Have you lost your new iPhone? Or you are afraid. Our phones are becoming more secure because of manufacturers but thieves are always there. So these apps will help you to find lost iPhones.
iPhone comes with this feature but users don’t know. It can also be helpful for parents and parents who want to know the location of their loved ones.
Method 1: Ping your iPhone
This is the simplest way to find your iPhone and works only if you’ve paired Apple Watch or a HomePod with it.
Find using Apple Watch
- Open your Apple Watch and bring up the Control Center.
- Click on the icon of the iPhone with curved lines emanating from it.
Find using HomePod
- Say: “Hey Siri where is my iPhone?”
- If your iPhone is nearby it will ask to play a sound.
- Say yes and try to find your iPhone
Method 2: Find your iPhone using find my iPhone
Find my iPhone is an especially designed app by Apple Inc. used to find your iPhone or any Apple device on maps and play sound to help you find it. If your device is online you will get the exact location else you will get the last tracked location of the device of your iPhone.
This works only if you have turned on the find my iPhone app located in the settings.
Method 3: Finding iPhone using Google timeline
Google timeline is a product made by Google Inc which estimates the route or the path taken by your device. Your timeline remains private with Google and can be deleted anytime but can be pretty much useful while finding your iPhone.
This works only if you have enabled your iPhone tracking by Google
Steps to use Google timeline
- Open the website https://www.google.com/maps/timeline
- Click on today and see the timeline of your iPhone.
Method 4: Find your iPhone using your network carrier apps
Providers like Verizon, sprint, and AT&T offer phone tracking free via GPS however you have to opt for it. This method is very easy as we have only to open our carrier app and see our phone location.
Method 4: Finding your iPhone using the IMEI number
IMEI stands for international mobile equipment identity. It consists of a 15 to 17-digit code given to every mobile phone. this number is used by Carriers to uniquely identify your device or your phone.
It can help to track the exact location of your iPhone.