Fingbox quit showing my iPhone online??

AnnAnn Member Posts: 3
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My Fingbox quit showing my IPhone connecting to my WiFi since last Tuesday. It always showed online & offline activity routinely before that. This timing coincides with a suspicious text message. I have had a lot of problems with hacking & spying concerns and someone previously knowing my browser history. I have went to a lot of effort to remedy but have concerns my phone might be jail broke. My fence shows a new Apple device that coincides with that timing. Is it possible for my phone to be hijacked by WiFi in vicinity?? I have tried to approach this logically and looked in settings to see if I somehow changed monitoring my phones activity but I haven’t figured it out. Could anyone help with this??


  • RobinRobin Administrator, Fing Team Posts: 3,706
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    Hi @Ann

    The Fing App discovery will identify devices on a best effort basis, based on the information made available by the device, e.g. the MAC address. There are numerous reasons why the device might not be recognized correctly e.g. 


    - The DHCP server is not refreshing when speaking to your Fingbox. 

    - Limited information being offered by specific devices. 


    I would advise inserting as many details that you can about the device to help improve the engine for all Fing users. 

    This will assist with improved device identification in the future. 



    Also, I would like you to make sure all devices are connected to your network on which the Fing App is currently connected to. If you are connected to the 5ghz network and Fing is connected to the 2.4ghz network even though they all have the same name, you might not see the devices connected under the Device tab. And, if the router has multiple network interface which provides multiple frequencies(2.4Ghz and 5Ghz), and the devices are able to connect to multiple access points then you will see multiple names but only one will be active at a time and others will be greyed out. 


    Robin (Admin at Fing)
    Getting Started? Please refer to Community guidelines & Community User Guides("Helping Hand"). HAPPY POSTING!!!
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