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Hi everyone,

I've lost my Iphone - argh. I do have Find My Iphone enabled with location services on but I know the phone was out of battery when it got lost.

I do know it won't be able to show me where it is right now as the handset has no power but I also know it should show me the last location on a map, however, it isn't. When I log into the app it just gives me the option to lock or wipe and a blue screen with an unzoomable map of the world

Does anyone know why it won't tell me where it last was? If I knew that I'd know where to go and look for it.

Hopefully
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If the device is Off Line, I doubt a location is going to show.
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It will only display last known location for up to 24 hours, after which the map is cleared.

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Thanks for that Bob. I rarely use it but know when I do my last location is not there but it's weeks in between uses so that explains it.
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HI Bob,

Thanks but I do already know that. It's not showing me where it was at all, I get no map, nothing and I turned the app on about 30mins - 1 hour after I lost it. This is why I'm posting, I need to get the last 24 bit working quick!
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Done reached the limit of my knowledge about it. Don't have a clue how/when it gathers last known info.

But, how many places could you have been in 30 -60 minutes? That bar hopping will git ya.

And if the battery died, you continued changing locations, the last known will do you no good.

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Unless you used Find My iPhone or Find Friends in the previous 24 hours it won't have registered it's location.

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