Can I track my phone while it is off?

Someone has stolen my phone.. I want to track where it is to receive it back .
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can track it if you set up the Apple tracking app and it is ON. You cannot track it while it is OFF.

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Michael FowlerSolutions ConsultantCommented:
While it is powered down then, unfortunately, the answer is no. If a factory reset has been completed then you also will not be able to track it. In some cases depending on where you are you can contact your provider and they can brick it
Michael FowlerSolutions ConsultantCommented:
While it will not help in this case there are apps such as Cerberus which make far harder for a thief to do anything with your phone including powering it off
Jackie ManIT ManagerCommented:
If you are a criminal and on the monitoring list of NSA ("National Security Agency"), your phone will be continuously monitor by NSA even if it is switched off provided the battery in your phone is still having power.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Question was properly answered.
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