Initially, Google released the Android Device Manager as a part of Android settings on the device, which could be hard-to-find at times, while the actual interface required users to get access to a web browser and locate a stolen Android device. Now, Google has made things more simpler by releasing a dedicated Android Device Manager application that gives users the ability to track a device registered with your Google account. Later, it can be used to remotely lock the d
The Android application has the same function as the web version, the web version is still accessible from https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager. In order to use Android Device Manager, users must enable it from the Device Administrators by navigating to Settings>Security>Device administrators.
The application is very useful for users with multiple devices, but won’t be of much use for a person with a single Android device. Android users with multiple devices can register all their devices and keep track of all of them from a single interface.
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
Sized at 2.3MB, Android Device Manager is available for download from the Google Play Store running Android 2.3 or higher.
Source: Google Play