How to Fix Find My iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

Do you see online not sharing location when you use Find My iPhone to track your kid’s GPS location? Here, we have given some solutions to fix find my phone online not sharing location.

By Lydia Smith | Posted: May. 16, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 09, 2018
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Find My iPhone is a terrific tool to find the real-time GPS location of an iPhone, which features with the location sharing function on iPhone to keep track of its whereabouts. If you have enabled the Find My iPhone location sharing on your iPhone, you will be able to track your iPhone location at all times even when it’s lost or stolen through the iCloud.com or some other iPhone. But sadly, plenty of users have reported that they are encountering the find my phone online not sharing location issue on iPhone. Therefore, to help you all out, we write the post to introduce how to fix find my phone online not sharing location.

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How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

If you are facing problems using this feature as online not sharing location, then you can use the following tips to fix Find My iPhone online not sharing location problem.

Tip 1: Make Sure to Enable Location Services

Find My iPhone won’t work is your device if location services have been disabled on your device. If the location service is not enabled, find my iPhone will show the device online but won’t show its location. Thus to fix Find My Phone online not sharing location, you first need to make sure to enable location services on your iOS device. To do this, go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and then turn on the Location Services toggle on.

How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

Tip 2: Sign in to your iCloud

Sometimes the reason why Find My phone not sharing location error can occur is when you haven’t signed in to your iCloud ID. Since Find My iPhone utilizes iCloud to locate the location of a device; you need to be signed in to iCloud for location sharing to work. To sign in to your iCloud ID, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > and enter your Apple ID and password to sign in to your iCloud.

How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

Tip 3: Enable Share My Location

After making sure that you are signed in to your iCloud account, check if location sharing is enabled on your device or not. Go to Settings > iCloud > Share My Location and then turn on the toggle. Also, make sure that you enable location sharing from “This Device” by tapping on the “From” option given Share my Location toggle.

How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

How to Fix Find iPhone Online Not Sharing Location

Tip 4: Allow Permission to Find iPhone

In location services, you can also choose to allow which apps can use locations data and disable other apps to access your device location data. If you haven’t allowed Find My iPhone permission to use location services, it won’t be able to determine its location. To solve Find iPhone online not sharing location, allows location permissions to the app by going to Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Find iPhone and then choose “Always” or “while using”.

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The Bottom Line

It can be very frustrating when the Find My iPhone shows online not sharing location error message. This message usually means that the device you are tracking is connected to the internet, but its location is unavailable. Try the easy and effective tips to solve your Find iPhone online not sharing location issue. And for any doubts, write down in the comments to let us know.

Lydia Smith

Member of iMobie team, an optimistic Apple user, willing to share solutions about iOS related problems.

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