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How to remotely locate my lost android device?

Posted Jan 11, 2018 by AA Questions

  1. AA Questions

    AA Questions Member Staff Member Protocol Droid

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    Is it possible to locate my stolen/lost android device? If it is can somebody explain how to do it?
     
  2. Jake Lam

    Jake Lam Well-Known Member Android Overlord

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    Devices:
    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (N910C), Samsung Galaxy SII, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 WiFi Edition, Sony PRS-350, Sony PRS-T3
    To do this you need to enable the Find My Device feature on your device:
    • Go into Settings
    • Security
    • Device Administration
    • Enable the "Find My Device" option
    • Then go back to Settings
    • Location
    • Enable the Location Option
    • Select the High Accuracy Mode
    • Tap back
    • Select Google Location History
    • Enable Location History and for your device
    To Locate you device:
    • Launch a web browser and go to Google
    • Type Find My Android Phone into Google
    • Select "Find My Device" which should be the first option in the search result
    • Login using the Google Account that is registered onto your lost device
    • Your lost device will be located soon if it is still powered on
     

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