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Published on Nov 11, 2021
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Juliya Smith

Ways To Track Someone's iPhone Location by Phone Number

Nowadays, with the increase in use and need for cellphones, it is considered as the basic need of people. Cell Phones help you to know the whereabouts of your loved ones. In a single call, you can keep in touch with one another. Considering the importance of cell phones, parents are providing cell phones to their kids at a very young age.

These days, families are using their digital devices to track the location of their kids. This has been an easy option to locate where the family members are without disturbing one another through continuous phone calls.

Tracking the iPhone location by phone number is easier than tracking the location of Android. You can track an iPhone location by phone number through different methods, which I will explain in this article. Do read this article and get to know different ways of tracking iPhone location by phone number.

Ways To Track Someone's iPhone Location by Phone Number

iPhone has some in-built features that help you to track your iPhone location by phone number. Here are different ways to track someone's iPhone.

1. Using iCloud

This is the built-in feature for tracking iPhone and its location. If all your family members use iPhones, you can use this method. You need to add your kids or target device iPhone to your Apple ID to use this method. The method is extremely easy to use; all you need to do is sign up for an iCloud account while setting your phone.

To find a phone location using iCloud, you first need to sign up for the device using iCloud. Next, you need to connect their device with yours, which helps to reduce the chances of creating a new account with your kids. But make sure that your kids share their device location and should be connected to the internet.

For this, you need to go to the settings of iCloud and then click on your kidd's name. Then select the family sharing option and then finally the location sharing option. Now you will be able to track your kids' iPhone location.

2. Use Find My iPhone

You can still track iPhone location without using an iCloud account. One of the methods of tracking device location without using iCloud is the Find My iPhone app. To use the Find My iPhone feature, first of all, you need to download the app. With Find My App, you can track the location of the target device with their phone numbers.

For this, first of all, you need to download Find My iPhone on your iPhone as well as your kid's or target device's iPhone. Now you need to open Find My iPhone on your device and view the device's location in real-time. Log in with your iCloud credential if you are trying to find your phone through other phones.

3. Find My Friends

The next way you can track the iPhone location of your kids is by using the Find My Friends app. The app is similar to the Find My iPhone app, which connects family members and friends. With this app, locate your family members and friends just in a single touch.

To share your location with your friends using Find My Friends, you need to choose your friends from your contact list or enter your phone number. As you share your location with your kids, they can follow your location and follow their location too, which helps you keep in the loop with your friends.

4. Use Third-Party App

Third-party apps are the best solution to keep track of your kid's location. You can use the phone number tracking app to keep track of the iPhone location of your kids. Many apps help you to find the iPhone location of the target device by using a phone number. Here are some apps for tracking iPhone location by phone number.

i. FamiSafe Parental Control App


If you are used to using parental control apps for tracking your kid's phone activities, you can use the FamiSafe parental control app. FamiSafe parental control app provides you with a mobile number tracker option to track the location of the target device. The app provides you with real-time location of your kid's device.

You can view your kids' location history by using the FamiSafe app. If you are one of those parents who constantly calls your kids to check where they are, then you must use this app and know their location in real-time. The app also lets you create a geofence, which helps you create a virtual fence for the target device.

Features of FamiSafe

  • View your kid's location in real-time.
  • Allow you to create geofences and send alerts if kids try to enter the restricted areas.
  • Provides you with your kids driving speed history records among users.
  • Helps to manage your kid's screen time.
  • Manage all the activities of your kids in a single dashboard.

ii. Find My Kids


Find My Kids is a GPS tracker app that works as parental control and phone number tracking app. The app is designed to ensure the digital safety of kids. You can see where your kids have been through the app. Find My Kids also sends you a notification whenever they are at a certain location.

Find My Kids app is compatible with both Android and IOS devices. To use the app, all you need to do is download the Find My Kids app on your cell phone, then you need to download the Pingo app on the target device, and finally, you need to connect your and your kid's device to the app. Now you will be able to enjoy all the features that Find My Kids provide.

Features of Find My Kids

  • Has an SOS signal feature that kids can use whenever they are in dangerous situations.
  • Provides your kid's location history, which helps you to know the exact location where your kids have visited.
  • Know what's happening around your kids by listening to their surroundings.
  • Send you notifications whenever they reach a specific location.
  • Shows you routes that kids have taken to reach a specific location.

iii. Number Locator


Number Locator is a location tracker app that uses the mobile number to track locations. If you want to track your kid's location using the number locator app, download the app and enter the mobile number and click on search. Unlike other apps, the app does not provide many features; it will just provide you with the phone's location.

Number Locator is available on both Android and IOS devices, and the best thing is that the app is free to use. If you want to use this app, you need to download the app on your and the target device. After installing the app, you can register your phone number, and you are ready to use the app.

Features of Number Locator

  • Provides your device location on the map.
  • View call and call duration.
  • Provide you call the history of your kids.
  • Allow you to block unwanted calls.
  • Provides you STD codes of countries and cities offline.

iv. Mobile Number Detail Pro


Mobile Number Detail Pro is a cell phone tracker app that details the target phone number location. The app keeps track of the target device and sends you an alert if the target device reaches some specific location. The most interesting thing about Mobile Number Detail Pro is it can track numbers from more than 200 countries.

I love this app because it allows users to make phone calls and send SMS using this app. However, one drawback about this app is that it does not work offline, which means it needs an internet connection to work on its features. Mobile Number Detail Pro is compatible with both IOS and Android.

Features of Mobile Number Detail Pro

  • Allow you to customize the user interface of the app.
  • Make calls and SMS through the app.
  • Compatible with the phone number of more than 200 countries.
  • Provides 3D Google Map to locate the location of the target phone.
  • Sends you alerts when the device enters a specific location.

v. GPS Phone Tracker


Online GPS Phone Tracker is a phone tracker app that helps you know the target device's phone location. It is compatible with many cellular service providers and is a free-to-use mobile tracking app. You can track where your kids are in the past 72 hours with GPS Phone Tracker.

The app is handy when your kids lose their phones. But if your phone is switched off, then you cannot track the app. Also, one drawback of this app is that your device battery drains quickly if you use this app continuously. GPS Phone Tracker is compatible with Android and IOS devices.

Features of GPS Phone Tracker

  • Provides satellite maps or street maps to keep track of your kid's location.
  • Provides accurate location with an accuracy of 30 feet.
  • Helps you to find lost or stolen phones.
  • Helps you to locate your family and friends in real-time.


On a final note, due to the increased crimes and dangers in the real world, it has been essential for parents to track their kid's location. So location tracking has been an essential feature for everyone.

If you are an iPhone user, you might be familiar with the location tracking feature provided by iPhone, but do you know you can even track cell phone location using its phone number. I hope you will know how to track your iPhone location by phone number.

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Juliya Smith

Hello, I am Juliya a mother of 2 children and a content editor at where I share parenting tips and guides on how to keep your child safe online.