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Find My Device app reveals more details on Google’s crowdsourced tracking network

In mid-June, we first reported that Google is working on a "Find My Device Network", essentially the Android version of Apple's "Find My network". The strings we discovered in the Google Play Services app stated that this network will allow your phone to help locate your and other people's devices. Apart from the strings and...

XDA Basics: How to use Find My Phone on Android

Got a hole in your pocket? We’ve been there where we realize we've lost our phone. Nothing makes a person feel down on their luck quite like reaching into their holster, only to be dismayed when they pull up nothing but lint. I need to find my phone before somebody else gets a hold of...

Find My Device 2.4 prepares to add support for finding your Bluetooth Fast Pair accessories

Back at Google I/O in May 2019, Google announced lots of new software, devices, and features. One such announcement that they made pertained to the Google Fast Pair Service (GFPS) integrating with Find My Device. GFPS is a part of Google Play Services. Fast Pair does, more or less, exactly what it says on the...

Find My Device v2.3 can now show more precise indoor locations

Find My Device is a feature you may not think about often, but it can be a real lifesaver. It's built into every Android phone with Google Play Services and allows you to remotely locate, lock, and ring the device. Even if you just can't find the phone in your house, the feature comes in...

Google Home Feature Updates: Phone Calling, Room Assignments, Broadcast Mode, Multi-user Availability, Nest Integration, Find my Phone

At today's Made by Google event, Google made pretty clear that they were completely invested into the Google Assistant and, especially, into the Google Home, which formally became a product lineup today. Aside from the Google Home we got back in 2016, we now also have the Google Home Mini, which offers all the features...