Have you seen Apple’s new “Find iPhone” feature? It’s free, and no, you don’t need a paid MobileMe account (I hate MobileMe).
I highly recommend you go get the free “Find iPhone” app [AppStore link] and login with your Apple ID (which would probably be better referred to as: iTunes Username & Password).
NOTE: Your iPhone software needs to be up to date!
Now your iPhone is synced with your Apple ID, so if your phone ever gets lost or stolen, it’s not a complete goner. Once your phone is missing, from someone else’s iPhone you can login with your Apple ID to their Find iPhone app, and it locates exactly where your phone is (if it’s turned on) on a Google Map. If it’s turned off, it will tell you the location last detected, and how long ago that was.
Then you have the following options:Read More… Post Comment