What to do when the iPhone is stolen? Following these steps might help you to retrieve your iPhone and protect your data.
It is quite annoying that your iPhone has been stolen, you may really feel depressed but you should have to do something immediately. So what to do when the iPhone is stolen? The thing you have done right away is so important that it could make a massive difference in protecting your data and getting your iPhone back. Things you have to do is listed below are recommended in 4 aspects: using Find My iPhone; Report your stolen iPhone; Recover your data; Tips you may concern. Keep on reading, you will learn them in detail.
Find My iPhone will help users to locate lost devices and protect the iPhone data. The features, Find My iPhone owns, are including finding lost devices on the map, playing sounds, displaying information, remotely locking your iPhone, and deleting all your data on your device.
If you try to find your iPhone through Find My iPhone, your device must be connected in a network. If not, you won’t get the feedback immediately.
Therefore, if your device was turned off or out of power, what will you do? You can also use Find My iPhone and trigger these actions. Once your iPhone connected into a network, it will feedback the last location your iPhone had been and do activate the Lost Mode.
Reporting a lost iPhone is so important that you can shut down your stolen iPhone’s network which could protect your information, maybe get back it as soon as possible and get payment from AppleCare. Several things you need to know while you report your lost iPhone.
Much more details you can get from How to Report iPhone Stolen to Police, Apple, and Carrier.
If you can’t get your iPhone back anymore, try to get back your data. Erasing lost iPhone remotely is quite necessary before your privacy is revealed by the thief. Therefore, you’d better restore them to a safe place while you are trying to wipe them out. This part will introduce two ways to restore your data from your lost or stolen iPhone, the first one is getting your data from iTunes or iCloud backups.
If you have synced and backed up your data through iTunes or iCloud, you can get them back easily. However, there is a defect that you can not recover your data selectively and the data on your new iPhone will be overwritten.
The second way may help you retrieve the exact data you want that you can choose one third-party software. Read the following tips, get your data back now!
All these measures introduced in this article won’t guarantee you get your iPhone back 100%. However, they are still worth a try. Good luck.
It’s very important to do something immediately which will help reduce losses of a stolen iPhone. If you can’t get it back, you don’t have to be panic. You may consider how to reduce your loss and make sure your data is still safe and reliable. If you have any other advice, please share it in the comments.
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