For those that own a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge, it can be a headache trying to find your lost or stolen smartphone. Don’t worry, below we’ll explain a few different ways that you can find your Galaxy S6 using tools like Android Device Manager, a tracker app and a few other software.
The first tool you can use is Android Device Manager, which is something like Apple’s Find My iPhone. This tool will allow you to find your lost Galaxy S6 almost anywhere in the world. You can learn more about this by reading below on how to use Android Device Manager to find my android device. In addition, a great thing about Android Device Manager is that it’ll let you find your Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge and remotely delete and wipe all data/information. Read the the instructions below on how to find a stolen or lost Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
Quick Tips to find lost Galaxy S6
Below are a few different solution to find your lost Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge:
- It’s important that your Galaxy S6 already has the proper tools installed to help locate the smartphone. This can be done by using software like Android Device Manager and Lookout.
- Also, another great suggestion is to use an app like AirDroid. This app will remotely get control of your files/information and recover the things that you need. In addition, you can also use it for SMS texting and remote camera usage.
Loud Ring Mode To Find Galaxy S6
One great recommendation is to turn on Loud Ring Mode, which will make your phone go and and make noise even if it’s in silent mode. You can do this by downloading the Android Device Manager app from the Google Play Store. You can also use this app to lock and wipe your device remotely in case something happens to your smartphone.
Using Android Device Manager To Find Galaxy S6
When you use Android Device Manager, it’s best for finding the lost or stolen Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. It’s important to note that you need to first register your smartphone to make it accessible via the Android Device Manager. Most Android smartphone are equipped with right out of the box, but it’s a good idea to double check.
Once you’ve registered your device, turn on your Galaxy S6 and go to Settings > Security and Screen Lock > Device Administrators to set up Android Device Manager. Next check the box labelled “Android Device Manager.”
Find Your Lost Galaxy S6
When using Android Device Manager from another device to locate the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge that has been stolen or lost, you’ll beed to go to the Android Device Manager page to find your smartphone. Once here, Android Device Manager will use the GPS of your phone to track the location. It’s important to note for this feature to work, your phone needs to be connected to WiFi so the GPS can work properly.
If by change you are not able to use Android Device Manager, then it’s recommended to use Lookout. The Lockout app is something like Android Device Manager, and but it has more general security features.