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HTC Source | January 19, 2018

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Lost phone? Track it down with a Google search

Lost phone? Track it down with a Google search

Tracking down a misplaced phone just got a whole lot easier. Google has just unveiled a new “find my phone” feature which has been enabled with the latest update to the Google app on your phone. All you need to do is go to, type in “find my phone” and you’ll be greeted by a map which can show you the current or last location of your Android device.

If the phone’s lost somewhere in your house or you happened to kick it under the seat in your car, you have the option to set off your ring tone with a simple click. If you want to remotely wipe or lock your phone, you can click the map and you’ll be redirected to Android Device Manager.

We hope you never have to the Google’s new “find my phone” feature, but it’s nice to know it’s there when the unforeseeable happens.


Source: Google

About Nick Gray

Tech enthusiast, Android user and founder of the first HTC blog – Nick Gray has been blogging about HTC phones before most people knew what a smartphone even was. Over the years Nick has owned and tested dozens HTC devices and is constantly flashing new ROMs to his Android phones.


  1. Mika May

    Wow great post. Thanks for posting this update. It is indeed helpful.
    Cheers! recording app

  2. Peter Beskalis

    My HTC ONE Cell phone was taken from me from me by the San Mateo Ca police department due to some nonesence. I love that phone to death. And now I can’t find it. Please Help me get it back..

  3. Turamye Ronald

    I Lost my HTC one e9+ how can I recover my phone it’s now coming to 2 months

  4. I lost my HTC 1 phone since October 2016 and have not been able to find it. Possibly it’s been switched off since then