FindMyiPhone is a great tool in iPhone that allows you to locate your lost device. You can make it play a sound even when it is in silent mode, find it’s location as well as have it locked remotely. Unfortunately, these features work only when there is an active data connection or the iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network (in such a case, there is a slim chance that there might be any connection at all). This guide will help you how to find your iPhone even when there is no internet connection. For this to work, you have to make sure your iPhone is jailbroken.
How to find your iPhone without internet connection with FindMyiPhone
Step 1: Go to Settings and open Activator. Now navigate to Anywhere
Step 2: In the top-right corner, tap on “Build” to create a new event
Step 3: Tap on “Received Message”
Step 4: Leave the Sender field blank. Input a custom message of yours in the Message field. In my case, I entered a message “FindMyiPhone”. Once done, save it.
Step 5: Click Done and then scroll down to find your newly created event (in my case, it is ‘FindMyiPhone’). Tap on it and select the action you want to assign to this. Whenever a text message is received with the message ‘FindMyiPhone’ then Activator will automatically invoke the actions you assigned to this message.
For me, I assigned the following actions to be executed when the text message is received:
- Turn the ringer
- Maximize the volume
- Play an alert sound
I also added another event with the message ‘LostMyiPhone’ which turns on the ringer, Wi-Fi, Data Connection, Bluetooth, Location services and disables Do Not Disturb and starts vibration when a text message with “LostMyiPhone” is received.
That’s it for keeping your device more secure and ensuring FindMyiPhone will work even when there’s no internet connection. The example given above doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to use the exact actions as I assigned. You can modify the actions for each event to suit your need.
Hopefully, by following this guide, you are better prepared to locate your iPhone without any hassle. If you have tried this or have other ways of locating your iPhone, please share your thoughts in the comment section below.