If you are reading this post then there are chances that you might have lost your phone in the past and because you don’t want to happen again to you. Now you are looking for the ways to find a lost or stolen iPhone. Our smartphone has become so important to our daily life that even a single day without our smartphone can become very hard to pass by. We don’t just use our smartphone for entertainment purposes. There are many other things that we do every day using our smartphone like reading important work-related emails during our way to work or back to home. It saves so much time as now we don’t have to wait to reach home and then open up our computer system just to read that important mail. Other than that talking to our clients and making a Skype call to your associate who live abroad all has become easy with the help of our smartphones.
Other than that, Yes, we use our smartphones to keep ourselves entertained. Watching funny cat videos over the internet and browsing various social media sites in order to know what’s happening around us is what we mostly do on our smartphone. Now, I can imagine the hassle you’ll have to go through if you have lost your iPhone. Certainly getting your phone stolen or lost will put a halt in your life and you’ll feel isolated from the entire world for some time. Other that did you think that your smartphone also holds all of your I’D, your bank details and so many personal things. Don’t worry in this post we are going to tell you about the 4 Ways to Track Your Lost iPhone.
Just like Android device, Apple also like to keep their users safe and their products even safer. That’s why all the Apple devices come with a pre-installed app called Find My iPhone. You can easily find this app on the Apple iTunes store. You won’t have to install this app on your iPhone because it is more like a cloud-based service that Apple offers for free to its users. In order to use the “Find My iPhone” feature all you need is a computer system with any browser on it or another phone with “Find My iPhone” app installed on it. If you are not using another phone with the app already installed on it then you’ll require to access a computer system with internet connection on it. After finding a computer system open up the browser and go to the iCloud website. Login with the Apple ID that you have used to activate your iPhone, there you’ll see the Find My iPhone option on the dashboard of the main screen. Click on it and then select the device that you want to locate or trace. The process might take some time so be patient.
After finish the process you can see the location of your iPhone on the map. You won’t just get the location of your phone the Find My iPhone feature will also provide you with some options like you can make your phone ‘ring’. With the help of Lost Mode, if you have lost your phone at your house or at your workplace using this feature can help you find your phone. But if that’s not the case and you have lost it somewhere else the Find My iPhone feature will also let you erase the data of your phone. So, that whoever finds your phone won’t be able to see what is inside. Though it is always suggested not to jump on the situation and erase your data because once you use the erase my data feature you won’t be able to use the Find My iPhone feature.
By using the Lost Mode feature available in Find My iPhone you can lock your phone with a custom display that will show your phone number. So, in case someone finds your phone can call you on the number displaying on the custom display to return your phone. Other than that Lost Mode will also allow you to turn on the location service in case it is turned off. The best part is that the person who stole your iPhone won’t be able to disconnect your iCloud service or able to turn off Find My iPhone feature.
In case this solid method won’t work, we have other options available as well.
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In your daily life how often o you use the Google Maps? In my case I use it very often and that’s why I like to keep my location service on all the time. With the help of Google Maps location history you can easily track your phone. Even in case you have your location service turned off, you can still find your phone if the Location Reporting and Location History is activated on your iPhone. In order to find your iPhone with the help of Google Maps, simply login to your Gmail account using a web browser and search for the Location History feature. While using this feature make sure to select the current time frame and just with this you will be able to see the last location your phone. Though the feature won’t work if your phone has been turned off but once it turned on again you’ll be able to see the location of your iPhone.
Using a third party app to track your phone is the best and the most straightforward option available. Although, in order to use any third-party app for the same purpose you have to have the app installed on your phone before you lost it. There are a number of third-party apps available in the market as the name of phone tracker but not all of them are the best. When talking about your phone tracking you can simply relay on the XySpy App. With the number of downloads and good reviews, it is clear that this app works fine and have a number of satisfied customers. Though the app is a mobile phone monitoring app that is available for the both Android and iOS devices. It also features the location tracking as the part of its basic features. Other than its location tracking this app offers many other spying features to its users as well. The app gives remote access over the phone in which the app has been installed. The app works silently in the stealth mode so that the target phone user won’t be able to notice any malicious activity. Checking the call logs, reading text messages, checking the browser history and getting access to targets social media profile are the main features of this app.
In order to use this app all you have to do is create an account at their official website. Doing so will give you a link to download this app which you have to install in your own or in your target device. In case you are installing this app in someone else’s phone make sure that to do it without getting noticed. After that, there is nothing for you to do as the app will automatically start working and you’ll start receiving all the messages and other notifications that your target device is getting.
It is the oldest method that you all must have heard about to locate a stolen phone. In case you have lost your phone and the person who found it has turned it off or performed a factory reset so that all your credentials will be removed from the phone in hope that you might not be able to track your phone. But with the help of IMEI number, it might be impossible for you. In this case, IMEI number is our best shot at locating your lost phone. For those who don’t know IMEI stands forInternational Mobile Equipment Identity number. To track a phone with the help of IMEI number you will require the help from your network operator and the law enforcement powers to get this done.
Every phone has its own unique IMEI number that is always written on the back of your phone. You can check the IMEI number of your phone with the help of your phone dialer, simply dial *#06# and it will display the IMEI number of your phone.
These are our four way that you can use to locate your lost iPhone. It’s always good for you to have a third-party app installed on your phone as a backup. So, in case all the conventional methods stop working you can have something reliable installed on your phone to track down its location in such condition. There are a number of third party apps available in the market but we find XySpy app the most convenient and reliable third-party app for mobile tracking. Although you are free to find your own favourite.