How to locate your Alcatel 3C
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How to locate your Alcatel 3C?
For some unknown reason, you may have lost your smartphone or someone has stolen it in the street.
Unfortunately, this happens very often but today it is possible to locate your Alcatel 3Cin case of loss or theft.
Through this article, we will explain the different ways to locate your Smartphone.
First, you can locate your Alcatel 3C with the Alcatel 3C Device Manager, secondly via Google Maps and finally, using third-party applications.
Use Alcatel 3C Device Manager to locate your Alcatel 3C
Enable Alcatel 3C Device Manager
The Alcatel 3C Device Manager is a feature of your Alcatel 3C that is common to all Alcatel 3C devices, so you do not need to install an application.
Our other articles on Alcatel 3C can help you.
In order to prevent a possible loss or theft of your phone, you must perform some manipulations to activate this system. First, your Alcatel 3C must be connected to your Google Account and must have access to the Internet.
Second, you must enable the “Alcatel 3C Device Manager”. To do this, click on the “Settings” menu of your Alcatel 3C, then go to the “Personnel” section where you will press “Google”. After entering Google settings, go to “Alcatel 3C Device Manager” and finally click “Locate this device” where you will be able to enable or disable remote locking and deletion of data. Here ! You have activated the location to find your phone in case of loss or theft.
Locate your Alcatel 3C on Google with Alcatel 3C Device Manager
After performing all the operations described above, you can now locate your Alcatel 3C by visiting the Internet.
First, type “where is my phone” in the search bar of the Google search engine.
After that, a map will appear before your eyes, where Google will try to locate your Alcatel 3Cwhere it is located.
You will then have several possibilities: ring your phone, lock it if you have not protected it before or you can simply delete all the information contained on your Alcatel 3C if you are sure never to find it.
Locate your Alcatel 3C from another device via the Alcatel 3C Device Manager
If you do not have a computer, ask a friend to use the smartphone for a few minutes.
Do not worry, the method is simple.
See if your friend has the “Alcatel 3C Device Manager” on his device, like on your Alcatel 3C. If your friend does not have it, type the name in the Google Play Store and you’ll find the app.
Then, you will be able to identify yourself in the “Guest” mode that the application offers and you will enter your Google identifiers on your Alcatel 3C. Do not forget, in case of loss or theft, go to your operator so that he can block your line and your Alcatel 3C then go to the competent authorities.
Locate your Alcatel 3C via Google Maps
The location of your device with Google Maps exists because your Alcatel 3C automatically saves the approximate location of your device.
Before embarking on the location of your Alcatel 3Cvia Google Maps, there are some imperatives to follow. First, the device must be connected to your Google Account and must have Internet access.
Finally, the reporting functions and location histories, which are in the Google app settings on your Alcatel 3C, must be enabled.
Start by visiting the Google Maps site and visit the site history.
Then click on today’s date and click on “Show Timestamps” located below the calendar.
From now on, you can see where your Alcatel 3C has been registered, for example by clicking on the latest time stamps where you will find the last location where your device was located.
Following this, we recommend that you contact the appropriate authorities to deal with this issue on your Alcatel 3C.
Use third-party applications to locate your Alcatel 3C
There is a wide range of applications dedicated to locating lost devices, including your Alcatel 3C. To find all these apps, just type “anti-theft” in the search bar of Google Play Store.
The most famous applications are “Where’s my Droid” and “Cerberus Anti-Theft”, which offer an excellent localization of your Alcatel 3C, but which offer only a short free trial period or paid options to improve the performance of the Alcatel 3C, application.
These applications are for illustrative purposes only.
We recommend that you carefully read the application descriptions to see if the applications are free or paying, but also read user reviews that are helpful in choosing an anti-theft application on your Alcatel 3C.