These days its very difficult to get through life without an iPhone. Having and using an iPhone is vital to every facet of life these days. We use them for all sorts of tasks, rituals, and even games. So losing your iPhone is an incredibly stressful situation that most of us hope to avoid. However, sometimes life gets the better of us and we can sometimes misplace our iPhones. So what should you do when you lose your iPhone? There are several methods of tracking down a lost iphone but the best and most secure way is to track an iphone with a computer. This article will detail the best way to make yourself prepared in the event you ever have to know how to track an iPhone.
How to Track an Iphone on Your Computer
The next 10 steps will detail how easy it is to find your iphone should you ever misplace or lose it!
Step 1: Turn on your phone and go to the settings page.
Step 2: Click on ‘Your Name’ and the click on the iCloud button.
Step 3: Scroll to the bottom and turn on the Find My iPhone switch.
Step 4: Slide it on and have it sync your last known location.
Step 5: Lose your phone (Hopefully the step that never happens!).
Step 6: Get to a computer and log in to iCloud.com.
Step 7: Click ‘All Devices’.
Step 8: Select the iPhone you want to find.
Step 9: Find it’s approximate location on the map.
Step 10: Go to the location in Step 9 and retrieve your lost iPhone!
However, no plan is perfect and even though your phone might be pinpointed to a specific area on a map, it might not be exactly there or might have moved since you tried to find it. If these unfortunate circumstances happen to you, you might need some extra help. For that your best bet would be to contact Apple Customer Service at support.apple.com and see if they would be able to assist you further.
Sometimes it can be stressful to lose our iPhones. Hopefully this step by step guide will help take some stress out of your life if that does happen! However, if you follow the ten easy steps I detailed above, you should have no problems tracking your iPhone from a computer!