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# 243642 22-Dec-2018 13:29
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My husband misplaced his iPhone last night on his work break up, Find My IPhone is off. Is there any way we can locate it?

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  # 2149293 22-Dec-2018 13:32
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Nope.


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  # 2149299 22-Dec-2018 13:50
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This is a lesson - just hope somebody returns it.

 

But with Find My iPhone turned off you've pretty-much given somebody an iPhone once they've factory reset it as it won't be locked.





 
 
 
 


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  # 2149300 22-Dec-2018 13:54
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Get the IMEI for the iPhone black listed 

 

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  # 2149307 22-Dec-2018 14:35
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Text it - depending on how notifications are set up, it may display the text message on the lock screen. If someone nice picks it up, they can read the text, and call you back. If it's someone not so nice, well, bye bye phone.


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  # 2201294 19-Mar-2019 00:15
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If the "Find Phone" feature has been enabled, then it is still possible. Is the phone locked with a fingerprint?


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  # 2201359 19-Mar-2019 08:59
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Joymarris:

 

If the "Find Phone" feature has been enabled, then it is still possible. Is the phone locked with a fingerprint?

 

 

op already said find my iphone is turned off.  It's literally in the first sentence.  


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  # 2201372 19-Mar-2019 09:23
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anyone know why a previously lost/locked iPhone, would suddenly become unlocked?


 
 
 
 


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  # 2201411 19-Mar-2019 10:22
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Someone restored it and knew the iCloud account?


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  # 2201441 19-Mar-2019 10:58
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gehenna:

 

Someone restored it and knew the iCloud account?

 

 

nope

 

is it only the original owner that can unlock with their iCloud account?  The lock doesn't time out after a number of years or something?


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  # 2201490 19-Mar-2019 11:18
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It's indefinite. I think the device can be removed from an iCloud account in the web portal of the owner, so maybe that happened and when the iphone was restored and did an activation check it found it was no longer associated with an icloud account.


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