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How can I remotely wipe my stolen iPhone?
Last Updated: 8th June, 2020
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Also, what happens when you erase iPhone remotely?
When you remotely erase a device, ActivationLockremains on to protect it. Your Apple ID and password arerequiredto reactivate the device. Important: Before youerase yourdevice, try to locate it or play a sound on it. Afteryouerase it, you can't use Find My iPhone todoeither.
Beside above, how do I erase data from my stolen phone? To do this, make sure you first selectthelost/stolen device from the main drop-down, andthentap Erase. You'll be prompted to confirm the process(onethat will delete apps, media, settings, anduserdata). Again, tap Erase, and the process of afactoryreset will begin.
Keeping this in consideration, can you wipe a stolen iPhone?
If your iOS device, Apple Watch, or Macislost or stolen, you can erase it using FindMyiPhone on iCloud.com if you set up FindMyiPhone on the device before it was lost. SeetheApple Support article Family Sharing. When youremotelyerase a device, Activation Lock remains on toprotectit.
What is erase mode on Find My iPhone?
To prevent anyone else from accessing the data onyourmissing device, you can erase it remotely. Whenyouerase your device, all of your information(includingcredit, debit, or prepaid cards for Apple Pay) is deletedfrom thedevice, and you won't be able to find it using theFindMy app or Find iPhone oniCloud.com.