Originally Posted by solipsism
My Find My iPhone still cant find my iPhone despite being GPS and internet connected. I have tried turning it on and off to jump start but nothing. It worked the first time and now nothing. I tried the remote wipe to see if that somehow would work; now I have a pending remote wipe that I cant turn off. Im about to leave soon and may have royally FUBAR my phone for the day. The price of jumping in head first.
I was finally able to get me.com to find my iPhone, send it a message and then attempt to remote wipe it.
The issue was that I had Fetch on manual and Push turned off, despite having Find My iPhone turned on in the Mail preferences for Mobile Me. if both are turned off my phone cant be found despite still getting mail from MM and having Maps find my location via GPS. After I turned either of them on the whats up? message and remote wipe I sent nearly 24 hours ago popped up.
Another issue, as stated earlier in this thread, is that you can hold down the Sleep and Home buttons to turn off the device before the wipe executes. When you restart the wipe command is gone and the MM site has no record if it was wiped or not. I hope they fix this. If not, presumably this wont be an issue with the iPhone 3GS if the HW encryption has to merely delete a the encryption key. I doubt we could turn it off before that executes.