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How to find your phone

Install these apps before you need them! And configure them as mentioned.


If you haven't here is how to enable google location reporting.

Android Device Manager - If you haven't previously installed the app, head over to the web interface at anyhow you might have location tracking enabled but not know it.

Google Location History - This site can make cool animated maps showing you were your stolen phone went.

Google Location History

Google Location History

Wheres My Droid - installed this on the phone before you loose it BUT also do the following:


Apple iOS

Login to Find My Phone section. Do this ahead of time before you need it! Make sure you can see and locate all your devices there and test it out a bit.

On your Macs you would need to have enabled the iCloud in your System Preferences beforehand also.

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Posted by tomachi on April 19th, 2015 filed in Smart phones