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How To Use Find My Friends iPhone To Lost iPhone

Find My Friends iPhone

Last week, while my friends and I were having a birthday party at my home, one of my friends with an iPhone lost or misplaced the device. After searching for more than two hours, I realized that Apple has a Find My Friends feature to track someone else’s iPhone.

Find My iPhone is the best tool to find any lost or stolen iPhone. Luckily, it also helped me to locate my Friend’s iPhone last week that was misplaced. With the help of the Find My app, my Friend logged into the iCloud using Apple ID and played sound to ring the device. Within a few minutes of hunting like a spy agent, we finally found my Friend’s iPhone as we eagerly waited to watch our party dance recorded on that iPhone.

Find My Friends iPhone: How to Use Find A Friend’s iPhone That Is Lost or Misplaced.

  1. Launch the Find My App.
  2. Tap on Me from the bottom right corner of the app.
  3. Scroll down a bit and tap on Help A Friend.
  4. It will open iCloud. Enter the iCloud Sign-In detail with Apple ID.
  5. Once you are signed in, choose the device you are searching for.
  6. Now you can choose any option from below:
    1. You can hit Play Sound and ring the device if it is nearby.
    2. You can tap Lost Mode to turn on Low Power Mode to keep the device alive so that you can get more time to hunt the device.
    3. If you have gone through the above steps and don’t think you can track the device, then the last option is to Erase the iPhone to wipe out everything to avoid the risk of data theft.

That’s it.

This is how an iPhone user can use other iPhones Find My App to locate someone else’s iPhone that has been lost. Yes, you can track a Friend’s iPhone free with the help of the above process, but make sure that iPhone is not switched off.

Find My Friends iPhone FAQ

Can I Find My Friend’s iPhone By Phone Number?

We have seen thousands of people asking for the way to use the Find My App on iPhone by phone number.  Sadly, there is no way to find my Friend’s iPhone my phone number since Apple uses iCloud Sign in and Apple ID to locate the lost iPhone.

Can I use Find My Friends online?

Yes, you can visit the official iCloud Find My page from your PC or web browser to locate the iPhone if you cannot use the Find My app.

Can I find my Friend’s iPhone from Android?

Yes, you can use the iCloud Find My page on the Android browser to sign in with Apple ID and locate the device without another iPhone.

Is Find My Friends iPhone free?

Yes, it is free to locate or find friends’ iPhones with the help of the Find My App on any iPhone.


After having the personal experience of tracking a friend’s iPhone from my iPhone, we wrote this post for other iPhone users, and I hope it was helpful to you as well. If you enjoyed the post, don’t forget to share your feedback in the comment box.

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