Here is how you can disable two-factor authentication for Apple ID

Two-factor authentication is a great feature that adds a new layer of security for your Apple ID. Basically, once you have enabled two-factor authentication, your account will be protected at the highest level of security. In other words, your private data can only be accessed on devices you trust like iPhone, iPad or Mac.  For many of us, this exciting feature serves as a perfect way to prevent unauthorized access to your account. Others, on the other hand, may find it annoying, and they want to disable the feature

If you happen to sit in the opposing group, and you want to wish to turn off two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, we can help you. Note that disabling the feature means that you will go back to answering some security questions to gain lost Apple ID access.

In this post, we will show you how to disable two-factor authentication for your Apple ID

How to disable two-factor authentication for Apple ID

Step 1: First and foremost, launch the web browser on Mac or PC computer, and head to

Step 2: While you are in the page and enter your Apple ID username and password. Make sure you select the Apple ID account that you want to disable two-factor authentication for

Step 3: Head to the settings from the “Security” section

Step 4: All you have to do is to find the “Two-Factor Authentication” section and click on it to turn off the feature.


Step 5: In the next screen, create new security questions which will be used to authenticate your access from now on.

Step 6: Once you are done, log out of Apple ID and re-login in to the Apple ID.

That’s it! You have just disabled two-factor authentication for your Apple ID. From now on, you can access your account by simply entering a password, thereby eliminating the need to double authenticate with your trusted device.

We recommend you enable the feature all the time to protect your account from prying eyes.

Leave a comment if this guide works for you in the section below.

Was this article helpful?
About John Smith