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Does Activation Lock really stop someone from using a stolen iPad?

1143 Views 13 Replies Latest reply: Dec 18, 2013 7:32 PM by Diavonex RSS
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Dec 18, 2013 5:02 PM

Hello:

My iPad was stolen today in a West LA retail store.  I have used Find my iPad to post a LOST message, but so far the iPad is not online so it cannot be updated or located.  I am trying to decide whether to wipe it immediately upon connection (but then I lose tracking ability) or whether to give it some time to be found first.

 

Any suggestions?  Does anyone know if Activation Lock really works and really stops the perpetrator from using my device?

 

I am devastated.

iPad, iOS 7.0.3

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