Passcode to turn off iPhone= Prevent stolen iPhone from being

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by DBZmusicboy01, Aug 7, 2012.

  1. DBZmusicboy01 macrumors 6502a

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    Unable to locate it :D what a smart idea. So if an iPhone gets stolen the person that has it needs to put a Passcode to turn it off completely.
    So we have time to find the phone.

    - also when we taking a video with it. Also have a option to hold on to the button so it doesn't automatically switch off. Also if it's stolen it should take pictures of the person as well and video.
     
  2. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

    Applejuiced

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    You can get all that if you JB your iphone.
    Not on stock firmware though.
     
  3. Blue Ivy macrumors member

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    Useless feature. A thief would simply hold down the lock + home button to turn the phone off.
     
  4. Meanee macrumors 6502a

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    Pretty useless feature. Wrap it in aluminium foil, and let battery drain while it's searching for signal. Problem solved.
     
  5. lordofthereef macrumors G5

    lordofthereef

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    So disable that when this feature is implemented. Did I just blow your mind?

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    Yeah, ok. This assumes that said thief has a roll of foil in his pocket just waiting to wrap around his freshly stolen phone.
     
  6. Meanee macrumors 6502a

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    Every corner bodega will have one for sale. Or when Apple releases another "magical and innovative" theft prevention feature, I am sure people who steal phones would know about it.
     

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