Apple® iPhone® - Turn Find My iPhone On / Off

Note Notes:

  • If the you are unable to access the device or it is unresponsive, Find My iPhone can be disabled online via iCloud.
  • To disable Find My iPhone, the device must have a valid network connection to either Cellular Data or Wi-Fi. Without a connection, Find My iPhone is disabled on the device but not from Apple's servers.
  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPhone X / XS / XS Max / XR
    • iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
    • iPhone 7 / 7 Plus
    • iPhone SE
    • iPhone 6 / 6 Plus / 6s / 6s Plus
  • The steps below apply to the following models:


  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings Settings icon.
  2. From the main settings screen, tap your name (at the top).
    Note If necessary, tap the left arrow (upper-left) as necessary to return to Settings.
    iCloud profile
  3. Tap iCloud.
  4. Tap Find My iPhone.
  5. Tap the Find My iPhone switch to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off.
    Note If prompted, enter your Apple ID password then tap Turn Off.
  6. If desired, tap the Send Last Location switch to turn on or off.


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