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How to turn on Find My iPhone (iOS 13)?

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Find My iPhone is one of the most useful apps that helps the user locate their device if ever they misplace it or if it has been stolen. Find My feature isn’t limited to the iPhones but also works on iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, Apple Watch and even the AirPods.

If you’re wondering that where is Find My Friends feature on iOS 13, Find My iPhone and Find My Friends were combined into one with the latest OS update. So, now Find My can be used to share your location with friends and family members, as well as to find them via iCloud. Using the feature, if ever your device is misplaced, you can also turn on the activation lock remotely to prevent anyone else from using the device.

As mentioned above, Find My will help you locate your device if it’s stolen or you misplace it and it turns on automatically on the iPhone once you sign in using your Apple ID. However, if you want to ensure if Find My iPhone is turned or or not and enable it if it isn’t here is a simple guide to help you turn on Find My iPhone on iOS 13. The same steps will work for the Find My app on iPads and iPods.

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How to turn on Find My iPhone?

To turn on Find My feature on your iPhone, iPad or iPod, go to the device’s settings and follow the steps mentioned below.

How to turn on Find My iPhone (iOS 13)? | Candid.Technology

  • Go to your iPhone’s Settings and then tap on your Apple ID profile at the top.
  • On the next page, tap on Find My.
  • Then tap on Find My iPhone.
  • On the next page, tap on the toggle button beside Find My iPhone at the top (refer to the screenshot below).
  • Then tap on Ok.

Find My iPhone feature will now be activated and you can locate your iPhone, iPad or iPod using the feature online. All you’ll need is your Apple ID and password handy and you’ll be good to go.

Once you’ve turned on Find My iPhone, on the same page, you’ll also find two more options — Enable Offline Finding and Send Last Location. You can also tap on the toggle button beside each one of these to ensure you never lose your device.

If you Enable Offline Finding, your device will be located even when not connected to WiFi or mobile internet. Switching on Send Last Location will send the location of the iPhone automatically to Apple when it’s low on battery.

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