How to find a phone via google?
At a certain moment of life, probably, each of us has the need to track the location of the person by the cellular operator number or, for example, to find the phone via GPS. For someone you need to know how and where to find the phone, and for some it is important to track the location of the person, t. E. Objectives and tasks have a purely individual character. And in the first and in the second case there is your approach and its decision. In the last article, we considered the opportunity to find the phone through IMEI online on the Internet. In this case, we will look at how to find the phone through Google Account.
Google Corporation knows about users a lot and this is not surprising, because, the Android mobile operating system is the most popular in the world, and the company that is responsible for the development and support of the OS, pays special attention to the safety of devices and data.
There is a fairly large number of applications and programs to track the location of the phone on Android and most often they have no need, since it is not safe and also, most Android phones are supplied with the built-in Find My Device feature (formerly Android Device Manager). If it is not pre-installed. You can always download the Play Market. This service automatically tracks the location of the phone for GPS, T. E. on satellite navigation system. Consider on the example how it works.
Google Find My Device
Find My Device is the official Google tool to track the lost phone or tablet on Android, it does not need to be installed. All you need to do. go to the Find My Device website using your Google Account. The site will automatically try to determine the location of your phone.
In the recent update, Google introduced new features on the search page: You can quickly find any registered device on Android directly in the search results, as usual you are looking for any information. If you enter the phrase “where my phone“, Google displays a small map above the search results.
Track the lost device can be from someone else’s phone. This uses the Find My Device application. There are included using the guest mode and the account in Google. Now you can track the lost device, make it call or delete data.
You cannot find your Android in this way? It can be 2 reasons: it is not connected to the Internet or disabled.
How to remotely block the phone and delete all the data from it
After the Block option was enabled in the Google account, it happened to make remotely. To do this, go to the account and Google maps find the option “Find Phone”. After that, the choice will be given from several actions. Selecting the appropriate, you can lock the phone or delete the data so that they cannot read the existent.
To do this, you need to log in to your account. In the search bar, you can use the phrase “where my phone”. At the same time on the Google map map will be marked where the smartphone is now. If the phone is turned off at that moment, you can see its last location.
The search can also be carried out as follows:
Geolocation accuracy is 20 meters. Google cards received a function “Show where I”. When activated on them, a special mark will reflect the location of the smartphone.
The history of the locations “Chronology
The save and display function of the device route is implemented using “chronology”, which shows the movement chain using information about the latest smartphone connections to the network. On the map you can see movements marked with any active devices, including tablet and PC.
To work correctly, it must be enabled in Google Account.
How to find a phone on IMEI
As mentioned above, IMEI is the serial number of any mobile device. It is always unique and displayed in technical documentation. With it, you can check whether the present device in front of the owner is not fake. To do this, refer to the manufacturer’s office with documents. Department employees check the database number. If it is, it means that the device is not forged.
Imei is displayed on the sticker under the mobile device battery. He has 15 numbers. Recommended immediately after buying a phone to rewrite the number in the case, if suddenly there are lost and documents for a mobile phone.
Search by IMEI occurs only through police officers. Otherwise, it is necessary to access the database of cellular operators. And this is difficult without any authority. The police department are treated with the passport, documents on Android or with a leaflet to which IMEI was written in advance. If it is recommended to submit a contract for a previously registered SIM card.
Mobile application for searching “Find My Device” from Google
To use the application, activate the “Find Device” function using the above instructions. Download it from Google Play, set to another smartphone or tablet. Run the application, log in with your Google Account. After a couple of seconds, a piece of the card will appear on the screen with exact phone location. go to search. Turn on the call via the application or lock the tube to avoid data.
Search Android devices with resetting settings and modified account
If you have failed, you failed with a failure to determine the remote geolocation definition, you have hope that after losing the Internet has yet been turned on and navigation. Check it possible, reviewing geolocation history on Google Maps. For this you need:
- Login from laptop, computer to HTTPS page: // Maps.Google.COM using Google Account.
- Open menu and select “Chronology” (Figure 16).
Figure 16. Chronology of Android locations device on Google maps
- Going to the next page, you must make the selection of the date you want to know the state of geolocation. Provided that the location of the phone was determined, you will see points on the map. If there is no story for this date, look at the line with gray and blue columns. They point to days and places where the device is noted. Click on the nearest blue column (Figure 17) and look at its geolocation for this day.
Figure 18. Select date and time to view the last Location of the smartphone
How to use “Find iPhone”?
Lost iPhone? Do not worry if the “Find iPhone” function was activated on the device, you can find your mobile phone on the map in short time using the instructions below:
- If you select “Play Sound” mode, your devices will set out the alarm sounds, and a window with alert appears on the screen.
- In the next window, specify the phone number that will be displayed on the iPhone screen. In many cases, the attackers themselves call and offer to return the device for the remuneration.
- Setting the “Disposable Mode” function is completed, it remains to activate. As soon as the function turns on, you will see an orange inscription in the upper left corner of the window.
- After the iPhone device was found, disconnect the “Privacy Mode” function. To do this, click on the “Disposable Mode” function, and click on the “Get out of the disappearance mode”.
How to locate the phone by IMEI
IMEI. International mobile equipment identifier, or an individual serial phone number, consisting of 15 digits. IMEI can be found on the packaging box, the case of the device under the battery or when entering the combination closer #.
IMEI phone is on the packaging box
It is useless to try to solve the problem in this way on your own, as it is impossible to find the lost Android phone through the computer, even for money. By law, mobile operators cannot provide device location information. Mobile phone search from the satellite using IMEIs have the right to lead only law enforcement agencies. Therefore, you need to apply to the police. She herself makes requests to cellular operators to determine which SIM card is installed in the phone with the desired IMEI.Only then the operator will provide access to the identifier database to authorized persons.
Knowledge of how to find the lost Android phone through a computer, GPS or Google account, can come in handy in case of theft or loss. But even if the search did not turn out to be successful, you can remotely block the device and protect your personal data.