Find my iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Apple’s Restrictions on Third-Party Devices in Find My App Comes under Scrutiny

Apple’s Restrictions on Third-Party Devices in Find My App Comes under Scrutiny

With iOS 14, Apple opened its walled garden a bit. Apart from allowing users to change their default email and web browser apps, the company also allowed them to add third-party devices in the Find My app. Apple did so to silence growing criticism about the company not operating on a level playing field when it comes to third-party products and services. However, it has now come under criticism.

Find My App Helps Police Recover iPhone Owned by Former UK Prime Minister’s Family Member

Find My App Helps Police Recover iPhone Owned by Former UK Prime Minister’s Family Member

Find My App has once again helped catch an iPhone thief. The thief was caught trespassing private property, and the owner took a photograph of the incident on his iPhone 8. Soon enough, a struggle ensued, and the perpetrator snatched the iPhone from the property owner.

Court Sides with Ex-Apple Engineer Who Is Apparently Fighting for Due Credit on His Invention

Court Sides with Ex-Apple Engineer Who Is Apparently Fighting for Due Credit on His Invention

An ex-Apple Engineer has been fighting for his share of due credit for working on Find My iPhone. The engineer claims he helped invent a feature that helps you track stolen and lost iPhones. Cali court has sided with the ex-Apple Engineer and has considered entertaining his plea.

How to Find Lost AirPods and AirPods Case

How to Find Lost AirPods and AirPods Case

AirPods are quite easy to lose. Way too easy to lose. If you’re the forgetful kind, you can quite easily forget the small AirPods case. And a single AirPod is easy to lose in the gym or when changing clothes. Here’s how you can quickly and easily find lost AirPods (either a single AirPod or the case).

How to Use Find my iPhone to Track Your iPhone, iPad, Mac and AirPods

How to Use Find my iPhone to Track Your iPhone, iPad, Mac and AirPods

Find My iPhone is Apple’s sophisticated system for tracking all your Apple devices. Even though the app is called Find my iPhone, you can use it to track your iPad, Mac, and even AirPods. If you’ve got Family Sharing turned on, you can track all the devices from all your family members from a single app! This feature is useful when you’ve lost your iPhone, misplaced your Mac or just want to see where your family members are. Here’s how to set it up and start using it.

iOS 10 Wishlist: Foolproof Find My iPhone

iOS 10 Wishlist: Foolproof Find My iPhone

The Find my iPhone feature makes it easy to locate your lost and stolen iOS device, and with the introduction of the Activation Lock feature in iOS 7, Apple has made it even more difficult for someone who has stolen or found your iPhone to use your device.

Find My iPhone helps police find kidnapped teenager

Find My iPhone helps police find kidnapped teenager

Sometimes finding your iPhone can mean finding something even more important, as was the case for one teenager in Pennsylvania.

Find My iPhone keeps sending users to a random house in Atlanta

Find My iPhone keeps sending users to a random house in Atlanta

Find My iPhone is the best way to recover a lost iOS device, but it doesn’t always work as planned. Atlanta couple Christina Lee and Michael Saba are learning this the hard way after getting constant visits from iPhone owners who are being wrongly directed to their home.

iOS 9 feature wish list: A more foolproof Find my iPhone

iOS 9 feature wish list: A more foolproof Find my iPhone

The Find my iPhone feature makes it easy to locate your lost and stolen iOS device, and with the introduction of the Activation Lock feature in iOS 7, Apple has made it even more difficult for someone who has stolen or found your iPhone to use your device.

Unknown Macs show up in Find My iPhone for some users

Unknown Macs show up in Find My iPhone for some users

Some iCloud users are finding that unknown or old Macs are showing up in the Find My iPhone web app, according to reports on Twitter. In some cases, users have the ability to remotely lock and erase computers they don’t own, which makes it a pretty serious issue.