New Delhi: Incidents of losing or stealing a phone are now commonplace. Many of you may have had this problem at some point. In case of loss or theft of the phone, it is advisable to immediately lodge a complaint with the concerned authorities. However, sometimes doing so does not guarantee that your device will be returned immediately. In that case, Google’s ‘Find My Device’ can help you track your phone. Google’s Find My Device, formerly Android Device Manager As is well known, this is a convenient feature. Which helps users to track and lock their smartphone, tablet or smartwatch remotely. What is special is that the data of the stolen device can also be deleted.
You can find your phone from a computer or any other Android device by installing the Find My Device app. Once the app is installed, you can sign in using your Google credentials. Once installed, you can start searching for your phone by first opening the Browser tab, going to google.com/android/find and logging in with your Google Account. If the location service is enabled, the app will show the pin drop location of the phone in the maps where the phone is now. On the left side of the screen, you can see tabs for all the devices connected to your account. At the bottom of each tab, you can see the name of the device model, the network it is connected to, and the battery life.
This is required:
To find, lock, or delete data on an Android phone, the phone must be turned on, signed in to a Google Account. Must be connected to mobile data or Wi-Fi, must be visible on Google Play, location must be enabled, and Find My Device must be on.
How to download Find My Device?
The Google Find My Device app is available on the Google Play Store. It can be downloaded and installed on your phone. The app has been downloaded more than 10 million times.