IOS 7 includes the Find My Phone feature by default, but you must configure iCloud to enable the feature. If you do not want to enable iCloud to use Find My Phone, you can still track your device with an app that provides similar functionality, such as Mobile Spy, iHound or Device Locator. Mobile Spy turns your device into a silent monitoring system. IHound and Device Locator track and map your device's location in real time. Though iCloud is not required for the suggested apps, you must create an account with the respective software company to track your device online, and location services must be enabled on your device.

Tracker App Setup

Step 1

Download and install one of the suggested apps on your device.

Step 2

Open the distributor’s site in a browser, then create an account for your iPhone.

Step 3

Launch the app on your iPhone, then log in with the username and password you used to create your account on the site. Configure the app settings on your device and be sure to keep the app running on the device at all times.

Lost IPhone

Step 1

Log in to your account on the app distributor’s site.

Step 2

Lock your iPhone remotely from the Web application if using Device Locator or iHound. If using Mobile Spy, enable silent monitoring, device tracking, message monitoring or any of the available stealth features from the Live Control panel.

Step 3

Monitor your phone until you can retrieve the device. If your iPhone is stolen, file a police report and append the information you have collected with the app to the report.