Apple to make lost devices easier to track down in iOS 8

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Jun 17, 2014
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  1. No matter how you look at it, the loss of a smartphone or tablet is a nightmare. Fortunately, it seems that with each new release of iOS, attempting to locate a lost or stolen iDevice gets a little bit easier....

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  2. supertech

    supertech TS Member Posts: 84   +10

    We love this feature. We've helped several clients find their phone, Once even with police involment.
    Jad Chaar likes this.
  3. mojorisin23

    mojorisin23 TS Booster Posts: 152   +46

    My buddy has the S5 and his gf the 5s. the S5 was so bad at reading the fingerprint, he turned it off. the gf touched it once and worked.

    think I'll leave the passcode.
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Apple has been constantly improving it, starting with iOS 7.1, and then again with 7.1.1. Hopefully it will be flawless in upcoming software updates or even in the new iPhone.

    Definitely. This critical battery feature is huge.
  5. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    My barber said this feature can be used even if the phone is turned off. I don't know if she was right.

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