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How to Find a Lost or Stolen iPhone?

April 09, 2018 03:29 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Tips
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"My new iPhone 6S was stolen recently, what do I do now? Please help!"

"I have lost my iPhone and couldn't find it anywhere from last night. What can I do to find it?"

iPhone or any mobile user in the world, fall victim to theft or robbery but most of them are unaware of how to proceed after this tragic incident. Actually, it is very important to follow a specific procedure. It is very unlikely that you will recover the phone but you can surely find or locate it. So, what to do if your iPhone is lost or stolen? If it's a theft, proper authorities should be informed first and some procedures should be followed to save yourself from any future harassment.

Option 1. Keep Personal Data Safely

You can keep your personal data safe by following these methods:

Option 2. Track Lost iPhone Using Find My iPhone

iPhone stolen what to do? If Find My iPhone is enabled on your missing device follow these steps below.

Now to make sure that other people do not mess with your device, you need to erase it remotely. This way all of your personal information will be erased from your device but keep in mind that you won't be able to find it with the Find My Phone app anymore. This way your activation will be off and it will allow other people to turn on and use your phone.

What if Your Lost Device is Offline?

Well, if you are thinking how to find a lost iPhone that is turned off or simply, offline? You can still put it in Lost mode or even erase it remotely. The moment your device comes online these actions will take immediate effect. Just make sure you don't log out of your account while the process is going on. That might cancel the whole process!

In case, Find My iPhone is not enabled on your lost device, unfortunately, it won't be possible to locate your device.

So, now you know how to find a stolen or lost iPhone. Do keep in mind that Find My iPhone is the only way with the help of which you can track, detect or find stolen iPhone.

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