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Lost iPhone, what action to take?

Consider this scenario:

  • A thief stole my iPhone.
  • I disable my iphone on
  • The thief in the meanwhile reinstall iOS

Does Find my iPhone is useful in this scenario?

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marked as duplicate by bmike Nov 14 '12 at 23:43

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If you wipe the phone, no.

If they wipe the phone, no.

I'm going to close this, but feel free to flag or edit it if you feel there is something missing from these answers.

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