How to Enable And Disable Find My iPhone in iOS 10.3 And Up
If you wish to enable or disable Find My iPhone in iOS 10.3 and up running on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, then here’s what you need to do.
Keep Your Device Protected with Find My iPhone Enabled at All Times
As soon as you sign into your Apple ID or set up a new one on your device, Find My iPhone is enabled by default. But if you wish to disable the feature for whatever reason, you can do so easily right from the Settings app. However, with the release of iOS 10.3.x, Apple has moved things around a little. Basically, if you want to access the Find My iPhone page prior to this release, then you had to navigate to Settings > iCloud > Find My iPhone. It’s not the case with iOS 10.3 and up.
In today’s tutorial, we will show you how you can disable or enable Find My iPhone on iOS 10.3 and up.
Tutorial To Enable And Disable Find My iPhone
- Launch the Settings app.
- Right at the top you’ll see your name right next to your iCloud profile image. Tap on it for more options.
- Now tap on the iCloud option. It’s the one with your iCloud email address underneath it.
- Select Find My iPhone and move the toggle switch to the enable or disable position, depending on what you are here for in the first place.
That’s it. From now on you have to follow the above steps in order to turn Apple’s device searching feature on or off. And in case you do wish to locate your device remotely, then you can do so by directly going to iCloud.com or by signing in with your Apple ID using the Find iPhone app on iOS.
This is something which everyone should know about, since it can save you a lot of trouble if you happen to lose your device quite often. Not only you can locate your device on a map, but you can ping it as well, allowing you to search it far better than before.
Apart from the iPhone and iPad itself, you can utilize this feature to search for your AirPods as well. You can learn more about it by going here.