Tech Tips Home
The Best Tech Tips And Daily Deals
Newsletter On The Internet!

WorldStart Tech Tip And Store Search
Email: Password: Login Remember Me

Like what you see here? Subscribe to the Tech Tips newsletter!   Email: Subscribe

Find Your Android Phone Now!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by | Filed Under: Android
 
Loading...


Think you’ve misplaced your Android phone in your house? Or worse yet, left it somewhere?  Here’s how you can find it using your computer. Go to any computer, open a browser and go to androiddevicemanager.com

You’ll be prompted to sign into your Google account.

googlelogin

If you have more than one Android Device, select the device you’re looking for.

devicemenu

A map will show you where your phone is located!

mapwithphone

See, mine is right here at Worldstart!

androidwsphonemap

 You can choose to ring the phone to help you find it in the house if the location information shows it’s nearby.

 ringphone

You also have the option to lock the phone to prevent someone else from using it until you get to it.

lockphone

 If you think your phone has been stolen, you can also completely erase all of you information.

erasephone

If you want to change the display name of your device, just click the little pencil symbol to edit.

editphone

Then type in the name you want for your device

 changedevicename

Ring and locate are enabled by default on most phones. To make sure the options to erase and lock the phone are available, you’ll want to look under your phone settings, then find Device administrators.

deviceadmin

Tap it and make sure Android Device Manager has permission to erase and lock your device.

devicemanagercheck

This great feature can save you from tearing your house apart when it turns out you left your phone at work and it can protect you information should your phone be stolen.

~ Cynthia

 

One Response to “Find Your Android Phone Now!”

  1. Jamie says:

    Thanks for the great tip Cynthia! This is bookmarked.

Leave a Reply


Like these tips? Get them for FREE in your email!

WorldStart's Tech Tips Newsletter

  • Tech Tips Daily - Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

  • Tech Tips Weekly - If you don't want our Tech Tips newsletter every day, then sign up for this weekly newsletter to get the best information of the week. Sent on Fridays.

Other Newsletters

  • WorldStart's Daily Deals - Every week, we send out great deals in our Daily Deals newsletter. Many of these deals are exclusively for our Daily Deals newsletter subscribers and can't be found with our regular specials.

  • Just For Grins - Each issue includes a couple clean jokes, some funny quotes, and a hilarious reader's story. Newsletter is sent five days a week.


Enter Email Address:

Subscribe

Your e-mail address is safe with us!
We only use it to send you the newsletters you request. It is NEVER disclosed to a third party for any reason, ever! Plus, if you decided you don't like our newsletters (don't worry, you'll love them), unsubscribing is fast and easy.

Free Newsletter Signup



Tech Tips Daily

Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

Tech Tips Weekly

The week's best in tech and computer help. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

WorldStart's Daily Deals

The very best deals on the Internet! Get a new set of incredible sales every day of the week!

Just For Grins

Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Sent 5 times a week straight to your email.


Subscribe


Love Worldstart? Refer A Friend!

WorldStart's Premium Membership

Tip Archive


Categories:
Archives: