How to locate your Honor 8X
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How to locate your Honor 8X?
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 Honor 8X in case of loss or theft.
Through this article, we will explain the different ways to locate your Smartphone.
First, you can locate your Honor 8X with the Honor 8X Device Manager, secondly via Google Maps and finally, using third-party applications.
Use Honor 8X Device Manager to locate your Honor 8X
Enable Honor 8X Device Manager
The Honor 8X Device Manager is a feature of your Honor 8X that is common to all Honor 8X devices, so you do not need to install an application.
Our other articles on Honor 8X 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 Honor 8X must be connected to your Google Account and must have access to the Internet.
Second, you must enable the “Honor 8X Device Manager”. To do this, click on the “Settings” menu of your Honor 8X, then go to the “Personnel” section where you will press “Google”. After entering Google settings, go to “Honor 8X 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 Honor 8X on Google with Honor 8X Device Manager
After performing all the operations described above, you can now locate your Honor 8X 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 Honor 8X where 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 Honor 8X if you are sure never to find it.
Locate your Honor 8X from another device via the Honor 8X 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 “Honor 8X Device Manager” on his device, like on your Honor 8X. 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 Honor 8X. Do not forget, in case of loss or theft, go to your operator so that he can block your line and your Honor 8X then go to the competent authorities.
Locate your Honor 8X via Google Maps
The location of your device with Google Maps exists because your Honor 8X automatically saves the approximate location of your device.
Before embarking on the location of your Honor 8X via 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 Honor 8X, 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 Honor 8X 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 Honor 8X.
Use third-party applications to locate your Honor 8X
There is a wide range of applications dedicated to locating lost devices, including your Honor 8X. 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 Honor 8X, but which offer only a short free trial period or paid options to improve the performance of the Honor 8X, 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 Honor 8X.