How To Track A Lost Samsung Cellphone
Losing a Samsung cellphone is quite a hassle, especially when the cellphone is lost is a high-end type. It would be a big loss if you couldn’t find it.
Well, as a solution there is a way to track down a lost Samsung cellphone so that it can be detected until it can finally be found again.
You and I certainly don’t want your favourite cellphone that was bought with a lost struggle. However, there’s nothing wrong with knowing how to track the position of a lost cellphone.
Even if your HP is not lost, who knows this method can help a friend. Yes, no?
How to Track a Lost Samsung Cellphone?
Tracking is done by utilizing signals, GPS, travel data, and the Google account used.
The method below will help find the last position of the cellphone even though it doesn’t have high accuracy. However, it never hurts to try right?
1. With Google Find My Device
Google Find My Device is one of the easiest apps to use. If you want to take advantage of this application, follow the steps below in sequence:
- Already downloaded and installed Google Find My Device from Google Play Store. Avoid using APKs from other sites as they could run viruses.
- Sign in using your email and the password you used on your cellphone is lost.
- After entering it, you will be taken to maps that show the map and location of the cellphone in the form of a green pin. Zoom in on the map to see it. The accuracy of this map is 15-20 meters, depending on the GPS used.
- As soon as you find the location, you can immediately slide there while your cellphone is active.
- You can sound an alarm from your cellphone even though the cellphone is initially on silent. With this ringtone, you can hear and finally find it.
- The phone can also be locked and its data deleted if it is not found.
2. Use Gmail/Google Account
Use another cellphone to log into your Google or Gmail account. Next, follow the steps below to make it easy to find:
- Sign in to Gmail.
- Tap the profile picture on the top right. Select ” Google Account “.
- Once logged in, you have to select the “Security” tab.
- Scroll down until you find Find a lost device.
- After pressing, you will be taken to the browser.
- There is an option to ring the cellphone and lock it like Find My Device.
3. Use the IMEI
IMEI can be used to track the whereabouts of the cellphone. However, you must contact the authorities and the operator.
If the entire process has gone well, then the tracking process will be carried out using the IMEI.
This method will take a while, but it can’t hurt to give it a try. Other methods in this section should also be used to speed up the process of finding.
4. With Samsung’s Find My Mobile
Like the iPhone, Samsung also has its own platform for tracking gadgets that happen to be lost.
You can go to the Find My Mobile Samsung website. Once logged in, you will be asked to log in using a Samsung account.
Once you buy a Samsung cellphone, immediately activate a Samsung account. Once the account is active, you can easily track it using this site. Just log in and get on the track right away.
Apart from tracking, this site can also be used to:
- Ring the speaker from HP.
- Lock HP automatically HP
- Wipe phone data remotely.
How in case your Samsung cellphone is lost
It doesn’t hurt to be on guard before your favourite Samsung cellphone is lost. Here are some ways you can do it.
1. Installing a Layered Password
When a Samsung cellphone crashes and you don’t provide a password, the risk of the data on it being used by other people will be big.
Well, just in case such a condition does not happen, it’s a good idea to provide a layered password.
The first layer is the password from the cellphone itself. It is recommended to use fingerprint or face scan to make it more difficult to break into.
The second layer of the security system is the application locker. This way, lost HP will be difficult to tamper with.
2. Installing the Tracking Application
You can install an application that has a tracking feature. So, once you know your phone is missing, you can immediately track it down. This method is optional but will help strengthen the security system from HP.
3. Protect Important Data
Always protect important data on HP. You can use certain applications or not use your personal account too often. Once you are done using your personal account, you can immediately log out.
This method will make you feel comfortable even though the cellphone is on the table and borrowed by people. All accounts are logged out. So, if you want to enter you have to enter your user name and password.
What to Do Once You Know Your Cellphone Is Lost?
Sometimes we don’t realize that our cellphone just disappears. Well, if you suddenly remember, do some of the things below first.
1. Call or Send Message
Once you know that your Samsung cellphone is lost, it’s a good idea to immediately call or send a message. This is done to ensure that your cellphone is active. So, it will be easier when tracked.
In addition, if someone else finds your cellphone, there is a possibility that the person who found it can be contacted. If there is still sustenance, they want to be found and return their HP.
However, if it’s bad, the SIM card will be removed and the phone is turned off.
2. Immediately Combing Last Location Going
Once you realize that the cellphone you are using is lost, try to remember it immediately. Where was the last trip?
If the location of the trip is not far away, you can solve it immediately while continuing to contact so that if a sound is heard.
This method will increase the chances of your lost phone being found soon. If you don’t find this manual search, you can use the method that has been discussed at length above.
3. Block All Personal Accounts
Block all personal accounts that you use. Some accounts have a one-place login system, once one place logs in, other places automatically log out.
In addition, you can also block important accounts such as bank accounts so they are not misused.
This method must be done if the cellphone you are using is not locked or there is no password, pattern, or another lock.
4. Reporting the Loss to the Authorities
Report your lost phone to the authorities. This is done to avoid dangerous things such as misuse of identity.
Even though the chances of the phone being found are low, it doesn’t hurt to do this as it will apply to taking care of SIM loss.
The method to track a lost Samsung cellphone above can generally be used for all Android phones.
All you need to do is adjust your account and start tracking from where you last travelled or travelled.
Lost HP will usually be a little difficult to find. Especially in a very crowded area and found irresponsible people.
For that, make sure to hold or put the cellphone in a comfortable place so that there is no risk of falling, losing it, or being taken by someone.
Mustafa Al Mahmud is the Founder and CEO of Gizmo Concept and also a professional Blogger, SEO Professional as well as Entrepreneur. He loves to travel and enjoy his free moment with family members and friends.