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Lost mode does not remove either activation lock (good for you, bad for resale or thieves) nor wi-fi saved credentials or cellular data. The finder can ensure the device never connects to a network but they also can't use it under those circumstances for anything but trying to brute force the passcode and read the data offline. If they reset the device / ...


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Using a Apple ID along with Find my iPhone it could have been located if it set up with a iCloud account. If the device was not set up with an iCloud account, the only recourse is to keep calling it in the hopes some honest person will answer. However, there is no way to track it without the Apple ID. Requirements As of January 2013, the service ...


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It is secure to keep it linked to her iCloud. It will remain Activation Locked, which makes it unusable. The data is not at risk because you've deleted it from the device, remotely. If this had not been done and Lost Mode was activated, you could have located the device. Removing it from iCloud will, enable the thief to use it. If there are no backups, ...


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I'm afraid since the device is removed from Find my iPhone app you can no longer make changes from iCloud.com. If you would be able to start the device again - sometimes you doesn't even need to go all the way as fully booted system - it will reappear in the Find my iPhone app. I work in a retail chain as a service agent and have seen this many times. ...


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Lost mode will enable as soon as someone turns on the phone. From Apple support: What if your iOS device is off or offline? If your missing device is off or offline, you can still put it in Lost Mode, lock it, or remotely erase it. The next time your device is online, these actions will take effect. If you remove the device from your account while ...


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It will remain pending until it connects to the Internet. It is recommended to change your Apple ID and other affected passwords, although if connected to Internet, the device should enforce the Lost Mode and protect your content. If the person who has your phone has prevented it to connect prior to you having set up the Lost Mode information present on ...



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