How to Set Up Find My iPhone to Always Keep Track of Your iOS Device
While iPhones may be more expensive coque samsung galaxy j5 2015 silicone disney than ever, it won’t stop us from losing them or having them stolen. Whether you have an iPhone 5S or an iPhone XS Max, there’s a good chance it’ll go missing at some time during your ownership. It could end up in a couch cushion or in the hands of a pickpocket, but no matter what happens to it, you need to prepare it beforehand for the coque de samsung j3 2016 nourriture inevitable.
Find My iPhone is Apple’s own service that enables you to track and find a missing Apple device, as well as remotely erase it should it coque samsung j3 2016 full body ever come to that. It’s included as a step in the initial setup of iOS, so there’s a good chance you already turned Find My iPhone on. If you skipped that step, you’ll want to set coque samsung j3 2017 chat 3d it up now, as coque samsung galaxy j5 2017 jolie soon as you can, before you regret not doing it.
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Step 1: Open Your iCloud SettingsFind My iPhone is a fairly simple feature to set up. Open the Settings app, then tap coque samsung j7 the iCloud section with your name at the top of the page. Next, tap “iCloud.”
Step 2: Enable coque samsung galaxie j5 2015 marbre Find My iPhoneIn the iCloud settings, tap “Find My iPhone,” then toggle on the slider next to “Find My iPhone.” If it’s white, that means Find My iPhone is currently disabled for your device, while green means coque iphone 4s beige it’s activated. After turning it on, if you’re prompted, enter the Apple ID and password for your iPhone. It’s as simple as that.
You’ve also just turned on “Activation Lock,” which links your Apple ID with the iPhone so that you have a better chance at recovering it later when lost or stolen. Specifically, this feature prevents anyone else from trying to activate the device, so even if thieves manage to get around your lock screen, they won’t coque samsung j5 2015 chat be able to wipe it without knowing your Apple ID and password. Even if they somehow do erase it, they still won’t be able to activate it for use without your credentials.
If you have AirPods or an Apple Watch connected, those will automatically have coque iphone 4 rigide Find My iPhone activated coque samsung s5 for them when you enable it for your iPhone.
You Must Remember Your Apple ID CredentialsYou should only activate Find My iPhone if you know the Apple ID and password for the device. It won’t always ask you for this information when you enable Find My iPhone. If you don’t know coque iphone 4 silicone nike the credentials, you won’t be able to disable Find My iPhone should you need to later, and you won’t even be able to access Find My iPhone later should your device go lost or stolen.
While there are coque samsung s9 ways to locate your Apple ID, as well coque iphone 4s marilyn monroe as options for resetting the password, it’s better to just not forget it. We suggest storing it in either Apple’s built in iCloud Keychain or using a third party password manager like LastPass.
Step 3: Enable ‘Send Last Location’As you can see above, there’s also a “Send Last Location” option when Find My iPhone is enabled. As it describes, with it toggled on, it will “automatically send the location of [your] iPhone to Apple when the battery is critically low.”
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Step 4: Get Acquainted with Its OptionsNow that Find My iPhone is enabled, it’d be a good idea to open up the Find My iPhone app that’s installed on your device. The app has been a non removable stock app ever since iOS 9, but it may be tucked away in a hidden folder.
After logging in to coque silicone samsung j4 the app with your Apple ID credentials, you’ll be able to see a map with the locations of all your Apple devices that have Find My iPhone, iPad, or Mac enabled. If you have more than one device, you likely won’t see any information about the iPhone you’re currently using, but you will coque samsung j3 2017 logo coque huawei p10 if it’s the only Apple device set up with iCloud’s tracking system.
In the app, you can view other devices, see their coordinates, view different map types, change your preferred distance measurement, jump right to directions in Apple Maps, and get help. For each device, whether it’s another iPhone, an iPad, an iPod touch, MacBook or other macOS computers, Apple Watch, or your AirPods, you can play a sound on device to find it around the house, lock it in hopes of someone returning it, and erase it if all else fails…