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How to Enable Find My iPhone on iPhone 8

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Have you lost your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac? If yes, then enable Find My iPhone service on your iPhone and iPad devicesPlease keep reading this article to the end, and follow the steps accordingly to find your lost Apple Devices.

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Here we briefly go through small introduction of Find My iPhone. Find My iPhone (also known as Find iPhone on the SpringBoard, and also known specifically for other devices as Find My iPad, Find My iPod, or Find My Mac) is an app and service provided by Apple Inc. that allows remote location-tracking of iOS devices and Mac computers.

Enabling Find My iPhone does not only help you track your devices but also help you locate it. Find My iPhone has three best Features that help you find your devices that you have misplaced at home or anywhere, or you think you have mislaid. Moreover, it helps you display a contact number on the screen of the device you lost so that whoever finds the device may contact on you on their first encounter with the device. It’s third feature, which makes it much more special, lets you delete all your data remotely; however, you may do it only if you think someone has stolen your device and you are not going to get it back.

To be able to do this all, you must have your devices linked with your iCloud ID. Otherwise, finding your device won’t prove to be more than a dream.

How to Enable Find My iPhone?

Follow these steps to find your device through web if you have access to a computer.

  1. Go to your web browser and search www.icloud.com
  2. Log into your account.
  3. Click on Find iPhone in main menu.
  4. Enter your Apple ID and Password, and sign in.
  5. Click on All Devices tab on the top to select the device you want to track.
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icloud id – lifestan

There you go. You have three Actions to select. Therefore, you have to be selective in your choice since one of the actions will remove all your data from your device.

These are the three Actions you want your device to perform:

  1. Play Sound: This action will help you find your device by playing an audible sound — even if the device is on silent mode. You may choose this action if you think you have misplaced or mislaid your device somewhere.
  2. Lost Mode: This action will help you display an alternative contact number on the screen of your lost device. Hence, anybody coming across your phone can see the number on the phone screen, and help you get your lost device back.
  3. Erase iPhone: This action will help you erase all your personal information, credit data, images, films and every other sensitive information that you don’t want people to access. Select this option only, and only when you are sure someone has stolen your device, or you believe you are not going to get your device back.
find my iphone - location - lifestan
find my iphone – location – lifestan

Find Your Device by using Find My iPhone on another iPhone or iPad Devices

1. Go to Find My iPhone App on the device.
2. Sign in with your iCloud ID.
3. Select the device you want to track on All Devices tab.

How to Find My iPhone Easy? - Lifestan
How to Find My iPhone Easy? – Lifestan

4. Tap Actions button at the bottom, and select them accordingly.

These are the three Actions you can select:

  1. Play Sound: This action will help you find your device by playing an audible sound — even if the device is on silent mode. You may choose this action if you think you have misplaced, or mislaid your device somewhere.
  2. Lost Mode: This action will help you display an alternative contact number on the screen of your lost device. Hence, anybody coming across to your phone can see the number on the phone screen, and help you get your lost device back.
  3. Erase iPhone: This action will help you erase all your personal information, credit data, images, films and every other sensitive information that you don’t want people to access. Select this option only, and only when you are sure someone has stolen your device, or you believe you are not going to get your device back.
Enable Find My iPhone
Enable Find My iPhone

Congrats now you know how to track your lost, mislaid or stolen devices. However, if you have any questions about following these steps, then please let us know. In addition, do comment what more you want us to write about that can help you. Thanks

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2 Comments
  1. Saleeha says

    Great sir ??

    1. Sarwari says

      thank you

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