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Stolen MacBook Pro, name changed

My  MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) - 2.5GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 was stolen two days ago. I have notified the police. I have clicked on “Notify me when found” on the Find my iPhone app on my ...
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iPhone broken home and power button, cannot restore

I have an iPhone that I am looking to factory restore, on which the home button and power button are non responsive. I cannot force it to reset using them. It also has Find My iPhone enabled which ...
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How to delete Macbook from Find My iPhone without erasing data?

I have an iCloud account and there are my phone and a macbook which not belongs to me. I removed it from Apple ID and settings in iCloud, but it is still in Find my iPhone. I only able to erase this ...
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How accurate is the location detection on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app

How accurate is the GPS on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app? I used Find My iPhone app to track a friend. The first 3 stops were dead on but when it refreshed it showed them to be several streets over ...
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Find iPhone on friends iPod [duplicate]

My friend gave me his iPod Touch before he moved. I no longer have any contact with him. He has Find iPhone turned on and I don't know his information. Is there any way to get around this without ...
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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...
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Removing a lost iPhone from find my iphone/apple id

My iPhone was stolen back in february, since than it was on pending lost mode... by now I realized I will not see it again so I removed it from my apple id and from find my iPhone, now I saw that the ...
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195 views

How do I link my sons phone back in Find My iPhone

Son lost his phone so I went to Find My iPhone. I locked his phone then accidentally removed it from Find My iPhone. How can I link it back?
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246 views

iCloud locate last tracked position?

I've lost my iPhone, and its power has run out. Is it possible to use iCloud to locate where it was last detected?
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Lost MacBook's last detected location

I received notification that Find iPhone's remote erase had been started on my lost MacBook on a specific time. I suppose someone brought it online, Apple detected it and initialized the remote wipe ...
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210 views

Does Find My iPhone upload its location when connected to iTunes via USB?

If Find My iPhone is active for my iPhone, will it upload its location if the iPhone is connected to an Internet-connected PC or Mac using a USB cable? Normally I would imagine it would ask for a ...
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496 views

Does Find My iPhone send a notification when being reset?

If I use Find My iPhone to reset my phone, will it give a notification that it's being reset? Someone has my phone and they will eventually get my passcode and I NEED to reset it so they dont see ...
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Why can't i access Find my iPhone?

My iPhone was stolen and I can't access Find My iPhone, it says my password or Apple ID are incorrect but they are correct.
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How to activate lost mode on iCloud for iPhone that cannot be located?

I lost my phone in a taxi just after landing at an airport. My phone was in airplane mode and I cannot locate it with iCloud. On iCloud help pages, it says I can turn on the lost mode. I tried: ...
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Does iPad lost screen show received notifications?

I already received an email notification and it showed up on an iPad lock screen. I wonder if it still show on screen of that iPad when i use lost mode on it.
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Phone activation problems

Ok I got this Iphone4 and it s already got a apple ID and it wont let me sign in for my apple ID so im waiting to see what happened.
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Got a question re find my iPhone

Does the notification email come through as soon as the device is found or can there be a delay? I ask this because I had an email come through at 9am but the pic was saying device was found 8 hours ...
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iPhone 6 was stolen

My iPhone 6 was stolen. Used find my iPhone app and put it into lost mode on my iPad. Got a text from Find my iPhone app stating it was located. But now I don't see it in the find my iPhone app ...
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Someone else tracking my iPhone [duplicate]

I recently misplaced my iPhone and someone used their phone to find it by using the Find my iPhone app. I'm pretty sure he doesn't know my password, so I'm not sure how he managed to search for my ...
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Can I find my stolen iPhone if someone reset it and uses different AppleID?

I recently bought an iPhone iOS 9.2.1. I am worried, if someone stole it, reset it and uses different AppleID, can I find it?
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276 views

Lost iPhone not connected to Find My iPhone!

Lost my iPhone and it wasn't connected to Find My iPhone, how can I find it?
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Resetting a bought used iPad 2 [duplicate]

I'm buying a used iPad 2 through Craigslist. He has lost his iCloud account info for that iPad 2. If he does a factory reset on the iPad 2 and I bought it after reset, would it be possible during set ...
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My iPhone was stolen [closed]

My iPhone6 was stolen and the thief was Erased my id from Icloud In my country I do not get police help How can I track her position Or it back together
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How to use “Find My Phone” beeping feature (not location sharing) with a different Apple ID

My girlfriend and I both have iDevices. We each have our own Apple ID. Every once in a while one of us misplaces a device... you know the drill, "Honey, could you call my phone for me?" And then it ...
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234 views

Understanding the lost mode “Find my iPhone” [closed]

So today my iPhone 6 got stolen, it has been off-line since then (10 hours ago), I have turned lost mode in "Find my iPhone". I had a password (not the 4 digit BS) on the iPhone before... What are ...
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443 views

Stay signed in to Find My iPhone, when the iCloud account is different

On my iPhone 6 I use Find My iPhone pretty often to find my iPhone 5s. iPhone 6 used to be on the same iCloud account as iPhone 5s, but I switched it to its own account. Since then, I now I have to ...
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How do I change a device name from the iCloud web site?

