Howto Track Lost Phone

 Search Stolen Android Mobile and How to Setup Google Find My Device application for Phone tracking.


SIM Carrier can Find Lost Mobile.

Produce mobile bill and IMEI number to cellular service provider. Register written complaint for lost mobile. They will put IMEI number in watchlist. There are three type of IMEI list for network carrier.

1) white-list – allowed IMEI number list.

2) Gray-list – allowed network usage but alert to sim provider.

3) Blacklist – Not allowed for network usage.

When person start mobile with SIM  card. It escalate to register on network. SIM card authenticates on network and send IMEI  and IMSI to network. Every carrier has Equipment Identity Register (EIR) database. It compare IMEI number with EIR. And if IMEI is in graylist or blacklist. Carrier network recognize it and track location. BTS Base Transceiver Station connect mobile to network. It provide network strength. It can use to find location of forgotten mobile. When lost mobile sent LU location update, BTS and network controller can regain distance of mobile from tower, longitude and latitude. It can be tracked.


Use Google Find my Device Application. How to setup Google Find My Device Application.


1)You need Google account or Find My Device App. Go to mobile setting / Account / Add Gmail account. You shall visible in Google Play Store.

2) Network or Internet connection.

 3)Google Location sharing – Go to setting /location and turn on location.

4) power on mobile – If Lost mobile is turn off. It will show last sync activity only as shown in below figure.


Track Stolen Mobile


Go to Gmail manage your account / security / devices/ select find my devices. Now it will show location of stolen mobile.


Use Samsung Find My Mobile services.


Go to setting / lock screen and security / turn on Find My Mobile. Register account on Samsung and Sign in. Select your associated Samsung mobile. Search location of lost mobile. You can track location of lost Samsung mobile.

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