Have you lost your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, don’t worry you can find them back by simply locating them on a map. All you have to do is to visit www.icloud.com/find to recover your lost iPhone. The new iOS 7 system has made some improvement in this aspect, so your device is more secure.
Imagine when your cell phone just accidentally lost or stolen, i know you must be very anxious not because the phone is expensive, but how much privacy and important information you have on your phone.
So, if you are one of Apple users who lost their phone, i want to tell you that you still have a chance to find your devices back by using their iCloud at icloud.com/find. So, follow the step guide below to get started.
How To Use www.icloud.com/find To Find Your Lost iPhone
- Once you login your iCloud account, locate your device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac) on a map
- Play a sound on your device to help you find it
- Use Lost Mode to lock and track your device
- Remotely erase all of your personal information from the device.
iOS 7 has made some improvement in securing your device and as well also improve your chances of recovering it as a new feature called Activation Lock is added. Activation Lock is turned on automatically when you set up Find My iPhone, with which your Apple ID and password are required before anyone can:
- Turn off Find My iPhone on your device
- Sign out of iCloud on your device
- Erase and reactivate your device
To use Find My iPhone, you need to set up Find My iPhone on each iOS device and Mac before it is lost. Find My iPhone requires iOS 5 or later (iOS 6 required for tracking) or OS X v10.7.5 or later, respectively.
SEE MORE: Easy Way To Backup Your iPhone Data
Locate your device on iCloud is easy:
- Visit www.icloud.com/find
- Sign in with your Apple account
- The location of your device will be displayed on a map, you can choose to view the Standard, Satellite, and Hybrid
- You can let your device play sound, set it in lost mode or erase it.