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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How should I go about tracking down my stolen iPhone 6 using Find My iPhone?

I have used Find My iPhone to track down my iPhone 6. It's running iOS 8 and the iCloud web app shows that someone has travelled a fair distance with it. How should I go about protecting access to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to know which Apple ID is used to lock iPad if the display is dead? [duplicate]

I bought an iPad mini (Wifi only) and gave it to my nephew as a gift. He switched on the device and set it up with his apple ID. He did not set up (Find My iPad/iPhone) feature. After a month of ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...