How to track your device

Lost your phone? Find it with Google's Device Manager

Google Device Manager

Google Device Manager

Before getting into a panic about your misplaced device, make sure that you perform the necessary steps to track it down. There’s no need for convoluted apps to perform this task, instead you can rely on Google’s own Device Manager to help you out. As long as your phone is turned on and signed into your Google account, all you need to do is load up the Device Manager on your desktop computer, sign in with your Google account and let the program track down your device. Not only will it pinpoint your device’s location, you also have the option to ring it.

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