'Find My iPhone" app allows you to remotely wipe or locate your handset

'Find My iPhone
As much as it's a total bummer whenever someone misplaces their iPhone or even worse, stolen, there is still a sense of hope in retrieving it if they've signed up for the MobileMe service. Basically you can download the 'Find my iPhone” app on another iPhone which you can then use to track down your lost handset versus having to lug around something unwieldy like a laptop or something else in search of your prized possession. The app also offers you an arsenal of features to allow you control of your handset despite it being missing – such as being able to remotely lock or wipe it completely. If you do consider taking the path of retrieving the handset yourself, the app will locate your lost handset on a map where you can even send a message which will be displayed on the iPhone's screen. Even though the app is truly a phenomenal source you can use to find your MIA iPhone, we'd hope you'd rarely ever find your prized handset missing from your side.

source: iTunes via TUAW


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8 Comments

1. dahaka17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 08, 2010

to bad most other phones already have this feature ( weather it be third party or though the manufacurer)

7. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

This is bad, Now you can find every idiot with an iPhone? Or just the perp who stole it? Im think confrintation is going to be a polpular occurance in the coming months....Road rage to phone rage..

2. theGodpapa

Posts: 181; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

whers my droid?????????????????????????? seriously, this is such a old app for a DROID it is hilarious how iphonearena.com reports it as revolutionary for the i phone.

3. spoonb1

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 02, 2010

read the article dude, they are just mentioning that you no longer need to pay $100 for mobileme just to get this feature...

8. DonkeyPunched

Posts: 321; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

He's just one of the typical idiots you find floppin around on this site. I think this is definitely a great solution because honestly, I don't think mobileMe is worth the 100 bucks a year.

4. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

It's funny how everytime there's an article about the iPhone there's a slew of people that post comments bashing it. What's even funnier is that it's usually the same group of posters. If the iPhone sucks why do you constantly go on phone arena and post on iPhone articles? It makes it look like you're obsessed with this phone and jealous that you don't have it.

5. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Ps I have an iphone, but I don't go to every android article and post android sucks! iPhone is better! I'm happy with my phone and android is also a good phone. Don't care what phone others want to use.

6. dahaka17

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 08, 2010

wasnt bashing im just saying that its not that big of a deal .. its a side note at best

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