If you have a habit of forgetting or misplacing your phones and tablets again and again, Here is an handy app for all the Apple users. The new Find My iPhone app which allows you to use another iOS device to find your lost iPhones or tablets 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. The app is named as find my iphone but it is not restricted to just iphones but you can also search your iPad, iPod touch, or Mac using this handy app.
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.
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Let’s go through the features of this handy 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 (iOS 6 or later)
• Driving directions to device location (iOS 6 or later)
• Battery charge indicator
You can download this app for free from iTunes today.
Note: Find My iPhone must be enabled in the iCloud settings on your device for you to locate it with this app.