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Tips Corner – Android Device Manager: Find Your Stolen Phone

Android has a great native tool to help locate and remote wipe a lost or stolen phone. It is called the ADM or short for Android Devices Manager. Well, Although we hope not to use it, but of course we might not know what will happen in the future.

So this article will definitely help you when the time come. All you need is a Google account to set it up on your phone, and you can use any other online device to track it down or wipe it. The important thing of course is to set it up before the event happen, just for pre-cautious.

Step 1 : Install ADM (Android Devices Manager)

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Source: play.google.com

Description

Ever misplaced or lost your phone? Android Device Manager locates lost devices and helps you keep your device—and the data inside it—safe and secure. Android Device Manager lets you:● Locate Android devices associated with your Google account
● Reset your device’s screen lock PIN
● Erase all data on the phone
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Step 2 : Signing your in your email to the app

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Source: androidcentral.com

Well, in this step. you only need the a google e-mail, to sign in on the google android devices. You can use any of the Google accounts that are on your phone, and you’ll find it easier with the built in feature in the app.

When you sign in the app, the app will automatically let you see the map where your phone currently is – which is hopefully in your hands, but if it is not, you might need to track it down using this app. Hopefully the stealer is dumb enough not to turn off the location on the phone.
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Source: androidcentral.com

Well, for the person which have 2 or more google account sign on its phone, it might a bit hard as some of your devices might not be listed and it could be help with this article here. Oh, And there is the guest feature that allows someone else to find, lock or wipe their device using the app on your phone.

There are also a  feature to :

1. Ring your Phone : Ring your Phone at Max Volume

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2. Lock : set or change a PIN or password on your device

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3. Clear All data : Factory Reset your phone

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Of course this tool is just for pre-caution, which is a knowledge everybody else needed. For those of you who might had a stolen phone, a deep condolence for you, and i hope that this app will help you find it. Share this app, because this is definitely an important information for other. Thank you for reading this article, and have a nice day!

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