Our phones are almost constantly in our hands. From checking emails on the go, scrolling through social media, getting directions or paying for groceries at the store, it’s easy to set it down for a second and not realize until minutes later that you never picked it back up.
With today’s technology, phone finder apps are able to use GPS tracking to help pinpoint the exact location of your lost phone. And fortunately, both iOS and Android devices feature built-in phone finder apps to keep things simple. Trademore is here to answer your question “how do I locate my phone?” the next time you misplace it. Let’s get started:
The Find My app on iOS devices helps locate missing, offline or sleeping devices by sending Bluetooth signals that can be detected by Apple devices in use nearby. These devices then relay the detected location of your device to iCloud so that you can locate it in the app. Unless Find My is activated, you will be unable to track your phone. Let’s get started:
To locate your missing Apple device, you can use the Find My app on another iOS device or you can easily access it through a browser at iCloud.com. To get started:
If you added a Google account to your Android device, then Find My Device is automatically turned on. To find, lock or erase and Android phone, keep in mind the device must:
To check that Find My Device is activated:
To find, lock or erase a lost Android device, you can use the Find My Device app on another Android device or access it through a browser at android.com/find.
Losing a phone can be a dreadful experience, so knowing how to track it down will save you money and stress. If you’ve recently lost your phone, buy a device with Trademore. For more tips, tricks and how-to guides like this, be sure to check out our blog.
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