Nobody in this world who possesses an ‘Apple iPhone’ would like to lose it like forever. But the second thought is much scarier. What, if the iPhone or your iPad is stolen by a thief, drug peddler, murderer or terrorist. What if the thief, who has stolen phone is a hacker? Sounds so horrible. Isn’t it?
Yes of course the situation is beyond the level of horror for everyone because all our most information is carried out by us with these wonderful gadgets . It seems as if our memory is stolen out by someone.
Activation Lock is the most advanced and key feature when we talk about “Find my iPhone “. This is a technique for anyone to lock his/her phone remotely by putting it in lost mode. Wondering how this is gonna help you? Very simple in this way it help you to password protect your device remotely and you can give a custom message on the Lock screen of the device .This can help the person who finds your lost device to reach to you and then they can call and arrange a meeting with you and handover your lost phone or device. Also it is very important to highlight the fact that when put in ‘Lost Mode’, No one will be able to restore or reactivate your device without your ‘ID & Password.
Let me give you an example; “My iPhone has been lost. Kindly reach me “. This is just an example. You can custom your message as you like to do. In the upper right corner of your screen you can find “Done” so click on it as shown in the above image. This action will activate ‘LOST MODE.’
Finally, your ‘Lost Mode’ is active and it will be shown in the lost device. Notice the red banner at the top and the lock icon on the lost device as shown in this above image.
So, Like this your phone can be locked via lost mode of iPhone and if someone tries to plug your iPhone in iTunes to restore it then they cannot be able to do it. And they will see the following message:
After all this, You got your iPhone back then you can turn off the ‘Lost Mode’ with the help of two most prominent methods.
You may be in need to turn off Lost mode in your iPhone sometimes this can be possibly done with the Find My iPhone. For this you be well sure that the device you choose for this already has Lost mode turned on. Tap on “Turn Off Lost Mode “,this you can find on your screen ;exactly at the bottom part of your screen . Now you see a pop up which request on a confirmation hence you tap “Turn Off”.
The device on which Lost mode was turned on, You can disable lost mode on iPhone by the help of entering passcode . Here you just need to slide for unlocking the device and just enter your passcode .Now iPhone lost mode turn off automatically.
These are all the methods and techniques to safeguard your precious iPhone and iPad. Try to work out with these steps anytime or every time your phone is lost. These methods are your smart phone savers and try to always carry your smart phone with yourself only. So now you are all set with the process of How to turn on Lost mode on iPhone and iPad .