If I remove an ipad from my devices in appleid.apple.com can I resell the device as a bland with no ID ?

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So if I "remove" this device can I log in as anyone then on the ipad?  In other words can it be sold without giving the new owner any details?

It has a new operating system and I havnt logged in yet.  

Sylvaine's iPad
Model: iPad mini
Version:iOS 9.3.5
Serial number: F7QLKQ******

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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It has a new operating system and I havnt logged in yet.      <-- If nothing there, you can remove the device and sell it.
IT Engineer
Distinguished Expert 2017
Yes, you can.
If you'll reset tablet to factory default settings and update new OS, then anyone can authorize it on hes new account.
I did it many times and had no problem at all.
You'll get problem only if tablet/phone is locked because of report of lost or stolen.
I know the original owner and I ha e access to their iCloud and Apple ID a account

The user name and password refuse to be accepted on the iPad even though I can log in on the www

It's not listed under Devices for the Apple ID
Jackie Man IT Manager
Top Expert 2010

In such case, it is hardware error.

I am handling a similar case like yours. An iPad Mini 2 with water damage shows nothing on screen but when connect to iTunes in Windows PC, it shows a pattern of Apple ID but the credential is not accepted. The iPad Mini 2 is not in the device list in Find my iPhone also.

I will update you when I solved the problem.


Any update on this Jackie Mann ?

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