The phone is powered off If the cell phone has run out of battery or has been powered off then the Google Dashboard will not likely be able to contact the device and as a result will not be able to get or show the approximate location of that device. The gimmick I like the most is that your timeline also shows the images you took at a known location. Prefer to Go at day time. With Find My Device, your data is safe, so make sure you stay safe as well. Instead of having someone call your phone to help you find it, you can choose to ring your device from the app by pressing the Play Sound option. Google To use Find My Device, go to the Play Store and on another device, such as another phone or tablet. Important Note: Many people setup their Google account when they first get their phone or someone sets it up for them and it never gets brought up again.
While the display screen and touch screen were no longer functional the phone was ringing constantly. I recently discovered that Android Device Manager can't find my phone location or any other options provided ring phone, lock or erase. This will erase all your apps, photos, music and settings from your device. This can also help prevent you for being liable if the person that has your cell phone tries to make purchases using that cell phone. As of my knowledge, this is the last option. Provided that your cell phone is powered on and functioning properly of course. This enables you to sync your mobile data with your Google account, which acts like a backup of your contacts, settings, app data and Information regarding your mobile phone.
Tip: Monitor your accounts for fraud Keep an eye on your credit card statements, and report any fraudulent purchases to your credit card company. By now, most people should be aware that their smartphone constantly tracks and sends away location data and shares them with third party apps. The dashboard is were you will find your privacy settings, your security settings, the number of apps you have installed and purchased and information about your devices. If you cannot recover your Google Account information or for some reason never set up a Primary Google Account on the phone at all which is extremely uncommon then you will not be able to utilize this phone tracking feature to locate your cell phone. Once you have logged into your Google Account you should see your accounts Dashboard with a list of options.
I did not see any mention of this proviso in your guide. I don't remember when the last time I used it, maybe 1 month ago, to ring my device and it was fine. Your phone, your beloved extension of your physical body, is dead. Now, select Google location settings and turn off Location History for your account. You'll go to the service and see it there.
Make sure to always report a lost or stolen cell phone right away. Power cycled the phone as well. Google integrated Your Timeline into the last Google Maps app update, which means that you can access all your stored location history easily on your phone. Under it, you would find Android Tab. You would also see the list of apps installed on your device.
Not to Forget, With the rise of smartphones market and demand — Mobile theft, Lost and Missing cases of phones, smartphones are also increasing every other day. I hope this would help you in finding your lost Android phone. If you want to review your road trip or just try to puzzle together how last night went down, your Google Maps timeline is your friend! Google's Find My Device, previously known as Android Device Manager, helps you find lost or stolen and tablets. This will cause your device to ring for 5 minutes at the highest volume, even if it's set on silent or vibrate. You'll see data from Google services you used while signed in to your account. However, a few days later I checked again and noticed that the problem is back but I was able to get it to work again using same steps.
Once your device has been wiped, you will no longer be able to access it from the app. So this might be what is happening for your phone but there are a few things that you can check for good measure. Under the Android Device Manager section, the locator feature should be enabled by default. Still having problems locating your lost cell phone? Should your phone ever go missing, you can track its location and remotely lock or erase it. You can also find them printed on laptops and tablets that have wireless cards installed. For example, in the image below you see images I took of the hotel I stayed at in the Netherlands.
With this information, the authorities should be able to track down your lost or stolen phone much more quickly and easily. Open up a web browser and in the site address bar where it tells you which webpage you are currently visiting, type in google. Just imagine yourself dragging along a brush with blue paint behind you at all times, painting a line behind you. Of course, this can be avoided by turning location sharing off but this would make many apps that need your current location rather useless — think Foursquare, Google Maps or any other navigation or travel app. Next, log in with your Google account. I recently discovered that Android Device Manager can't find my phone location or any other options provided ring phone, lock or erase.