Questions tagged [find-my]

For questions about Apple’s application Find My in iOS 13, combining two previous applications Find My Friends and Find my iPhone.

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Will MacBook be re-added to Find My?

I have lost my MacBook. I went onto Find My on another Mac and it was offline. Accidentally, I removed the device from the Sidebar and saw the following popup, again I accidentally clicked "...
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Leaving behind feature does not work with my Airpods

I was able to configure the "leaving behind" feature between my Apple Watch 7 with my iPhone 11. Works great, however, I want to do the same for my Airpods Pro. The configuration option is ...
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What's the difference between restore iPhone through iTunes and erase phone through Find My (suppose you don't have backups anyway)

So today I'm in a situation where my iPhone is disabled after too many attempt of wrong passcode which by some research seems I need to start over and erase all my data. Which isn't an issue as I ...
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Find My 'Play Sound' notifications history

Someone who's member of our iCloud family was in a funny mood and played with us by notifying some of our devices using the Play Sound feature in Find My app. An email is sent telling that an alert ...
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Share car(s) parking location with family members

All family members have iPhones. We share 2 cars. What’s the best way to have the parked car location update automatically for everyone? Currently I manually share the Parked Car location that appears ...
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FindMy "People" tab not showing

I have upgraded both my iphone and my daughter's (a minor in family sharing) iphone to iOS 15 and now the "People" tab on the FindMy app on my daughter's iphone is not showing and I can't ...
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"Find My" app continually tracking iPhone and MacBook location since latest software update

Since updating my iPhone to iOS 15.0 and MacBook to macOS 11.6 last week, both devices are continually actuating location services whenever BlueTooth is enabled. I see this as a solid white compass ...
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mac OS/iOS FindMy URL scheme: Possible to open a specific person/device/item directly?

Using the URL schemes findmy://friend or friends findmy://devices findmy://items opens the FindMy.app with the respective tab. But has anyone figured out whether it's possible to also activate/mark ...
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Was "Find My" removed from icloud.com?

Previously on icloud.com, "Find My" was one of the options under the dropdown to select different apps. As of today I'm no longer seeing it there. Was it removed and if so, why?
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Why do I have to disable Find my iPhone?

According to the page on preparing your device for repair, you must turn off Find My iPhone before handing in your phone for repair: If you're unable to turn off Find My iPhone, Apple may not be able ...
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Different results on "Find My Items" for AirTags between MacOS and iOS?

Strange issue.. I bought a 4-pack of AirTags. One of them is currently out-and-about travelling the country in luggage on a trip with a family member.... when I use "Find My Items" from my ...
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How to share an AirTag with family members

I have an AirTag. I would like my wife to be able to see where it is. We are part of a family in terms of AppleID (if I download an app, she can also install it). Is there a way she can also access ...
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What happens if you are being tracked using an AirTag but you don't own an apple device?

While Apple positions AirTags as a tool to find things you lost, it can also be used to (most probably illegally) track other people. Assuming I don't own an iPhone/iPad, how can I figure out that ...
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Does "Find my" offline mode work for you?

So yesterday I tried to test the "Find my" offline mode on two iPhones and one Mac. I turned one phone (A) into airplane mode, the second phone (B) is connected to the internet and marked it ...
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Find my Phone as a shortcut

My wife constantly misplaces her phone. Is there any way to make a shortcut in iOS (or macOS) to enable a one-touch solution to find her iPhone? (I can see her phone in the Find My app).
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How to locate lost AirPods Pro?

I lost a pair of AirPods Pro that were connected to my iPhone. When I go to the Find My app it shows the location of my phone but for the AirPods it just says No location found. Is there some trick to ...
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Find my iPhone: Can everyone who i've shared my location with see each other's location?

I want to add someone on Find my iPhone, but I don't want the people I already have my location shared with to see his location. I've previously only had this with my family so we all have each other ...
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How can I be getting updates on the location of my lost iPad if the device is WiFi-only, with no cell phone hardware?

I lost my iPad mini (current model, 5th generation, running iOS 14 beta), the model that is equipped only for WiFi. This is the model of iPad mini without any cell phone hardware. When I checked now ...
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How do I get the 'Find My' map back in the Messages app 'details' popup on macOS?

I used to have a 'Find my' map on the details popup in Messages, useful for quick access to that info. It disappeared around the time I upgraded to Catalina, so I assumed the feature was pulled. ...
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Why do my airpods show up on Find My as "No location found" even though they are right next to me?

I go into "Find My" app and I see my AirPods listed but it says "no location found" or "offline" even though they are fully charged and sitting right next to me (both the ...
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How to prevent child from using Find My to interact with parent's device?

Both me and my child are members of one Family, with Family Sharing turned on. We use different Apple IDs. When my child opens "Find My" app, my devices are listed there as well. How do I prevent my ...
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iPad OS - limiting user access to Find My app

After upgrading iOS to iPad OS 13.2.2 the new application appeared: Find My. I have multiple devices linked to this apple account, but I want to block access to Find My on the particular iPad, so the ...
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iPadOS Where has Find Friends gone?

I just updated my iPad to iPadOS13.1.2 and can't find some of my apps. I used to use Find Friends - but it seems to be missing in action. I can't even figure out how to search on the iPad