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How to Track a Lost iPhone Easily & Fast

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Have you ever experienced losing a cellphone? Let alone lost, HP tucked or forgot where to put it alone can make the heart want to come off.

Especially if your cellphone is missing is the latest iPhone series, the price is $2000. It must feel really bad, yeah.

The iPhone is famously expensive, but the high price of this brand is comparable to the quality, features, and luxury offered. Hence, even used the iPhone rarely falls free.

In this article, I will give you tips on how to track your iPhone easily. This method can also be used to track down other Apple products that you have.

Collection of Ways to Track a Lost iPhone

Today's cellphones, including the iPhone, are not only used for communication. Personal transaction data, bank accounts, and confidential documents are already stored on your cellphone.

Not only hardware is valuable, personal data stored on the iPhone is also important. Don't let the data be misused by bad people.

Interest in the iPhone is very high, not directly proportional to purchasing power. This makes many people compete to buy stolen iPhones at low prices.

Although there is no guarantee that you will recover your lost iPhone, at least you can prevent your iPhone from being resold or used by the thief.

How to track an iPhone with Find My iPhone

First of all, I will tell you about how to track a lost iPhone with a note that you have activated the Find My iPhone feature on the phone.

This feature is actually mandatory to be activated. In addition to being able to track your lost iPhone, this feature also allows you to share your location with your boyfriend, friends, or family.

In this tutorial, I use an iPhone with iOS 13. If you haven't updated to iOS 13, maybe the method will be a little different.

Here's how to track an iPhone with Find My iPhone:
  • Step 1: Open the Find My iPhone feature on other devices. You can access it directly through your cellphone or visit the site via the browser application.
  • Step 2: Login using the Apple ID registered on your lost iPhone. If you use a friend's iPhone, don't forget to sign out your friend's Apple ID first, gang.
  • Step 3: After successfully logging in using an Apple ID, you will see your Apple device registered using the Apple ID. Choose your lost iPhone device.
  • Step 4: Your lost iPhone can be detected through a map with a note that the iPhone is on. If your iPhone dies, the map will show the location of the last iPhone before it died.
  • Step 5: If the location of your lost iPhone is still around you, you can click Play Sound so that the iPhone makes a sound and is easy to find.
  • Step 6: If the location of the iPhone is far from you and you believe the iPhone is lost, you can activate the lost mode by clicking on Lost Mode.
  • Step 7: Lost Mode will lock the iPhone and display the phone number and special message that you entered in the Find My iPhone menu.
  • Step 8: If for example you believe your iPhone is lost and there is no hope of turning back, instead of your data being misused, you can use the iPhone Erase feature.
  • Step 9: All data on the iPhone will immediately be erased. But, you can no longer use Find My iPhone.

How to Track an iPhone without Find My iPhone

Next, I will tell you how to track your iPhone if you don't activate Find My iPhone. Actually, there is no way to track a lost iPhone without Find My iPhone.
However, you can do the following ways to increase the chances of your iPhone being met and prevent your personal data from being misused.

  1. Call Your Own Number: How to track this iPhone is actually very basic, but often forgotten because of panic. Before you sued on your iPhone is lost, you can borrow someone else's cell phone to call your number.
  2. Changing Account Password: Not only change the Apple ID account password, but you also have to change the passwords of all accounts that are logged on the iPhone, such as email, social media, M-Banking, and others. This aims to make your personal data inaccessible to strangers.
  3. Posting on Social Media: Never underestimate The Power of Social Media. You can tell about your lost iPhone and ask your friends to spread the information. If you're lucky, lots of people will read your story and help you find, gang.
  4. Police Report: If you are still in the area where your iPhone is lost, you can go to the police station to make a report of loss. You can also include your iPhone's IMEI number to assist the police in tracking down the iPhone if sold at any time.

How to Activate the Find My iPhone Feature

If until now you have not activated the Find My iPhone feature on your iPhone, you better activate it, gang!

Instead of unwanted things happening, we better prevent it. Well, I will tell you how to activate Find My iPhone. 
  • Step 1: Open the Settings menu on your iPhone. After logging in, click on your Apple ID profile at the top.
  • Step 2: Next, click on the Find My option. Activate the Find My iPhone and Share My Location options on the menu. Really easy, right, gang?


Thus the article from me I hope it is useful basically be careful and always focus not until you forget to put your valuables.

Thank you.

Aliif Arief
Aliif Arief web and app enthusiast

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