iPhone Lost

Voyager

iPhone Lost

Im not sure if this is the corect area to post this, so I apologize if it isnt. I recently lost my iPhone two days ago at a bookstore. I had Mobileme on it, but it can't determine the location.. so Im guessing someone turned it off, or took out the sim? Im not exactly sure how this works. What I'm wondering is:

 

a. If the Sim card is taken out, is it impossible to find?

b. If whoever has it resets the phone and wipes my information from it, does the mobileme no longer work?

c. If whoever has it does end up wiping all the information and take out the sim card, if they put in their own sim card and try using it with their service will it alert me? Or will they be allowed to use my phone just like that?

 

Thanks for the help, I recently just got this phone as a present so I don't know what to do.

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Master

Re: iPhone Lost

If the finder of your iPhone wipes it out, you will not be able to locate it with find my iPhone.
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For service or support questions including existing order status, call:
Customer Support: 1-800-331-0500

Information on iPhone unlocking can be found here by copying this link into your browser:
https://www.att.com/deviceunlock/client/en_US/
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Voyager

Re: iPhone Lost

Even if they put their sim in it and used it?  

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Professor

Re: iPhone Lost

Yes. Once they wipe your phone, put their SIM in, and associate it with another iTunes account, you won't be able to find it.
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Voyager

Re: iPhone Lost

Sorry this is the last question, but if they registered their itunes account with it, wouldn't they need the serial number of the phone? Since the number is already associaeted with my account, would I be notified in anyway of this happening? 

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Master

Re: iPhone Lost

Unfortunately Apple does not help you out in these cases.  ATT is the same.

 

If you have homeowners or renters, you might be able to file a claim?

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For service or support questions including existing order status, call:
Customer Support: 1-800-331-0500

Information on iPhone unlocking can be found here by copying this link into your browser:
https://www.att.com/deviceunlock/client/en_US/
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