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iPhone 4 is locked after using Find My iPhone

My iPhone 4 won't turn on or do anything after using the Find My iPhone app to find it. I already tried to fully charge the iPhone and pushing the power button, but nothing works. Any suggestions? ...
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How can I get Find My iPhone to work on a Jailbroken iPhone on iOS 5 with no data plan?

I am using Find my iPhone on a Jailbroken iPhone 4 running iOS 5.0.1. My service does not have a data plan. It is T-mobile with only voice and SMS. When trying to view the location in Find My iPhone, ...
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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 ...
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How can I track my stolen iPhone 4S phone?

My iPhone 4S was stolen and I reported it to the police and my network. By my iCloud account through Find My iPhone, I had request for remote locking. I don't know if the remote locking worked ...
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Mac Mini locked through Find My iPhone, can't unlock it

So my friend locked his Mac with his iPhone using Find My iPhone. Unfortunately there seems to be no way of unlocking it. I have provided a picture of it below: I really hope someone here knows ...
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If my phone is lost and locked, how will someone know how to contact me?

My iPhone 4S is currently in someone else's hands. I can see it with Find My Phone. I have sent a number of messages to the phone in the hope that whoever has it will return it. But since the phone is ...
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Will I be able to use Find iPhone if my battery is dead?

Will the location of my iPhone be updated if the battery is dead? Is there any way to know if the battery on my iPhone has died?
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Does activating Find My Phone deplete the battery on an iOS device being tracked?

My phone is currently riding around New York City under the seat of a taxi cab. I'm watching its progress with the Find iPhone app. My concern is the phone may soon die and a rider or driver will ...
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How would Find my iPod work on a locked iPod Touch?

In order for an iPod Touch (which has Find My iPod enabled) to let Apple's servers know where it is located (e.g. via Wi-Fi positioning), I believe it needs to transmit the location over Wi-Fi. Let's ...
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Does the “Find my iPad” service work without WiFi when you aren't paying for cellular service?

If I'm not paying for cellular service on my 4G iPad, and it's not in range of a WiFi network it knows about (or is open), then will the Find My iPad service still work through the cellular network? I ...
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Find my iPhone without full internet access

My company is running a fleet 200-ish iOS devices which are assigned to managers and executives. We heavily rely on Find my iPhone/iPad to, well, find lost devices when needed. Our network spans ...
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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 ...
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Remove a device from 'Find My iPhone' app

I cannot remove any devices from the list of devices in the 'Find My iPhone' app. I have also looked on iCloud.com and cannot seem to remove them there either. Is this possible outside of MobileMe?
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Remotely brick a stolen iPhone or iPad

I asked a similar question on android.stackexchange.com and I'd like to see how the answer compares for iOS devices: If my iPhone is stolen, can I remotely brick the thing, so resale value drops to ...
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Extend the passcode lock timeout on iPhone 4S and iOS 5 connected to exchange

Preface I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 5 and to prevent Find Friends from asking for a password every time it is opened I have enabled the passcode lock and set it to the max of 4 hours. This is ...
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Can't set automatic downloads on iPod Touch 4g (Required for Find my iPod functionality)

Settings > Store The automatic download options for Music and Apps are OFF, and whenever I try to set them ON the switch returns to OFF immediately. This is supposed to be the last step to set up ...
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How long does a login to “Find my Friends” persist?

I understand the purpose of the login is to keep nefarious people who 'obtain' your phone from knowing the whereabouts to your friends. Does anybody know how long the iPhone keeps the session open ...
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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 ...
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What is Apple's serial number flagging procedure?

My iPad was stolen a couple of weeks ago. I filed a police report, used Find My iPhone to locate the iPad, and was subsequently featured on the local news for a story...sadly, none of these routes did ...