UPDATE – MobileMe has been discontinued by Apple. Norton Anti-Theft Software appears to be a better solution.
How to catch a cheating boyfriend, girlfriend, wife or husband? Here is a track and locate your missing or stolen iPhone. Find My iPhone by Apple is a free application but requires a MobileMe subscription (60-day free trial available). If you lose your iPhone or iPad while on the go, simply install this free app on any other iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to find it. Sign in with your member name and password to locate your missing device on a map and have it display a message or play a sound. You can even remotely lock the device to protect your privacy, or wipe it to permanently delete all of your data if you think that it won’t be returned.
- Locate your iPhone or iPad on a map via GPS
- Display a message and optionally play a sound for two minutes at full volume even if your device is set to silent
- Remotely set a pass code lock on your device (or lock it using your existing pass code)
- Remotely wipe your device to permanently erase all of your personal data
Depending on how you use this application, it can be used to track your child’s location or a cheating spouse. Remember, use with care.