Can you recover data from a stolen iPhone?

Can you recover data from a stolen iPhone?

If you’re unable to recover your lost or stolen iPhone, you can still recover the data from it. As long as you have an iCloud account, or a recent iTunes backup — and iPhone Backup Extractor — you’ll be able to retrieve your data.

What happens when an iPhone is marked as stolen?

When you mark your device as lost, you remotely lock it with a passcode, keeping your information secure. This also disables Apple Pay on the missing device. And you can display a custom message with your contact information on the missing device.

Can Apple track a stolen iPhone if it’s off?

You might not have Find My turned on. If your device is powered off, the battery has run out, or more than 24 hours has passed since its last location was sent to Apple, you can’t see your device’s location. Learn how you can still protect your information.

Can Apple track a stolen iPhone with IMEI number?

It is not possible for you to track or locate a lost or stolen iPhone via the IMEI or serial number. Find My iPhone is the only way you can track or locate a lost or stolen iPhone: If Find My iPhone was not enabled on your iPhone before it was lost or stolen, then there is no way for you to locate it.

What can I do if my iPhone is stolen?

Technology vendors have recognized this and on most major platforms, you can find apps and services to remotely track and wipe devices if they are stolen or go missing — such as Apple’s Find my iPhone service in the cloud and Google’s Find my Phone service, which can track your device through GPS, lock the screen, or brick the device remotely.

How to file an iPhone theft and loss claim?

If it’s covered by AppleCare+ with Theft and Loss, you can file a claim for an iPhone replacement. Use the Find My app or go to iCloud.com to mark your iPhone as lost. Do not remove your device from your account until your claim has been fully approved. Have you tried finding your iPhone?

How are cybercriminals reselling their stolen iPhones?

“These Apple iCloud phishers run their business using a set of cybercriminal tools that include MagicApp, Applekit, and Find My iPhone (FMI.php) framework to automate iCloud unlocks in order to resell the device in underground and gray markets,” the researchers say.

What happens if my iPhone is stolen or blacklisted?

Even if the iPhone is in excellent condition, you may end up with an expensive toy if the IMEI is blacklisted, usually if it was reported stolen or missing. Once the IMEI is blacklisted, you won’t be able to use it on any mobile service provider in your country, it’s that simple.