Find my mobile feature
The Find My Device feature on a Samsung device allows you to locate, lock, or erase your device remotely through the Find My Mobile website.
To use the Find My Device feature on a Samsung device, you will need to have a Samsung account and be signed in to it on your device. You will also need to make sure that the Find My Device feature is turned on. Here’s how to use it:
- Go to Settings > Biometrics and security > Find My Mobile.
- Make sure that the “Remote controls” option is turned on.
- Go to the Find My Mobile website (https://findmymobile.samsung.com/) and sign in with your Samsung account.
- From the website, you can see the location of your device on a map and use the various options available to locate, lock, or erase your device.
Remotely control your lost device
below are short explanations about the various options you can use to remotely control your lost Samsung device;
- Locate: This option allows you to see the location of your device on a map. You can also use this option to make your device ring, which can be helpful if it is lost somewhere nearby.
- Lock: This option allows you to lock your device remotely, which can be useful if you are concerned about someone accessing your personal information. When you lock your device, you can set a message to display on the lock screen and a phone number for someone to contact if they find your device.
- Erase: This option allows you to erase all the data on your device remotely. This can be useful if you are concerned about the security of your personal information and want to ensure that it is not accessed by anyone else. Keep in mind that this option is irreversible, and you will not be able to retrieve any of the data on your device after it is erased. It is recommended that you back up any important data before using this option.
Keep in mind that the Find My Device feature will only work if your device is turned on and connected to the internet. If you are unable to locate your device using this feature, it may be turned off or out of range. In this case, you may need to contact your wireless carrier or local authorities for assistance in finding your device.