How to Track an Android Phone

Losing your mobile device – especially a smartphone – is the ultimate stress. This is because our devices carry the vast bulk of our personal information and potentially sensitive data, which can have disastrous or heart-breaking consequences if lost or stolen.

If you use an Android device, there are tools that you can use and take steps that can help you find your niche. You lose it or lose it, or fall victim to theft. Here are some useful resources at your disposal that you can use as long as your phone is on and connected to a mobile or Wi-Fi network. We strongly discourage using phone trackers to follow people around or for any illegal purpose.

Find my device

Google’s Find My Device app should be one of Android users and our favorite Android apps. If you have added a Google Account to your Android device, Find My Device is automatically enabled. You can check which service is running Settings> Google> Security> Find My Device, And sure Find my device But it is postponed.

The following sequence was run on Android 10. On LG V40 ThinQ. A search tracks all devices you are signed in to. Features include tracking your phone, tablet or smartwatch via GPS, remotely erasing, playing sound, or locking your device.

The application makes it easy to locate your lost device, and it is free to download from the Play Store. After installing the application, it will ask you to log in and make sure the tracking track is on. Once the app is installed and running, you can locate your device, as long as it is turned on and connected to Wi-Fi or mobile data.

Android Find My Device

To track your device, you can visit the Find My Device website in any browser, whether it is on your computer or any other smartphone. If you are logged into your Google account, you can type “find my phone” in the Google search box. If your lost device has access to the Internet and location tracking is on, you will know where it is. A major feature here is that you can lock the device and write messages along with the phone number. That way, if someone finds or possesses your device, all they have to do is press Call me Button on screen to call a specified phone number. You can also play a (very loud) sound or remotely erase the phone.

If you track your phone using a browser, you will need to log into your Google account. Make sure that if you have accessed the service from someone else’s smartphone or desktop browser, you will want to log out of all your accounts when you are done. If you leave your account logged in, anyone with access to that computer will be able to track your smartphone. The application only takes a minute to install and install, and because it is very easy to use, it should be your first choice to find a lost Android device.

find my mobile

If you have a Samsung phone, like the Samsung Galaxy S10, you can use Samsung’s Find My Mobile service. To use it you will need a Samsung account. You can get option in Settings> Biometrics and Security> Find My Mobile Where you can start the service and decide whether you want to allow or not Remote unlock And Send last location. Together Remote unlock, Samsung stores your PIN, password, or pattern, so you can unlock it even if you forget it, but it can also be used to remotely control your phone. Send last location Sends the last known state of your phone to Samsung’s server when the battery is about to run out, so it is worth toggling on it. You can sign in to the Samsung website with your account in any browser to track your lost phone or tablet.

Alternative options

If your device manufacturer does not provide any type of tracking service like Samsung’s Find My Mobile, and you do not want to use Google’s Find My Device service, there are still some options. Most major carriers in the US provide some type of phone-tracking service, but you may have to pay extra for this. There are also many third-party applications that provide phone-tracking capability, although many of them also charge a membership fee. If you resort to a third-party app, be sure to read the privacy policy before signing in.

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