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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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Is it possible that Lost mode for my phone was deactivated by a thief?

Why my iPhone cannot detect the location? I enable the lost mode and its confirmed by email but the device did not show any location. But when I first set my lost mode they asked me a pass code, but ...
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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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Locate phone with Find My iPhone without locking it

Can you use the Find My iPhone app without it locking the phone your trying to find? I only want the location, not to lock it.
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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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Remove device from iCloud

I sold my iPad (after restoring it and deleting all accounts/data), but it still shows up in iCloud settings under "Devices". Since I don't have access to the iPad anymore, how can I delete it from ...
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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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using find my phone to “track” kid does it send email or other notice to kid?

my son is overseas and I had to send him a new phone...before sending I turned on location services so that I could log onto find my phone on my phone and locate his phone. (his first phone was ...
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Is there a way to turn off email notifications with find my iPhone?

Is there a way to turn off email notifications in find my iPhone?
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Can an iPhone be used after a Find My iPhone erasure?

My sister in law's iPhone 5 just showed up as online in Pakistan 4 months after it was stolen from Australia. We have locked the iPhone remotely from the Find My iPhone function on icloud.com If we ...
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Can't install Find My iPhone app on iPhone 4 as it requires iOS 8

I reset my iPhone 4 as I gave it to a friend. I am unable to install Find My iPhone as prompt says I need iOS 8 to run this app. What can I do? I know iOS 8 is not available for iPhone 4, but apps ...
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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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Stolen Iphone, Does find my iphone stay after icloud change

My phone has recently been stolen, i have been trying to locate it. i have set up the find my iphone app, and i have changed all my icloud and gmail passwords. what i want to know, is that if the ...
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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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Can't remember my passcode

I can't remember my passcode and I have Find my phone app turned on my phone is disabled and says connect to itunes but it wont let me restart my phone as i have find my phone app turned on i have ...
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Tracking a device used to enable Find My iPhone

Is it possible to track the device that is using Find my iPhone? I believe that my ex-boyfriend used his iPhone and iPad to change my passwords on my iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime and Apple ID. All of ...
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I can't remember my passcode, and I can't disable Find My iPhone

I can't remember my Passcode for my iPhone 4s and I went on to iCloud and the whole find my iPhone and because my phone is disabled and I tried to restart/restart it the wifi wont turn on and I have ...
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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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turn off find my iphone without apple ID password [duplicate]

I need to restore my iphone, to do that i need to turn off find my iphone but the apple ID is different to the one i use now, i cant remember the password
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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 ...
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If an iPhone stolen and they restart it can it be tracked?

If my iPhone was stolen and they reset and everything got deleted will I still be able to track it if everything has be deleted?
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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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Can Email Notification of Find my iPhone be disabled?

When I use the Find my iPhone for my daughter's phone she receives and e-mail telling her that someone has been using find my iPhone to locate her phone. Can the email notification be disabled ?
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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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Can you still track an iPhone after it has been logged out of iCloud?

If my iPod touch 5 gets stolen and logged out of the iCloud account, can I still track it without having Find My iPhone? If they restore it which would log me out I can still track it by Wi-Fi right?
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Can I find out who is tracking my iPhone?

I received 3 emails from Apple that my phone was tracked using Find My iPhone. It gave the dates and times. Can I find out who is tracking me using Find My iPhone ?
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If I turn off my Find My iPhone will it send a notification to the account holder?

If I turn off Find My iPhone on my iPhone 5 does it send any notification to the email address attached to the apple id or send a notification of any kind?
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hackers - tracking my iphone [duplicate]

I've received 7 emails from Apple that my phone was tracked using Find My iPhone, can I call apple and find out who the device belongs too? I've already changed my password.
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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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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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Is Find My iPhone Lost Mode not permanent?

My iPhone was stolen 3 months ago, it was in lost mode and every time I open Find My iPhone application, it appears offline. But today I see in Find My iPhone app my device doesn't appear anymore. It ...
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Can iPhone 5s be tracked if restored completely, and iCloud lock is gone?

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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Find My iPhone 3Gs

Find My iPhone locates my phone when it's at home, but when it moves away from home it always shows the old location (Home) and never updates. My iPhone 5 using the same account works fine. How do I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I retrieve my activation and deactivation history?

I turned off my find my iphone in my settings about a year ago. My friend said that he swore it was on a couple of months ago and I swore that it wasn't because I just turned it back on today. Is ...
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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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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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Find My Phone: Why are numbers, sometimes ,missing, from the numerical list, of locations visited?

When using the Find my Phone service, the locations visited are numbered. I assume in order of first to last location visited. Why are there some numbered visits missing? As in, when there is only ...
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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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I have iCloud but I don't know how to use Find My iPhone

So last night I was at home watching movies and I went to get on my phone and I noticed it missing. My phone IS on and I THOUGHT the ringer was on until I called it. Many websites say you can download ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Download app on someone else's device?

If I sign into someone's ipod to download something, using my ID & password and forget to logout, will I be able to locate the device using Find My iphone?
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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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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 ...