Find Your Lost Phone Using Android Device Manager

Recently Google introduced with a new feature – Android Device Manager. Today we will discuss what is Android device manager and how can we use it to find your lost phone. Sometimes people lost lost their phone accidentally then police complaint and other legal working does not help us to find our phone. So that we are responsible if have lost our phone. As I have already said we will discuss about Android Device Manager to find our lost phone so we can find only android phone using this feature of Google. Now question is that what are necessary steps to use Android Device Manager and find out lost phone.

Step 1 : First of all ,  you have to give administrator rights to Android Device Manager so that you can access your phone location from your computer.

How To Turn on Android Device Manager

 Note: If you’re using a tablet with multiple users, only the tablet owner can manage the settings for Android Device Manager.

  1. Open  FIND YOUR LOST PHONE USING ANDROID DEVICE MANAGER Google Settings from your device’s apps menu.

  2. Touch Android Device Manager.

You can turn on the following options:

  • Remotely locate this device. Remotely locate a device and find its approximate location on Google Maps. For devices running 4.1 and higher, location access must also be enabled. To turn it on, go to Google Settings > Location > Access location.

  • Allow remote factory reset. Remotely erase all data on your device. Touch this option, then select Activate to turn on the device administrator.

Step 2 : Now  visit  & sign in Android Device Manager from your computer.

Step 3 : Now suppose that you have lost your phone. Then just visit Android Device Manager from your computer and click on REFRESH button. It will provide you your device exact location.

Note: Please note that you need internet connection on your device to perform this task so it my advice to make you WiFi turn on and also always make your data connection on.

In case , if your phone is misplaced and it is on silent mode then you can ring up your phone using this RING feature of Android Device Manager.

If you are sure that you can not get your phone back then just GIVE a command to Erase Device All Data & whenever your phone will come in internet range it will automatically erase all data from your phone.

Important : If you believe your device has been stolen, contact law enforcement. Don’tattempt to retrieve the device yourself.


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