How to turn off Find My iPhone alert?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Bossyman, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. Bossyman macrumors member

    Oct 18, 2011
    I like to keep tabs on my son. I see now, when I use find my iPhone, we both have iPhone 5s, an alert comes up that I used it. Any way to turn the alert off?
  2. bowlerman625 macrumors 68020


    Jun 17, 2009
    Chicago, IL area
    uh oh....son now modifying
  3. MartyF81 macrumors 6502

    Sep 5, 2010
    Chicago IL
    It shouldn't be doing this. It would defeat the purpose of this feature... alerting the thief he is being followed.
  4. HXGuy macrumors 68000

    Mar 25, 2010
    I tried it on my phone and my wife's phone and it does not show any notification on the device that is being tracked.
  5. Daveoc64 macrumors 601

    Jan 16, 2008
    Bristol, UK
  6. HXGuy macrumors 68000

    Mar 25, 2010
    Just to clarify, what sort of alert comes up when you track the device?

    I did find that under Location Services in settings, you can turn on a Status Bar Icon that will show up when someone is tracking the device. It was off by default on my phone and my wife's, but maybe your son turned it on?

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