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How to Use Android Device Manager

Some might complain about the Android Device Manager because they fail to locate their Android phone/tablets by using this tool, including the app version and the website version. For example, they complain that they cannot find their lost or misplaced device even though they have signed in to Google account and installed Android Device Manager. In this case, we are going to post some tips on how to enable Android Device Manager.

All the steps below must be done on your Android before it is lost.

Step 1 Turn on Location Access
Step 2 Enable Google Security Settings
Step 3 Locate Android Solution

Step 1 Turn on Location Access 

Go to "Settings". Scroll down the screen and choose "Location". In the next screen, switch on the toggle. Then you can turn on Locations access settings.

You can choose a location mode. If you choose High accuracy, which is highly recommended, the phone will use GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cellular networks to determine location. Battery saving mode lets Android to determine location using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or cellular networks. When Device only mode is turned on, your device will determine location with GPS.
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Turn on Location Access 

Step 2 Enable Google Security Settings 

Go to "Settings" > "Google" > "Security". In the Security page, turn on "Remotely locate this device". This will show device location on Android Device Manager. Then hit the button next to "Allow remote lock and erase". If you lose your device, you can remotely lock or factory reset it with Android Device Manager.

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Step 3 Locate Android Solution 

Go to Log in your account (the one that you sign in with your Android). Check if you can locate your Android or not. If not, go to your Android phone and see whether it has signed in Google account or not.

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Hope this solution helps you! If you locate your Android device successfully, you can ring the phone or send messages to inform the one who finds you device. If you are worry about data leaking, you can remotely erase it. 
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