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So I found an iphone out running and I really want to get it back to its owner. I've tired everything but after I restarted it (attempting to get siri to work since it kept failing and is a common problem among the 6), I cannot find a way to track the owner down. All I have is the IMEI number, and it's yet to be reported as lost or stolen. Either way, I really want to find the owner and get them this phone...but I feel like there are next to no options and I've researched many solutions. Bless your heart.
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Drop it off at an Apple store, it will find home
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There's no way I'm spending all the effort of getting off of the island to drop it off at an apple store...but I'm thinking about just dropping it off at the police department.
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Maybe look for the body that it belongs to back at the running trail.
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Maybe look for the body that it belongs to back at the running trail.
Good point

There was a sinister blood trail leading from the phone to a thistle patch by the marina...perhaps the owner is there hanging out in a fort. I will go and investigate.
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Good luck Colombo.
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I suggest printing out 1,320 posters and plastering it on the trail.

Make sure to leave a reward so they know how much to bring you.

$200 in quarters and a 6 pack of 2 liter Mt Dew of various flavors, meeting place will be the nearest strip club. Y'all can celebrate by making it hail on the entertainment as well as giving them a soda shower.
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Drop off at local constabulary... ???... Profit.
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I suggest printing out 1,320 posters and plastering it on the trail.

Make sure to leave a reward so they know how much to bring you.

$200 in quarters and a 6 pack of 2 liter Mt Dew of various flavors, meeting place will be the nearest strip club. Y'all can celebrate by making it hail on the entertainment as well as giving them a soda shower.
I like your idea a lot. I think I'm going to go to the bank and exchange $20 for pennies. Once I do that, I will leave a small trial and a series of geocaches which identify my AOL email handle so that they can let me know if they still want their phone. That way everyone is just:

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whats teh carrier? Bring it to the phone store
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whats teh carrier? Bring it to the phone store
AT&T...I was considering pulling out the SIM card to see if I could find any info on that, but the only phone, and backup phone I have are Verizon, which in the pain in the *** because they are CDMA which limits my options.
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Have you taken a pic of your ***** with it?
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So I found an iphone out running and I really want to get it back to its owner. I've tired everything but after I restarted it (attempting to get siri to work since it kept failing and is a common problem among the 6), I cannot find a way to track the owner down. All I have is the IMEI number, and it's yet to be reported as lost or stolen. Either way, I really want to find the owner and get them this phone...but I feel like there are next to no options and I've researched many solutions. Bless your heart.
itís likely either tmobile or at&t if it has an imei. You could just call customer service, give them the imei, which they can search and find the account, and then ask them to contact the customer.
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itís likely either tmobile or at&t if it has an imei. You could just call customer service, give them the imei, which they can search and find the account, and then ask them to contact the customer.
Thank you, will do. I just want them to get their phone back!
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Thank you, will do. I just want them to get their phone back!
i go the ******* mile when I find a phone, just because I wish someone did it for me, losing a phone sucks so much
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itís likely either tmobile or at&t if it has an imei. You could just call customer service, give them the imei, which they can search and find the account, and then ask them to contact the customer.


but customer phone is with tree huger OP
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but customer phone is with tree huger OP
90% of post paid accounts are on a family plans
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but customer phone is with tree huger OP
If you ever lose your phone I'll throw it in the ocean. **** people who care about the little animals in the sea.
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Definitely do everything you can to return it. If they are still rocking an Iphone 6 they are unlikely able to afford a replacement.
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Definitely do everything you can to return it. If they are still rocking an Iphone 6 they are unlikely able to afford a replacement.
not necessarily, im still rocking my note 4. I can afford a new one, but why should I when this works just fine?
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Definitely do everything you can to return it. If they are still rocking an Iphone 6 they are unlikely able to afford a replacement.
**** yoy guys! Still rocking my 6s and don’t plan to get a new phone.
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not necessarily, im still rocking my note 4. I can afford a new one, but why should I when this works just fine?
I'm sure it's fine, but you might want to take a look at how things have changed. You might be very surprised.

I'm solidly in the iPhone world, but I think that if you play with something with an 845 in it (Samsung S9, One Plus 6, etc.) you'll be surprised enough at the performance you might want to change. :-)
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