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I think I found the answer. Although Find iPhone app doesn't give any clue, this feature on www.icloud.com does explain it: "The location of this Mac won't be updated because it has been erased.". Looks like the behaviour is part of the product design, rationale behind the design is unclear though.
If someone who got your son's phone and remove it from Find My Phone list, I'm not sure if you can add it back to the list again. I lost my iPhone 6 last October and my phone has been removed from the list.
Make sure that you are both in the same family (iCloud Settings towards the top), and both of you have Find my iPhone turned on.
You need to enable function "Find My iPhone" (inside Settings>iCloud). Of course, "Location" service (inside Settings>Privacy) also need to be enabled too.
That is only possible for the last 24 hours If the device was recently online, you also see the time it was last located. If the device has been offline for over 24 hours, you see “Offline.” https://support.apple.com/kb/PH2698?locale=en_US
No, the iPhone does not update its location when plugged in. However, the iPhone will send its location to Apple when the battery gets to a critical level as long as it has an Internet connection.
When you send a remote erase, it's as if the device is new out of the box. The welcome screen is presented to the user. If the device is activation locked, it will still be locked. If it's not locked, the person in possession of the device can set it up as they choose. No record of the event is stored - so they may be able to assume you wiped it. If there ...
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