Losing your iPhone can be a traumatic experience, especially if you are not taking the proper security precautions to keep your data from prying eyes. As someone who typically does not use a passcode, that would allow anyone who found my iPhone to access all sorts of information. As someone who makes regular use of Passbook to feed his obsession with Starbucks, losing my iPhone would also have severe financial implications or would it? At a bare minimum, I’d encourage readers to set up and use Apple’s free and very excellent Find My iPhone service. If you should lose or […]
Find My iPhone is Apple’s free device tracking software that will run in the background on your iOS device and automatically track its whereabouts. If your device is lost, misplaced, or stolen, you simply have to log into your iCloud account and the location of your device will be displayed on a map. There are also options to put your iPhone in lost mode which locks it, have it play a sound and more. Here’s how to use find my iPhone on a Mac, PC or using the app on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.