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Old Jan 20, 2013, 02:13 AM   #1
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Find my iPhone

Whats the point of this app when you have find my iphone->on in icloud?
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Old Jan 20, 2013, 10:48 AM   #2
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Whats the point of this app when you have find my iphone->on in icloud?
If you have say an iPad or Macbook and they get stolen you could use the app on your iPhone to locate the stolen device. iCloud.com will not work in Safari on the iPhone so you would need the app.

If the only Apple device you own is the iPhone, then yes... there is not much point in you having the app.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 11:53 AM   #3
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So my wife and I each have an iPhone 5 and our own seperate iTunes accounts and iCloud accounts. Is it possible to set up Find my iPhone on both phones and use one to find the other? I am confused because it seems that you need to be using the same iCloud account on each device but the screenshots for the app show several phones with peoples names next to them. Is this not possible?
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So my wife and I each have an iPhone 5 and our own seperate iTunes accounts and iCloud accounts. Is it possible to set up Find my iPhone on both phones and use one to find the other? I am confused because it seems that you need to be using the same iCloud account on each device but the screenshots for the app show several phones with peoples names next to them. Is this not possible?
No, you will need to be on the same Apple ID account. An Apple ID supports up to 5 computers and 5 iDevices connected to iCloud. If you want to use two Apple IDs you will need to sign in to hers to find her iPhone and sign in to yours to find your iPhone
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 06:46 PM   #5
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If anyone steals your phone, they might be smart enough to turn it off, at which point it will not show up in the app anyway.
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Old Feb 2, 2013, 05:49 PM   #6
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No, you will need to be on the same Apple ID account. An Apple ID supports up to 5 computers and 5 iDevices connected to iCloud. If you want to use two Apple IDs you will need to sign in to hers to find her iPhone and sign in to yours to find your iPhone
Uh, yes you can, I do this with my wife and a few friends. We can all see each other.
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