How to Track and Retrieve Your Misplaced iPhone

Misplacing your iPhone can cause panic. Moreover, if it gets stolen, you may be worrying not only about your iPhone but also the information therein that could fall in the wrong hands. However, thanks to the technological advancements, you can now easily track an iPhone.

How to track an iPhone

There are various approaches to tracking iPhone, each with its advantages. For most iPhone users, Find My iPhone would be the first stop. The best thing about using Find My iPhone service is that you can do much more than remotely tracking your iPhone. If it is stolen and you are afraid some vital information may get to the wrong hands; the method allows you to wipe your phone riding your private information.

Find My iPhone method

Turning on the Find My iPhone feature is easy. Moreover, even where you do not have another phone to locate the missing iPhone, you can use the web. Where you are using another iPhone or iPad to locate the missing one, go to Find My iPhone app, log in to the iCloud and tap on the name of the iPhone you wish to track.

If you are using the web approach, on your PC, log in to your iCloud account and click Find iPhone on the menu. From there you can see a list of your devices at the top, click on the iPhone you want to locate. The location will appear on the map where you can zoom in and out for a better view of its location. You can also choose from the modes listed what you would want to do including:

  • Play a sound where you are near to know precisely where it is
  • The lost mode where you will input a phone number that will appear on your lost iPhone so that whoever finds it can contact you
  • For extreme measures, select erase mode where you get to delete all the personal information on your lost iPhone.

Family Tracker

Cellular companies offer add-on features including the family tracking plans. If your phone is among the listed device on your subscription plan, you can use the cellular company to track your iPhone. Cellular family tracking is one of the easiest ways to protect your investment as you can conveniently locate your missing iPhone or that of your family member listed on the plan. What is more; you can track every family phone especially when you want to know where they are if you are worried.

Spy apps

While installing a spy app like SMS tracker may be prompted by reasons such as tracking your child, spouse, or employees phones, it also comes in handy when you misplace your iPhone. Spy apps are discrete, and if your iPhone was stolen, you could retrieve it since whoever posses it is likely to miss the app giving you an opportunity to track it easily. Moreover, as the app allows you to get call logs and messages, you can intercept the communication and seek help from the police to retrieve your iPhone.

With the continued advancements, tracking your misplaced iPhone gets easier and convenient by the day. You do not have to hassle to locate your missing phone, and even better, you can protect your vital data by remotely erasing it if your iPhone is stolen

Add Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Wouter van Kempen
10 Things You Didn’t Know about DCP Midstream CEO Wouter van Kempen
gayle benson and anthony davis
10 Things You Didn’t Know about New Orleans Pelicans Owner Gayle Benson
EMT Lead
How to Become an EMT and the Salary to Expect
Martin Richenhagen AGCO CEO
10 Things You Didn’t Know about AGCO CEO Martin Richenhagen
Credit cards in wallet in back pocket
7 Elements of a Good Credit Application
budgeting in the office
Three Ways Budgeting Our Money Actually Makes Us Richer
10 Pharmaceutical Stocks to Consider in 2019
The History and Evolution of the DJIA
Prioritizing Security to Future-Proof Enterprise Collaboration
Does Artificial Intelligence Have Ethics?
Cloud Attack
Top 8 Cyber Security Trends in 2019 You Should Look out For
Why ClimaCell Could be a Game Changer in Weather Forecasting
Downtown Dallas
20 Awesome Free Things to Do in Dallas
Four Mexican Getaways You Need to Try At Least Once
Family Friendly Vacation to Dillion, Colorado
20 Awesome Free Things to Do in Denver
2019 Mazda CX-9
The Top 20 Midsize SUVs for 2019
The 20 Most Fuel Efficient Cars in 2019
2013 Nissan GTR
The 10 Most Expensive Cars to Maintain in 2019
The 20 Best Chevy SUVs of All Time
Timex MK1 Steel Watch With White Dial
The 10 Best Timex Watches of 2019
Fossil Sport
The 10 Best Fossil Watches of 2019
Hamilton Watches feature
The 10 Best Hamilton Watches of 2019
The 20 Best Tourbillon Watches in 2019