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Tech Tips from Mr. G

If You Love Me, Tag Me

or, Giving Yourself a Reasonable Chance of Getting Your Electronic Device Back

Back in August of 2012, a friend of mine came to me all distraught because she had lost her iPod Touch, and didn’t know where to find it. Knowing that I was an Apple Maven, she figured that I might know a few tricks, and I did.

I asked if she had turned on Find My iPhone. No. Was she subscribed to iCloud so that she could at least get her data back? No. Did she have a name and address sticker on the back of her device? No.

I was as frustrated as she was distraught. You see, I figure that most people will try to get your stuff back to you…if
you give them half a chance. She hadn’t given them any, and now she was up the creek.

But I don’t want the same thing to happen to you, so here are a few words of advice..