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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Stolen iphone gone from icloud

I cant find a simple answer to my question...sons iPhone was stolen. When he got home and notified me (a few hours later) I logged into his icloud account for him to look at find my iPhone (which was ...
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iPhone 4S accientally turned on Find My iPhone or a power surge problem?

I think I accidentally erased my contacts and also turned it off (blocked out?) seemingly permanently by activating the Find My iPhone app on my old iPhone 4S that I am using as like an iPod for music ...
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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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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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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 ...
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If someone logs out of my iTunes can I still track my iPod? [duplicate]

My iPod 5 was recently stolen and I have downloaded the "Find My iPhone" app and I logged into my iTunes account to track all the devices using it. It says my iPod 5 is currently offline and will ...
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Can the thief erase and clear my iPhone before “Find My iPhone” has a chance to detect its location?

I have lost my iPhone5 and had a sick feeling that the phone has been erased and cleared before Find my IPhone has even had the chance to detect it. Is this possible?
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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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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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How is Find my iPhone still working even when phone is turned off?

My iPhone was stolen a few days ago and goes straight to voicemail when called, but still updates its location on Find my iPhone. Bottom line question is how is this possible if it is supposedly ...
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Locked Macbook and iMessages

On the Find My iPhone app, I have locked my Macbook so no one else can get on it. I have the Messages app opened to receive my iMessages, but someone turned the Macbook on, it connected to wifi, and ...
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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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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 ...
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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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What details are erased when using find my phone?

If I erase my phone through iCloud find my phone, Will it erase contacts and pictures?
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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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Find My iPhone automatic switch off [duplicate]

If Find My iPhone is already activated and is "turned on" on my iPhone 4S, would the installation of os7 automatically "switch off" Find My iPhone on the phone.
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Does installing iOS 7 disable Find My iPhone?

If Find My iPhone is activated on an iPhone 4s and I install new iOS 7, will such an installation automatically switch off Find My iPhone on my phone?
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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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Lost Ipod Touch 4

I lost my ipod touch. I am not sure if the "find my iphone" app is on. I see it in my icloud list of devices. I initiated a lock and message. If it is turned off, will the lock work and the ...