Nothing is more anxiety-inducing than losing your cell phone, especially if you need to contact someone in an emergency.
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I want to help you prevent it from happening. Luckily, there is an easy way to find your smartphone if it is lost. We Android owners pay close attention to the steps below to make it easy to know where your Android device is at all times.
What are the steps to take before your Android goes missing?
When an Android owner purchases a new device, the first thing to do is install the Find My Device app. This app is designed to help you find your lost Android and lock it until you retrieve it, so no one can access your private information. Some of the features of this app are:
See your phone on a map or, if your current location is unavailable, see your last known location Use indoor maps to locate your device inside airports, shopping malls, or other large buildings You can find it by tapping the location of your device to navigate to it on Google Maps, then the map icon Play sound at maximum volume even when device is in silent mode Use custom message and contact number on lock screen to erase or lock your device Check network and battery status Check hardware details.
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Download this app for your Android and download it now to track your device if you lose it via another Android or tablet.
What if Android is not found?
If you lose your Android, there are a few steps you can take to find and lock or erase your device before it falls into the wrong hands. To do these things, that Android phone needs to:
Open your device’s Settings app
Tap safety, Find your device
[セキュリティ]If you don’t see[セキュリティ]Tap. security and location Also Google security.
Tap to open the device’s Settings app safety, If you don’t see Find My Device security, security and location Also Google security.Make sure location is turned on
Open your device’s Settings app
Tap position. [場所]If you don’t see , go to your phone manufacturer’s support site.
Turn on location.
Tap to open the device’s Settings app position. [位置情報]If you don’t see , go to your phone manufacturer’s support site and[位置情報をオンにする]See help.Make sure Google Play visibility is turned on
[可視性]to select a device.
Open play.google.com/settings and[可視性]to select a device.Enable 2-step verification backup
Go to Google Account
[Google へのサインイン]on the panel, Two-factor authentication
Add at least one of the following second steps:
Backups help you get back into your account if you forget your password, lose your phone, or can’t sign in for another reason. Learn more about setting up two-step verification and backups.
Go to Google AccountTap safety[Google へのサインイン]on the panel, Two-factor authenticationAdd at least one of the following second steps:
Phone for backup code backup. Backups help you get back into your account if you forget your password, lose your phone, or can’t sign in for another reason. Learn more about setting up two-step verification and backups.Make sure the device can be found
Open android.com/find and log in to your Google account.
If you have multiple devices, click This Device at the top of the screen.
Open android.com/find and sign in to your Google account. If you have more than one device, click This Device at the top of the screen.
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How to Find, Lock, or Erase an Android Phone Remotely
1. Go to android.com/find and sign in to your Google account.
2. You will receive a notification on your lost phone. Information about the location of the phone is displayed on the map.
3. Then you can enable lock and erase.
make a sound: Rings the phone at maximum volume for 5 minutes, even if it is set to silent or vibratesecure device: Lock your phone with a PIN, pattern, or password. If you don’t have a lock, you can set one.You can add a message or phone number to your lock screen so someone can return your phone to youErasing the device: Permanently delete all data on your phone (but SD card may not be deleted). Once erased, “Find My Device” will no longer work on the phone.
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Let us know if you’ve ever lost your Android and if you found it using any of the steps above. We look forward to hearing from you.
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