Using Find My Iphone For Mac

Find My User Guide

Before you can share your location with your friends and find your devices, you need to turn on Location Services and Find My Mac. You can do this when you open Find My for the first time or later in System Preferences.

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How to use Find My iPhone and Find My Mac, the best part of iCloud Find Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac aren't new, but they're often forgotten when setting up a system—or when a device goes missing. ‎Find My iPhone: If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use any iOS device to find it and protect your data. Simply install this free app, open it, and sign in with the Apple ID you use for iCloud. Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing d. Locate a device: See the location of your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, Apple Watch, or AirPods on a map.Play a sound on a device to help you find it. Mark a device as lost: If you lose a device, you can use your Mac to mark it as lost and help protect your personal information.Display a custom message on the lost device’s screen, telling people that the device is lost or how.

Turn on Location Services

Using Find My Iphone For Mac
  1. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Security & Privacy.

  2. Click Privacy, then click Location Services on the left.

  3. Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password.

  4. Select Enable Location Services, then select Find My in the list of apps.

Set up Find My Mac

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  1. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Apple ID.

    If you don’t see Apple ID, click Sign In, then sign in with your Apple ID or click Create Apple ID (if you don’t already have one).

  2. Click iCloud in the sidebar.

  3. Select Find My Mac, then click Allow (if asked) to allow Find My Mac to use the location of your Mac.

    If a Details button is next to Find My Mac, make sure you turned on Location Services and Find My in Security & Privacy preferences.

Turn on Find My options

  1. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Apple ID, then click iCloud in the sidebar.

    If you don’t see Apple ID, click Sign In, then sign in with your Apple ID or click Create Apple ID (if you don’t already have one).

  2. Click iCloud in the sidebar.

  3. Select Find My Mac, then click Options.

    If you see a Details button, you need to set up Find My.

  4. Turn any of the following on or off:

    • Find My Mac: Turning this option on allows you to locate your Mac if you misplace it, and protect the information on it.

    • Offline Finding: Turning this option on allows you to locate your device (using Bluetooth) even when it isn’t connected to Wi-Fi or cellular.

      Note: When you turn off Offline Finding, your Mac can’t be found by you or anyone else.

For details about privacy and how you can control what information on your Mac is exposed, see Guard your privacy on Mac.

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