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Eanaaalex Calculating status...
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Oct 2, 2013 6:52 AM

I have lost my iPhone 5 ! Please help me find it !! I have no app installed on it ! :-( I think it was stollen. I need help,please !!

iPhone 5, iOS 7
  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,255 points)
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    Oct 2, 2013 9:08 AM (in response to Eanaaalex)

    Click here for information.

     

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  • wjosten Level 10 Level 10 (91,230 points)
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    Oct 2, 2013 9:10 AM (in response to Eanaaalex)

    The only way to locate/disable/erase any lost/stolen iPhone/iPod Touch 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, and running iOS 7.0, then phone cannot be activated or the passcode removed without knowing your Apple iD/Password. It will be nothing but a useless paperweight.

     

    If not running iOS 7.0, the phone can be forced into recovery mode & restored.

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