Set up Find My on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac

Make sure you set up Find My so that you can locate a lost device or item, such as your paired AirPods, Apple Watch or a personal item with an AirTag attached. 

How to turn on Find My for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap your name, then tap Find My.
  3. If you want friends and family to know where you are, turn on Share My Location.
  4. Tap Find My [device] and then turn on Find My [device].
    On iPhone, you can turn on Find My in the Settings app.
  5. To see your device even when it's offline, turn on Find My network.* 
  6. To have the location of your device sent to Apple when the battery is low, turn on Send Last Location.

If you want to be able to find your lost device on a map, make sure Location Services is turned on. To do this, go to Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Services and turn on Location Services.

* The Find My network is an encrypted, anonymous network of hundreds of millions of Apple devices that can help you locate your device. 

How to add your AirPods, Apple Watch or Beats product to Find My

If your AirPods, Apple Watch or supported Beats product are paired with your iPhone, they're automatically set up when you turn on Find My iPhone.

To make sure you can find your devices even if they're powered off or disconnected, check that Find My network is turned on.

Turn on Find My network for AirPods Pro or AirPods Max

  1. Go to Settings > Bluetooth.
  2. Tap the More Info button  next to your device in the list. 
  3. Scroll down to Find My network. 
  4. Make sure Find My network is turned on. 

Turn on Find My network for Apple Watch

  1. On your Apple Watch, open Settings.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Scroll down until you see your Apple Watch.
  4. Tap your watch name, then tap Find My Watch.
  5. Make sure Find My network is turned on.

 

How to add an AirTag or supported third-party product to Find My

How to add an iPhone Leather Wallet to Find My


How to turn on Find My for your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Settings. In earlier versions of macOS, choose Apple menu  > System Preferences.
  2. Click your name, then click iCloud. In earlier versions of macOS, click Apple ID, then click iCloud.
  3. Scroll down, click Find My, then click Turn On.
    Turn on Find My Mac
  4. To make sure you can find your Mac if it's ever lost or stolen, check that Find My Mac is On and Find My network is On.* In earlier versions of macOS, click Options to check that both are turned on.
    On Mac, check that Find My network is turn on 

If you want to be able to find your lost device on a map, make sure Location Services is turned on:

  • macOS Ventura: Go to System Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Services. Next to System Services, click Details and make sure Location Services is turned on for Find My.
  • Earlier versions of macOS: Go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy, then click the Privacy tab and, if the padlock in the bottom left is locked, click it and enter the name and password of the administrator. Then, select Location Services, select the Enable Location Services tickbox and make sure the tickbox next to Find My is selected.

* The Find My network is an encrypted, anonymous network of hundreds of millions of Apple devices that can help you locate your device.

Find My availability and features may vary by country or region.

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