iCloud. So let’s show you how to do that.

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How to log out of your iCloud account on a Mac computer (macOS Mojave or earlier)

1. On your desktop, click the Apple logo and select “System Preferences…” 

2. Click the iCloud icon. (It’s a cloud, and it says “iCloud.”)

How to log out of iCloud on Mac

You can customize which apps and services use iCloud under your “System Preferences” settings.
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3. Click “Sign Out.”

How to log out of iCloud on Mac

To sign back into iCloud on your Mac, you can follow the same steps as the log out process.
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4. Click “Keep a Copy” to finish signing out.

How to log out of iCloud on Mac

You can choose to keep copies of your stored data in iCloud on your Mac before you log out.
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How to log out of your iCloud account on a Mac computer (macOS Catalina)

If you upgraded to macOS Catalina, then use this similar process. 

1. On your desktop, click the Apple logo and select “System Preferences…” and then click “Apple ID.” 

2. Then, click “Overview,” beneath your image and name.

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3. Finally, click the “Sign Out…” box.

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