As iPhone 5 was listed on December 14th, 2012, many Apple lovers try every way to get one. The fact that iPhone appeals to so many people makes the price of second-hand iPhone still remained high, and that’s why a large number of thieves like to steal iPhone. IPhone loss situation happens frequently in our life, and many iPhone users often get panic after their iPhone has been lost or stolen. What users should do after their iPhone has been lost or stolen? IPhone data security draws much attention of the public. As iPhone users, we should pay high attention to iPhone data security as well as effective ways to find lost iPhone in order to protect data. Here, we will tell all users two commonly used ways to find lost iPhone: IOS software locating method (Such as Find My iPhone developed by Apple Inc.) and ICCID searching method. IOS software locating method IOS software locating method means to download some software with locating functions in order to find lost iPhone and protect data in it, and it has the same working way as iPhone’s “Find My iPhone” function. Now, let us show users how to make use of “Find My iPhone” function. “Find My iPhone” function can locate the location of lost iPhone on Google Map, send messages or voice files to lost iPhone, and lock or wipe data in lost iPhone from a remote location. Sending messages or voice files to lost iPhone can help to find lost iPhone. Even if lost iPhone can’t be found, users can lock or wipe data in lost iPhone to protect data from leaking out. Tips: “Find My iPhone” function can only be used after users have an Apple ID, and this Apple ID has been bound to lost iPhone. Actually, there are two ways to find lost iPhone and protect data in it by using “Find My iPhone” function: using another iPhone to operate and logging in www.icloud.com to operate on a computer. The first way includes four steps. Step 1: Ensure the lost iPhone has been connected to network and it has turned on “Find My iPhone” function. Step 2: Ensure the iPhone users are going to use has “Find My iPhone” function. Step 3: Input the Apple ID and password of lost iPhone into iPhone to log in. Step 4: Send messages or voice files to lost iPhone, and lock or wipe data in lost iPhone from a remote location. The second way needs to log in www.icloud.com, input the Apple ID and password of lost iPhone and click “Find My iPhone” to continue. Using this way, users can also send messages or voice files to lost iPhone, and lock or wipe data in lost iPhone. As a result, “Find My iPhone” function is really effective when lost iPhone has been connected to network and it has turned on this function. What if the lost iPhone has been powered off? Don’t worry. There is another widely used way to find lost iPhone and protect data in it. ICCID searching method In order to make use of ICCID searching method to find lost iPhone, users have to first know what ICCID is. ICCID, the acronym of Integrate Circuit Card Identity, is the only authentication code of SIM card. We have to know that all thieves are stealing iPhone for two purposes: make it for own use or sell it and both purposes need to reactivate the iPhone they are stealing before using it. However, a SIM card is necessary to reactivate iPhone. Therefore, if we get ICCID (Some special institutions or Taobao sellers offer ICCID searching service), we can get the phone number of the current user of lost iPhone, which means that we can get some information about this owner, such as name and address after we querying this phone number
at corresponding operator. In general, operator will not allow users to query others’ phone number, so they should get help from policeman. In this way, users can finally find lost iPhone.