How To Find Your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch On iOS 4.2.1 With Find My iPhone Free


23.11.2010

How To Find Your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch On iOS 4.2.1 With Find My iPhone Free

Apple released the iOS 4.2.1 update for all their iDevices and one of the best new features that is coming packed with it, is the Find My iPhone applications. Find My iPhone app is now available for free and this app is a tracking tool for your device, which will help you find your iPhone wherever it may be, at any times.

Find My iPhone is a great tracking tool, and if your iDevice gets lost, stolen or simply you forgot where you left, then this application is capable of finding your iPhone’s current location. In this post you will find the instructions on how to use the Find My iPhone app, and you will learn how to find the current location of your iDevice, and in case it has been stolen you can leave a message on it, play various sounds, set a PIN code for the device and if the incorrect one is typed, the iPhone will automatically be blocked, also you can choose to erase all the contents existent in the iPhone.

Previously, Find My iPhone worked only on the iPhone 4, iPad and on the iPod Touch 4G, but since Apple released the iOS 4.2.1 it works with all the Apple devices that were upgraded to the iOS 4.2.1. For this guide to work, you need to know that you will have to use an iPad, iPhone 4 or iPod Touch 4G ( all the iOS devices released by Apple in 2010 ). If you own only an iPhone, then you need to borrow a friends iOS device, either an iPad, iPod Touch 4G or an iPhone 4. But before you get to the instructions on how to find your iPhone with the Find My iPhone app, you need to know a few basic details:

  • create a Find My iPhone account on an iPad, iPhone 4 or on an iPod Touch 4G with the iOS 4.2.1 installed. This is free.

  • after you create the account you will have to use the Apple ID and pass to start the Find My iPhone app on any iOS 4.2.1 device. To do this, follow the steps below.

  1. Open the App Store and download the Find My iPhone app on the iOS 4.2.1 device.

  2. Now you need to create a MobileMe account. Open Settings, go to Mail, Contacts, Calendars and create yourself and MobileMe profile.

  3. Use the Apple ID to log in and after you are connected , start the Find My iPhone app and log into it with the Apple ID on your 2010 iOS 4.2.1 device.

  4. Now on your device, which is not an Apple 2010 device, log in with the Apple ID.

  5. After you managed to connect, go to this page at Find My iPhone website, and login with your Apple ID and track your iPhone device.

I hope that you understood these instructions and that now you know how to track the location of your iPhone with the Find My iPhone app. The best thing about the Find My iPhone app is that it is free. if you’ve got any question, post them in our comments field. Enjoy the app.

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