(App) Find My iPhone
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App Description :
If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use any iOS device to find it and protect your data. Simply install this free app, open it, and sign in with the Apple ID you use for iCloud. Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map, remotely lock it, play a sound, display a message, or erase all the data on it.
For missing iOS devices, Find My iPhone also includes Lost Mode. Lost Mode locks your device with a passcode and can display a custom message and contact phone number right on the Lock Screen. While in Lost Mode, your device can keep track of where it has been and report back so you can view its recent location history, right from the Find My iPhone app.
Please note that Find My iPhone must be enabled in iCloud settings on your device before you can locate it with this app.
App Features :
Locate your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac on a map
Play a sound for two minutes at full volume (even if your device is set to silent)
Remotely lock your device with a passcode
Display a custom message on the Lock Screen
View recent location history of your device while in Lost Mode (iOS devices)
Get driving directions to device location
Remotely erase all content and settings on your device
Battery charge indicator
New for iOS 9:
View your current location and the location of your missing device on the same map.
Cancel a pending erase request if your missing device is offline.
How Your Data is used
When you use Find My iPhone, your device’s location, as well as information about your device and your account will be sent to and retained by Apple so Apple can provide you with the service. Your device’s location is only sent to Apple if you actively request the location of a device or accessory. If you choose to enable the Send Last Location feature, your device’s last known location will be automatically sent to Apple any time your device’s battery reaches a critically low level. Apple retains location information and makes it accessible to you for 24 hours, after which it is deleted.
Supported languages: English, Arabic, Australian English, Brazilian Portuguese, British English, Canadian French, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hong Kong Chinese, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mexican Spanish, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Find My iPhone 4.0 requires iOS 8 or later and iCloud. You can create a free Apple ID to use with iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
Wi-Fi or cellular internet connection is required. WiFi-only devices must be connected to the Internet via a registered Wi-Fi network to be located.
Additional Information :
- Size 11.3 MB
- Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
- Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
User Reviews :
BEST THING EVER–a life saver
I was at a trampoline place where there were courses you could do filled with foam. My stupid self decided to take it in with me for pictures and videos. I soon realized that i lost my phone in one of the trampoline pits. The people who worked there said I could come in after it closes to try to find it. I was HOPELESS as the foam pits where very deep and many people have lost there phones in those pits..they even cleaned all the pits out the other day. Thanks to this app I was miraculously able to find my phone with a faint sound under all that foam.
The SECOND time it saved my life was when i was at an outlet. I had my phone in my purse the whole time… It wasn’t until closing time at the outlet that I realized my phone was missing! We were able to find out the general location of where my iPhone was at BUT It was already closing time. That next morning we played the sound and we found the phone in a store where a guy was trying to turn the noise off. He hesitantly gave me the phone when I told him it was mine..in fact the lock screen said someone tried to get into my phone! However he did give me my phone back and that’s all that matters.
Highly recommend to all Apple users
A Must-Have App!
My sister tends to lose her phone every once-in-a-while. When we were taking an evening stroll with our friends, we got to our friends house, and about an hour later, she feels her pocket for her phone, and her eyes widen. I have seen this happen many-a-time, so I simply get out my phone and use this app. With our trusty adult chaperone, we set off, retracing our steps, trying to find the missing phone in the pitch black. I was convinced, because we were in a not-so-nice part of town, that it was done for, bye-bye iPhone. But, we used the app, and found that it was right where we were walking. I still panicked, because sometimes this app can say your phone is in one place, then 10 seconds later say it’s 18 miles away. We used the “sound” feature and could hear it from half a block away. We found it unharmed.
A few months later, my mother lost her old iPod on a road trip. I used this app, and it said “locating”… But it just kept saying that. My best guess to why this is is that it was very old, too old to track. This iPod was not touch screen and only played music.
I’ve also heard complaints that this app doesn’t work when the device is turned off, which I think sounds SO frustrating. Please fix this, otherwise, this app is a lifesaver!
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