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My ipod got lost!!!!

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sebitas127 Calculating status...
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Feb 14, 2013 2:35 PM

My ipod got lost and I have tried "find my iphone" at icloud.com but it doesn't find my ipod because it has not internet connection. What can I do? Please somebody help me!!!!!!

iPod touch, iOS 6.0.1
  • roaminggnome Level 10 Level 10 (89,250 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 2:39 PM (in response to sebitas127)

    No one can help you.

     

    You will have to look for it.

     

    You can try calling it on facetime and see if you can hear it ring.

  • lllaass Level 10 Level 10 (135,400 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 2:47 PM (in response to sebitas127)

    You will have to find it/look for it the old fashioned way, like if you lost a wallet/purse.

    - Change the passwords for all accounts used on the iPod and report to police

    - There is no way to prevent someone from restoring the iPod (it erases it) using it.

    - Apple will do nothing

    Reporting a lost or stolen Apple product                               

    - iOS: How to find the serial number, IMEI, MEID, CDN, and ICCID number

  • Philly_Phan Level 6 Level 6 (11,010 points)
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    Feb 14, 2013 5:11 PM (in response to sebitas127)

    Change your iTunes (Apple ID) password along with any other password that was stored in the iPod.  If any passwords are associated with credit cards, contact the CC company and get your card replaced (with a new number).  If any passwords are associated with a bank or any other savings institution, contact them also and discuss approprate action with them.

     

    The "Find my..." function is pretty much useless if the device is in the hands of a thief.  All that is necessary is for the thief to connect to any computer with iTunes and "Restore as new."

     

    The only real protection you have is with the personal information on the device rather than the physical device itself.  This requires action before the device is lost/stolen.  If the device has significant personal information, it should have a strong 8-digit (or longer) password AND be configured for automatic wipe in the event of ten consecutive incorrect password entries.

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