Losing your phone or you misplaced it, is a heartbreaking moment. It is worse when you purchased a smartphone by paying a lot of money and accidentally you lost your device, it brings more sadness when you think about someone may access your personal data and continually you wish you could get back your device.
How to remotely locate your lost Android phone
Google Android has a superb feature “Find my device” by that you can still locate your lost phone to check the current location of your phone. This feature also allows you to erase data remotely and you can ring your phone for 5 minutes even it is in silent mode. Sounds helpful! let’s walk through it.
To enable find my device feature Go to your device Settings and tap on Google option
In Google section tap on Security
You will see Find My Device tap on it and turn this feature on.
Now, all set, On PC or any other device type find my device and search it on Google. It will ask you to sign in with your account make sure sign in with the account that is connected your Google Play services.You will see this showing your phone details.
You can see your device location on the map with 3 options Phone Sound, Lock, and Erase
Phone Sound is to ring phone for 5 mins even it is in silent mode, with this you can find your device when you misplace it at home or somewhere.
Lock is to lock your device and Erase you can delete your personal data from the device its better to delete rather than in wrong hands.
This feature only works when your device location and data is on.