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How to secure or locate a missing iPhone,iPad,iPod,MAC or any other ios device

Recently, something bad happened. A friend of mine (AJ Bobo) lost his IPhone device, it was a very bad day for him because he had zero idea about how to trace/locate his device but thanks to God he was able to locate his device after consulting us at www.TechPhoneReviews.com....

You are probably here because you want to keep your device safe or your friend/Family lost an IPhone or IOS device, misplaced it or even worse. The good news is that Apple is the most secure brand and they ensures that you can easily track your missing device, even if you can’t locate it you can easily wipe up your device in order to protect your privacy.  
In today’s post, I will fully teach you how you can locate/recover your IPhone, IPad, IPod or even MAC and secure your iOS device. You don’t have hope because you think the battery will be dead already or network connection won’t be available? Don’t worry this method will still locate your device.
In this Article, we will use our normal one step at a time approach by starting from the normal thing you should do first which is “Securing Your IPhone, IPad, and iPod device before it gets missing”

How to Secure Your IPhone, IPad, and iPod device
Enable Passcode Lock Feature
This is a traditional/normal security approach that smartphone users use, although it seems not to have a very high value among some smartphone users, its importance cannot be understated.
How to setup Passcode on your IOS device
Tap settings, then select either Passcode or Touch ID and Passcode
To set an alphanumeric passcode, which is more secure, do the following:
Press/Tap Passcode on, if your initial passcode was short, improve it by tapping change passcode, and enter your old passcode. Then tap Passcode option. Now select custom alphanumeric code
Now enter your new passcode, tap next, re-enter your passcode to confirm it, and then tap Done.
With Passcode featured enabled, you will see “Data protection is enabled” below the Passcode lock screen.

Backup Your Device
In a situation whereby your iOS device got missing and you have no other choice than to wipe your iOS device i.e. situations like your device getting stolen, or device getting infected by malware or virus. So in order to prevent this, you need to backup your device regularly. With this, you can always sleep with your eyes closed without having to worry about something crazy happening.

Be Aware of real-world attack
Real world attack is totally different from cybersecurity kind of attack. Physical security is also important as cybersecurity. We have bad guys all over the world, so always try your possible best to keep your device safe.
Additionally, to protect your device from getting damaged, take some time to get a solid case that is shockproof and water-resistant. While iPhones/IOS devices are somewhat sturdy, they can't take too much of a beating, and you would be well advised protecting your investment.

Make use of Find my IPhone
I won’t be writing much about “Find my IPhone” but if you don’t have it enabled on your device, enable it as soon as possible. Find my IPhone is probably the most important app to have on your IPhone, IPad Apple watch or Mac device, with Find my IPhone you will easily be able to track your ios device.

How to Locate a Missing IPhone, IPad, iPod, Mac or any IOS device
Use Find my IPhone
If you have Find my IPhone installed on your device already, by default your device will be connected to the internet and it will show the location of your device easily. So what you have to do now is visiting www.icloud.com... With any other iOS device of yours. Whether your device was taken away from you at gunpoint or you misplaced it or the pickpocket guys stole it from you, you have nothing to worry about because you can easily track it down thanks to the power of “Find my IPhone”.
How to find iOS device using find my iPhone -Easy Steps to follow
1.     Get any other IOS device, be it from friends or relative
2.     Visit www.Icloud.com... on Mac or PC.
3.     Log into your ICloud Account
4.     On the IOS device locate the find my IPhone App. Drag down from top of the screen and input/type Find, now you should see find IPhone in the application section
5.     Now click on the icon to open Find my IPhone.
6.     Now you will see apple login page requesting for your Apple id and password
7.     Click on all device at the top
8.     Now click on the name of device you will like to locate
9.     You will see a compass and the word locating on the screen of the device as the iPhone tracks the location of your devices.
Look for the Lost Mode option and turn it on. With Lost Mode option you can easily lock your device remotely with a passcode, Display a prompt message with your Phone number, email address etc. on your device lock screen and keep track of it.
Note: Whenever your device is in the lost mode, the credit card you inputted in Apple store won’t be able to make any sort of payment.

You still can’t find your device?
If you still can’t find your device after following the solution provided above, the next possible thing to do is wiping your IOS Device. You don’t know how to go about that? If yes follow the steps provided below.
How to wipe your IOs, IPad, iPod, and IPhone device
To prevent people or a third party from accessing the confidential files on your IPad, IPod, or IPhone device, the best thing to do is wiping your device. One good thing about wiping the device is that it can be done remotely. When you wipe your device things like credit card details for Apple will be cleared.
Note: Only use the wipe option when it is necessary because you won’t be able to track your iOS device with “Find My IPhone” again after wiping it. If you remove the device from your account after you erase it, Activation Lock will be turned off. This allows another person to turn on and use your device.

Is there still any hope if my device is off?
If your IPhone, IPad or IPod is off when you misplaced it, you need not to panic because you can still put it in lost mode, lock it or remotely wipe it completely. But the action will only take place only when next your ios device is switched on or online.
Note: If you remove the device from your account while it's offline, the action won’t take effect and will be terminated

How do you turn off or cancel Lost Mode?

You can turn off Lost Mode by entering the passcode on your device. You can also turn off Lost Mode on iCloud.com or from the Find My iPhone app.

The solution Provided above works effectively on IPhone 4, IPhone 4s, IPhone 5, IPhone 5s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad, iPad Mini, iPad Air and iPad Pro.

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How to secure or locate a missing iPhone,iPad,iPod,MAC or any other ios device How to secure or locate a missing iPhone,iPad,iPod,MAC or any other ios device Reviewed by Taiwo Gbadegesin on October 25, 2017 Rating: 5

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