Enable/ Disable Find My iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X/8/7/6S/6/SE/5S, iPad, and iPod

It’s not surprising if you can’t see Find my iPhone Enable/ Disable option in iPhone settings app. Because it has been changed in the latest iOS update. Now more options to manage iCloud account settings are under primary profile name at the top of the iOS settings app.

Find my iPhone and iPad is important and came in frequently use before restoring the device to iTunes or Clean iOS install.

Steps for Disable/ Enable Find My iPhone, iPad, iPod

Find my iPhone on iOS 10.2 or later

For the iOS 12 Users: Go to the “Settings app” > “Profile Name” > “iCloud” > “Find My iPhone” > Turn off. / You Need to enter Apple ID password for Verify and remove activation lock as well with Stop Find your device.

Turn off Find My iPhone in iOS 12 or Disable Activation lock
Turn off Find My iPhone in iOS 12 or Disable Activation lock

iOS 11 Or Later iOS device,

#1 Go to the Settings app on iPhone/ iPad

#2 Tap on Profile name, Next Tap on “iCloud”.

#3 Scroll down to screen, See option “Find My iPhone”. (Apple ID Password required)

Find My iPhone > Enable Toggle.

5 Find my iPhone iPad iPod Touch on iOS 10.2 or later
Where is Find My iPhone in iOS 10.2, iOS 10.3, iOS 11 or later?

Location Service must be enabled to save current device location.

Remotely Check Find My iPhone/ iPad/ Mac is enable or not!

Added device you can remove from your iCloud account on your iPhone settings, Check out below steps,

Find list of the device connected with same apple ID, See screen above.

Tap on it, to check it’s enabled “find my iPhone“, “Find My iPad”, “Find My Mac”.

I checked for other devices iPhone 5S/ Mac Mini. Unfortunately, apple is not giving options for remotely Disable/ Enable this option on other Devices.Trusted Device list is not available

Help: Sometimes I get a message “Trusted Device list is not available” instead of the list of devices. Close settings app from iPhone/ iPad and Recheck at the same place, hope it will available. I got it on my case now your turn.

Alternate options: Using Web manage all device. Go to icloud.com and Login with Apple ID and Password. Find account settings and manage devices to remotely erase or Call. 

We recommended: Find my Apple device must be enabled for all device to take advantage on lost or find from the misplaced area in office or home.

iOS 9 and Earlier iDevice: Find my iPhone/ iPad, Settings > iCloud > Find my iPhone and iPad.

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