If we have lost our iPhone , even if it is turned off, we can enable the search to locate it. Previously, iOS users could not locate the device if the device was powered off or low on battery..
Thanks to the latest update, Apple has managed to significantly improve the Find My app. Which, serves to be able to locate our device at all times, an extremely useful tool.
Something that we must take into account is that the function is only compatible with some new Apple models, including: iPhone 11, iPhone 12 and iPhone 13. We have to consider that it is necessary to have iOS 15..
Enable iPhone Search
In order to enable the function, we will have to open the Settings application and then we will click on our name at the top of the screen.
We click on Find My and then we will have to enable all the functions (there are three) find my iPhone, find my network and send last location..
Now, we will be able to locate our device 24 hours a day, even if it is turned off, up to 5 hours in battery saving mode or in an offline location.
These functions allow us to locate, lock or erase the data on the phone in the event of theft. Anyone who accidentally or intentionally takes our iPhone will not be able to wipe or reactivate the device without the passcode. It is an excellent way to have a chance of recovering the device and, if not, that at least they do not have access to our private data.
Something else that we should mention is that we can also search our iPhone through other Apple devices such as Apple Watch, iPad or Mac. We can do this through the Search or Find My application. We can even do it from a web browser on Windows by going to iCloud.com, signing in with our account and searching for devices with Find My.
Keeping this option activated is a great way to take care of our device in case we forget it somewhere or someone steals it.