Tech News Ahmedabad: Smartphones have become a very important device in today’s time. And now it is not just a normal handset within which it is used only for calling and testing. Most of today’s smartphones use Android or operating system and both of these operating systems have a lot of features that make our life very easy. And inside it is also given a pitcher called google find my device which you can find on google play store.
You may be wondering what this feature is and how we can use it. This feature can be very helpful if you have lost your smartphone or it has been stolen by someone.
With the help of this feature you can not only track your lost or stolen smartphone but you can also delete all the data inside your smartphone using any other smartphone. This article will give you complete information on how to do it. .
How to Install and use this app
First you need to download this app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. The space of this app is two-three MB inside the Play Store.
After downloading this application, you will be given two options within which you can login with your registered email address or proceed as a guest. If you want to find your device using your registered email id you will have to select the first option.
And if you haven’t registered an email address with your friends and you’re trying to find your device using someone else’s smartphone, you’ll have to proceed as a guest.
How to find a lost device
Once you login to the app, a list of all the smartphones connected to your email address will be created. The approximate location of where the day was last visited will then be shown. And if its distance Last Scene hasn’t been updated in a long time, you can also refresh it.
What features are offered within Google Find My Device?
This app will give you three different options for tracking and managing a lost smartphone. The first feature is the ‘Play Sound’ option which will turn on the notification sound / ringtone on the device when clicked.
It is worth mentioning that the lost device will ring even when in cell mode. Only when the power key on that handset is pressed, or a stop sound is commanded; The ringing will stop.
Another option you will find here is ‘Secure Device’. As the name suggests, this option allows you to lock a lost handset. You are not able to lock the device remotely, but also leave a screenshot with the phone number to contact the installer with your phone number.
Finally, there is also the ‘Erase Device’ option, which has the function of permanently deleting data stored on a lost smartphone. This feature is useful if your smartphone has been stolen and you do not want your personal data to fall into the wrong hand