, y phone was stolen and someone told me that verizon would track it for me.if they can how do i do it? what is the number?
Can verizon track my iphone?
If your telephone is stolen, notify your service provider and give them both your mobile phone. If you have a SIM in your phone, you can also lock your phone. Your phone will require the SIM PIN code regularly to prevent fraudulent use. The SIM will block any service if the PIN is wrongly entered three times.
If your phone has a SIM, you can also prevent the thief from using your stolen phone with his own SIM.To do this though you need to know your phone’s unique identification number, called the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity). If you can also give this number to your phone company, they can block the handset from being used with a different SIM. number and IMEI number.
You need to have set up Find My iPhone/iPad on your device prior to it getting lost or stolen. If you did, go to https://www.icloud.com/ in your web browser. When you log in, Find My iPhone/iPad will immediately begin trying to locate your device.
If you have not done that, applying some anti-thief app like ilostfinder is a wise choice.
It will take pictures of the thief when she/he tries to open your device and then send those pictures to your email.
You may get it back or at least prevent the thief next time with the app.
Here are some other tips from experts about protecting your iPhone from theft:
Create a well-organized record of all the necessary details and information related to your mobile. Such as IMEI numbers, Pin Code.
Grab the phone on your hand when you go on mass transit or walk around.
Pocket your phone after sitting around using your phone for a while. And keep mindful of who is around you.
Lock your phone using Security Lock Code or PIN feature.
Learn more at http://www.thebluedot.net/blog/2012/03/19/anti-theft-cell-phone-tips/
Hope it helps.
Call the service to track it if you had not installed any tracker app.