How to master 'Find My' apps on your Apple Watch

iPhone's featuring the "FInd" app's notifications
The new Check-in feature in iOS 17 can automatically tell friends or family when you arrive at a particular location. (Image credit: Apple inc)

We’ve lost track of the number of times the Find My app has helped us locate lost items or warned us of items we’ve left behind. From errant AirPods to misplaced iPhones and the odd AirTag-enabled wallet, purse or bag, the Find My apps have saved us a great deal of stress and probably a lot of money too.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how the three Apple Watch Find My apps work and what they can and can’t do across all kinds of Apple devices and accessories. (If you're looking to update your Apple Watch, check out our guide for the lowest Apple Watch Series 8 prices, to help you get the best deal). 

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Carrie Marshall

Carrie Marshall is a journalist, copywriter, ghostwriter, broadcaster and musician from Glasgow, where she lives with her two children, a greyhound and more guitars than are strictly necessary. A professional writer since 1998, Carrie is particularly interested in how technology can help us live our best lives and has written thousands of features, columns, reviews and news stories for a huge range of magazines, newspapers, websites and trade publications including T3, Techradar, MacFormat, BBC, Sunday Post and People’s Friend.