How to Find Your Lost Phone

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How to Find Your Lost Phone

Always misplacing your phone or fear of losing your phone? Did you know there’s a feature to find your smartphone, be it iPhone or Android?

 

If you don't, this article will help you find your phone if you ever lose it!

 

Find My iPhone

find my iphone.png

 

  1. Start at your Home screen.
  2. Tap Settings > [your name] > iCloud. If you're using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and tap Find My iPhone.
  4. Slide to turn on Find My iPhone and Send Last Location.
  5. If you’re asked to sign in, enter your Apple ID. If you forgot your Apple ID, learn how to reset it here:

When you set up Find My iPhone, your paired Apple Watch and AirPods are automatically set up too.

Source: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205362

 

How to find your iPhone?

You can use Find My iPhone to find your device, take additional actions to help you recover it, and keep your information safe.icloud.pngFind your lost iPhone using iCloud.com

  1. Sign in to icloud.com/find on a Mac or PC, or use the Find My iPhone app on another iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  2. Find your device. Open Find My iPhone, and select a device to view its location on a map. If the device is nearby, you can have it play a sound to help you or someone nearby find it.

Source: https://support.apple.com/en-my/HT201472

 

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Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

How to Find Your Android Device

 

After you sign in to a Google Account on an Android device, Find My Device is on by default.

To use Find My Device, a lost Android device must:

  • Be turned on
  • Be signed in to a Google Account
  • Be connected to mobile data or Wi-Fi
  • Be visible on Google Play
  • Have Location turned on
  • Have Find My Device turned on 

How to check that "Find My Device" is onfind my android.png

 

Then, you can find your Android device on android.com/find

findandroid.pngFind your lost Android on android.com/find

Source: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3265955

 

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Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

If you guys have used the features above, or your phone has a similar feature to recover a lost device, feel free to comment below! Smiley Wink

Guardian

Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

Good ah!

Guardian

Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

Thanks for sharing! Smiley Wink

Special Contributor *

Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

Good one, thanks for sharing! 

Community Manager

Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

Hmmm... I don't lose phones :-p

But I lose many other things and use my phone to track them (keys, bags, etc.)

(May be off-topic a bit: https://www.thetileapp.com/)

 

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Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

@jonathan_ha you need this even more so you could track your phone to track your keys and bags ;P
Guardian

Re: How to Find Your Lost Phone

Superb! At last something useful information for us to be able knowing our misplace/lost device. 10/10 Kudos!

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