2
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1answer
243 views

My iPhone is protected by password, is it possible for the thief to restore factory setting?

I quickly activated lost mode in find my iPhone. I worried that the thief managed to restore factory setting before I do that. The thing is before I put lost mode, I disable the 3G dataplan following ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

If I didn't activate my find my iPhone is it possible for the thief to reset factory settings?

I just got my iPhone stolen. I quickly turn on find my iPhone. I wonder if before I did that the thief have reset factory setting first. Is it possible? It seems that the mere act of setting my ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

Stolen iPhone 3GS, iOS 6.1.6 - Will the thief be able to factory reset it and render my Find My iPhone useless?

My iPhone 3GS was stolen yesterday. Its battery was dying so I wasn't able to track it in time after I found out. Will the thief be able to factory reset the phone using iTunes or other means? I have ...
5
votes
1answer
285 views

Would a lost phone still show as offline if someone found it and erased it?

I lost my phone and it looks like it was either turned off or died at 5:41pm. When I use Find My Phone, its says offline. Is this because it's off or is it possible someone erased my phone? If ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How to disable 'Find My iPhone' without iCloud details in set up mode? [duplicate]

I have recently restored all settings in an iPhone so that the phone is in set up mode, so I can start using the phone from scratch again. Unfortunately, I have used an e-mail and password from ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Find My Iphone is 'Offline'

My mom tried to track my Iphone 5 using Find My Iphone. My location services were turned on and everything was working properly. Then it said between a certain time that my iphone was 'offline'. She ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there any way to see the last location with find my iphone before it was wiped? [duplicate]

I lost my iphone three months ago and it was dead so I could never locate it with the "find my iphone" app. Eventually I gave up and did the wipe feature next time it was turned on. I just got the ...
3
votes
1answer
974 views

How can I deactivate Find my iPhone's Erase iPhone?

My iPhone 4s has been stolen and I have activated "Erase iPhone" through the iCloud, but I've found out that this disables Find My iPhone too. How can I disable "Erase iPhone" to avoid deactivation ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Find my iPhone can “online, location services turned off” show if someone has not turned off location services manually?

Can "online, location services turned off" show if someone has not turned off location services manually? Is there any time that the location is unidentifiable, such as in a downtown area where GPS ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How can I know if my iPhone had been erased?

My iPhone was lost 3 months ago and I have decided to erase my iPhone since then but until now I don't know if it erased or not. I'm still afraid that the thief may have access to my private stuff. ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Can you tell if your phone has been wiped via Find My iPhone?

I lost my phone 5/think it was stolen. I had "Find My iPhone" on it. The thing is it was very low on battery and by the time I realised it was gone I think the battery was done - it just showed ...
11
votes
3answers
59k views

Does my son know I'm using Find my iPhone when I log on?

If I use Find my iPhone to locate my son's phone, does he know I am checking? Does his phone alert him that I'm checking on him?
1
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4answers
2k views

My iPhone was stolen and now doesn't appear in iCloud?

My iPhone was just stolen and when I open iCloud it no longer lists ANY of my phones, even old ones that I still have but my kids use as iPods. What is going on?
1
vote
4answers
21k views

How do I turn off “Find my iPhone” on my device without wi-fi?

My wifi greyed out/dimmed for no obvious reason. To restore my iPhone I am required to turn off "Find my iPhone". Since I can't get access to wifi through my device (it needs Apple ID password), how ...
0
votes
1answer
873 views

Can I locate my iPhone 4 using Find my iPhone if the setting is disabled on the device?

My iPhone is lost. I tried using Find my iPhone but I realised I turned off the setting that is required for this. What can I do?
2
votes
1answer
6k views

Can I find my iPhone if it's lost and turned off?

My iPhone lost when I was skiing. I think its in the snow and nobody can find it. I'm sure that my iPhone has about 40% charge but it turned off because of the freezing. Is there any way to find my ...
-1
votes
1answer
852 views

Why Find my iPhone application is built in such useless way?

Today I lost my iPhone 3GS And I was trying to locate it using "Find My iPhone" app. But as we know, it rarely helps! I was wondering why is it built in this way and why they didn't use a MAC ...
1
vote
2answers
424 views

iPhone/iPad/iPod turn-off blocking?

Its possible to block turning off the iPhone/iPod or iPhone? For example, in case of loss, theft? The point is that the thief could not turn off the iPhone, so I could find iPhone through Find my ...
1
vote
2answers
9k views

Restored/Wiped- Automatically enables Location Services like in LOST MODE?

iPhone 4s with iOS 7. Like in LOST MODE where the Location Services is automatically turned on eventhough it was OFF before you lost your iPhone, it will give it's location once the device connects ...
2
votes
1answer
14k views

Does factory reset notify me of device removal on Find My iPhone?

I have just got my iPhone stolen today. I live in fairly safe neighborhood but I got unlucky. Now, I have searched this question on internet for a fair amount of time now. Making a rookie mistake, I ...
2
votes
3answers
44k views

Will Find my iPhone Lost Mode be useful if stolen phone as shows Offline?

My phone was stolen last night. I made sure it was in Lost Mode in iCloud and it was immediately in Offline status when I open iCloud. I am positive the thief switched it off. Now I am 100% certain ...
2
votes
1answer
328 views

Will Find my iPhone app still run when my iPhone restarts?

Will the Find my iPhone app stop when my iPhone 5s restarts?
1
vote
2answers
76k views

How to activate a used iPhone bound to another account (already removed from iCloud)?

I want to pass my iPhone on to a friend. I backed up his old phone and restored it to the new one. After restarting it I see this: This is the case, because I had "Find my iPhone" activated and did ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Can be iPhone detected in 'Find my iPhone' service after recover?

I lost my iPhone and while it was turned on I could lock it and put in 'Lost mode' through Apple 'Find My iPhone' service. Unfortunately almost one month it's not found and until now I had hope to ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Tracking a Powered off iPhone

My husband misplaced his iPhone and then he left out of town and I found it. I turned it off and sent it overnight to him and it is now lost in the mail. Can I track his iPhone if it is turned off?
0
votes
2answers
16k views

iPhone stolen, selected to erase data over iCloud

My iPhone was stolen last night, I logged into my iCloud account and selected find my phone, but the WiFi was turned off and could not locate it. I selected erase my phone when WiFi is detected and ...
1
vote
3answers
24k views

If I use Find My IPhone to check on the location of someone in my friend list, can they telll?

If I the Find My iPhone app to check on the location of someone in my friend list in the app, are they notified in any way that their location is being revealed to me?
2
votes
4answers
6k views

Getting notified when my iPhone is found at a different email address?

If my iPhone gets stolen and I try to use Find my iPhone while it's off, I am given the option to be notified by email when my iPhone is found. I believe this sends an email to my iCloud account. I ...
6
votes
4answers
14k views

How many devices can be associated with an Apple ID for Find my iPhone?

We're in a process right now to register 100+ company-issued iPhones. Right now the process of creating an Apple ID for each iPhone to be used for Find my iPhone is very time consuming, so my manager ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

If I remote wipe my iPhone, can I still locate it remotely?

If I lose my iPhone, and I use remote wipe to prevent my confidential data from being stolen, then can I still use Find My iPhone to locate it on a map? I'm assuming not (since it resets to factory ...