By Nick Mediati

Losing your phone isn’t necessarily something you think much about until it happens to you. And when it does, panic sets in. Fortunately for you, Apple provides a free suite of device-location tools called Find My iPhone that can help you figure out if you left your phone on the bus—or if it’s just in the couch cushions. If you aren’t yet using Find My iPhone, we’ll help you get started.

Setting up Find My iPhone

First and foremost, you’ll need an Apple ID and an iCloud account. There’s a good chance you already have both if you own an Apple product; if you don’t, visit iCloud.com, click the link labelled “Create yours now,” then follow the onscreen instructions.

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