How To Remotely Track Your iPhone

Kane Smith July 17, 2017 Comments Total Views:14
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Apple devices come with the feature to track them from virtually anywhere as long as the device you are locating have an internet connection.

Find My iPhone, lets you remotely track your lost, stolen, or misplaced iPhone. It can also assist in remotely wiping off your private information.

To track your iPhone first, you must turn on the Find My iPhone program.

How to turn on Find My iPhone for your iPhone or iPad

 

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone or iPad.


  2. Tap on Apple ID


  3. Next tap on iCloud.


  4. Now tap on Find My iPhone.


  5. Toggle on the switch next to Find My iPhone.


How to use Find My iPhone using the web browser

You can easily track your iPhone or iPad on the web using iCloud.com. Just follow the steps below:

  1. Open iCloud.com in any web browser.


  2. Log into your iCloud account.
  3. Click on Find iPhone in the menu.


  4. Click on All Devices at the top.


  5. Click on the device for the device you’d like to track.


Note: You can perform three actions remotely.

    • Play sound – This option will play sound on your device, even if your device is on vibrate or silent.
    • Lost mode – Using this option you can lock your device remotely, track its location and can also display a personal message on its locked screen.
    • Erase iPhone– To remotely erase your lost device use this feature.

 

How to use Find My iPhone on iPhone and iPad

You can also track your device using Find my iPhone application on your iPhone or iPad by following these steps:

  1. Open the Find My iPhone application from any iPhone or iPad.


  2. Next login using your iCloud ID.
     
  3. Tap on the device you wish to track.


  4. When you tap on Actions on the bottom you will see the same 3 options that you have seen in the web.

     
  • Play sound – This option will play sound on your device, even if your device is on vibrate or silent.
  • Lost mode – Using this option you can lock your device remotely, track its location and can also display a personal message on its locked screen.
  • Erase – To remotely erase your lost device use this feature.

That’s it! Follow these simple steps to locate your iPhone. You can also play sound on your device, display a personal message or you can remotely wipe your iPhone.

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