iOS 17.3 has new stolen iPhone protection — how it’s different from Find My

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Apple is rolling out additional protections in opposition to iPhone thieves within the subsequent replace to iOS 17. It’s a direct, if barely belated, response to a spate of iPhone thefts that depend on understanding a consumer’s passcode, which made headlines again in February.

It’s possible you’ll be scratching your head and questioning the way it’s completely different from Discover My — Apple’s system for monitoring down lacking units.