iOS 15 adds Find My service to find iPhone when it's turned off. In case of lost or untraceable locked iPhones of some models, you can find them using the "Find My" service. Learn more about how to find a locked iPhone in this post.

Already ensured security

find the use of Face ID or Touch ID unnecessary. But this is a complete misconception. Setting a passcode on iPhone and using Face ID or Touch ID ensures the protection of all personal information on the device.

Many people say that there is something personal important on the phone. Banking apps, private conversations, your home address, contacts, emails, photos, videos, etc. are not personal information? So no matter what kind of user you are, don't forget to use the passcode on your iPhone.

This extra security layer will ensure the safety of the phone in case the phone is lost. You can set up a passcode and Touch ID / Face ID by entering the Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode menu from the settings depending on the device. If you are not used to it before, it may seem annoying for the first few days. But within a few days, it becomes a habit to use.

Find My iPhone

passcode, double-check that the “Find My” feature is turned on on the iPhone. The feature should be checked multiple times to see if it is on.

Turn on the Find My iPhone feature by entering the iPhone's Settings app and navigating to the Find My > Find My iPhone menu. Also, turn on the Find My network and Send Last Location features.

Enabling this feature will connect your device to the network created by Apple devices. If you've ever lost your iPhone and selected the Find My app feature because it's lost, the device can be located even when it's not connected to the Internet using Apple's Find My Network.

Users of other devices on Apple's Find My Network network won't even know that their device is helping you find your lost device. Find My Network is basically a nice matching of all Apple devices.

The previously mentioned Send Last Location feature adds your last location to Find My Network when your iPhone's battery is low. This makes it very easy to find your phone if it is lost or misplaced.


Sharing Using Apple's Family Sharing, the same paid app can be used by other people in the same family. Besides, this feature is also connected with Find My service.

With Family Sharing turned on, all family members' Apple IDs are connected to the same network and all devices' locations are visible. That is, if your phone is lost or not found, you can ask another family member to see the location of your device.

General practice

The best way to ensure the safety of the phone while traveling or going to an unfamiliar place is to keep an eye on the phone at all times. It is not impossible for someone to easily make off with your phone if you are not careful with your phone while out and about. However, if the phone is lost despite the warning, you can recover the lost iPhone using the Find My iPhone feature.


to Find a Lost iPhone

Every iOS device has Apple's Find My service built-in. If you lose or can't find your phone, try to find the lost device by visiting from another phone or computer. You can find out more about the common rules for finding a lost iPhone in our dedicated post.

👉 How to find a lost iPhone


Mode If you can't find the lost phone using the Find My iPhone feature, turn on Lost Mode. The passcode already set on your phone will come in handy to unlock the lost phone and turn off the lost mode.

If your iPhone passcode is not already set, you can set it through Lost Mode. You can also enter your phone number and a message that the person who found the lost device will see on the lost device.

By turning on the lost mode, the lost phone will be locked and no notifications or messages will be displayed on the lock screen. Besides, the tracking of the phone will be on. Through this, you can find the phone if it is in a nearby place. With luck, the person who found the phone may see your message and return the phone.

turn on Lost Mode on a lost iPhone:

  • Enter the link from the browser of another

  • device Select the lost device from All Devices

  • then select Lost Mode 

  • Follow the instructions displayed on the screen to complete the Lost Mode setup

👉 Ways to increase iPhone battery backup

off Ways to find lost iPhone

feature added in iOS 15. That is, if the iPhone is lost after the phone is charged, it can be found. Or you can find it even if someone steals and turns off the iPhone. This feature will work if the Find My Network feature is already turned on.

If this feature is turned on, the location of the lost iPhone can be seen through Find My Network even if it is turned off. Besides, the location of the iPhone can be seen through family sharing. However, this feature is currently only available on the iPhone 11, 12, and 13 series. Hopefully, it will work on iPhone 14, 15, or later series as well.

To add a device to Find My Network, tap the box that displays your name and picture from the iPhone's settings. Then first select the Find Me and then Find My iPhone option. Then enable the Find My network option.

By enabling this feature, you will see the “iPhone Findable After Power Off” notification in the menu that appears when the phone is turned off.

Then you Find Lost iPhone You can find your locked iPhone by following the rules given in the post How to

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