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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My iPhone 5s has been stolen

I used Find My iPhone app on my new iPhone 6+ to erase data from my stolen iPhone 5s. It was offline and two days later I was sent an email which told me that the data had been erased. Should I worry ...
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Erase pending on find my iphone

I have given an old iPhone 5 to a friend as it had been dropped and screen was unreadable. I was due an upgrade so not worth me paying for a repair, however my friend wants to pay for it be repaired ...
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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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Find My iPhone on iCloud.com not opening

Whenever I open Find My iPhone in iCloud on my Mac, it says: "Cannot load Find My iPhone". Other functionalities work without any issues. I tried all the browsers without any success. However, ...
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New information next to device name in Find My iPhone

When I log into Find My iPhone, for some reason there is a number two next to the name of the device. Why is that?
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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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Find my iPhone no longer emails me

How can I recieve an email from the Find my iPhone app when my device is being located? About a year ago it would send a message to my email but no it doesn't.
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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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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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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 ...