How to find a lost Android


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.

Luckily, there is an easy way to find your smartphone if it is lost.
(Kurt Knottson)

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:

  • Check your phone on a map or check the last known location if your current location is not available
  • Use Indoor Maps to locate your device inside airports, shopping malls, or other large buildings
  • Tap the location of your device and then tap the map icon to navigate to your device on Google Maps.
  • Play sound at full volume even when the device is in silent mode
  • Erase your device or lock it with a custom lock screen message and contact number
  • Check network and battery status
  • See hardware details.

How new is your new phone?

Download this app for your Android and download it now to track your device if you lose it via another Android or tablet.

Downloading this app for Android will allow you to track your device through another Android or tablet.

Downloading this app for Android will allow you to track your device through another Android or tablet.
(Kurt Knottson)

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:

  • turn on
    Open your device’s Settings app safety, If you don’t see Find My Device security, security and location Also Google security.

  • 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.
  • Make sure location is turned on
    Open your device’s Settings app position. [位置情報]If you don’t see , go to your phone manufacturer’s support site and turn on location.
  • 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.
  • Make sure Google Play visibility is turned on
    Open play.google.com/settings.[可視性]to select a device.
  • Open play.google.com/settings
  • [可視性]to select a device.
  • Enable 2-step verification backup
    Go to Google Account Tap safety

    [Google へのサインイン]on the panel, Two-factor authentication

    Add at least one of the following second steps: Backup Code Backup Phone. 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 Account
  • Tap safety
  • [Google へのサインイン]on the panel, Two-factor authentication
  • Add at least one of the following second steps: Backup Code Backup Phone.
  • backup code
  • backup phone.
  • 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 sign in to your Google account. If you have more than one device, click This Device at the top of the screen.
  • 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.
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.

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.
(Kurt Knottson)

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How to Find, Lock, or Erase an Android Phone Remotely

1. Go to android.com/seek 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 vibrate
  • secure 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 you
  • Erasing 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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