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Find or locate my iphone

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Apr 25, 2013 10:00 AM

Can i install an app with out the iphone using the appstore, game center, email or other way to install the app with out the iphone.

iPhone 4S, iOS 5.0.1
  • wjosten Level 10 Level 10 (91,460 points)
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    Apr 25, 2013 10:05 AM (in response to Gato Syko)

    No.

     

    The only way to locate/disable/erase any lost/stolen iPhone is through Find My Phone or a similar app. However, this requires that Find My Phone be setup/activated, on your phone, before it was lost/stolen. You would then login at iCloud.com & try to locate it. This requires the phone be turned on & have an Internet connection. There is no other way to locate a lost/stolen iPhone. Apple can't/won't help you, nor will your carrier. Report the loss to the Police, your carrier & Insurance company. Change all of your passwords.

     

    If your carrier offers Blacklisting & they Blacklist the phone, it will be unusable as a phone.

     

    If locked with a passcode, all a thief or whoever finds it has to do is force the phone into recovery mode & restore it. While this deletes all data on the phone, it also removes the passcode so the phone can then be used as a phone or touch.

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