Lost Your Phone In Your House? Here’s How You Can Easily Find It, Even If It’s On Silent

Don’t you hate it when you misplace your phone and can’t find it? You spend 20 minutes checking every possible place in the house and end up finding it in between the couch cushions.

Sure, you can call your phone from another phone, but what if you don’t have another phone handy or your phone is on silent?

Here’s the fastest way to find it, stress free, as long as there’s a computer or tablet nearby. It’s surprising how many people don’t know about this…

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1. Visit iCloud.com and login with your Apple ID. (Android owners use Google Device Manager)

2. Choose “Find My iPhone” and let the service locate your missing device.

3. Select your phone on the map, then click the (i) button.

4. Choose the “Play Sound” option. It will keep making a noise until you unlock it so you don’t have to worry about missing the beeps.

5. Locate your phone and give it a hug.

Be advised that you should not test this feature if there’s a sleeping baby close by. The noise is much louder than I expected and the look my wife gave me is one I hope to never see again.


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