How to Use Find My iPhone to Find iPhones Misplaced in the House

How to Use Find My iPhone to Find iPhones Misplaced in the House

You might lose your iPhone or iPad, but Find My iPhone pretty much guarantees you’ll always at least know generally where it is, whether you left it at a friend’s house or at the bar (I did this once. Luckily my iPad was still there when I returned.) But what if you misplace your iPhone within your house and just can’t seem to find it anywhere? You can also use Find My iPhone to make your iPhone ping. You can do this from icloud.com or from a family member’s iPhone or iPad, if they are on the same Family Sharing plan as you. Either way, here’s how to use Find My iPhone to find iPhones misplaced in the house.

Related: How to Set Up Find My iPhone

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On your iPad or an iPhone or iPad on the same Family Sharing plan as yours:

  • On your iPad or family member’s device, unlock the device and locate the Find My iPhone app.

  • Open the app. In the list of devices below the map, locate the missing device.

  • Tap on the device.

  • Tap Actions.

  

  • Select Play Sound.

 

From your iPad or computer using icloud.com:

  • Open your web browser and go to icloud.com.

  • Log in using your Apple ID and password.

  • Click Find iPhone.

  • Select All Devices at the top and choose the misplaced device.

  • Click Play Sound.

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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.