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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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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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Can I erase a missing device to iCloud after removing it from My Devices?

I had to return a dead iPhone to my phone carrier, so I needed to 1) erase the phone, and 2) remove it from the Find My iPhone app on my iCloud account. The phone is still in my possession for a day ...
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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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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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Does find my iPhone store history

I know the location of my iPhone. However, I want to know the history of where the iPhone has been. My iPhone is stolen. I turned off the sim card. Which was a big mistake. Now I can no longer track ...
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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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Find My iPhone shows device as '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 ...
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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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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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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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Can't get into my phone after erasing it through iCloud

I forgot my restrictions passcode so I looked at some websites and forums who told me to erase my iPhone from iCloud and to backup my iPhone. I did this but unfortunately, now my iPhone is in lost ...
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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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143 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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9k 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. ...
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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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186 views

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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2k views

How can I un-erase my iphone from iCloud

My iPhone was stolen and I made the mistake of choosing erase my iPhone in iCloud. Is there any way to un-erase my iPhone from iCloud? If not, is there any way to track my phone??
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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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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 ...
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1k views

Can iPhone 5s be tracked if restored completely, and iCloud lock is gone? [closed]

I lost my iPhone 5s while I was going to sale it to someone else, and I restored it completely so it was basically ready to be set as a new phone. I want to know if it's possible to track it though ...
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Stolen mac locked automatically or by thief?

My MacBook Pro was stolen a few days ago. I have a lock on the start up screen requiring a password anytime the laptop comes out of sleep mode, however when I attempted the "Find My Mac" app, it says ...
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I've found an icloud locked iPhone, how can I return it to the owner?

a friend of mine found an iPhone 6 in a festival but she didn't have a way to charge the phone for a couple weeks. She is a maid here in Brazil and didn't have the proper charger neither knew how to ...
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12k views

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 with Apple IOS 8.1?
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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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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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633 views

iPhone lost and erased for no reason

I've had my iPhone for 2 years, and this has never happened before. I turned airplane mode off and my phone screen turned white with the apple logo and had a loading bar underneath it. Once it ...
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2answers
3k views

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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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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253 views

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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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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563 views

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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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187 views

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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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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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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1answer
1k views

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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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?
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What does “Lost Mode Pending” mean?

In Find My iPhone, once setting the parameters to enable Lost Mode, the screen displays the status as Lost Mode Pending. Pending? Why is it pending? Outside of the Lost Mode feature, I don't ...
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How to turn on email notifications when Find My iPhone is used?

I actually liked getting email notifications when Find My iPhone was used and all of the sudden they stopped. I can't find any options to turn them back on. Anyone know why they stopped or how to get ...
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iPod in Lost Mode went online. I did not receive email notification

I lost an iPod 5, with iOS 7.1.1. It had Find My Iphone enabled. WiFi and GPS were off. Within a couple of hours of losing it, I went to iCloud, and set Lost Mode for the iPod. I also set a custom ...
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Unlock recovered iPod after losing it and setting Lost Mode, and test it

Story of a lost (and incredibly recovered?) iPod I purchased an iPod 5 on Aug '14, it has iOS 7.1.1. I lost it in Jan '15. I did not have any credit card info in the device. Background info The ...