1. lornaevo's Avatar
    I got my son an iPhone yesterday. Is it possible to monitor his location from my iPhone? He is only 14 and I would like to make sure he is safe.
    03-06-2012 07:57 AM
  2. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Yes you can. Set up Find My iPhone using your apple ID. Then you can look at the app on your phone or computer and see where the phone is.
    03-06-2012 08:03 AM
  3. lornaevo's Avatar
    Yes you can. Set up Find My iPhone using your apple ID. Then you can look at the app on your phone or computer and see where the phone is.
    Thanks a lot. Is it possible to monitor more than one apple id?
    03-06-2012 08:11 AM
  4. Timhewitt's Avatar
    Use Find my Friends instead of Find my Phone
    03-06-2012 09:16 AM
  5. lornaevo's Avatar
    Thanks for the responses.
    03-06-2012 10:08 AM
  6. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Not a bad thing to do for a 14 year old. Good parenting IMO.
    03-08-2012 11:45 AM
  7. ryuu55's Avatar
    only issue with find my friend, he can turn of sharing once they find that it's on.
    03-08-2012 12:01 PM
  8. lornaevo's Avatar
    only issue with find my friend, he can turn of sharing once they find that it's on.
    I told him I'm monitoring him. And if he turns it off, I won't be paying his bill anymore.
    03-08-2012 12:11 PM
  9. ebedoun's Avatar
    I would also recommend the find my iphone over find my friends.

    You can have multiple icloud accounts linked to a device, but only one can be active with find my iphone. Setup a icloud account for him for all the other stuff. Add your icloud account and only check the find my iphone feature.

    You can even go a step further and under restrictions, disable changes to accounts and disable changes to location settings. He will not be able to change it with out a passcode.
    03-08-2012 12:48 PM
  10. applehead79's Avatar
    I don't think tracking is a bad idea at all
    03-08-2012 01:09 PM
  11. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    I don't think tracking is a bad idea at all
    In reference to keeping track of kids, especially teens, I wholeheartedly agree. My kids all know that they have no right to privacy in our home. Period! Of course, we 'allow' them their space and some privacy but they are privileges subject to revocation depending on their actions or lack thereof. My kids are happy, respectful, courteous (both in & outside the home) and well loved. I thank GOD for Blessing me with them. Anyway, I could care less that others disagree with me keeping track of my kids, but I respect their opinion and their choice to not track their own kids.


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    Last edited by JustMe'D; 03-08-2012 at 01:42 PM.
    03-08-2012 01:35 PM
  12. Timhewitt's Avatar
    Find my Friends changes can be disabled in Restrictions as well. It's much easier to use for this since it stays logged in and can track as many friends as you wish with a very easy to use interface.
    03-08-2012 07:37 PM
  13. Fixxy's Avatar
    Big Mother is watching you lol. I'd go with Find My iPhone. That way you can install a tracking app under the guise of just being able to track it down if it's stolen.
    03-25-2012 09:33 PM
  14. reginald_1986's Avatar
    I have not personally tested but I will go with Find My iPhone. For kids or teenagers, it is good as it is always good to know who they are mixing with or their locations
    03-26-2012 12:15 AM
  15. Maiamitt's Avatar
    My 45-year-old son has epileptic seizures and is now wearing an Embrace by Empatica sensing watch. I have had two alerts today while he was out and about. Thankfully, he answered my phone call each time but if he can't answer and I need to find him, how can I do that? (He's okay with me doing it.)
    03-25-2016 08:16 PM
  16. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    My 45-year-old son has epileptic seizures and is now wearing an Embrace by Empatica sensing watch. I have had two alerts today while he was out and about. Thankfully, he answered my phone call each time but if he can't answer and I need to find him, how can I do that? (He's okay with me doing it.)
    Using the find my iPhone should suffice. Just make sure he doesn't power the phone off. It needs to be active to see.
    Here's a guide:
    http://m.imore.com/how-use-find-my-i...ultimate-guide
    03-25-2016 08:24 PM
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