3 Replies Latest reply: May 6, 2014 9:17 AM by randers4
natasham8706 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I am really considering deleting my iCloud account. But I would like to know what will happen?

Will I:

A.) have problems like it will erase data on my iPhone?

B.) will it mess with the back up?

C.) will it undo what has been done on my iPhone? I,e erased contacts?

D.) will erase everything of I update my iPhone after I've deleted it?

 

Help!


iPhone 3GS, iOS 5
  • Sjazbec Level 4 Level 4 (1,670 points)

    natasham8706 wrote:

     

    I am really considering deleting my iCloud account. But I would like to know what will happen?

    Will I:

    A.) have problems like it will erase data on my iPhone?

    B.) will it mess with the back up?

    C.) will it undo what has been done on my iPhone? I,e erased contacts?

    D.) will erase everything of I update my iPhone after I've deleted it?

     

    Help!

     

    It asks you what you want to keep contacts on your iOS device. Your Mail will be gone, as it is residing in icloud and "offline" icloud mail ( without actually using icloud service ) is impossible. You fall back to your pop/imap mail services like yahoo,msn,gmail  and so on.

     

    You can backup idevice data and apps and content already now using iTunes as a optional thing( along with using icloud backup together ). But after icloud account has been deleted you can only backup with itunes to Mac/PC of course.

     

    However if you use iOS iwork apps and had them set to save documents in the cloud, all of your office files will be deleted forever . So back up these using itunes or manual download to Mac/PC from icloud.com/iwork before you go on and delete the cloud .

  • Shellarm Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    How do I get my icloud app back after I deleted it

  • randers4 Level 9 Level 9 (62,640 points)

    iCloud isn't an app, it's a service that is built into the iOS.  If you delete the iCloud account from your device, all you have to do to use it again is go to Settings>iCloud and sign back in with your iCloud ID.