Using the Find My app

Apple iPhone 8 on iOS 16.0.0

Learn how to turn on or off Find My iPhone or Find My iPad. This feature can be useful in case you lose your device but will need to be turned off to perform some actions. You should turn it off if you are selling your device.

  1. Step 1/7

    From the Home screen, swipe to Find My.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/7

    Tap Find My.

    Note: If necessary, sign in to your Apple ID account.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  3. Step 3/7

    Tap Devices.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/7

    Select the device you'd like to locate.

    Note: If the device is online, Find iPhone will show the approximate location. If the device is offline, you can set Find iPhone to notify you when it reconnects.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 5/7

    Swipe up on the bottom menu.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/7

    Tap Play Sound.

    Note: You can also set the device to Lost Mode or erase all the data.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  7. Step 7/7

    You've completed the steps!

    There are no indicators associated with this step.

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