Brilliant lock screen shows how to recover your lost iPhone like a boss

Brilliant lock screen shows how to recover your lost iPhone like a boss


Who says a lock screen can't be laugh-out-loud funny?
Photo: Apple

Through the creation of its Find my iPhone feature, Apple has made it much easier to recover handsets when we misplace them.

However, one amusing iPhone owner decided to go one step further to ensure that he would be reunited with his iPhone should it stray from his hands during a night of drunken merriment — adding an hilarious iPhone lock screen message.

Instead of including a photo as his background, the unnamed user’s iPhone features a message reading, “Oh no! I got drunk and lost my iPhone! Please call the number on the screen to return it! It’s my mom so you have to make up a crazy story as to why you have it.”

As you might expect, the message received equally funny responses when it was posted on Reddit by a user who claims they found the handset (appropriately enough) in a bar.

One other Redditor, DontReadThis, suggested the finder should send a message to the owner’s mom as suggested, but advised that it read: “We have your child. Leave $10,000 in unmarked, non sequential bills in a locker at the train station. Leave the key under the trashcan near the elevator.”

In the event, the iPhone was handed in to bar staff, who presumably returned it to the handset’s rightful owner.

Via: Irish Mirror


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