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Lost my iphone/app id

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zuwak Calculating status...
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May 26, 2011 8:11 AM

Hello, I lost my iphone and I was signed in with my app id, can the one who founds it buy anything with my card? what can I do? please help me or will they ask for password before he can buy something?

  • DaVBMan Level 6 Level 6 (9,265 points)
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    May 26, 2011 8:21 AM (in response to zuwak)

    It will ask for a password. 

    You should of had a Passcode on it so they cannot get to anything in the first place.

     

    You may want to think about all the websites you have visited on the iPhone and any that you have logged into as those sites most likely have stored your credentials thus they can go to any website as you.

     

    Also they have access to your email accounts that you may of setup on the phone thus can read and send email via your accounts.

     

    So you may want to go change ALL your passwords to all the sites you know you went to as well as all your email accounts.  Also for security might as well change your iTunes/Apple password.

  • Mansur Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    May 28, 2011 5:16 AM (in response to zuwak)

    You can do it from iTunes

    Store > Sign in > Store > View my accounts >

  • Mansur Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    May 28, 2011 5:27 AM (in response to zuwak)
  • crj2111 Calculating status...
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    Nov 17, 2012 3:38 AM (in response to DaVBMan)

    If you do this, does 'find my iphone' stop working?  I left my ipad on a plane and to be safe changed my appleid password in itunes.  I also put a password and return phone number and pu a request in icloud.com/find site.  But then it just occured to me that by changing the password I may have made it impossible for my device to connect to the icloud and defeated the whole purpose.  And now I cannot change the password back because itunes does not let you recycle old passwords.

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