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Can an unactivated iPhone be tracked?
There is no chance that a brand-new, never turned on, sealed iPhone or Apple device of any kind to be tracked. The phone has no data on it, it doesn’t have an Apple ID associated with it. It hasn’t been activated with the carrier, etc.
What happens when Find My iPhone is activated?
Activation Lock turns on automatically when you turn on Find My on your device. Activation Lock helps you keep your device secure, even if it’s in the wrong hands, and can improve your chances of recovering it. All you need to do is keep Find My turned on, and remember your Apple ID and password.
Can Find My iPhone be activated remotely?
There is no way to remotely enable find my iPhone. That setting in your iCloud account settings can only be enabled from the device itself. unless you have the device physically in your own hands, you cannot enable find my iPhone.
Can Apple track an iPhone that is stolen before I got a chance to activate it myself?
No, there is nothing you can do. If you activated Find My Phone before it was lost or stolen, you can track it only if Wi-Fi is enabled on the device. What you cannot do is track your device using a serial number or other identifying number. You cannot expect Apple or anyone else to find your device for you.
What should I do when my iPhone is stolen?
If you lose your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch or think it might be stolen, use Find My and protect your data.
- Look for your device on a map.
- Mark as Lost.
- Report your missing device to local law enforcement.
- File a Theft and Loss claim.
- Remotely erase your device.
- Contact your wireless carrier.
What happens if SIM card is removed from iPhone?
Removing the SIM card will disable your ability to make calls, use mobile internet, and send or receive SMS text messages. On an iPhone this isn’t always a problem, as you can still connect to Wi-Fi and use it to send iMessages — but at that point, you may as well buy an iPod Touch.
Can I use a stolen iPhone?
You can never use a stolen iphone. You can never bypass the activation lock provided by Apple as security measure! Atleast you can’t make the device as your own. You can only use it if you know passcode of the mobile.
Do I need to switch SIM cards when I get a new iPhone?
Answer: A: Answer: A: iPhones do not store anything on the SIM card. Moving the SIM card is the fastest and easiest way to activate your cell service.
Can I put my old SIM in my new iPhone 12?
In most cases you can just move your old one to the new phone. FYI, when we got the iPhone 12, we picked it up at the Apple Store and they advised using the new sim because of the new 5G chip.
What does switching SIM cards do?
When you move your SIM to another phone, you keep the same cell phone service. SIM cards make it easy for you to have multiple phone numbers so you can switch between them whenever you like. In contrast, only SIM cards from a specific cell phone company will work in its locked phones.