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Remove Find my iPhone lost mode passcode lock from every wake [closed]

If I have set my iPhone with the lost mode/password lock, how do I get rid of the password lock every time I wake up or turn on my iPhone? It is becoming a nuisance. I don't seem to have the Stop ...
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Location is saying I'm in one place when I'm in another

I was in Walton Liverpool and Find my iPhone was saying I was in Childwall/Broadgreen Liverpool. Is there any reason why it was showing a different location?
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Can my device be tracked if I've turned off Find my iPhone and restored it?

I've turned off Find my iPhone and reset all the iCloud email, iMessage, etc. Once I pressed Reset, my iPhone 5 rebooted and its on. I need to choose a language and country. That means the iPhone is ...
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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 ...
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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?
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I already found my iPhone, but in iCloud I see: Notify me when my phone is found

I already found my iPhone 4, but when I open my Safari, I can't surf it. When I log in to iCloud, It says Notify me when my phone is found. Has my phone already been blocked, or something else?
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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?
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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 ...
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Lost internet access after installing Find My iPhone

I installed Find My iPhone and was unable to connect to the internet. I deleted the application and that fixed the issue. However, through iCloud it also installed on my iPad. I cannot delete it from ...
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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?
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Can't find Find my iPhone app on OS X

I have attempted all the suggestions listed in Apps on my MacBook Pro but I still can't find the app I am looking for: Find my iPhone. I have checked Applications, Downloads, Spotlight, Finder, and ...
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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 ...
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iPhone 5S stolen, name was changed in Find my iPhone and inforrmation request about factory reset behavior

I got my 5S stolen Thursday and today it was back online in Find My iPhone. First, I would like to know if there's a way to know if the iPhone is in locked mode or not. Next, from the time it got ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can I kill my iPhone when my location service is turned off?

My iPhone 5 was stolen and my location service was turned off but I have Find My iPhone enabled. I have been trying to put my iPhone on lost mode but it appears to be offline. Is there any way I can ...
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Can you still track it's location after it has been wiped/erased? [duplicate]

Can anyone clarify the process when a phone is wiped? Let's assume that my phone gets stolen, and the thief being unable to unlock it chooses to wipe the device via a system restore in iTunes. Since ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Will Find my iPhone app still run when my iPhone restarts?

Will the Find my iPhone app stop when my iPhone 5s restarts?
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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 ...
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Detecting lost iphone using IMEI number

My iphone was stolen today, i erased my iphone thereafter. I need to know the following: Can anyone use my iPhone if they insert a new SIM (note: i have erased the phone using the app FINDMYAPP)? Is ...
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iPad 32 GB, running iOS 7.0.2. Unable to run Reset to Factory to restore Restrictions Password

I seem to have quite a problem - which is caused by the lack of possibility to restore/reset the restrictions password (could e.g. be done through SMS like other services do). The problem: ...
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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 ...
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Find my Mac: “Online, no location available”

I'm testing the "find my Mac" feature at icloud.com and one of my Macs can't be found. The site reports "Online, no location available". I've looked around a bit including at Apple's TS 4006, which ...
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Find My iPad setting prevents restore

I'm trying to restore my iPad because the screen passcode was changed and cannot be remembered correctly. When attempting to restore from an iTunes backup, an error message says to first turn off Find ...
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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?
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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 ...
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How to find lost iPod with no WiFi

I've lost my iPod touch and I really need it. I used iCloud but it said that it has no Wi-Fi. How can I find it now?
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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?
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Does Find My iPhone still work with a SIM block?

My iPhone was stolen this morning. I've had the SIM, but not the IMEI blocked. It was turned off immediately by the thief. I'm hoping that, as it's got the iOS 7 beta, they'll be unable to crack it ...
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Does the iPhone's passcode protect the sim?

So my iPhone was just stolen. I have a long - 8 digit - pin. I'm also on the beta version of iOS 7. I think I have Find my iPhone installed and enabled. It's apparently "offline" - it's standard ...
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Can iCloud show a phone when find my iPhone is turned off?

If I have my find my iPhone turned off, does it still show up on iCloud that the phone is turned on?
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Get wifi address or Mac of lost ipod

My ipod as lost Using "find my iPhone" app, I know it's active near a 20 story building. The iPod is registered on my profile, so I know it's sn. I know apple will do nothing to assist me, but I do ...
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Is it possible to download data from a lost iPod?

My daughter's iPod has been (hmmm) taken ^^. I can see it in the "Find my iPhone" app, but before I cancel or wipe it, is it possible to download the content from there? The content is mainly ...
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Why does Find My Mac report different locations

We had an iPhone and a MacBook Air stolen. I was able to track both units at different times. As I understand it the Find My iPhone service uses GPS and cell tower triangulation to locate iPhones. ...
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Does my computer get securely erased if I do it through Find my iPhone?

I had a catastrophe last night. I accidentally erased my computer from my iPhone using find my iPhone. So I am wondering if my computer gets securely erased like zeroing it out or does it just erase ...
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Find-my-iphone without internet connection

Will "Find My Iphone" work without wifi connection? For instance, if someone were to steal my iPod they wouldn't be able to connect it without my passcode on the lock screen. And if they can figure ...
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On find my iphone, if my 'pending: Lock Mac' is not there, does that mean it has been locked?

My mac was stolen and I went on find my iphone to take the next steps : I tried to locate it, but it was offline (probably because there was no battery at the time it was stolen). So next, I decided ...
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How reliable is Find My iPhone “Erase My Mac” feature?

I recently had a Macbook Pro stolen. I used Find My iPhone "Erase" feature which after two days claimed to have worked. But how reliable is this? The computer had a 500Gb SSD in it, and warns that it ...
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Find my iPhone useless in case of stole? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lost iPhone, what action to take? Consider this scenario: A thief stole my iPhone. I disable my iphone on www.icloud.com The thief in the meanwhile reinstall iOS ...
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If Macbook has been wiped, will “find my iPhone” still work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does a MacBook Pro keep dialing in it’s location through Find My Mac after a clean install? My MacBook was stolen last week, and I have just realized that I had set ...
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What to do when iPad is stolen

Recently my apartment was burglarized and my employer's iPad that I was borrowing was stolen from my apartment. I'm located in the US. My employer didn't setup Find My iPad. I used the iPad a few ...
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Why are emails from Find My iPhone in the wrong locale/language?

I'm a native English speaker and I can only understand English. For some reason, every email notification I get from the Find My iPhone service (such as a "locked" or "alarm" confirmation) is in ...
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Why does a MacBook Pro keep dialing in its location through Find My Mac after a clean install?

Unfortunately my iPhone was stolen yesterday. I did have Find My iPhone enabled, but shortly after the theft my iPhone stopped updating its location. I believe the device was turned off, reset, or had ...
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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 ...