Except the nifty built-in feature to ping iOS 9.2.1 misplaced iPhone with Apple Watch over Bluetooth your wearable device can automatically notify you when you’re about to leave without an smartphone. A new app, called Lookout, brings the above described functionality. It aims to keep you from losing your phone and makes it a little easier to find it if you have lost your iOS device.
How To Ping Misplaced iPhone With WatchOS 2.1 Apple Watch App
This new Apple Watch app was developed by Lookout Mobile security company. Lookout can be configured to ping iOS 9.2.1 misplaced iPhone with Apple Watch if you’re out of Bluetooth range of the watch’s paired iPhone. And in case you do ignore the alert and leave your smartfone behind, the app allows you to see its last reported GPS location on a map. This should be an indispensable feature for locating a misplaced or stolen phone.
It is also possible to make your iOS 9 iPhone buzz your wearable over Wi-Fi if you’re out of Bluetooth range but still connected to a known Wi-Fi network.
Lookout app also features a distance visualization bar that tells you how far away you are from your favorite iPhone, as determined by Bluetooth proximity data. It is really handy to find your misplaced iOS 9.3 iPhone telling how far it is.
So any time before you move out of connection-range from your iPhone, the Lookout watch app will alert you that you’re about to go out of range and force your smartphone emit a scream sound, or pull up a map of the iPhone’s location.
Lookout app requires an iOS device running iOS 8.0 firmware or later and an Apple Watch running watchOS 2.0 or later. The app is localized in 8 foreign languages. Lookout watch app is available at the App Store for free of charge.