By AOMEI / Last Updated December 2, 2020

Looking for an iPhone eraser online

Guys, I lost my iPhone 11 yesterday. There are a lot of private information on it and I am afraid that someone would steal my data. Can I erase iPhone online? If possible, what should I do?

- Question from Apple Community

iPhone is always in hands or pocket. It is a good assistant to help you make calls, send emails, or communicate with your friends in other ways. What’s more, you could find all the content about recreation on iPhone, listening to music, watching movies, or playing games. Your life is saved on it.

What if your iPhone is suddenly lost? Is it possible that anyone could get your information? Technically, your data is safe on iPhone because security is what Apple has promised. Even FBI needs the help of Apple to unlock the iPhone. The only disadvantage is that your information could be still leaked by notification on the screen.

It is impossible to stop showing the notification but you have a chance to remotely erase your iPhone data. You might be hesitating because you don’t want to lose the data. In the following sections, you will know not only the iPhone eraser online, but also how to find your lost iPhone and how to erase iPhone if it is in your hand.

Section 1. Before erasing iPhone online, try finding it

As is mentioned before, your information won’t be stolen by others immediately, so you don’t need to erase your iPhone data tight away. There is still the chance to retrieve your lost iPhone. Maybe it is just around of your bed.

Find My is the feature to find your iPhone and erase iPhone if there is no way to get it back. All your operations would be completed in your browser but the precondition is that Find My has been enabled on iPhone. You can also use your friend’s iPhone to use Find My iPhone. Just need to select Help a Friend on it.

Find My App Icon

The first thing you need to do is locating your iPhone. Open your browser and type “icloud.com”. You need to use the ID of the lost iPhone to sign in. Then you will see the interface as below and click Find iPhone.

Click the device tab and then select the lost device according to the name. At last, Select Direction to show your iPhone on the map. If you find the iPhone is near your position, you don’t have to erase it online now. When you are looking for it, there is another option to help you find it faster.

Find My iPhone

Just near the option Direction, there is another option Play Sound. Click it to let iPhone tells you where it is.

If iPhone is far away from you, you can mark iPhone as lost to let others inform you if iPhone is picked up. Just select the lost device and then Mark As Lost. Enter the message like “Please Contact XX. Thanks.” and your phone number.

If you can’t find your iPhone in any way, follow the next section to erase the data in your browser to avoid data leak.

Section 2. How to erase your iPhone online by one click?

This is the last option after you lost iPhone. Your data on iPhone would be totally removed but you could still recover some data from backup. If you have enabled iCloud photos, follow this guide Restore Photos from iCloud to get your photos back.

To remotely erase your data, still you need to open your browser > go to icloud.com > sign in the Apple ID > select Find iPhone > select your lost device > select Erase This Device > click to confirm Erase this iPhone.

Find My iPhone Erase iPhone

Section 3. How to erase your iPhone offline when needed

Easing iPhone online makes you protect your data. Sometimes you also need to wipe your data even when it’s in your hand. To release iPhone storage, deleted Other data on iPhone, or fix some system issues, completely erasing iPhone is the best way.

In iPhone Settings, there is the option to factory erase iPhone. This time, don’t forget to make a backup of iPhone so that you will never regret.

Go to iPhone Settings > select General > select Reset > select Erase All Content and Settings > input your passcode to erase iPhone. If Find My has been enabled, you need to input your Apple ID and password, too.

Erase All Content and Settings

Section 4. How to erase your iPhone with ease?

The biggest disadvantage of erasing iPhone is losing data. What if you could erase iPhone without losing data? With AOMEI MBackupper, your data would be always safe.

It is from a professional team of data insurance. You can easily make iPhone backup and erase iPhone for free at the same time.

Step 1. Download and install AOMEI MBackupper. Connect iPhone to PC with USB cable.

Step 2. Click Erase iPhone on the interface. If you want to save iPhone data first, click Custom Backup.

Erase iPhone

Step 3. Check “I have understood the consequence of erasing data, and I am sure to erase data.”

Erase Options

Step 4. Click Erase iPhone.

Begin Erase

Conclusion

If you are seeking an iPhone eraser online, the passage will tell you how to delete iPhone data in browser. Besides, you will know how to retrieve your iPhone before you wipe all the data.

It is suggested to use AOMEI MBackupper to regularly save your iPhone data in case of losing any useful things on iPhone and it is also a professional tool to wipe your iPhone offline.

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