If someone finds an item of mine, how am I reunited with the item?
You will receive a notification from iFynd saying that an item of yours has been found. You can then accept or decline the retrieval and choose whether you would like to collect it from a safe location or have it delivered to you. iFynders can easily keep track of lost & found cases in your dashboard. Don't have an iFynd? Become an iFynder.
What is a 'fynd'?
A 'fynd' is a case of lost or found that is in play or been resolved with iFynd.
How safe is this service?
iFynd's is a secure proprietary platform that hosts the safe exchange of information between finder and owner. iFynd verifies iFynders and recommends local hotspots as safe places for iFynders.
Do items need an iFynd ID to be found?
Including an iFynd ID on an item can mean getting it back even faster, but any item can be reported as found if it doesn't have an iFynd ID also. eg. a dog running across a busy road, a room pass on a footpath, a child's glove in a park are all important to someone so simply letting us know and moving on makes a difference.
Must I have an iFynd ID to use iFynd?
You can use iFynd as a guest or as an iFynder. You must be a verified iFynder to declare lost items. Don't have an iFynd? Become an iFynder.
How accurate is iFynd?
We work closely with our friends at what3words so any item can be found and reunited using the most accurate 3 meter location, worldwide.
Do I need to be a student to sign up to the free version?
iFynd is committed to solving the problem of lost and found for Generation Z in their lifetime and so we work closely with student audiences and the brands that serve them. However iFynd is free for all people - any age, every location, without discrimination or bias.
Do I have 16 or over to use iFynd?
In order to use the iFynd services and access any content you need to be 16 years of age or older or have parent or guardian consent if you are a minor. Just enter your eligibility via the tick box when registering your details on the Become an iFynder page.
What can be used as an iFynd ID?
The username you choose becomes your iFynd ID and can be used to anonymise your personal information for a lifetime. You can use it to tell the world something you want to say about you by making it funny, cool, cryptic or geeky, but make it something you can be proud of now and in the future. We do not accept words that promote cruelty, discrimiation, judgment of others or offence. If your iFynd is unacceptable you will be notified by us so you can change it. An iFynd ID can be up to 26 characters including letters, words or numbers, separated by the hyphen.