Worried about your, misplacing of phone or having it stolen. Ease your fears and set up a tracking system before any worst-case scenario strikes. You will get the best results if your device is connected to any Wi-Fi or mobile data service. You must have a Google account for all tracking services available, whether they are built-in or downloaded.
There are many ways to track your phone. These are as follow;
- Track phone with Google
- Find your device with Google Assistance
- By third party assistance
- If all fails to block your device
Track your phone with Google
Today many Android phones come with the find my device ability. This service automatically traces your phone location if it is nearby or locks and erases your phone if you fear that it has been stolen. You have to singed in the find my device as soon as you set up your phone. Once you do so, it will stay active on your device, and you will be able to use it anywhere to trace your phone remotely.
If you are trying to locate your phone by this app, but you cannot trace it, the most probably the case is that your phone is
Not connected to the mobile data and Wi-Fi connection. In this situation, it is essential to keep trying until your phone does make that connection, and it will appear on the map.
Find your device with Google assistance
You can also use Google assistance for tracing your phone. All you should do is too logged in to the Google Home speaker, and you must have a Google account and voice to your Google Home with the Home app. And your phone must have a secure connection to the Wi-Fi.
As long as your phone has a secure connection to the internet, all you need to do is to say ok, and Google finds my phone. With this feature, everyone in your home can locate their phones if they are lost.
By third party assistance
While Google’s built-in option is the best choice for tracking your phone. But there are some third-party options you might want to consider. They offer many features some are listed below
They can erase your personal information if you fear that your phone may never be returned.
Some allow you to take a screenshot when it is in use and lock down the device the moment you realize it is missing.
If all fails, block your device
If you are not able to rely on any service to find it, then you have to use the option of blocking it with its EMI number. Doing so will make sure that no one else will be able to use your personal information and passwords for illegal works. You should contact the police as soon as possible when your phone goes missing.
So it is advised to test phone privacy before purchasing any device, especially your phone.