Google Find my Device

You’ve added a Google Account to your device, Find My Device is automatically turned on. Google Find my Device needs to check a few boxes before you can be sure it’s even possible to locate your device. It’s quite simple, so you shouldn’t have any trouble getting your phone back, as long as it isn’t in the middle of the ocean somewhere.

  • Visit
  • Sign in to your primary Google account.
  • Click on the lost phone in the upper left corner.
  • View your phone on the map.
  • Click “Play sound” to ring phone for 5 minutes.

How to find my device ?

Make sure your device can be found :

  • Be turned on.
  • Be signed in to a Google Account.
  • Be connected to mobile data or Wi-Fi.
  • Be visible on Google Play.
  • Have Location turned on.
  • Have Find My Device turned on.

Remotely find, lock, or erase :

  • Go to and sign in to your Google Account.
  • Click the lost phone at the top of the screen and the lost phone gets a notification.
  • Now, you’ll get info about where the phone is.
  • The location is approximate and pick what you want to do.
  • Play sound: Rings your phone at full volume for 5 minutes.
  • Secure device: Locks your phone with your PIN, pattern, or password.
  • Erase device: Permanently deletes all data on your phone.

5 Steps of Finding my lost device :

Step 1: Check that Find My Device is on

  • Open your device’s Settings app.
  • Tap Security > Find My Device.
  • Make sure Find My Device is turned on.

Step 2: Check that Location is on

  • Open your device’s Settings app.
  • Turn on Location.

Step 3: Check that Google Play visibility is on

  • Open
  • Under “Visibility,” pick the device.

Step 4: Turn on 2-Step Verification backups

  • Go to your Google Account > Security > “Signing in to Google” > 2-Step Verification.
  • Add at least 1 additional second step, either: Backup codes & Backup phone & Backups help you get back into your account.

Step 5: Check that you can find your device

  • Open
  • Sign in to your Google Account.
  • Click this device at the top of the screen.