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Three Ways to Find Your Lost or Stolen Android Phone

Dec 31, 2016

If you have an Android phone, you might be wondering how you can track down your smartphone if it gets lost or stolen. This is something that every Android owner should be aware of because there is always the possibility your phone ends up in the wrong hands if you lose it or someone decides to steal it. We are going to tell you about the quickest and easiest ways to track down your Android phone.

Locating Your Android Smartphone When Lost or Stolen

Using Google- Did you know that you can use Google to find your missing phone? All you need to do is log in to your Google account from your computer, other phone or tablet. Once signed into Google, go to the home page and type out “Find my android phone” within the Google Search option. From there, you can open up the Android Device Manager. Put in your email address and password and then you will have three options to choose from. You can choose to erase all personal information on your phone, you can lock the phone, and you also can ring your phone. You will be able to Ring your phone even if it is on silent, which is a great way to find your phone if it went missing in your house or around your house.

Using Third-Party Apps- There are also apps out there that you can put on your Android phone that will help you in a case of theft or it going missing. When it comes to apps, Where’s My Droid? is one of the best apps out there to help you track down your Android phone with ease. Some features that come with this app include remotely wiping data, using GPS to locate your phone, and also making your phone ring.

Lost Android- There is also the Lost Android app you can use, and you use this app by going to the website. You will be able to use the website to remotely access your Android phone, and you also can send a message to your phone or erase personal information from the Lost Android website too.