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How to track a family member’s device?

How to track a family member's device?

Every parent wants their kids to be safe, especially when they are not around or hanging out with their friends. For this reason, the question: “How to track my kid`s iPhone location without them knowing?” is the most common request. Being aware of your kids` whereabouts can give you a peace of mind and guarantee they are not involved in something bad.

Knowing their location, you will not only know whether they are at friend’s house or visiting their granny. Besides, you will be able to see if they are hanging out in a sketchy area of the city or visiting someone’s else house.

With iPhone GPS tracks there are several possible ways to track your kid’s location. In this article we will teach your how to do it with Find My Phone option and Kidgy parental control app.

How to track a family member’s device with Find My iPhone?

 Find My Phone is one of the most frequently used option to find lost or stolen iPhone, besides it can be used to track your family member location. To use this option, you need to know your kid`s iCloud Credentials (login and password). It is the most difficult part, as kids are not always happy to share their passwords and it may lead to a fight. Having your kid`s password you will be able to monitor their iCloud and view the iPhone location.

How to use Find My Phone on iPhone or iPad

  1. Launch Find my Phone app;
  2. Go to app Settings;
  3. Choose iCloud (you need to enter your kid`s ID and password);
  4. Scroll down to choose Find My iPhone;
  5. Enable it to see the location of your kid’s iPhone.

How to use Find My Phone on the PC

In case you don’t have an iPhone with you, you can easily track your kid’s phone with iCloud. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to in your browser;
  2. Enter your kid`s iCloud credentials (login and password);
  3. Log into their iCloud account;
  4. In the menu choose Find iPhone;
  5. Click All devices and choose the needed iPhone;

How can I track my kid`s iPhone with Kidgy?

Unfortunately, it is not always possible to know the password of your child. But don’t get upset. In this case Kidgy, your low-cost cyber nanny will help you. Using Kidgy you can track your kid’s iPhone and have an access to such features: 

  • GPS location

 You can monitor your kid’s real-time location and look through their route history.

  • Geo-fencing

You can set safe and dangerous zones choosing them on the detailed map and getting a notification every time your child enters or leaves them.

  • Daily scheduler 

You can set tasks and follow your kid`s progress over them. For example, walk a dog, water flowers etc.

  • Panic Button

You can receive alerts from your child with their exact location in case they are in danger or got into trouble.

As we already mentioned, kids are not always eager to share their Apple password and struggles to know it may turn to be a real fight. That’s why Kidgy, your low-cost cyber nanny is the best option for those who want to keep track on your kid’s iPhone. With Kidgy you can track your kid`s location, mark safe and dangerous areas, set tasks remotely and monitor their browser history.



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