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Find My iPhone

September 19th, 2012

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Price: Free

Category: Utilities

Updated: Sep 19, 2012

Version: 2.0

Size: 13.9 MB

Seller: Apple Inc.

Rated 4+

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Customer Ratings

Current Version

(473 Ratings)

All Versions

(53897 Ratings)

Find My iPhone by Apple

Find My iPhone Screenshots


If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use another iOS device to find it and protect your data. Simply install this free app on another iOS device, open it, and sign in with your Apple ID.Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map, play a sound, display a message, remotely lock your device, or erase all the data on it.

If the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch you want to locate is running iOS 6, Find My iPhone also includes Lost Mode. Lost Mode locks your missing device with a 4-digit passcode and can display a contact phone number right on the lock screen. And while in Lost Mode, your device will keep track of where it has been and display its recent location history when you check in with the Find My iPhone app.Please note that Find My iPhone must be enabled in the iCloud settings on your device for you to locate it with this app.


Locate your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac on a map
Display a custom message on the screen
Play a sound for two minutes at full volume (even if your device is set to silent)
Remotely lock your device
Remotely wipe your device to erase your personal data
Lost Mode (for devices running iOS 6 or later)

Supported languages: English, Japanese, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Korean, Chinese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Slovak, Thai, Indonesian, Malay, Catalan, Hungarian, Vietnamese

Requires iOS 5 or later and an iCloud account. You can create a free iCloud account on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
Internet connection is required. To be located, your iPad with Wi-Fi, iPod touch, or Mac must be connected via a registered Wi-Fi network. Your Mac must also be awake.

What's New in Version 2.0

• Lost Mode (available on devices running iOS 6 or later)
• Battery Charge indicator
• Forever login (On iOS 6, if the account used to log in is the same as the iCloud account configured on the device and the device has passcode enabled on it.)

Customer Reviews

A thief stoled my phone. (5 stars)
First of all for me to write a review means I really am endorsing this app. I simply don't write reviews. About a month ago I accidentally left my phone in a public place. I was without the device for approx 30 minutes before I realize it wasn't in my possession. To make matters worst I happen to be on vacation in a city that I've never visited before. From a friends iPhone, I logged into this app using my apple id and password and was

Useful for loss, not theft (2 stars)
Find My Phone is a good start to tracking down a lost device, but it's too easy for thieves to work around it.

First of all, there is no option to require a password to turn off an iOS device. This would help dramatically as thieves could not shut off stolen devices since there is also no removable battery.

Secondly, they can easily wipe the device, which means the iCloud info is deleted making Find My Phone useless. As an

Step backward (1 star)
The map display on the latest update is a huge step backward. No more hybrid screen. No detail. Wish I could go back. Suggest that you think hard and long before updating. I am truly sorry.

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