Description: The article is about find my iphone login. This is an introduction about Find My iPhone application. The author mainly shows what Find My iPhone application is, how to set it up on your device and how to locate a lost or stolen iPhone.
I’m going to talk to you about how to use the Find My iPhone application. I’m going to show you what it is, how to set it up and how to use it. The first thing we’re going to discuss is the definition of Find My iPhone. It’s an application and service provided by Apple that allows remote location tracking.
I am not going to read all, that’s what it does. If you lose your iPhone iPad iPod or Mac, this particular application is going to help you find it. I’m going to show you how to set it up. Let’s go ahead and set up Find My iPhone on your new iPhone or on your old iPhone if you haven’t set it up yet.
Let’s tap on settings from this home screen. We’re going to tap on iCloud, we need to scroll down. If it asks you to sign in, you can type in your Apple ID and your password. I’m already signed in so I don’t have to do that. If you don’t have an Apple ID, you can tap on create a new Apple ID, it’s going to guide you through that.
Let’s scroll down to find my iPhone. Mine is in the off position. I want to turn this on now. Find My iPhone is enabled. I’m also going to turn on send last location. It’s going to store and send the location of the iPhone to Apple when that battery is low.
If your battery dies, when you sign back in to locate your iPhone, it’s going to show you the last location of your device before that power went out. We’ve got Find My iPhone enabled. We want to make sure that we set up some extra added security.
If you haven’t done this, make sure that you have set up your passcode or touch ID and the passcode. To do that, you can go to settings and click on touch ID and passcode, you need to make sure that you’ve got one of them set up. I’ve already got one set up so I’m not going to enter it. This is going to restrict access to your iPhone if someone finds your iPhone.
You can share your location with your family members. In order to do that, you can go back to settings and click on iCloud, you can set up family sharing. You can use Find My iPhone to help find your family members iPhones or their iOS devices.
I’ve got my iPad air set up. We’re going to locate our iPhone. Let’s open up the Find My iPhone application. We can go ahead and sign in. It’s locating my iPhone, it’s going to ask you to allow Find My iPhone to access your location while you’re using the application.
This is going to be used to show your location on the map and see how far away your devices are, let’s check it out. I’m going to click allow. I have to tap on the iPhone and go ahead and locate it. I’ve zoomed out so that you can’t see my location. I want to let you know what these dots mean.
The green dot means that the device is online, the blue dot means that I’m currently using it, the grey dot means that it’s offline. A couple of things happen at the bottom of the screen. We can click this driving button, this is going to give me turn-by-turn directions so that I can drive to the precise location of my iPhone.
The other thing we can do is to click play a sound, that’s going to help you find it if you misplaced it in the house. I can put this in lost mode. Lost mode is going to let you lock your iPhone and track it so you can protect all of your contact information in case someone finds your device.
It can also erase this iPhone. If it has been lost for a long while and you still can’t find it, you can erase the entire contents of the iPhone. Once you do that, it can’t be located or tracked. If you recover the iPhone, some of the services may be temporarily unavailable after it’s restored.
Another thing I want to quickly explore is lost mode. I didn’t get into that a lot. There are a couple of things you can do once you turn it on lost mode, let’s go ahead and check that out. You can turn it on lost mode. You can put a phone number in that. If someone finds your phone, they won’t be able to open it up or access it, but they can see what you have on that home screen.
Let’s type in a phone number, this is the number that I want them to call if they find the phone. The next step is going to show a message on the iPhone, this is going to be displayed if someone finds this iPhone. The iPhone is going to be locked so they won’t be able use it but they’ll still be able to see this message. This iPhone has been lost, please call me.
Once you type in that and click done, you are officially in lost mode. That’s how you set up and use Find My iPhone. I want to give you another gift. I’m going to give you 21 iPhone privacy and security tips, it’s a checklist for you to make sure that you always keep your iDevice secure, it’s absolutely free, it’s my gift to you. I’m going to leave a link for you.