There are many mobile tracking apps in the Google Play Store that help you locate your android devices in case it gets lost or left at a friend’s house. These apps use the phone’s GPS and WiFi to locate your lost android and even notify you via SMS in case the sim-card is changed. However, such apps are premium and you will need to pay few dollars for them.
Don’t worry, you can locate your phone for free with Google’s Android Device Manager. The first thing you will need is a Gmail account then you can proceed to the following steps to find your lost phone in android device manager:
What is Android Device Manager ?
To enable Android Device Manager settings on your Android phone or tablet follow these steps:
You can turn on the following options:
These free features of Android Device Manager are enough to find the area where your android is lost but there are other useful features that are missing such as SMS notification in case of sim change or receiving SMS location and phone number from the lost phone. If Google included those SMS features, Android device manager will become a better alternative to premium phone finding apps.
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