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HT4865 how do i find my iphone

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how do i turn  my iphone off if it got stolen

iPhone 3GS, iOS 6
  • pvonk Level 6 Level 6 (13,670 points)
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    Oct 13, 2012 8:53 AM (in response to leah_girl)

    You need to activate Find My iPhone (in Settings>icloud), and if the device's batteries still have a charge, the device is not turned off and has not been reset and is connected to wifi, then you can try to track it.


    Using a computer, log into and look at the Find My iPhone page.  On a device, invoke the Find My iPhone app (get it for free at the itunes app store) and log into the icloud account.  There, you can track your iphone and do various things like put it in "Lost Mode".


    If you don't use a passcode that must be entered each time the device is turned on (you get used to this), that's like leaving your house/appartment unlocked whenever you leave on a trip.


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