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How To Track And Find Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus

How To Track And Find Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are great smartphones that come with great features. One of the features is tracking your Galaxy S8 if you happen to lose it or it gets stolen. The feature is very similar to the Find My iPhone that is for the iPhone devices. The name for the one that the Android has is called Find My Android or Android Device Manager that Google created. We will show you different methods in order to find your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.


Tips on find your lost Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus

If you lose or get your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus, do not worry. We will discuss various ways in which you can find your Galaxy S8. Look at the tips below to find your device as fast as possible.

  • For this to work, you will need to download the necessary tools for you to find your Galaxy S8. We recommend you to download Android Device Manager and Lookout. It is a good idea for you make sure that this situation does not happen again.
  • You can access your information from your device through an app called AirDroid.


Find Galaxy S8 Using Android Device Manager

Without a doubt using Android Device Manger is your best bet in locating your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus because it a feature that is made specifically if you are unable to track your phone. A lot of the device already have the feature preinstalled but look at the boxing to make sure that you do not need to install later. If your device does not come with Android Device Manger, you can set it up for your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus by going to Settings > Security and Screen Lock > Device Administrators. The specificity of the names and the location of the menu may differ but various devices so it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with it. Once done with that, all you have to do is go to and click on “Android Device Manager” to enable it.


Lookout Usage

There may be a case where Android Device manager cannot be used to locate your Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. However, if this is the case do not worry, you can use Lookout which is similar to Android Device Manager but it just has more general security features.


Find Galaxy S8 using Loud Ring Mode

If you simple put your Samsung Galaxy S8 on loud ring mode, it will be easier for you to find it if it is close by. You can also lock your phone remotely and it will erase the device if you information you don’t want others to know since it is an option giving to you.


Find Your Lost Galaxy S8

The way you can track down your stolen Galaxy S8 device is going to Android Device Manager page when you are trying to find it with another Android device. It will begin to start locating your Galaxy S8. This feature will only work if your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus is connected to some sort of Wi-Fi.


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