How to Erase all data from your lost Android Smartphone

15 Oct 2017
How to Erase all data from your lost Android Smartphone

How to Erase all data from your lost Android Smartphone

Increasing population all over the world has increased the rate of sale of Android smartphones and much more. In Crowded countries like India, China, Pakistan, etc losing your Android smartphone is a common thing like we forget to take our Phone kept at a shop while shopping, dropped from your purse by some bad luck and much more. Losing your phone means losing your whole personal data containing images, audios, videos, phone history, etc. Losing your smartphone with this personal data somewhere, someone can use that data for blackmailing you and much more.

Lost your Android Smartphone? Don’t be panic here we have a solution, Erase your data from another resource. In this article, we will show you how to erase your Android smartphone’s data when lost.

Find My Device is on by default for Android devices. In order for the ‘Find my device to work’, your device must be turned on, signed in to a Google Account, connected to the Internet either by data or wifi, Location and Find my device turned on. Once you see your device in ‘Find my phone’, it will show your device’s last location, and the device gets a notification.

Step 1: Now go to android.com/find

Step 2: Sign in to your Google Account.

Step 3: It will show you the list of devices you used on the top. In case, if you have more than one device, click the lost device at the top of the screen.

Step 4: On the map, see whereabouts of the device.

Step 5: If you can’t see the device right now, it shows its last known location, if available.

Step 6: Now you will be left with options in the app — Sound, Lock and Erase.

How to Erase all data from your lost Android Smartphone

If you tap on Play sound, it will ring your device at full volume for 5 minutes, even if it’s set to silent or vibrate.

If you tap on lock, it locks your device with your PIN, pattern, or password. Apart from that, you can also add a recovery message or phone number to the lock screen.

If you tap on erase, your data will be deleted permanently from the phone.

Above is proper Guide for Erasing your lost Android smartphone’s data.

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