How to Refresh Find My iPhone: Tips and Tricks

Refreshing Find My locations via Find My app Open “Find My” and select the person or object you want to refresh the location for. Leave the Find My screen open for a minute or few and don't let the display go to sleep, it should refresh automatically.

If you are an iPhone or iPad user, you must be familiar with the Find My iPhone service. It is a fantastic feature that allows you to track your device remotely in case you lose it. However, some users might face issues where their device is not showing up in the Find My iPhone app. If you are one of those users, do not worry; we have got you covered.

Here are some tips and tricks that you can follow to fix the Find My iPhone service not working on your iPhone or iPad:

Check Your Apple ID

The first thing you need to do is go into settings and make sure that you’re signed in to the proper Apple ID account. Many users have two different accounts – one on their Mac and another on their iPhone or iPad. Make sure that both accounts have the same address, and Find My iPhone is enabled in the services section under the Apple ID settings.

Turn on Find My iPhone Service

The easiest way to check if Find My iPhone is enabled is to go into settings, click on the top section of the settings, which will be with your name, so does this Apple ID, click on it, then make sure that the Find My iPhone service is turned on.

Check Your Internet Connection

If the device shows up in your Find My iPhone, but it says that it is offline, there is only one reason – the device does not have access to the internet at the moment. Make sure the device is connected to the internet, turn the mobile-data feature on and also make sure that your Wi-Fi is on.

Allow Find My iPhone Services to Use Your Cellular Data

If your device doesn’t show up online, even after you have enabled cellular data, make sure that you go into settings cellular data and under the Find My iPhone section, make sure that you allow Find My iPhone services to use your cellar data.

Take Precautionary Measures

These fixes are all really useful if you have access to your iPhone, iPad, or any other Apple device that you might be looking for. However, if you don’t, make sure that you take all these steps as a necessary precaution if you lose your device or it gets stolen.

In conclusion, refreshing Find My iPhone can be a bit tricky, but with these tips and tricks, you should be able to fix the issue. We hope that this article helped you out and that you’ve solved your problem.


Why is my iPhone location not refreshing?
What steps can I do or them to get the updated location? You can reset location service. settings>,general>,scroll down click transfer or reset iPhone then reset and use reset Location&,Privacy. Also you can check it on appstore also you can delete and reinstal it.
How often does Find My iPhone refresh?
In the new ‌Find My‌ app and with a good signal, the location beacons on the map in the People and Devices tabs are designed to refresh periodically and automatically every minute or so. If you think your connection's spotty or you don't want to wait for the next periodic refresh, you can perform a manual update.
Why is a person's location not updating?
In my experience when someone's location won't refresh but others will, it is because that person has turned off location services through their phone settings. Or they just might have bad service.