Know if Sprint Family Locator can find a lost phone

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013


Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013

To find a lost phone, the phone must be turned on and in Sprint network coverage to be located. The location will be approximate and an address presented will be a reference point.  You should not go to an unfamiliar address looking for your lost phone, but look for places you have visited within the reference area.  The location will not be accurate enough to find a lost phone in a specific room of a house. When a phone becomes locatable, it receives a text message saying it can be located.

Note: You can only sign up for Sprint Family Locator if you are the account holder for the lost phone.


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Author: mawilson45 Date: 2010-07-21
do sprnt family locater cost xtr
Author: myrad42 Date: 2010-11-08
I've lost my phone.  I tried to sign up for the family locator, but it sends a text to the lost phone, so I cannot
Author: tonyhouck Date: 2010-06-16
Please let me know if my daughter can disable the sprint family locator on her phone? Also, is there a way to block her
Author: 3THIRD Date: 2011-02-24
why does it have to send messages to the phone if it is stolen then the theif will turn it off and you willl never find
Author: suerae6 Date: 2010-10-25