How to Locate a Lost Android Phone Using Google Maps

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Do you want to locate your lost android phone using Google Maps? Here’s how to track a lost Android phone using Google Maps. Using this new Google Maps setting, you can see the previous location of your android phone or tablet by entering the date and see location history on Google maps. You’ll find your lost or stolen mobile phone using find my device app also. It will help you locate your device remotely. It also helps you keep your data safe if the device is lost. Make sure to turn on the internet connection and GPS to use this feature.

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How to Track Lost Android Phone Using Google Maps

Accidentally drop your android phone to somewhere? Check out below given complete process to find lost mobile phone using Google Maps or Find my device settings.

Track lost Android phone using Google Maps

Using this setting you can view your device location history you want on your phone.

Step 1: Open Google Map app in your android phone or tablet.

Track stolen Android phone using Google Maps

Step 2: Tap Three horizontal lines at the upper left corner of the screen.

Track lost Android phone using Google Maps

Step 3: Select Your Timeline.

Track lost mobile phone using Google Maps

Step 4: Tap the Calendar icon at the upper right side.

Locate your stolen android phone using Google Maps

Step 5: Enter day, month, and year you want to view location in your device.

How to track lost Android phone using Google Maps

Step 6: Now show the location of the selected day in your android phone with the current location.

Find my lost Android device using find my device

Step 1: Go to settings in your Android devices.

Step 2: Tap Security & location settings.

Find my lost phone using find my device

Step 3: Tap find my device under a Security status.

If disabled, enable find my device in your android devices. To find your lost device location, make sure to turn on GPS in your device using the below settings.

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

Now track and locate lost android device remotely.

First of all, download Find my device app in your lost android devices. Open Find my device app in your device. Now sign in with your Google account. Here you’ll see your device located place if activate GPS in your device. You can see below given three options on your phone.

Play Sound:

When the location of your device turned on, it will ring for 5 minutes even if your device silent.

Lock:

Lock your android device to protect your data. You can add a lock screen message and mobile number. So anyone who finds your lost android phone will reach you using added details. After adding a detail tap on lock.

Erase:

You will no longer be able to locate it. It will erase all data from your device.

And that’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to track a lost Android phone using Google Maps. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.

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2 comments

  1. Hi, my phone is lost, N its switched off now.
    Model is One plus 6T.

    I can’t do much things about it.
    Please help.

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