Most people use their smart devices as a holder of all important documents. Even I keep my most important stuff secured on my smartphone and laptop. However, losing one of those devices can cause great havoc. Similarly, most people keep their documents safely in their iPads. Losing it can be a big a problem. Although if you adopt the usage of Find My app, you can easily escape a tense situation in minutes. In this article we’ll help you navigate through the process of successfully using Find My app to locate your iPads and other such accessories.
How Do I Find The Location Of My iPad?
1. Open the Find My app on your preferred device. It will be an app with a green circle and a blue dot within the circle.
2. Then tap on Devices from the bottom of the screen and you’ll then be shown all your devices connected to the iCloud you attain.
3. Then from all of the enlisted devices, tap on your iPad’s name. As soon as you tap on it the map will centre itself on your iPad’s location. If your iPad is connected to the internet, you would be able to see its exact location. However, if that’s not the case, you’ll see its last known location.
4. You can tap on Directions in order to get a step-by-step navigation to your iPad. You also have the ability to Play Sound that will make your iPad to ring. Well you can also activate the Mark As Lost option that will display a message on your iPad’s screen of it being lost.
Can I Find My iPad If It’s Turned Off?
Unfortunately you can’t see your iPad’s location if it’s turned off. “If you’re using iCloud.com/find, you won’t be able to see your device’s location if it’s turned off, the battery has run out or more than 24 hours has passed since its last location was sent to Apple,” this is what Apple states on their official Help and Supports Page.
Can I Find My iPad Without iCloud?
Well yes, there is still a way to find your iPad or any Apple device without having to acquire the help of iCloud methods. You can use your IMEI number to track down your iOS device’s location. IMEI number is a 15-digit code of your iOS device. You can easily access this code through Settings>General>About. Or you can also dial “*#606#” in order to access the code.