Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Have you lost your Google Pixel/Pixel 2 devices? Here’s the trick to find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. You can find stolen Pixel 2/2 XL or track a Pixel 2 devices using find my device app or Android device manager and other third party GPS tracker apps. But in this tutorial, I will show you the method to track and find a stolen Google Pixel 2 and other devices. This Pixel 2 find my device is similar to working as a find my iPhone on Apple smartphones. Android device manager helps you locate lost Pixel 2 XL remotely. And also keep your Pixel 2 data safe even if your device is lost. Follow the below-given step by step process to track and locate lost Pixel 2 remotely.
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How to Find Lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using find my Android
You’ll see find my device apps option under security & location settings in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This find my Pixel won’t work if a location is off. So make sure to 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.
Step 3: Tap on Find My Device.
If disabled, enable find my device in your android devices. To find your Google Pixel 2, you need to turn on location in your device using the below settings.
Settings > Security & location > Privacy > Location > Turn location on
Now you have below given two methods to track and locate lost Google Pixel 2 devices remotely.
1st Method: Find Lost Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using Find My Device App
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.
When your devices turn on location, it will ring for 5 minutes even if your device silent.
If you can’t find your Pixel 2, lock it to protect your data. 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 adding a detail tap on lock.
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 your device is offline, all data will be 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 the above-given method 1 three options in your device. If turn on GPS in your device, you can track and locate the lost Pixel 2 device using this trick.
And that’s it. Do you still have a question about how to find lost Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo devices? Do you have any other easy tips to 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.