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How to find lost Samsung Smartphone

How to find lost Samsung Smartphone

If for some reason you left, lost and forgotten your phone or was stolen, Google Find My Device will help you How to find lost Samsung Smartphone? To use Find My Deviceyour lost device should have met the following requirements:

1. The lost Realme phone must still be switched on.
2. The Google account that you will use, should be the same account logged in the phone.
3. It should be connected to Mobile Data or Wi-Fi.
4. The contact number should be linked to the Google Account, to call/ring it. 
5. Have Location/GPS turned on?
6. Has Find My Device turned on?

ACTIVATE AND USE FIND MY DEVICE  

There are three ways you can do this on your phone.
1. Go to [Settings] > [Security] > and tap Find My Device. Switch the slider to blue. 

2. Go to [Settings] > [Additional Settings] > [Device and Privacy] and tap Find My Device. Switch the slider to blue. 

3. Go to [Settings] > [Google] > [Security] and tap Find My Device. Switch the slider to blue.

Note: You can choose from any the options above to activate Find My Device. 

On the Find My Device page, it will show you ways on how to locate the phone using any android devices.

  • Tap Find My Device to download or open the app
  • Tap Web to direct you to android.com/find
  • Tap Google to direct you to “Find my Device” page

To remotely find, lock, or erase, follow the steps below:

1. Go to android.com/find and sign in to your Google Account. (Make sure to sign in the Google account linked to your phone.)

2. On the map, see where the device is. The location is approximate and might not be accurate. If your device can’t be found, you’ll see its last known location, if available.

3. Choose what you want to do:

  • Play sound – Rings your device at full volume for 5 minutes, even if it’s set to silent or vibrate.
  • Lock – Locks your device with your PIN, pattern, or password. If you don’t have a lock, you can set one. To help someone return your device to you, you can add a message or phone number to the lock screen.
  • Erase – Permanently deletes all data on your device (but might not delete data on SD cards). After you erase, Find My Device won’t work on the device.

Note: If you find your device after erasing, you’ll likely need your Google Account password to use it again. For more info, For more info, check this link: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6160491?hl=en

* Pictures, settings, and paths might differ from those of your phone but these won’t affect the description in this article.

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