- 1 What is the purpose of Find My iPhone?
- 2 What happens if I disable Find My iPhone?
- 3 Will they know if I use Find My iPhone?
- 4 What is Find My iPhone under?
- 5 Should I keep Find My iPhone on or off?
- 6 Does Find My iPhone drain battery?
- 7 Why do Apple ask you to turn off Find My iPhone?
- 8 Does factory reset Remove Find My iPhone?
- 9 What happens when you erase device on Find my phone?
- 10 Can you tell if someone is checking your location?
- 11 Can someone track my phone without me knowing?
- 12 How can I track my sons iPhone without him knowing?
- 13 How do I find another iPhone from my iPhone?
- 14 How do you track a family members iPhone?
- 15 How do I find the last known location of my iPhone?
What is the purpose of Find My iPhone?
You can use it to locate a missing Mac, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, and even AirPods. Find My iPhone also helps protect your data if a device is stolen. It even works with Family Sharing to locate devices owned by anyone in your family—a boon to any parent with a forgetful teenager.
What happens if I disable Find My iPhone?
Before you sell, give away, or trade in a device, you should turn off Find My. When you turn off Find My on a device, the device is removed from your Devices list and Activation Lock is turned off. If you no longer have the device, you can remove it from your account using Find My iPhone on iCloud.com.
Will they know if I use Find My iPhone?
There is absolutely no way to know if anyone is tracking you using Find my iPhone. The ONLY way someone can track you is if they know your Apple ID and password, so if you suspect someone is tracking you simply change your password and they won’t be able to.
What is Find My iPhone under?
Set up Find My on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac Open the Settings app. Tap your name, then tap Find My. If you want friends and family to know where you are, turn on Share My Location. Tap Find My [device], then turn on Find My [device]. To see your device even when it’s offline, turn on Find My network.*
Should I keep Find My iPhone on or off?
Find My iPhone can also help if your Apple device is stolen, and we’ll talk about that later in this article. The most important thing to know about Find My iPhone is that you must turn it on before your device goes missing! In iOS, tap Settings > Your Name > iCloud > Find My iPhone and enable Find My iPhone.
Does Find My iPhone drain battery?
The Find My Phone app does not use any battery unless it’s running. Find My Phone won’t do anything unless you activate it via the Find My Phone app or the me.com web site. As far as enabling a free mobileme account and activating the find – my – iPhone feature, it will not make a dent in your battery life.
Why do Apple ask you to turn off Find My iPhone?
You trust them enough to work on your phone but not if the find my iPhone is disabled? This is normal. Its just a way to verify that you are the actual owner/user of the phone. Before this was required it was not uncommon for someone to damage a phone in a way that the phone would not turn on.
Does factory reset Remove Find My iPhone?
A factory restore does not disable Find My Phone. Only turning it off before the device was restored, or knowing the password to the Apple ID that enabled it. When you’ve wiped your device, it should have popped the widow asking to log in to your Apple ID and disable Find My iPhone.
What happens when you erase device on Find my phone?
Erase device: Permanently deletes all data on your phone (but might not delete SD cards). After you erase, Find My Device won’t work on the phone. Important: If you find your phone after erasing, you ‘ll likely need your Google Account password to use it again. Learn about device protection.
Can you tell if someone is checking your location?
No. Android and iPhone’s iOS do not notify or give an indication when someone checks your location. There is a brief icon displayed in the notification bar when GPS is used by location services.
Can someone track my phone without me knowing?
The most dependable way to track a phone’s location without them knowing is by using a specialized tracking solution with a stealth feature. Not all tracking solutions have an in-built secret tracking mode. If you use the right solution, you will be able to track any Android or iOS device from your web browser.
How can I track my sons iPhone without him knowing?
Just go to the dashboard of your account and click on the Location Tracker option from the features section. It will open a map where you can see their current location along with the places they have visited in the last few days. That’s all. Now, you know how to track an iPhone with the Location Tracker feature.
How do I find another iPhone from my iPhone?
Just use the Find My app on another iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac signed in with the same Apple ID. You can also use the Find My app on a device owned by someone in your Family Sharing group, or sign in to iCloud.com/ find to locate your device using a browser.
How do you track a family members iPhone?
Set up your iPhone to be found by a family member Turn on Find My iPhone: Go to Settings > [your name] > Find My > Find My iPhone, then turn on Find My iPhone, Find My network, and Send Last Location. To set up other devices, see Add a device to Find My on iPhone.
How do I find the last known location of my iPhone?
You can use Find My iPhone on iCloud.com to find the approximate location of your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Apple Watch, or AirPods if Find My [device] is set up and the device is online. To sign in to Find My iPhone, go to icloud.com/ find.