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Find your lost phone with Android Device Manager

         

Have you ever ever misplaced your phone in between the sofa cushions or forgot it in a restaurant? Or perhaps looking for your phone prior to you rush out the door is a component of your morning events? Let the brand new Android Device Manager help you out! It’s one of a few simple features you can use to keep your device—and the data you store inside—safe and secure.

Locate and ring your misplaced device 
If you ended up dropping your phone between those couch cushions, Android Device Manager lets you quickly ring your phone at maximum volume so you can find it, even if it’s been silenced. And in the event that your phone or tablet is out of earshot (say, at that restaurant you left it at last night), you can locate it on a map in real time.

You can also remotely add a screen lock to your device through the Android Device Manager. Whether you’re on a phone or a tablet, a screen lock is the most important safety step to offer protection to the tips saved to your device, in case it unintentionally will get into the improper palms. Having the ability to do that throughout the Android Tool Supervisor implies that even after you lose your phone, you’ll nonetheless have the ability to add a lock (or trade an current lock) to your device.

Defending your individual data and information
Whereas shedding your phone may also be worrying, Android Tool Supervisor will let you maintain your knowledge from ending up within the unsuitable palms. In case your phone can’t be recovered, or has been stolen, which you could quick and securely erase all the knowledge in your device.

Availability and getting began 
This carrier is now on hand on devices operating Android 2.2 or above; to make use of it, you additionally will wish to be signed into your Google Account. There may even be an Android app to let you simply to find and handle your devices. Keep tuned!

Posted by using Benjamin Poiesz, Product Supervisor, Android

Up to date August 7 to replicate availability of Android Instrument Supervisor. Get entry to it at www.android.com/devicesupervisor.

 Up to date September 24 to replicate potential to remotely add reveal lock via Android Software Supervisor.