stolen property

Register    |    Log In

Tip Center - iPhone Theft Prevention Tips

iPhone image

Being the victim of a lost or stolen iPhone is a terrible feeling. We are here to help maximize your chance to recover your lost or stolen iPhone.

iPhone is currently the world’s most popular smart phone. People carry their iPhones with them everywhere, which means there's always a chance of a lost iPhone or a stolen iPhone. You can report a lost or stolen iphone now by clicking the blue button below or continue to read the helpful tips on this page which include how to prevent iPhone theft, track a stolen iPhone, file a police report for iPhone theft, how to report stolen iPhone here on and iPhone recovery.

Tips for iPhone theft prevention


Our new world of compact and lightweight devices such as the iPhone have made the mobility of technology so easy and convenient. Unfortunately, such ease of transport creates opportunity for theft. Here are some tips to help avoid such incidences of iPhone theft.

Rule of thumb for iPhone theft prevention

The best way to prevent iPhone theft is to keep it in your sight at all times. Never leave your iPhone anywhere unsupervised for even a moment as these devices are small and can easily disappear very quickly.

Acceleration-Based iPhone Theft Detection System

Apple recently announced a system in development and patenting that will analyze the movement using the iPhone's accelerometer to determine if iPhone theft is occurring. If the system interprets fast movement like that of a thief, it will initiate an alarm.

This iPhone theft detection system would have methods to prevent false alarms which would filter out events like shock or impact from the iPhone being dropped. The system would also have a visual warning to alert potential thieves that iPhone theft prevention is installed on the iPhone.