What Should I do if I Lost My Android Phone?

What can be the worst, than losing your phone. No matter if you are a marketer, doctor, engineer or whoever you are, if you lose your phone or it gets stolen, your days will stop. I can tell you, how it will be for a marketer. Because I am one of them. Your works will stop. Your secrets are at risk. Your previous marketing data and contacts can be lost forever. You won't be able to analyze those data with new data, just like covid19 has brought new marketing trends for 2021. If now a marketer wants to analyze previous data with the new trends, he won't able to do that. What can be more saddest than this? 
But there are few things you can do, to secure your device.
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Go to Google.
Type "Android Device Manager".
You will get the result "Find My Device-Google".

what should i do if i lost my android phone?

Click > "Find My Device-Google".
A page will appear.
Enter the Gmail Address associated with your google play store.

what should i do if i lost my android phone?

You will see the below interface 
There you will see:
1. Play Sound Option.
2. Secure Device Option.
3. Erase Device Option.
what should i do if i lost my android phone?


Play Sound Option:
If you click this option, your phone will ring for 5 minutes, even if your phone is in the silent mode. Try it first, may be your phone wedged in between your bed or sofa or somewhere near you. Possibilities are endless. If it is near you, you will hear it ringing. 
what should i do if i lost my android phone?

Click the play sound. If you find it, just tap the power button. It will stop ringing

what should i do if i lost my android phone?

Secure Device Option:
If you can't find the device, then go for Secure Device Option. Here you can lock your lost device, and sign out of your  Google Account. 
what should i do if i lost my android phone?


Click it, you will see below page.

what should i do if i lost my android phone?

You can also display message or phone number.
You can display, "Phone is Lost". Also you can display message, how to get back to you, if anyone finds it. 
You can lock your phone also. Any pattern lock, or password lock. It will protect your device if anyone finds it.

Erase Device Option:
There is another option Erase Device Option, Here you can remotely erase your data. If anyone finds your device, finder won't have access to it.
what should i do if i lost my android phone?

This Erase Device Option will render the device unusable anyone but you. If you find your device back to you, you just use the google account to setup to use your phone again.

Note:
Please know if you want to see the location of your device, you can see. Only if your device is connected to internet.
what should i do if i lost my android phone?

There are few applications that can be helpful. But i am not recommending to use any of them. I hope this post will help someone. It does help, then this post is successful. 

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