Find your lost smartphone with the help of Google and Samsung’s apps.
You can find your lost smartphone (smartphone) very easily with the help of Google. Apart from this, you can lock the smartphone and if desired, you can also erase all the data. At the same time, with the feature called Find My Mobile of Samsung, you can easily track the lost device (Device).
- Last Updated:November 8, 2020, 12:25 PM IST
How to find a lost smartphone with the help of Google When you find your smartphone with the help of Google, before you open your Google account in Android phone or laptop. After that as soon as you search Find My device, your registered device will appear on the screen in front of you. Now you can play sound to locate your device. With this, you can also lock your device if you want. For this, you have to click on the SECURE DEVICE option. After this, a small window will open in front of you, in which you will have to enter the recovery message and phone number. Your device will lock automatically after completing it.
If you want to erase all the data from your device, then you have to click on the option with ERASE DEVICE. Here too, a small window will open in front of you. Which will have ERASE DEVICE written in the green color icon at the bottom. By clicking here, all the data of your device will be erased automatically. Let me tell you that all this process can be completed only when your lost smartphone is connected to the internet and your Google account is signed in it. If none of these things will be fulfilled, then you will not be able to lock your smartphone and erase data.
Google will tell near by location If you use Google’s Find My device service to find your smartphone. So Google will show you the near by location of the device. This means that your device may be present around the stated location. If Google does not tell the location of your device, then understand that your device does not have internet connected.
How to use Samsung’s Find My Mobile app You are using Samsung’s Find My Mobile app. So before that you should have a Samsung account and your lost device should be registered with it. Only then can you find your lost device with the help of Find My Mobile app.
If you had registered your device, then first you go to the Find My Mobile website and sign in. After this, select the left side bar and confirm that your device is connected to your account. Now, you will need to select the ‘Locate my device’ option and then tap on the Locate button. If your device is connected to the internet, then you will be able to track its most accurate location. You can also do things like lock and ring the device through the Find My mobile app.