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How to use Family Sharing with Find my iPhone

Can not in finding your phone or in search of a circle of relatives member? Use Family Sharing and Find My iPhone!

Up to date April, 2017: Up to date screenshots and steps for iOS 10.

Family Sharing now not solely permits you to share iTunes and App Store purchases, nevertheless it additionally makes it more uncomplicated for you to monitor all of the units on your circle of relatives with the assistance of Find My iPhone. So subsequent time mother can not in finding her iPad or dad leaves his iPhone at Starbucks, someone for your circle of relatives can lend a hand in finding it!

How to monitor an iPhone or iPad with Find My iPhone and Family Sharing

You'll be able to want to have the Find My iPhone app put in so as to monitor units on your Family Sharing workforce. If you do not have already got it, you'll be able to obtain it free of charge by the use of the App Retailer. Each and every software will have to even be operating iOS 8 or upper and give a boost to Family Sharing.

The one different stipulation is that everybody's units will have to have granted Find My iPhone get right of entry to to be tracked. You'll be able to do that via following those instructions on each and every iPhone and iPad:

  1. Release Settings out of your House display.
  2. Faucet your Apple ID banner on the height.
  3. Faucet iCloud.

  4. Faucet on Find My iPhone.
  5. Faucet the transfer subsequent to Find My iPhone to flip it on (inexperienced is on).

Repeat the above procedure with each and every iPhone and iPad you want to display up in Find My iPhone thru Family Sharing.

How to monitor a circle of relatives member's software with Find My iPhone

  1. Release the Find My iPhone app out of your House display.
  2. Check in to your own iCloud account.
  3. Faucet on any tool so as to obtain additional info and monitor it — your personal units display up on the height, adopted through everybody else's.
  4. Faucet Play Sound if the individual is not sharing their location. Their iPhone will make a shrill beeping sound. You'll be able to additionally faucet to lock the tool or erase it.

Alternately, you'll be able to additionally pan and zoom across the map and faucet on any software so as to view extra details about it. That is all there's to it!


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