SOM Information Technology Service Catalog


The Mobile Device service has a purchase support offering, to provide assistance in selecting and ordering a mobile device for Faculty and Staff on Yale's mobile plans. SOM IT requires that the Find My iPhone feature is enabled on all university-owned Apple devices. Use this article to understand this requirement for your university-owned mobile devices.

Find My iPhone requirement guidelines:

  1. SOMIT requires that you enable the Find My iPhone feature on all university-owned Apple devices.
  2. Please visit Apple's website for more information on setting up Find My iPhone feature.
  3. SOM IT can assist with configuration of this feature on your phone at the time of purchase.
  4. To locate your device, you will need to go to and log in with your Apple ID and password. 
  5. A map will display the location of your device.