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    If I want to see if I can locate my iphone from an ipad, does the data have to be on my iphone?
    02-11-2016 11:23 AM
  2. firedept10 said: Best Answer

    If I want to see if I can locate my iphone from an ipad, does the data have to be on my iphone?
    Welcome to iMore.

    For Find My iPhone to work, it needs to be connected to the internet, since that is how it communicates with the Apple servers, which is where you are tracking the device from. If there is no data connection, you cannot track the device.
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    If I want to see if I can locate my iphone from an ipad, does the data have to be on my iphone?
    Welcome to iMore.

    For Find My iPhone to work, it needs to be connected to the internet, since that is how it communicates with the Apple servers, which is where you are tracking the device from. If there is no data connection, you cannot track the device.
    02-11-2016 12:00 PM

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