How to locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+
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How to locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+?
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 Samsung Galaxy S9+in case of loss or theft.
Through this article, we will explain the different ways to locate your Smartphone.
First, you can locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+ with the Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager, secondly via Google Maps and finally, using third-party applications.
Use Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager to locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+
Enable Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager
The Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager is a feature of your Samsung Galaxy S9+ that is common to all Samsung Galaxy S9+ devices, so you do not need to install an application.
In order to prevent a possible loss or theft of your phone, you must perform some manipulations to activate this system. First, your Samsung Galaxy S9+ must be connected to your Google Account and must have access to the Internet.
Our other articles on Samsung Galaxy S9+ can help you.
Second, you must enable the “Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager”. To do this, click on the “Settings” menu of your Samsung Galaxy S9+, then go to the “Personnel” section where you will press “Google”. After entering Google settings, go to “Samsung Galaxy S9+ 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+ on Google with Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager
After performing all the operations described above, you can now locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+ 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+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 Samsung Galaxy S9+ if you are sure never to find it.
Locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+ from another device via the Samsung Galaxy S9+ 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 “Samsung Galaxy S9+ Device Manager” on his device, like on your Samsung Galaxy S9+. 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+. Do not forget, in case of loss or theft, go to your operator so that he can block your line and your Samsung Galaxy S9+ then go to the competent authorities.
Locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+ via Google Maps
The location of your device with Google Maps exists because your Samsung Galaxy S9+ automatically saves the approximate location of your device.
Before embarking on the location of your Samsung Galaxy S9+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 Samsung Galaxy S9+, 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+ 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+.
Use third-party applications to locate your Samsung Galaxy S9+
There is a wide range of applications dedicated to locating lost devices, including your Samsung Galaxy S9+. 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+, but which offer only a short free trial period or paid options to improve the performance of the Samsung Galaxy S9+, 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 Samsung Galaxy S9+.