Find My iPhone: Overview

Overview

Find My iPhone helps you locate and protect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, AirPods, or Mac if it’s ever lost or stolen. With Find My iPhone set up on your device, you can do the following:

Get started with Find My iPhone

First, you need to set up your device. Then, you can use Find My iPhone on your iOS device, or use the web app at icloud.com/find.

Find your family members’ devices

If you’re part of a Family Sharing group, you can use Find My iPhone to help find and protect any family member’s iOS device, Apple Watch, AirPods, or Mac. First, family members need to set up their devices to share their locations with other family members. For more information, see the Apple Support article Family Sharing.

Learn more about Activation Lock

When you set up Find My iPhone, Activation Lock is turned on automatically. Activation Lock makes it harder for anyone to use or sell your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple Watch if it’s ever lost or stolen. For more information, see the Apple Support article Find My iPhone Activation Lock.

Published Date: Dec 14, 2017
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