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How to Track and find Your Lost iPhone

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What happens when your iPhone is stolen or misplaced by you? Well, to assist you in finding the lost iPhone, Apple has included a way to track a missing iOS devices in its operating systems.

The feature is in-built and we have researched on the steps you can take to set up, access them and use them to track your lost devices.

How to Recover Your Lost iPhone

Apple’s solution for you to find your lost iPhone is called  “Find My iPhone.” With this service you are able to track all your iOS devices that use associated with your Apple ID (iPhone, Mac, iPad).
To activate this on your iPhone, follow the simple steps below.

Step 1: Launch the settings app on your iPhone

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on “iCloud”

Step 3: Near the bottom of the list, find and select “Find My iPhone.”

Step 4: Slide the switch next

Step 5: Slide the switch next to find my iPhone to the on position

Step 6 : While you are there, you can equally turn on send last location

With “Find My iPhone” enabled, you can track a lost or stolen device through the “Find My iphone” app on another iOS device.

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However, note that your iPhone will need to be turned on and connected to the internet in order for the service to work. So, if your device is stolen and turned off immediately, you are out of luck until its turned back on and able to connect to a network. If send last location is enabled, your iPhone will record its last known location as the battery gets low.


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