Find My iPhone

Find My iPhone

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 16 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0
  • Total Downloads:
    79,065
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 18, 2014
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.
  • File Size:
    5.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    131
  • Platform:
    iOS
  • Product ranking:

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Editors' Review

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Find my iPhone helps you find your misplaced Apple device by showing it on a map and optionally making it play a sound. If a device is lost or stolen, you have the options of locking the device down, displaying a contact number, and wiping it clean.

Pros

View all devices on a map and remotely trigger a sound: When you open the app you'll see all of your online devices on a map, and you'll be able to make them produce a sound, even if they are in silent mode. The option is extremely handy if a phone gets lost inside the house.

Display a contact number: In case the device is question shows up where it's not supposed to be, you have the option of sending a message along with your contact number, which can be read by anyone.

Remote wipe: If your device is stolen, you can protect your privacy by wiping all data the next time it is online.

Cons

Always-on tracking: The downside to having such a convenience is that your devices are regularly being asked their locations, and the information is being aggregated on Apple's servers.

Bottom Line

Find my iPhone is one of those services that is handy for finding missing devices and essential if they are lost or stolen. Thanks to its intuitive interface, everyone can navigate and use the app and have that one extra layer of protection and peace of mind.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Not even worth it"

November 25, 2013  |  By zxdt125

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 3.0

Pros

It use to help me find my Iphone without that much trouble

Cons

This new stupid update says my Iphone must be connected to the internet to be able to find it. I have now clue where my phone is right now because it says it is off line or something! Such an unreliable app

Summary

This new update has ruined it because I don't keep my phone connected to the internet all the time so what is the point. Very untrustworthy app

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3 stars

"Can you restore a device to the device list?"

September 07, 2013  |  By taber129

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 2.0

Pros

Worked really well but my iphone was close and it couldn't locate.

Cons

Then i made a mistake in accidentally removing the device from the device list.

Summary

Is there a way of restoring my iphone to the device list? I'm desperate!

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2 stars

"HAS ONE HUGE LET DOWN. HOW DID APPLE LET THIS HAPPEN?!?"

August 13, 2013  |  By Ncam1621

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 2.0

Pros

Grat feature, except for one HUGE flaw!!!

Cons

Cannot change your devices 4 digit lock code after you loose the device.

Summary

I lost my iPad, which DID NOT have a passcode. I locked the device one time and the passcode i chose was already known by the person who stole it, so they typed it in and turned off lost mode. The continue to just turn it off every time i lock it. The new find my iPhone app does not give you any option to change that password, which is totally absurd. The person who stole my device ALREADY KNOWS THE PASSCODE and i simply need to lock the device using a DIFFERENT passcode.

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5 stars

"POLICE WERE ABLE TO BRING ME BACK MY STOLEN IPHONE 5!!!"

March 21, 2013  |  By Lace-O-Base

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 2.0

Pros

This app is absolutely amazing! I was able to track every location the person had been and once they stopped for awhile, I went to the nearest police station and had them go to the door and set off the alarm on my phone. Such an amazing invention - thanks to this app I left the police station my brand new iPhone 5 in my hands!

Cons

Not the app's fault - but it sucks that the perp can shut your phone down completely which doesn't allow GPS function to work.

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3 stars

"Good idea but too easy to defeat"

December 10, 2012  |  By rka74

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 2.0

Pros

great for tracking a lost phone

Cons

Not so good for tracking a stolen phone. The thief can just turn off the phone.

Summary

should require a password to turn off the phone.

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5 stars

"I had my iphone stolen and the police tracked it down"

October 09, 2012  |  By batessam

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 2.0

Pros

Worked really well could track it down to a address where it has been stolen.
nice lost mode which lets you lock your phone and put a message on the screen.
remote wipe is nice too, never had to use it as the police got it back.

Cons

well none for me everything worked gr8

Summary

This product works really well i had my phone stolen, when i noticed it was gone i got on the computer and started tracking it. You can lock the phone and put it in lost mode, so gives you peace of mind that nobody can go though your data. After tracking it down to a house i called the police i gave them the address and there went and arrested the guy that had stolen my phone. Got my phone back took it out of lost mode and could sleep easy. A++

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4 stars

"Extremely helpful"

September 02, 2012  |  By valentinearthur

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 1.4

Pros

I use it a few times/year to find my iPhone or iPad.
Also lets me see where my kids are - an underrated use

Cons

It requires you to sign in way too many times. If you check the location once and then re-check just a few minutes later, you have to sign in again. Way too cumbersome.

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5 stars

"Pretty Incredible!"

August 27, 2012  |  By Spolk77

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 1.4

Pros

Accidentally laid my phone down in Target. I knew exactly where I left it, but it was GONE. Saw on "Find My iPhone" app that it was now in a residential area nearby, so we followed it. Led us to the exact house, where a lady's child had picked it up, unbeknownst to Mom. Thank God the little girl was honest and gave it back! Yep, pretty incredible. Smaller radius than the one I got on AT&T Family Map.

Cons

None available here.

Summary

I LOVE FIND MY iPHONE!!!

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5 stars

"Reunited, and it feels soooo good!"

April 13, 2012  |  By bklyn2la

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 1.4

Pros

Thank goodness for the Find iPhone app! My daughter's phone was stolen at a crowded, metropolitan location 6 days ago, and I thought FOR SURE it would never be discovered again. After several failed attempts of reaching the iPhone by calling/remotely locking and remotely locating it, I suspended service and started shopping for a new phone. Since the phone was turned off, Find iPhone could not determine the location; but after 6 days, the thief turned the phone on again. Out of curiousity, I decided to unsuspend service and try to locate it again. Sure enough, it was discovered at a local mall and after a bit of detective work, I was reunited with the device.

Cons

It would be quite helpful if Find iPhone would provide not just a general location, but also an address and a GPS relation point. For example, if the handy "blue location travel dot" would have shown my physical location in relation to that of the iPhone, I may have spent a few less hours interrogating mall employees, while trying to align myself with the phone.

Summary

I'm thankful for Find iPhone in this case. I can see how thieves disabling the app or keeping the iPhone turned off can be problematic in serving it's purpose; but in my case, it was instrumental in reuniting me with my daughter's property. I'm truly grateful for this app!

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1 stars

"promotion of this app is very misleading"

March 23, 2012  |  By jsc1211

 |  Version: Find My iPhone 1.4

Pros

find my phone app can help you find your phone is you've misplaced it in your car, home or off the roof of your car....period. chances are you've lost it and/or someone else has stolen it, unless you are a good detective, you will never see it again and have become yet another victim of ATT / APPLE, because you will most probably buy another phone, for even more $$ (+APPLE), AND that person will set up a new account (+ ATT). So there are your Pros for ATT and APPLE, not the consumer (unless they are the thief)

Cons

if your phone is stolen, anyone can turn it off, disable the find my phone app, in which case you won't find it anywhere. ATT will not help. IMEI # is traceable by ATT but they won't give you any information except to tell you another customer has set up an account using your phone.

Summary

bottom line: ATT / APPLE, only care about new customers, whether they are honest or not. It's sad when people that steal are protected even though they are using a reported stolen phone. I don't understand how this continues and nothing is done to stop it.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0
This version of the Find My iPhone app includes support for iOS 8 and Family Sharing.
General
Publisher Apple
Publisher web site http://www.apple.com/
Release Date June 18, 2010
Date Added October 18, 2014
Version 4.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone 4. iTunes account required.
Download Information
File Size 5.6MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 79,065
Downloads Last Week 131
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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