Android Device Manager on Android device allows users to search their lost or stolen mobile phone, but Google is making it easier for users to locate them.
Now, users don’t have to rely only on the Android Device Manager to locate their phone, Google now give users the ability to find their device through Google Search. All they have to do is search “find my phone” in Google Search and it will display the location of your device.
You can click on the “Ring” button to make a sound in case you’ve placed it somewhere, or locate it in case of a theft.
We’ve all been there — you’ve searched under your car seat, tossed around the sofa cushions and you still can’t find your phone. If you know where your computer is, you can now ask Google to find your Android phone from your desktop. If the pesky phone is hiding nearby, Google can ring it for you — or you can see it on the map if you, say, forgot it at the bar. Just make sure you’ve got the latest version of the Google app!
If you have multiple device, there’s a dropdown menu on the top right corner where you’ll be able to see all your devices and switch between them.
Unfortunately, the service doesn’t let you lock or wipe out your phone — the task is still limited to Android Device Manager.
Source: Google+Filed Under: Mobile Phone News, Top News