My family has several iPhones listed under the "Find my iPhone" section of the iCloud web site. Unfortunately, they all have the same name "'s iPhone". Two of the phones are older models and have ...
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Can I force an iPhone to temporarily use cellular data to update its location on “Find my iPhone”?

My kid disables data to save battery life and data data charges. Can I somehow force the "Find my iPhone" app to connect every 30 mins and update its location and then disable data again?
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iPhone 5s, lost Saturday, asking a question about stolen phones that I don't think anyone is asking

Details had it at restaurant lunch, may have had it at my only stop on way home (ice cream counter), after being home 30 minutes looked in car & didn't see it. Called it, straight to voicemail. ...
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Don't have “Find my iPhone” password and can't do anything? [duplicate]

I Recently bought an second-hand iPad 3 with iOS 7 or 8 installed (I Actually don't know wich one, cause they are pretty same to each other) with an activated "Find my iPhone". So, I Tried to access ...
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541 views

Disable iCloud after changing Apple ID email address

I previously had my Apple ID set up with the email address old@a.com, and I enabled iCloud and Find my iPad on my iPad with this Apple ID. Then, at some point later, I changed the email address on my ...
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How can my iPhone status change to online if it was locked when stolen

My iPhone 6s was stolen a few days ago, however because I was running out of data I switched off my mobile data earlier. When I got home I tried to track my phone and lock it using Find My Phone, ...
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123 views

Help! How do I locate a missing iPhone?

My brother's phone got stolen. I tried locating it with "Find My iPhone" but the app doesn't show up so I guess it's not installed on his device. I don't think we ever connected his device to iTunes. ...
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Restore data in iPhone

I accidentally went into my phone and deleted my phone from Find My iPhone, I was surprised to see that all my photos and contacts and app were deleted, I want to restore my old data back, how can I ...
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Finding iPhone which is on silent

I have an iPhone 5 on silent in my room (somewhere). iCloud's Find My iPhone feature obviously will show me that the phone is in my building. Is there any other way I can try to find it? Is there an ...
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Is it a scam or worth to track iphone using IMEI? [closed]

I have googled for tracking of an iPhone I found iphonetrace , They provide tracking report on the basis of serial number or IMEI number I just want to know it is really a worth or a scam It is paid ...
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Possibilities of tracking of an iPHONE [duplicate]

My iPhone has been stolen a week ago My FindMyIphone location service has been enabled but still from last week my iPhone is offline. It has touchid configured so thief can not get into it I have ...
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find my iphone application

My find my iphone was being used, not by myself. It could be my ex. Is there a way to see where that person used the find my iphone to figure out where i am? Maybe narrow it down to a certain State ...
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Activating iPod that is linked to another Apple ID — previous owner not available [duplicate]

I bought an iPod off of ebay, and went to activate it. However, it was linked to another person's Apple ID and I have no contact with them. The ebay seller does not have the Apple ID either. Is there ...
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If I erase my iPhone remotely, what happens to my iCloud backup?

My iPhone 5s just got stolen and I did all the proper procedures (activated lost my iPhone on icloud.com and cancelled my data with my carrier). Am I, by any chance, in risk of erasing my phone ...
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Recovering Lost Mode then Deletion from Find my Iphone

I have 2 iphones and today I had an experiment; from Find my Iphone App I have turned on lost mode in one of my phones and then I've erased it. Now I see "This iPhone has been lost. Please call me. ...
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Is it possible to show a notification when a device is close to you using Find my iPhone

Is it possible for Find my iPhone to notify you when one of your devices is close to you?
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Can't log out of someone else's find my iphone without their icloud password

I just got a previously used iphone from my work. However, the previous owner is still logged into their icloud account. Whenever I try to logout of their account it requires their icloud password to ...
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My iPhone was stolen a while ago

So my iPhone was stolen a while ago, but today I have received an email from Apple saying it has been located. I signed into my iCloud account, but my iPhone does not show up. I am not sure on what to ...
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Find my iPhone email on login

Before, Apple would send an email when my Apple ID was used to login to Find my i iPhone on another device. Did Apple take away the email notification when your Apple ID is used to login to Find my ...
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iPhone 6+, Find my iPhone in lost mode

I lost my iPhone 6+ and and turned on the lost mode. However, my password is very easy to figure out. Since the location services automatically turns on, will it stay on (unless he/she turns it off) ...
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Will lost mode take effect even when the phone is reset?

I lost my iphone 5s today at the movie theater, and I'm pretty sure someone stole it... There's a passcode lock on my phone, and I have tried to enable lost mode on Find My Iphone, but the device is ...
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Is there any possibility to find my father's lost iPhone?

My father has lost his iPhone 6 which was not signed in using an iCloud account. Is there any possibility it can be found?
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Is an Erased, Stolen iPhone, Safe on iCloud?

My wife's iPhone was stolen, and because our iCloud is connected via Family Sharing, I immediately put it on stolen mode and then erase mode to remove all the data once it came online. I checked ...
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iPhone from the previous owner, Find My Phone not deactivated [duplicate]

What should I do if the previous owner of my device forgot their iCloud account they used to set up the iPhone and didn't deactivate "Find My Phone" when resetting the iPhone?