Questions tagged [find-my-iphone]

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Want to cancel a 'Pending Erase' on iphone… Any suggestions?

I lost my phone on vacation and activated 'Lost Mode' for a couple of days. The night before heading home I decided to do the Remote Erase ´cause I thought there's no way I'd get it back, I also ...
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I've found an icloud locked iPhone, how can I return it to the owner?

A friend of mine found an iPhone 6 in a festival but she didn't have a way to charge the phone for a couple weeks. She is a maid here in Brazil and didn't have the proper charger neither knew how to ...
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When you remove a device from find my iPhone, does it's automatically restore?

I dropped my iPhone and the screen is completely unusable. I got a deductable for a new one and the instructions said to turn off find my iPhone for my original device, so I did from my computer. ...
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Can't turn off Find my Iphone with old apple id password in order to delete account from my iphone

I'm trying to change the Apple ID on my iPhone 4 to match my iCloud one (already changed Apple ID here) but it keeps asking me for the password linked to the old ID to turn off find my iphone (...
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Why mouse zoom in,out not working on icloud.com find my iphon?

I am using Linux Ubuntu. When trying to use www.icloud.com/#find any mouse movements like zoom or scroll not working. Any solutions?
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how do I lock my Apple ID?

I entered Apple ID to my iPhone 5 which "Find my iPhone" button was on and someone changed the password. Now every second I use the phone they ask me to sign in to iCloud. How can I remove this ID ...
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Will my device's location be shown in Find My iPhone if it is connected to iTunes?

Two days ago I lost my iPhone 5s. It could have been stolen. I've reported it to my carrier and police yesterday as stolen. I got Find My iPhone enabled, but when I login to iCloud there is no ...
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How can I wipe my iPhone to start over with Find My iPhone active?

I want to get rid of an old email Apple ID on my iPhone 5s. At this point I just want to wipe the entire phone clean and start over. How can I do that if I can’t turn off “Find My iPhone”?
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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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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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Find My Phone App shows my IPOD Touch is in California, but I have it with me in Missouri

I have all of mine and my kids Apple devices set up on Find My Phone. We're always misplacing one of the ten! Today when I went to find my daughters IPOD Touch it shows that the location of it is ...
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How to know which Apple ID is used to lock iPad if the display is dead? [duplicate]

I bought an iPad mini (Wifi only) and gave it to my nephew as a gift. He switched on the device and set it up with his apple ID. He did not set up (Find My iPad/iPhone) feature. After a month of ...
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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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Is it possible that Lost mode for my phone was deactivated by a thief?

Why my iPhone cannot detect the location? I enable the lost mode and its confirmed by email but the device did not show any location. But when I first set my lost mode they asked me a pass code, but ...
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Locate phone with Find My iPhone without locking it

Can you use the Find My iPhone app without it locking the phone your trying to find? I only want the location, not to lock it.
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Does changing the password for Apple ID make iCloud and Find My iPhone stop working? [duplicate]

My phone has recently been stolen. I have been trying to locate it. I had previously set up the Find My iPhone app and after the theft, I have changed all my iCloud and Gmail passwords. Can the ...
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Can't remember my passcode [duplicate]

I can't remember my passcode and I have Find my phone app turned on my phone is disabled and says connect to itunes but it wont let me restart my phone as i have find my phone app turned on i have ...
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I can't remember my passcode, and I can't disable Find My iPhone

I can't remember my Passcode for my iPhone 4s and I went on to iCloud and the whole find my iPhone and because my phone is disabled and I tried to restart/restart it the wifi wont turn on and I have ...
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turn off find my iphone without apple ID password [duplicate]

I need to restore my iphone, to do that i need to turn off find my iphone but the apple ID is different to the one i use now, i cant remember the password
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using find my phone to “track” kid does it send email or other notice to kid?

my son is overseas and I had to send him a new phone...before sending I turned on location services so that I could log onto find my phone on my phone and locate his phone. (his first phone was ...
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Can't install Find My iPhone app on iPhone 4 as it requires iOS 8

I reset my iPhone 4 as I gave it to a friend. I am unable to install Find My iPhone as prompt says I need iOS 8 to run this app. What can I do? I know iOS 8 is not available for iPhone 4, but apps ...
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If an iPhone stolen and they restart it can it be tracked?

