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Find My iPhone Guides

How to set up and use the Find My App, formerly known as Find My iPhone. Also how to check the status of Find My and what to do if it has been enabled on your device and locked you out of your Apple or iCloud account.

For related information, see our iCloud guides.

For more help with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, iPod Touch, or Mac, see Apple troubleshooting & how-to guides.

Turn Off Find My Device

How To Turn Off Find My Device From Computer, iPhone, iPad, iPod, iCloud, Or Apple Watch

Find My Device, formerly known as Find My iPhone, is the security system that makes sure your device and its data are secure if it is ever lost or stolen. In normal circumstances, you should always keep Find My switched on. There are only a couple of reasons that you would turn off Find My: …

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How To Remove ‘Find My iPhone’ Activation Lock Without Previous Owner

Since the iCloud lock was introduced in 2013 I have guided hundreds of clients who wanted to know how to remove Activation Lock without previous owner helping them. Most clients had no idea that the used iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch they bought was Activation Locked until they tried to set it up and they …

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