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How to protect your ios device from getting stolen

Quick and easy guide to beat the thief, before your iOS device (iPhone, iPad) is away forever.

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This guide will show you how to turn off location settings and prevent someone from disable it. It’s important to ensure that the robber doesn't’ turn off functions like ‘Find my iPhone’.

Open the settings function.

Open the settings function.

Touch general.

Touch general.

Select Restrictions. This will ask you to set a Restrictions passcode. I\u2019ll recommend you to choose one that is different from your unlock passcode.

Select Restrictions. This will ask you to set a Restrictions passcode. I’ll recommend you to choose one that is different from your unlock passcode.

Scroll down the list of restrictions until you find \u2018Allow Changes\u2019 and open Location.

Scroll down the list of restrictions until you find ‘Allow Changes’ and open Location.

Select the \u2018Don\u2019t Allow Changes\u2019 option. Then go back to restrictions menu and select Accounts.

Select the ‘Don’t Allow Changes’ option. Then go back to restrictions menu and select Accounts.

Then choose \u2018Don\u2019t allow changes\u2019 this stops iCloud and Find My iPhone being disabled.

Then choose ‘Don’t allow changes’ this stops iCloud and Find My iPhone being disabled.

Then turn \u2018Deleting Apps\u2019 off.

Then turn ‘Deleting Apps’ off.

That was it! Now this mean that anyone who gets hold of your iPhone/iPad will find it very hard to stop beaming out a location and it stops them from disabling iCloud and Find my iPhone.

Of course this sort of trick only helps if the phone is still connected to your phone network. But it will be worth keeping it connected to see if the device appear under Find My iPhone on iCloud.com.

  • iCloud-account
  • Find my iPhone app