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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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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 ...
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iCloud locate last tracked position?

I've lost my iPhone, and its power has run out. Is it possible to use iCloud to locate where it was last detected?
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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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How do I link my sons phone back in Find My iPhone

Son lost his phone so I went to Find My iPhone. I locked his phone then accidentally removed it from Find My iPhone. How can I link it back?
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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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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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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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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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Why am I not getting notified by email when my Find My iPhone is used?

I am not getting notified when the Find My iPhone app is used or even if I try searching via iCloud. How can I enable them?
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Can Find My iPhone still locate a device if it is restored with DFU mode?

How does this work? You can restore phones in DFU mode but you're faced with Activation Lock if you have enabled it. Will you still be able to locate it?
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How can I tell if my friend is broadcasting their location from an iPad vers an iPhone?

I wondered if there was a way to tell the device being used to broadcast a location in Find My Friends. As in, if someone switched over their location from iPhone to iPad to show that they were at one ...
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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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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 Find My iPhone upload its location when connected to iTunes via USB?

If Find My iPhone is active for my iPhone, will it upload its location if the iPhone is connected to an Internet-connected PC or Mac using a USB cable? Normally I would imagine it would ask for a ...
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Phone activation problems

Ok I got this Iphone4 and it s already got a apple ID and it wont let me sign in for my apple ID so im waiting to see what happened.
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iPhone 6 was stolen

My iPhone 6 was stolen. Used find my iPhone app and put it into lost mode on my iPad. Got a text from Find my iPhone app stating it was located. But now I don't see it in the find my iPhone app ...
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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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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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Screen not working on water damaged iPhone and can't disable Find My iPhone to restore

I've got a got water damaged iPhone and the screen no longer allows me to see anything at all. It turns on fine and I think in some parts the touch sensors work as well. I could use Siri yesterday but ...
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iPhone disappear from Find My iPhone

My iphone6 (iOS8.3) was stolen in Vietnam during my holiday and I've activated lost mode half an hour later and erase iphone later on. The erased action was pending for about 36 hours and now the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot find my phone on “Find My Iphone”

Someone stole my iphone 6s a few days back. It's locked with a passcode though. I immediately accessed "find my iphone" to activate lost mode and play sound. Later in the day, i tried entering the ...
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Does iPad lost screen show received notifications?

I already received an email notification and it showed up on an iPad lock screen. I wonder if it still show on screen of that iPad when i use lost mode on it.
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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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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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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

Iphone 4 - I'm trying to change the apple ID on my iphone to match my icloud (already changed apple id here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone, in ...
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Tracking wifes iphone and one minute it was 100kms for the original location

So i was was using find my iphone to track my wifes location. She was at her mothers place then the next minute she was 100kms away. Any ideas how that can happen? Thanks
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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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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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Removing a lost iPhone from find my iphone/apple id

My iPhone was stolen back in february, since than it was on pending lost mode... by now I realized I will not see it again so I removed it from my apple id and from find my iPhone, now I saw that the ...
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Why can't i access Find my iPhone?

My iPhone was stolen and I can't access Find My iPhone, it says my password or Apple ID are incorrect but they are correct.
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Got a question re find my iPhone

Does the notification email come through as soon as the device is found or can there be a delay? I ask this because I had an email come through at 9am but the pic was saying device was found 8 hours ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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If my iPod is stolen and wiped, would it still appear as 'offline' on iCloud or would it just not appear at all?

I am trying to find out if my iPod 3rd gen is stolen or just misplaced. I have find my iPhone activated but it happened a couple of days ago so the battery is probably dead. It shows up as 'offline' ...
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Lost IPhone - No find my Iphone

I recently checked the devices that had accessed my google account and saw that an IPhone I lost and thought was long gone had been logged into my account yesterday. I never set up find my Iphone but ...
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How does find my iPhone work?

I had my iPhone 4 stolen a couple of years ago I thought recently to check I cloud find my phone to see if anything has changed as in come online. It hasn't . when it happened I went into icloud find ...
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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 ...