Enabling Find My iPhone or turning on Find My iPhone app is very important, as it actives the Activation lock that prevents anyone from using your iPhone, iPad, iPod, lost or stolen device and keeps your data in a safe position.
How to turn on Find My iPhone for your iPhone or iPad?
- Open Your “Settings” app.
- Tap on your “Apple ID“.
- Tap on “iCloud”.
- Scroll down until “Find My iPhone“.
- Switch it “On” keep your device safe.
Blacklisted phones can be tracked when it gets connected to the mobile network whatever the sim card is belong either the owner or any one else as the tracking depends on the IMEI number not the sim card the only confusing reason is when the device gets switched OFF.
Better to check the device blacklisted status before purchase as if its blacklisted so it will be useless, in more details when the phone passes the IMEI to the cellular network, the network starts checking its blacklisted status first then choose to register the device on the network or refuse it, but now the carrier knows the tower that gets communicated with the IMEI, so it can track it.
The Blacklisted devices will not be able to make calls, send text messages and use the cellular data you will only use the device through the WIFI, so your choice is to contact the seller to Ask to contact the blacklisted company, or to avoid buying this device if you are willing to do that.
Note: to avoid blacklisted phones just use our blacklisted check service
Blacklisted as I explained before is a huge database list made by the Wireless Carriers, and its not easy to remove the device from the blacklisted statue, unless you contact the blacklisted Carrier with legitimate reason, or by hacking the phone, that only depends on the blacklisted company which is too costly.
Find my iPhone app gives you the ability to sign in from any iOS iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac or browser and track your device location if you misplaced it, Find my iPhone app includes Activation Lock that prevents anyone from using your device, it also gives you some features that can be remotely activated as the following:
- Play sound for two minutes at the full volume even if the misplaced device is set to silent.
- locate your device on the map.
- Remotely manage your personal data as you can erase it all from the device for the security reason.
- It allows you to display a custom message on the device screen.
- Remotely Lock your misplaced iPhone, iPod, iPad with a passcode.
- So we recommend you to enable it.
iCloud status divided into two parts
- You have to check whether your device is having an iCloud Activated on it or not (you can just use the Find my iPhone service ) if yes.
- You have to make sure that the iCloud Activation lock is having a clean or lost status using the iCloud status check.
The iCloud Status could be Clean or Lost / Erased if its clean don’t worry we still have a way to unlock it we support all iPhone / iPad / Apple Watch Models, but if Lost / Erased keep in mind that removing the activation lock is too costly so it’s better to stay away from that device.
Using the iCloud Check Service is very useful if you willing to purchase a second hand device as if you get a lost iCloud iPhone device you stuck as its unlock is too costly, but if its clean you can easily calculate your iCloud Unlock Price so the service is very helpful to save you money before wasting it on a useless device
Are you planning to purchase a second-hand iPhone? if yes…!
Please take care, you need to take some precaution steps to avoid wasting your money so it’s important to check whether the device that you are willing to purchase has an iCloud Activated on it or not, to do that just follow the steps below:
Note 1: The following steps are only working if the device is in your hands.
- Open your Setting App.
- Below the setting title if you find the words ‘sign in to your iPhone‘ this means that this device has no iCloud activated on it
- Other than that (like any name for example “Apple ID”) this means that the device has an iCloud activated on it.
- So access that “Apple ID” and scroll down to the “iCloud” -> button tap on it.
- Scroll down until you get the “Find My iPhone” button.
- Tell the seller to turn it OFF to avoid iCloud activation Lock.
- Scroll up to the top left corner tap on the <- Apple ID
- Scroll down to the Sign Out button tell the seller to sign out his device
Note 2: but if the device is from an online store so you need to get the IMEI number and use our Find My iPhone service to make sure that there is an iCloud activated or not
First of all you need to get the IMEI number if you don’t know follow the steps below
- Go to you Dialer –> Dial *#06# –> you will get a pop up screen with your IMEI Number OR
- Go to Your Settings –> General –> About and scroll down until you find your IMEI number (15 digit)
After you get the IMEI in your hands you can use our Find My iPhone service if the reply result is ON so you have an iCloud activated on your device if OFF then your device has no iCloud activated.