How to Find My iPhone From Another iPhone

Joel Mason

iPhone, Tutorials

Have you ever misplaced your iPhone and wished there was a way to find it quickly? Well, the good news is that Apple has a built-in feature called “Find My iPhone” that allows you to locate your device easily.

Even better, you can use another iPhone to track down your missing device. In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps of finding your iPhone from another iPhone.

Step 1: Set up Find My iPhone

To begin with, you need to ensure that Find My iPhone is enabled on both iPhones. Follow these steps:

  • On the missing iPhone:
    1. Open the Settings app
    2. Select your Apple ID at the top of the screen
    3. Tap on iCloud
    4. Scroll down and locate Find My iPhone
    5. If it’s not already enabled, toggle the switch to turn it on
  • On the other iPhone:
    1. Open the Find My app (If not installed, download it from the App Store)
    2. Sign in using your Apple ID and password

    Step 2: Locate Your Missing iPhone

    Once you have set up Find My iPhone on both devices, follow these steps to locate your missing device:

      Via the Find My App:

    1. Open the Find My app on your other iPhone.
      • Note: Make sure you are signed in with the same Apple ID used on the missing iPhone.
    2. Tap on the Devices tab at the bottom of the screen.
    3. Select your missing iPhone from the list of devices.
    4. You will see a map displaying the location of your missing iPhone.
      • Note: If your device is not currently online, you will see its last known location.

      Via a Web Browser:

    5. Open a web browser on your other iPhone or computer.
    6. Go to and sign in using your Apple ID and password.
    7. Click on Find iPhone from the main menu.
    8. Select All Devices at the top of the screen and choose your missing iPhone from the list.
    9. Step 3: Take Additional Actions

      If you have successfully located your missing iPhone, you can take additional actions to secure it:

      • Play Sound: This option allows you to play a sound on your device, helping you locate it if it’s nearby. Ideal for situations when you’ve misplaced it within your home or office.
      • Lost Mode: Activate Lost Mode to remotely lock your device with a passcode.

        You can also display a custom message with contact details to help someone who finds it reach out to you.

      • Erase iPhone: In worst-case scenarios where you are unable to retrieve your device, you can remotely erase all the data on your iPhone to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information.
      • Mark as Lost: This option lets you mark your device as lost, which automatically enables notifications for when it is found. You will receive an email if the device comes online.

      With these steps and features, finding your iPhone from another iPhone has never been easier. Remember to keep Find My iPhone enabled on your devices at all times so that you can locate them promptly when needed.

      Now that you know how to find your iPhone from another iPhone, go ahead and enable Find My iPhone if you haven’t already done so. You’ll thank yourself the next time you misplace your device!

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