It’s not uncommon to lose track of our iPhones. It’s possible to misplace an iPhone every once in a while.
Lost, stolen, or misplaced, the Find My iPhone function allows you to track your iPhone’s position and do other remote actions from another iOS device.
Here, we’ll go over the steps required to activate Find My iPhone under iCloud and start monitoring the iPhone’s whereabouts on a map.
Keep in mind that Apple is doing this for no charge. There is no external iOS app that must be downloaded and installed on your iPhone.
All you need is an Apple ID to use iCloud to track down your iPhone. Check out this iCloud iPad location guide if you’re using an iPad.
How to Enable Find My iPhone Through iCloud?
If you’d like to track your iPhone using iCloud, you’ll need to turn on Find My iPhone in your iPhone’s iCloud settings.
Access iCloud by tapping the Settings app on your iPhone’s home screen. If you haven’t already, you’ll be asked to sign in with your Apple ID and password in order to use iCloud on your iPhone.
Following the on-screen prompts is all that’s required to join your iPhone to iCloud. This screen will appear after that.
The primary function of iCloud is to keep backups of one’s iPhone data on the iCloud server for later restoration.
After setting up your iCloud account on your iPhone, you’ll have a plethora of options for backing up your messages, photographs, contacts, calendars, notes, and more.
You can, for instance, learn how to save your iPhone’s WhatsApp conversations to iCloud by viewing this interactive online demo.
The good news is that if you back up your iPhone’s data to Apple’s iCloud, you can simply retrieve it if you ever lose it.
See this tutorial, for instance, to learn how to retrieve lost iPhone Reminders. In addition to backup and restoration, iCloud can do a lot more.
One of the most useful iCloud functions is Find My iPhone. The above iPhone snapshot shows Find My iPhone in the lower right corner.
To activate Find My iPhone, simply slide the switch.
How to Find My iPhone Through iCloud?
When your iPhone is lost, stolen, or misplaced, you can track its whereabouts using Find My iPhone.
Your iPhone’s privacy and data can be safeguarded with the help of Find My iPhone.
You can prevent unauthorized users from erasing or reactivating your iPhone by locking it from a distance or wiping it clean from afar with Find My iPhone enabled.
For more information about iCloud, launch a web browser on your iOS device, Mac, PC, or any other supported platform, and go to https://www.icloud.com/.
Access to iCloud will be restricted until you provide your login and password.
Once you’re signed in, you’ll have access to a wealth of features within iCloud, including email, calendar, contacts, photographs, notes, reminders, and more.
A backup of your iPhone data is stored in iCloud, and you can access it by downloading it or restoring it.
Follow this article to learn how to locate your misplaced iPhone using iCloud’s Find My iPhone feature.
After that, iCloud will pinpoint your iPhone’s last online time and position on a map.