Android operating system is considered as a landmark in this technological era as it provides its users with a number of multiple features in just one single device. With each new version of Android something new is introduced in the market. And its provider Google also introduces something more remarkable, Android Device Manager. So, update yourselves about the knowledge for using Android Device Manager here.
Android Device Manager is a superb feature offered by Google to help Android owners in the following ways:
Setting up the Android device manager is not a difficult task. Follow the simple steps below, and you can do it yourself
Step 1 Turn on the location service on your Android device.
Step 2 Sign in your Google account associated with your Android device and go to
Step 3 Your Android device will automatically appear.
Step 1 Download Google Android Device Manager app on your Android device's Google play app store and install.
Step 2 A Welcome screen will appear
Step 3 Tap Accept and you will be ready to go on.
Once you lost your Android device, you can use Android Device Manager to do the following things:
Step 1 Sign in to your Google account on
Step 2 Select an Android device you want to track.
Step 3 The location of the device will show on Google Maps.
Under the model information, there are some options and choose Ring, it starts drumming in full volume, even if it is locked and is set to vibrate for the next 5 minutes. You can search the lost Android device easily with this option if you have put it up somewhere in your house or at your workplace.
If you choose Lock, a dialogue box will ask you to reset the new password and people will not be able to access your device. We can also use this feature to bypass our Android lock screen.
If you choose Erase, a new dialogue box will ask you to confirm the action of erasing all your data.
Android Device Manager is not the one you want? Don't worry. There are other alternatives for finding your lost phones!
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This app is designed for locating your lost phone or device. It offers you with the ease of seeing your device on the Google Map by showing its current position. You can locate any stolen or lost phone or other devices with its help. What you have to do is to register yourself with the app after installing it. Once you provide your phone number to the app you can trace its location anytime anywhere! However, this phone does not offer you with other options like erasing your personal data or unlocking the screen pattern.
Also, you are not able to set up a new pin for your device or you cannot ring your device. But the device owners keep on updating its interface for making it easy to use with minimum battery consumption.
This revolutionary app is considered as one of the best alternatives of Android Device Manager. You can ring your phone by turning the ringer volume to full or send a text message alert to track down your device. It also offers you the exact location of your device by showing it on Google Maps by linking it with GPS coordinates. Another awesome feature of this app is that it offers the notifications of any change of sim card or phone number so that they can trace it down easily even someone tries to use it.
Also, it offers you with password protection feature so that no one can alter your defined settings in the app without proper authentication. And it also offers a list option that includes the people who can use your device through texts. This app is one of the best in the market as it offers you with the option to remove data from your SD card or even from your phone remotely.
This App is another alternative with a number of features. You can control it through SMS or via internet to erase your phone data or your SD card's storage. It also provides the feature for locking your phone. Like Wheres My Droid, it also offers you with the alarm options, email notification when sim card is changed.
This app offers you the option to track down your device. It offers your a one-week trial and after that a $2.99 minimum payment for lifetime usage. It offers you the option of ringing an alarm even if your phone is set on the vibration mode. Like the two apps above, Cerberus can also erase your data. Also, you can lock your device with a code for further protection. Another amazing feature of this app is that you can operate this app through SMS too, so it does not require an internet connection.
Seek Droid offers you the location of your device with previous history, ringing alarm option, wipes your phone or SD card's data remotely and locks your device easily. You can control multiple devices with a single account with this app.
Android Device Manager is a complete package with a number of awesome features. However, you cannot perform certain features:
1) You cannot manage contacts, messages, videos, photos, apps, music.
2) You cannot backup your contacts, messages, videos, photos, apps, music.
3) You cannot send messages, import iTunes playlist.
4) You cannot access your device if it is switched off or if an internet connection is not available.