Join Twitter || Join Telegram || Join YouTube || WhatsApp

How to find your lost Android phone remotely lock it and erase data

Let’s try to face an eventuality which you certainly don’t want to happen. Like misplacing or losing your Android smartphone. There is so much personal data, login credentials and other important details about you stored on that phone that you can't risk losing it, but you somehow have, unfortunately. Here we have some steps for you on how to first find that phone and then, remotely lock or erase it.
Before we get started with the steps, you should know that they work only if the following options are turned on/enabled in your phone. Let’s hope no one else found the phone and tampered with the settings or switched it off before you tried to go ahead with the steps. So, here are the prerequisites:
Your phone must be turned on with both the location access and Find My Device enabled or turned on. You must be signed in to a Google account. The phone should be connected to the internet, with the chances being that the mobile data is turned on. A Wi-Fi connection should also work but chances for that are slim. The phone should be visible on Google Play.
Also, if you have a backup phone or backup code in case of you having registered the lost device with 2-factor authentication, that should work too.
All of that having been said, let’s proceed with the steps:
1. Sign in with the Google account through an Android device that you have. Make sure you sign in to the main profile in case you are signed in with multiple accounts
2. Go to https://www.google.com/android/find?u=0. Or you can google “Find My Device” and then reach here.
3. As soon as the Find My Device web page opens, a notification is sent to the lost phone.
4. In case you think the phone didn’t get a notification, click on the refresh button on the right side of the lost phone image that appears on the page
5. Now, a notification will be sent to the lost phone again. As soon as the phone gets a notification, you will get to see its approximate location on the map. Otherwise, you will still see its last known location.
6. You will also see three options on the left of the screen: Play Sound, Secure Device and Erase Device. If you choose the first, your phone will ring for a full 5 minutes on full volume even if it is on silent or vibration mode.
7. Clicking on Secure Device locks your phone remotely with your pin, password or screen lock. In case you didn’t set any of them at all back when the phone was with you, you can still set a new one. Also, you can attach any other contact number or a message with the pin/password/screen lock to help someone reach out to you in case they find the phone.
8. Clicking on Erase Device will permanently erase all the data on the native storage of the phone. Erasing all the data will also erase the Find My Device functionality on the device so be careful with the steps.
 

7678_5

7816_4
Top smartphones under Rs 15000 in May 2021
best gaming phone under 15000, best mobile under 15000, Best Phone 2021, best phone under 15000, best phone under 15000 in 2021, best phones under 15000, best phones under 15000 in india april 2021, best smartphone under 15000, best smartphones under 15000, phone under 15000 2021, phone under 15000 in 2021, Technology, top 5 best phones under 15000 in 2021
7071_4
Amazon and Flipkart sale - Top deals on 55-inch 4K Android TVs
Flipkart Big Billion Days, Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019, Flipkart Big Billion Days best offers, Flipkart Big Billion Days offers on TVs, Flipkart Big Billion Days top deals and discounts on TVs, Flipkart Big Billion Days best offers on TVs, Flipkart Big Billion Days TV offers, Flipkart Big Billion Days best discounts, Flipkart Big Billion Days deals on Smart TVs, Flipkart Big Billion Days deals on 4K TVs, Flipkart Big Billion Days offers on Android TVs, best offers on Android TVs, top deals and offers on smart TVs, best offers on smart TVs, festive season offers on Android TVs, amazon great indian festival offers, amazon great indian festival sale offers, amazon great indian festival sale 2018 offers, amazon great indian festival 2019 start date and time, amazon sale offers today, Amazon Great Indian Festival, Amazon Great Indian Festival best offers, Amazon Great Indian Festival top deals on TVs, discounts on TVs, Amazon Great Indian Festival offers on 55-inch TVs, Amazon Great Indian Festival discounts, Amazon Great Indian Festival latest deals, Amazon Great Indian Festival best deals, Blaupunkt 55-inch 4K TV, Blaupunkt 55-inch 4K TV specs, Blaupunkt 55-inch 4K TV specs and price, smart TVs in India, Mi TV 4X Pro, Mi TV 4X Pro 55-inch 4K TV, Mi TV 4X Pro best offers, TCL 55-inch 4K TV, TCL 55-inch 4K TV offers, TCL 55-inch 4K TV deals, TCL 55-inch 4K TV best deals, Sony Bravia smart tv, sony bravia 4K Android TV, best offers on sony smart TVs
7834_4
Best home theater OLED - LG GX OLED TV
best 2.1 home theater, best 5.1 home theater, best 5.1 home theater system, best 5.1 surround sound system, best 7.1 home theater system, best budget home theater system, best home audio system, best home sound system, best home theater, best home theater company, best home theater speaker, best home theater system, best home theater system 2021, best home theater system under 5000, best home theater under 10000, best home theater under 3000, best home theater under 5000, best subwoofer for home theater, best surround sound system, best wireless home theater system, high bass home theater, home theatre low price, home theatre under 1000, home theatre under 1500, home theatre under 2000, home theatre under 3000, home theatre under 5000, jbl home theatre price 5000 to 10000, sony home theatre price 5000 to 10000, Technology, The best TV, top rated home theater systems
7994_4
VideoPad Best video editing software for YouTubers
best video editing software, buy videopad video editor, download videopad video editor for windows 10 64 bit, nch free video editing software, nch movie maker, nch suite video editor, nch video editing software, nch video editing software review, nch video editor, nch video editor download, nch video editor free download, nch video editor review, nch video maker, nch videopad, Technology, videopad, videopad cost, videopad download, videopad editing software, videopad editor, videopad for chromebook, videopad free, videopad free download, videopad free trial, videopad home edition, videopad iphone, videopad project, videopad purchase, videopad review, videopad video editing software, videopad video editor, videopad video editor download, videopad video editor free download for pc, videopad video editor full version free, videopad video editor home edition, videopad video editor master edition, videopad video editor price, videopad video editor review, videopad video editor version, wavepad video editor, wavepad video editor free
7039_4
Want sparkling eyes - Here are 8 tips that can help
bright eyes tips, cucumber for eyes, eye and skin health, eye health, eye health problems, eye health tips, eyes, eyes home remedies, home remedies for sparkling eyes, how apply rose water over eyes, how to apply cucumber over eyes, how to get beautiful eyes, how to get bright eyes, how to get clear eyes, how to get sparkling eyes, how to keep eyes health, lifestyle tips, potato for eyes, simple tips to get spark

Change Language

×
| | | | | | | |
Home » Latest
 
Fun2Ind.com