How many times have we actually lost the stuff we love most? More over, expensive stuff with sentimental value? If you're an Apple user, you might find yourself falling in love with your iPhone or your iPad, because of its convenience, how it makes your life easier, and just for the simple fact that it helps you through your everyday tasks. An iPad that contains the numbers of potential clients, your closest friends that are currently overseas, or people you admire would make your iPad worth more than the fortune that you've paid for it right? Most of the times, it's not really losing the gadget that bothers you, but the contacts.
Fortunately, you don't have to worry about losing your iPad anymore, because of Find My iPhone. It is the app that let's you know anytime you want to where your iDevice is. It's universal so it works for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad as long as they are iOS 4.2 and above. This is truly a definite must-have for any iDevice user, especially that it doesn't even cost a single cent.
How To Install Find My iPhone On Your iPad and Other iOS Devices
So how do you make the Find My iPhone work anyway? Well, you should download the app first. After downloading, go to Settings, then go to Mail, Contacts, Calendars, then tap on Add Account. Select MobileMe then register. When you're done, just tap on Next. Once your on MobileMe, you're going to have the option to turn on the Find My iPhone. Turn it on.
You're going to be prompted that Find My iPhone is going to locate where your device is at the moment. Allow it. Own other devices? Then register them as well. Your family have their own gadgets? Register them also. In Find My iPhone, let's say your gadget is already lost, and you don't know what to do, you can actually interact with your device even if it's far away. You could lock it, let it ring for two minutes, or you could wipe out all the information on the device. See how powerful it is? A word of caution before using the wipe option though. You're gadget would not be located anymore after this, nor are your info retrievable. Keep safe!