If you are having an iPhone, iPad or any other Apple device, then Find My iPhone is one of the most important apps for you. Find My iPhone not only helps you in locating your iPhone but it also does following functions:
- Remotely locking your device,
- Playing a sound,
- Displaying a message, and
- Erasing all the data on it.
So, if you have a computer and you are not able to find your phone for whatever be the reason, this guide will help you in using Find My iPhone on your computer.
How to use Find My iPhone on your computer?
To start with, it is not a rocket science thing. It is actually very easy to use Find My iPhone on your computer. Let me show you how:
- Open any browser on your computer.
- Open icloud.com.
- Log in using your Apple ID.
- On the main Menu, click on Find iPhone click on All Devices at the top.
- You can Zoom In & Zoom Out to see your device more closely. You can also track where it actually is.
- In the upper right side of your screen, you will see three modes: Erase, Lose Mode & Play Sound.
You can choose any of these 3 modes according to your needs. If you don’t know what exactly each mode does, continue reading.
This mode is the most crucial mode out of the given 3. If you think that it is now impossible to get hold of your device and you have lost it, this mode is for you. With this mode, you do not need to worry about anyone accessing your personal data. With the help of this mode, you can erase everything on your device to protect your data.
If you think that you have lost your phone to a familiar place and there is a possibility of getting it back, Lost Mode displays a phone number on the screen of your lost device. Anyone who would see the device will also see the number you entered. A tone is also played on your device to get the attention of people nearby.
If you are not able to find your device around your house or in your office, don’t worry. This mode plays a sound even if your phone is on silent or vibration mode.
So, this was our guide on using Find My iPhone on your computer using the web. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a text. And if you liked this post, please share it with your friends on social media.