If my iPhone was stolen and they reset and everything got deleted will I still be able to track it if everything has be deleted?
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Can Email Notification of Find my iPhone be disabled?

When I use the Find my iPhone for my daughter's phone she receives and e-mail telling her that someone has been using find my iPhone to locate her phone. Can the email notification be disabled ?
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Remove device from iCloud

I sold my iPad (after restoring it and deleting all accounts/data), but it still shows up in iCloud settings under "Devices". Since I don't have access to the iPad anymore, how can I delete it from ...
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Can you still track an iPhone after it has been logged out of iCloud?

If my iPod touch 5 gets stolen and logged out of the iCloud account, can I still track it without having Find My iPhone? If they restore it which would log me out I can still track it by Wi-Fi right?
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Is there a way to turn off email notifications with find my iPhone?

Is there a way to turn off email notifications in find my iPhone?
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hackers - tracking my iphone [duplicate]

I've received 7 emails from Apple that my phone was tracked using Find My iPhone, can I call apple and find out who the device belongs too? I've already changed my password.
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Can I find out who is tracking my iPhone?

I received 3 emails from Apple that my phone was tracked using Find My iPhone. It gave the dates and times. Can I find out who is tracking me using Find My iPhone ?
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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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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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Can iPhone 5s be tracked if restored completely, and iCloud lock is gone? [closed]

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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My iPhone is protected by password, is it possible for the thief to restore factory setting?

I quickly activated lost mode in find my iPhone. I worried that the thief managed to restore factory setting before I do that. The thing is before I put lost mode, I disable the 3G dataplan following ...
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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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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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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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I have iCloud but I don't know how to use Find My iPhone

So last night I was at home watching movies and I went to get on my phone and I noticed it missing. My phone IS on and I THOUGHT the ringer was on until I called it. Many websites say you can download ...
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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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Would a lost phone still show as offline if someone found it and erased it?

I lost my phone and it looks like it was either turned off or died at 5:41pm. When I use Find My Phone, its says offline. Is this because it's off or is it possible someone erased my phone? If ...
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Can an iPhone be used after a Find My iPhone erasure?

My sister in law's iPhone 5 just showed up as online in Pakistan 4 months after it was stolen from Australia. We have locked the iPhone remotely from the Find My iPhone function on icloud.com If we ...
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If someone logs out of my iTunes can I still track my iPod? [duplicate]

My iPod 5 was recently stolen and I have downloaded the "Find My iPhone" app and I logged into my iTunes account to track all the devices using it. It says my iPod 5 is currently offline and will ...
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Can the thief erase and clear my iPhone before “Find My iPhone” has a chance to detect its location?

I have lost my iPhone5 and had a sick feeling that the phone has been erased and cleared before Find my IPhone has even had the chance to detect it. Is this possible?
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Apple ID Conflict With iCloud Locked iPhone

I recently decided to restore my iPhone to the latest iOS 7.1.1 and got stumped by a serious problem. It’s an iPhone 5 and when I got it, I had it linked with an Apple ID/email that I no longer have ...
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How is Find my iPhone still working even when phone is turned off?

My iPhone was stolen a few days ago and goes straight to voicemail when called, but still updates its location on Find my iPhone. Bottom line question is how is this possible if it is supposedly "...
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Locked Macbook and iMessages

On the Find My iPhone app, I have locked my Macbook so no one else can get on it. I have the Messages app opened to receive my iMessages, but someone turned the Macbook on, it connected to wifi, and ...
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Find My iPhone shows device as 'Offline'

My mom tried to track my iPhone 5 using Find My iPhone. My location services were turned on and everything was working properly. Then it said between a certain time that my iPhone was 'offline'. She ...
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Is there any way to see the last location with find my iphone before it was wiped? [duplicate]

I lost my iphone three months ago and it was dead so I could never locate it with the "find my iphone" app. Eventually I gave up and did the wipe feature next time it was turned on. I just got the ...
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How can I deactivate Find my iPhone's Erase iPhone?

My iPhone 4s has been stolen and I have activated "Erase iPhone" through the iCloud, but I've found out that this disables Find My iPhone too. How can I disable "Erase iPhone" to avoid deactivation ...
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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?