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How Can I Track a Cell Phone?

Have you lost your cell phone and want to find it? Are you looking for a way that can help you to find your cell phone? Can you get your cell phone back? How to find your lost cell phone? How can you protect the information that is stored on your cell phone? How to protect yourself from losing your cell phone? It was believed before that finding a cell phone after losing it is nearly impossible, but now it is completely different thanks to the new technological developments that can be found in the cell phones that we own or can purchase now. There is a wide diversity of cell phones that differ in their shapes, designs and types. Tracking a cell phone differs according to the type of the cell phone that you want to track. Keep reading the following tips until you find those which are associated with your cell phone and discover more about how you can track it when it is lost.

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► What can you do to track your lost iPhone?

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◘ All what you need to do is to sign in to the iCloud website through entering your Apple ID and password.

◘ Go to “Find My iPhone” on the home page of iCloud and open it. Find My iPhone app can be downloaded to any iPad or iPhone you want.

◘ After opening “Find My iPhone”, click “All Devices” at the top of the page to choose the device that you lost and want to track. The map will show you the location, the last known place, of your lost device.

◘ After locating your lost iPhone, there are three options from which you can choose. “Play Sound” to make your iPhone make a sound that can be heard if it is near you, “Lost Mode” to lock your lost iPhone and send a message with a phone number for calling you and the last option is “Erase iPhone” for erasing all what is stored on your iPhone remotely to protect any sensitive information from being stolen and this is the last resort.

► What can you do to track your lost Android phone?

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◘ In order to track your lost Android phone, you have to go to the Android Device Manager through using a web browser or through any other Android device after downloading the Android Device Manager app to it.

◘ Enter your password to sign in to your Google account which is the same account that you use on your lost Android device.

◘ The Android Device Manager will locate your lost Android device and you will see the last known location on the map. It will also show you the details of your lost device.

◘ After locating your lost Android device, there are several options that will appear to you to allow you to remotely deal with your lost device and control it.

◘ You can choose “Ring” to make your Android phone emit a sound that can be heard if it is near you, “Lock” to lock your Android device and send a message for calling you and the last option is “Erase” which is the last resort since it allows you to remotely erase all the data on your lost Android phone when you lose hope to get your Android phone back again.

► What can you do to track your lost Samsung phone?

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◘ In order to track your lost Samsung phone, you have to use “Find My Mobile” that also requires having a Samsung account. Your Samsung account can only be created when you have your Samsung phone in your hand before losing it.

◘ Go to the Samsung website to open “Find My Mobile” and sign in through using your Samsung account which is the same account that you always use on your lost Samsung phone.

◘ Locate your lost Samsung phone through clicking “Locate my device” in the menu that appears on the left. A map will appear to show you the last known location of your lost Samsung phone.

◘ After locating your lost Samsung phone, you will find in the left menu several options from which you can choose what you want to remotely control your Samsung phone.

You can choose “Lock my mobile” to lock your phone and send a message with a phone number for calling you when the phone is found, “Ring my mobile” to make your mobile emit a sound that can be heard to allow you to find it if it is near you, “Call logs” to show you all the recent calls and if there is somebody who used your phone for calling anyone, “Wipe my device” to remotely erase all the information that is stored on your lost phone and you have to choose it as a last resort because you will never get what you are going to erase again and finally the last option which is “Unlock my screen”.

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