Find My Friends & Find Mac on macOS: How to use


application Locator first appeared in iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, and macOS Catalina. It combined several early analogs: Find iPhone (iPad), Find Mac and “Find friends”… It is now possible to find your Mac even if it is offline. The same is true for other devices in the Apple ecosystem.

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What is Find My on Mac for?

This app is preinstalled on macOS starting with Catalina. It can be found on the Mac dock, in the folder “Programs” or via Launchpad. Find My is needed to keep track of your devices and friends.

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Track your friends using Find My on Mac

On the screen “People»You will be able to see a list of people who have been granted tracking access.

1. Open the app “Locator” on Mac.

2. Click the “People“.

3. On the left side of the screen, on the tab, select the person to track.

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

You can see its location on three maps: default, hybrid and satellite.

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

4.Using the keys + and you can change the scale of the map.

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

5. Click on the location icon to find your current location on the map.

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

6. If you need to add a new user, ask him to share the location with you. To do this, open the Find My app on iOS, iPadOS or macOS and press the button Share location in the tab People

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

7. In the field “To whom»Enter the name of the person to whom you want to share your location. If this person is not in the application “Contacts», You can add it from the popup menu.

8. After adding a new person or people, click the “Send message“.

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

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Track your devices with Find My on Mac

Attached to the application “Locator»Devices are associated with your Apple ID and may sometimes be owned by members of your family.

1. Open the “Locator“On Mac.

2. Go to the “Devices“.

3. Select a device on the left side of the screen to track. You can view devices on three familiar map options: default, hybrid, and satellite.

Track your friends using Find My on Mac

4.Using the keys + and you can change the scale of the map.

5. Click on the location icon to find your current location on the map.

6. If you need to remotely play sound on the device, plan a route to it, mark it as lost or erase, select in its left column, point it on the map, then click on the button “I”

Track your devices with Find My on Mac

Select the appropriate option from the pop-up menu.

Track your devices with Find My on Mac

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