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How To Find A Lost Or Stolen Apple iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus

How To Find A Lost Or Stolen Apple iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus

One of the worst feelings someone can have is when you lose your Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. But you shouldn’t get to upset, as you can find a lost or stolen iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus using several different methods including a tracker app, iOS Device Manager and several other types of software to find your Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Generally in the springtime, the most smartphone theft happens. But there still is a chance that your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus could get lost or stolen in the summer, fall or wintertime as well. The iOS Device Manager system allows users to locate their Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to remotely wiPe and delete all data and information. Also, Google has recently added a feature to make the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus ring if you can’t find it. The following are some solutions for those that want to know how to find a lost or stolen Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

 

 

How To Find A Lost Or Stolen iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus

  1. Using a computer or smartphone, go to Find My iPhone on iCloud.com.
  2. Click All Devices. (Next to the device you’ll either see a green dot or grey dot, the green dot means it’s online, while the green dot means it’s offline)
  3. Select the device you want to locate.
  4. Then you can either update the location of your iPhone, zoom in and out of the map or change the view of the map.

 

Select a way to erase your iPhone 7

If you haven’t already done a backup or saved iPhone data, it’s impossible to save information on your iPhone 7 before you go to reset password. To reset password on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, you’ll need to erase the iPhone.

  • If the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is already synced with iTunes, use the iTunes method.
  • If the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is signed in to iCloud or Find My iPhone is tuned on use the iCloud method
  • If you don’t use iCloud on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and you can’t sync or connect with iTunes, use the recovery mode method.

 

Erase your iPhone 7 with iTunes

  1. Connect your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus to the computer.
  2. Open iTunes and enter the passcode if asked, try another computer you’ve synced with, or use recovery mode.
  3. Wait for iTunes to sync your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and then make a backup.
  4. After the sync has been done, and the backup has finished, click Restore [your device].
  5. When the Set Up screenshows up on the iPhone or iPhone 7 Plus, press on Restore from iTunes backup.
  6. Select your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus in iTunes. Look at the date and size of each backup and pick the most relevant one.

 

Erase your iPhone 7 with iCloud

  1. Go to iCloud.com/findwith a different device.
  2. If required, sign in with your Apple ID.
  3. Then at the top of the browser, select All Devices.
  4. Select the device you want to erase.
  5. Then tap on Erase [device] which’ll erase your device and its passcode.
  6. Now you can either restore from a backupor set up as new.

If your device isn’t connected to a Wi-Fi or cellular network, you can’t erase it with Find My iPhone.

 

Erase your iPhone 7 with recovery mode

If you’ve never synced with iTunes or set up Find My iPhone in iCloud, you’ll need to use recovery mode to restore your device. This will erase the device and its passcode.

  1. Connect your iPhone 7 to your computer and open iTunes.
  2. While your iPhone 7 is connected, force restart it: (Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake and Home button for at least 10 seconds, and don’t release when you see the Apple logo. Keep holding until you see the recovery mode screen)
  3. When you see the option to Restore or Update, choose Update. iTunes will try to reinstall iOS without erasing your data. Wait while iTunes downloads the software for your device.

 

 

 

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