How to find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo

Have you ever lost or stolen your android devices? Here’s the trick to find stolen android devices. You’ll find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device using find my device, android device manager and other third party GPS tracker apps. But in this tutorial, I will show you method to track and find stolen Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 using find my device.

This Pixel 2 find my device is similar working as find my iPhone on Apple Smartphone.  This android device manager helps you locate stolen Pixel 2 XL remotely. And also keep your Pixel 2 data safe even if your device is lost. Follow below given step by step process to find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo devices.

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You’ll see find my device option under security & location settings in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This Pixel 2 find my device won’t work, if location is off. So make sure enable GPS in your Pixel 2 or other stolen devices. There are two ways to locate your stolen or lost Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 devices.

Step 1: Go to settings in your Pixel 2 & other devices

Step 2: Tap on Security & location settings


Pixel 2 find my device app

Step 3: Tap on find my device

If disable, enable find my device in your android devices. To find your Google Pixel 2, you need to turn on location in your device using below settings.

Turn on location to find lost Pixel 2 device

Settings > Security & location > Privacy > Location > Turn location on

Now you have below given two methods to track and locate lost Google Pixel 2 device remotely.

1st Method: Find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using Find my device app

How to find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo

First of all download Find my device app in your Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and other lost android devices. Open find my device app in your device. Now sign in with your Gmail account. Here you’ll see your device located place if turn on GPS in your stolen devices. You can see below given three options in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices.

Play Sound:

Find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using Find my device app

When your devices turn on location, it will ring for 5 minutes even if your device silent.

Lock:

Add message or phone number to lock screen to find stolen Pixel 2 XL

If you can’t find your Pixel 2, lock it to protect your date. You can add a lock screen message and phone number. So anyone who finds your lost Pixel 2 XL device where you can be reached. After add detail tap on lock.

Erase:

It will erase all content from the device. You will no longer be able to locate it. All Pixel 2 and other android data will be permanently erased from this device. If you device is offline, all data will deleted when your device comes online.

2nd Method: Find lost or stolen Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL using android device manager

Step 1: Open android.com/find in your PC or laptop devices

Step 2: Log in with your Google account

You’ll see above given method 1 three options in your device. If turn on GPS in your device, you can track and locate lost Pixel 2 device using this trick.

And that’s it. Do you still have question about how to find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo devices? Do you have any other easy tips for find stolen Pixel 2 XL? Share with us in below comment section. Don’t forget to check out our other Pixel 2 XL tips and tricks.

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