iPhone fans are raving about an amazing hack to locate a powered off handset

TRACKING on iPhone is great if your device is lost or stolen – but what many people don’t realize is that it still works when it’s turned off.

A TikToker has gone viral after revealing her shocking iPhone retrieval, which meant she was able to get her phone back from thieves.

Changing some settings allowed TikToker to get back the stolen phone

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Changing some settings allowed TikToker to get back the stolen phonePhoto credit: @katrinaforeal

“You have to do this iPhone hack in case your phone gets stolen because mine was stolen last night and I got it back.” Katrina Audrey explained.

“This makes your phone discoverable even when it’s in airplane mode or in airplane mode,” Katrina said.

In order for it to work, you need to enable some settings before such incident happens.

Of course, if your iPhone has already been stolen and you’re just looking at it, it’s too late.

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To turn it on, you need to open that settings and go to Face ID and Passcode.

Switch off from here control center and USB accessories.

After that go back to settings and find privacythen switch on location services.

Finally go back to settings again, then go to find my iphone.

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Turn on all three features listed there.

Of course, if you manage to locate your iPhone, you should involve the police instead of taking care of things yourself.

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But instead of contacting the police, he took care of it himself and ended up being attacked.

He didn’t get his property back either. New York Daily News reports.

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