Did you ever misplaced or lost your mobile? Your mobile may contain your private data that can be highly confidential. This is a very high risk factor. You might not have installed tracking application in your mobile. Then how do you track your lost mobile? Don’t get panicked!! This article helps you track your Smartphone without any installed tracking application. This could be a great chance for you to get your device back to you.

There are plenty of phone recovery applications available on Google Play Store that will help you get your mobile back. We mentioned few of those applications,

Let’s have a look at different ways to bring back the mobile to its owner,

  1. Track with Google Android’s device manager


  • Your mobile has to be connected with your Google account.
  • Your mobile should have access to the internet.
  • Allow Android Device Manager (ADM) to find your mobile. This can be changed in the Google Settings application (turn on).
  • Allow ADM to make your device locked and delete all its data (Turn off).

Android Device Manager is one of the best Google’s official and simple to-use tools to track your Android mobile. The best thing about it is that you don’t have to download and install an application in order to track your lost or stolen mobile. The essential requirement is that your device has to be connected with your Google account, turned on and should have access to the web. You should do nothing more than visiting the Android Device Manager while being signed into your Google Account. When the site is stacked it will naturally attempt to find your mobile. If you have a few Android devices enrolled, verify the right one is picked in the dropdown menu.

device manager to track mobile

Recently, Google updated some of ADM’s features into their query page. This implies that you’re ready to rapidly find any enlisted Android gadget right from the list items. By utilizing the search query “where is my mobile”, Google shows a guide over the list items in which it will attempt to discover your lost mobile. When found, you can give it a chance to clicking so as to ring on “Ring” at the left bottom.

With ADM, you can track your Android mobiles (registered devices), allowing your mobile ring and then wipe your mobiles data (enabled). Other than that, ADM doesn’t offer more alternatives to remote control your devices. Google continues enhancing it and presents more supportive elements, for example, taking pictures if it got stolen and you need to take a man’s preview who took it.

If there’s no portable PC around when you lose your gadget, you can likewise make use of another person’s Android device to track it. Rather than using the browser, you can use the Android Device Manager application. You can sign in with the visitor mode and your Google account qualifications.

  1. Make use of Samsung’s “Find my mobile


  • Your mobile need to have access to the web.
  • You need to have a registered Samsung account.
  • “Find my mobile” should be set up on your Samsung mobile (remote controlled enabled).

If you have a Samsung mobile, then you have access to find your mobile stolen or lost using Samsung’s “Find my mobile”. For this to work, you need to have a Samsung account and enrolled your device before you lost it.

samsung application for finding mobile lost

To start, head over and sign into the “Find my mobile” site. Check the left sidebar and ensure that your gadget is registered with your Samsung account. Presently, you should do nothing more than selecting ‘Find my mobile” in the sidebar and snap on the find option. On the off chance that your gadget is online and remote control is enabled, you ought to see its approx location. “Find my mobile” permits you to do different things, for example, bolting your gadget, giving it a chance to ring with a message and wiping its information.

samsung's find my mobile application

  1. Timeline (Google Maps location history)


  • Your device has to be connected with your Google account.
  • Your device needs to have access to the web.
  • Area Reporting and Location History should be actuated on your gadget (should be possible in the Google Settings application on your gadget).

Update: “Google completely overhauled the interface and user experience of its Location History tool, including giving it a new name  – Your Timeline. The focus of Timeline is to help you keep track of the places you visited. Before the update, you could only see dots on a map. Now, Your Timeline actually shows you the names of the places you had been to (e.g. airports, cafes, bars …). Thanks to the better naming of your past recorded locations, finding a lost phone has become much easier. Keep reading to learn how Your Timeline can help you get your phone back.”


Dissimilar to the Android Device Manager, the Timeline feature of Google Maps doesn’t concentrate on finding a lost mobile. You can utilize your area information for a wide range of things. In any case, it is additionally a decent approach to find your lost mobile.

This is what you have to do, Go to the Your Timeline (previous Google Maps Location History) and verify the present day is chosen in the schedule. On the left sidebar, you can see a complete course of events of that day including the names every single recorded area. On the right, you can see every one of the areas envisioned on a guide.

The benefit of Timeline is the capacity to track your telephone’s area much of the time over a timeframe. On the off chance that somebody stole it, you could make out frequently went by spots, which could be the criminal’s home or work environment. That may help you and the powers to get the individual.

I prescribe experimenting with the Android Device Manager or Android Lost to start with, since they’re ready to utilize your gadget’s GPS and offer other valuable elements.

  1. Make use of Drop box to get back your stolen mobile


  • Your mobile need to have access to the web.
  • “Camera Upload” has to be activated in your Drop box application.
  • Someone has to take pictures with your lost gadget.

Dropbox might be your final option if all the other ways don’t work out for you to bring back your lost mobile. For this to work, in any case, Dropbox has to be installed on your mobile and the “Camera Upload” option must be enabled on to your mobile. Along these lines, each time your mobile takes a photo, it consequently gets transferred to your Dropbox “Camera Uploads”. Thus, on the off chance that he or she takes a decent selfie you may have the capacity to recognize the person who has stolen your mobile. You can even make out the location by looking at the pictures transferred.

As such, that is the main way Dropbox can help you. Dropbox doesn’t give you the IP location of cell phones which are associated with your Dropbox account.