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You can restore your device by putting it in Recovery Mode first. This will restore your device regardless of settings on the device, including Find my iPhone. Turn your device off. Hold Home as you connect the USB cable until you see the following screen: You should see the following message in iTunes: iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. ...
Only way I can think of right now is you getting a SIM card which has internet access on it 3G/4G, then your iPhone will be able to validate the apple id login and disable the "find my iPhone" feature.
Oftentimes you don't need to actually restore your iPhone if the wifi switch has become disabled (grayed out). Reset the network settings by tapping Settings > General > Reset > Reset Network Settings. This will reset all network settings, including Bluetooth pairing records, Wi-Fi passwords, VPN, and APN settings.
Did you actually purchase "Find my iPhone"? If you did you can delete the purchase. You must have a computer around you with iTunes. Sign into your account then, Right click on the App in iTunes, select delete.
No, Find my iPhone requires that the relevant service (namely iCloud → Find my iPhone) is enabled so that the device can be tracked and communicated with. If this service is disabled on the device, the device can't be tracked by you using iCloud.
Open Safari or another web browser and go to: https://www.icloud.com/#find I believe you can also use Linux and Windows browsers to locate devices through iCloud but haven't tested that recently. The app you downloaded in iTunes only runs once you sync it to an iOS device and won't help locate a lost device from your Mac.
There is no native Find my iPhone OS X app. You mention that you have downloaded the app using iTunes, in which case you have downloaded the the iOS app. The app will show in iTunes and will only be available on iOS devices. To access Find my iPhone on OS X, you need to go to iCloud.com.
With the phone off there is no way to locate it from remote. And to be honest, a few days embedded in snow will not only kill the remaining charge in the phone but also the electronics itself (water will slowly get in).
If that person jailbreaks their phone and installs FMFLive then they will be notified any time you request their location.
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