How To Install And Use Find My Device On Android
Or basically how to find your lost phone using the new Find My Device app which happens to be the Updated Android Device Manager that enables you to find your lost android phone and also Bypass Android Lock Screen. This post is basically going to focus on how to install and set up Find My Device on your android, remember it is an update of the popularly known Android Device Manager which means it can do all that the Android Device Manager and more, more in that it supports non-android devices. You can basically find your lost iPhone or other smartphone OS using the Google Find My Device App.
Features Of Latest Find My Device App
The Find My Device app comes with new features as the design and of course name(away from ADM), and that’s what makes writing a review of it and it’s features is necessary especially to those who haven’t been using the (previously)ADM now Find My Device.
- Find lost phone
- lock phone
- unlock phone
- erase phone data
- can find other non-android device.
- and couple of other things you could do with the new Google Find My Device App
Now let’s get to How To Set Up Find My Device
How To Set Up Find My Device
Note that before you’d be able to use the Find My Device App you have to be running android 4.0 and above. Once you meet up with this follow next is
- Download Latest Find My Device Apk.
- Install Find My Device then
- Sign in with your Gmail account
We’re done with setting up Find My Device App, next is how to find/locate your lost android device.
How To Find Or Locate Lost Android Device
Before you’d be able to use Find My Device app to locate or find your lost android device, your device has to be…
- Turned on
- Signed in to a Google Account
- Connected to mobile data or Wi-Fi
- Visible on Google Play
- Location turned on
- Find My Device turned on
If your device meets up with the above next is
- Go to the Find My Device website,
- Sign to your Google account, the one you used to set up the Find My Device app earlier.
- Once done you’d be able to see your android device’ current location as seen in the image below
At the bottom of the screen is a list of features or options you could select from tapping ‘play sound’ would make your device ring out loud, this is useful if the device is misplaced say around you.
Tapping ‘lock’ would lock the device against unauthorized use.
Erase, erases everything on your android device.
That’s all with using the Google Find My Device app to find your lost android phone, easy to use.
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