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Top 3 ways to trick ‘Find My iPhone’ without jailbreak

In this article, we are going to show you the three best ways to trick Find My iPhone.

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Can you fake a Find My iPhone location? Yes, any iPhone user can trick Find My iPhone. Suppose the reason for tricking Find My iPhone location relates to your privacy and security.

In that case, you can change your iPhone’s location without worrying and jailbreaking it. Sounds astonishing, right?

In this article, we will present you with the three best ways to trick Find My iPhone. Along with that, you will also learn a little more about this feature. 

All about Find My iPhone app

Find My is an iOS feature that helps users track their iPhone, iPad, iPod, and other Apple devices. Previously, Apple users used the Find My Friends application to share their location with their family and friends.

But now, Find My Friends has been upgraded and is known as Find My. And within this feature, the Find My iPhone function has been included also. 

By tricking Find My iPhone, you can have many advantages. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • You can manipulate Find My iPhone if you don’t want your friends to know your exact location.
  • You may also want to trick Find My iPhone if you don’t wish to be monitored by your family at all times.
  • If you don’t want to receive any unknown requests on location-based apps, you may wish to fake the location.
  • If there is a family event and you have planned a surprise to appear there, you can do that with the help of faking your actual location on Find My iPhone. 

Now, it’s time that we move to the next section, where you will learn how to trick Find My iPhone.

Part 2: Best 3 ways to trick Find My iPhone without jailbreak

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Here are the best ways to trick Find My on iPhone without jailbreaking. Let’s begin.

Use iMyFone AnyTo

iMyFone AnyTo is a great tool that can trick the location in Find My iPhone on your iPhone, and no one can know about your original location.

To know more about this program, please look at the features section 

Features:

  • It supports multi-device control which means with the help of this tool, you can fake location on 5 different iOS devices. Most importantly, you can do that at the same time.
  • Set the coordinate of the location you want to fake by mentioning the coordinates or putting the name of it on the screen.
  • Once you have used a fake location, it will automatically save in the history feature of this tool. This feature allows you to re-select any place you have used to fake the location. 

Now it’s time to learn how to trick Find My iPhone. For that, the clear location-changing guide is mentioned below.

Step 1. Launch iMyFone AnyTo

To use iMyFone AnyTo, first install and open iMyFone AnyTo on your PC and press the blue-colored “Get Started” button.

iMyFone AnyTo program Get Started section
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Step 2. Connect your iPhone and load the map

Connect your iPhone to your PC through a USB cable. Now, on your phone, when you see “Trust Your Computer,” press “Trust” and type in the passcode. 

iMyFone AnyTo app Unlock your device screen with iPhone illustrations
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After that, you need to make a second connection. For that, select to connect your iPhone to your PC with the same Wi-Fi network a second time. 

Note:

  • Always connect your iPhone and your PC to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Keep the iPhone screen in on mode when connecting it to the Wi-Fi. 

When the map loading process starts and when it is completed, you can find the location on the map. 

Image of a map with a blue location marker
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Step 3. Select a destination on the map

Here, select “Teleport Mode” (4th icon on the upper right corner). After that, choose a location by zooming in and out on the map.

Or, directly type in the location address (on the upper left side of the screen).

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Step 4. Change GPS location 

If you have selected a destination successfully, the screen will show you that location with detailed information like name, coordinates, distance, etc.

Now press the blue-colored “Move” button. By doing this, the current location will change into the destination location, and all the apps will now use the fake one.  

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Note: if you want your iPhone to go back to the current location, then simply restart your device. After that, your phone will now show your real location.

If we talk about the suitability of this tool, then it will get 4.8/5 from us. AnyTo app has launched recently, so you can download AnyTo iOS or Android version directly to change location.

Use iTools

iTools is another popular tool that can fake your iPhone location on Find My iPhone feature. Simply download the software and follow the guide mentioned below. 

Step 1: Launch iTools on your computer and select the “Virtual Location” feature on the tool’s home screen.

Now, link your iPhone to the computer. Here, you can see a map screen. Enter the desired location in the blank field (upper left side of the screen).

iTools interface showing device toolkits in purple background
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Step 2: Press the “Move Here” button shown in the middle. Now, iTools will change your current location. If you want to switch to the original location, click on the center icon.

iTools Device map image with move here in blue
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This software is good at its work. But, not better than the new iMyFone AnyTo. We will give this tool a 4 out of 5. 

Use a secondary iPhone 

If you own a secondary iPhone, then this way is for you. You can easily fake your location on Find My Friends and hide the real location from everyone.  To know how to do this, please look at the steps below.

Step 1: First, sign out of the Find My Friends app on your primary iPhone. 

Step 2: Now, log into the secondary iPhone with the Apple ID you used in the primary iPhone. After that, leave the iPhone in that location.

That’s it; you have changed the location on your iPhone. This method is also great when you have a secondary iPhone. So, those who don’t have it can’t use it this way. That’s why we give it a 3/5 rating.

Bonus tip: Turn off Share My Location on Find My iPhone 

Share My Location on iPhone
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Besides the main discussion, we have a bonus tip for all iPhone users. You can use this tip to secure your privacy.

All you have to do is to turn off the “Share My Location” feature on Find My iPhone. To do this, follow the below-mentioned steps:   

Step 1: Open the “Find My iPhone” and select “Me”. Then press the “Share My Location” button and close the feature.

Step 2: After that, jump to “Settings” and then select the “Location Services” option.

Step 3: Now, choose “Find My Friends.” Here, you will see the “Share My Location” button. If enabled, toggle it to the left to disable the feature.

 This will not show others that you have turned off the “Share My Location” feature. 

Conclusion

So, that’s all about how to trick Find My iPhone. Use these methods whenever you want to maintain privacy from other people, including your family and friends.

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