Apple iPhone 6
Losing an Apple iPhone 6 can be a frustrating and stressful experience. Not only is it a cheap investment, but it also stores valuable information such as contacts, photos, and messages.
In this article, we will share some useful tips on how to locate your Apple iPhone 6, protect your data and take steps in case you cannot recover it to prevent a stranger from accessing your data or selling the device.
To use Apple's "Find My" service, you must have configured this service on your Apple iPhone 6 before you lost it. During device setup for the first time, it asks if you want to activate it.
To locate your Apple device you can do it from any computer, phone or tablet of other brands accessing from the browser, for it follows the following steps:
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
1- First step:
Access the https://www.icloud.com/ from a computer, tablet or from another mobile device website and enter your username and password.
2- Second step:
Click on “Find my iPhone” or “Find my device”.
3- Third step:
If you have several Apple devices, you can see the location of all those that have the “Search” service activated. Click on “All devices”, a list of your Apple devices will be displayed, among which you can find the Apple iPhone 6, click on the image to see where it is located.
4- Fourth step:
A map will appear indicating the point where your iPhone 6 is if it is connected to the internet, otherwise in the location of the last time it was connected.
5- Fifth step:
Click on the point where your iPhone 6 is located and then click on the information icon to display the available options.
6- Sixth step:
Once inside you can perform several actions, such as sounding the device at maximum volume even if it is silent or vibrating.
You can show a message on the Apple iPhone 6 screen so that the person who has found the device will contact you, a sound will sound to notify of that notification. You will be able to erase all the data of the device to maintain your privacy in case you can not recover the lost or stolen device.
There is also the possibility to search your Apple iPhone 6 from a Mac, iPad or iPhone through the “Find My iPhone” app, the steps are the same as from the browser, you must log in to your iCloud account, select the lost device and you can perform the actions of locating, sounding the device, mark as lost and deleting all your data.
To avoid losing your Apple iPhone 6 in the future, there are several steps you can take. One of the most effective is to activate the activation lock on your Apple iPhone 6. This requires a code, a fingerprint or recognizing your face to unlock your device and access your data.
It's also a good idea to use a strong password for your Apple ID and enable two-factor authentication to protect your account.
Apple's "Find" service is the only method to find an Apple iPhone 6 remotely, so if you did not have it activated or you cannot locate it, change your Apple ID password and all the accounts you use on the Apple iPhone 6 such as email, bank applications or social networks to prevent someone from accessing your data from the Apple iPhone 6.
If you can not recover your Apple iPhone 6 we recommend you file a report, for this you will need the purchase invoice.
Once the complaint is filed, you can contact your telecommunications company and block the device through IMEI so that it can not be used, this IMEI will be added to a blacklist of devices and if activated in any of the countries that respect this list Black will be communicated to the authorities and automatically blocked so that it can not be used.
Click here to see the instructions on how to obtain the IMEI code on an Apple iPhone 6.
About the device:
Apple iPhone 6 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 in), a weight of 129 grams, , a screen size of 4.7 inches (~65.8% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 750 x 1334 pixels (~326 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz Typhoon (ARM v8-based), a graphics card PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics), a RAM memory 1 GB RAM DDR3 and an internal memory of 16/32/64/128 GB.
The Apple iPhone 6 comes from the factory with the iOS 8| upgradable to iOS 10.3.2 operating system.