Things happen when you may lose your Windows phone, misplace it, or have it stolen. Fortunately, you have the Find My Windows Phone function on your Windows phone, which can help you find back your Windows phone or just erase the personal data when you cannot get it back.
In this case, this article will be divided into four parts as follows:
In order to use the Find My Phone function on your Windows phone, you need to enable it first.
Step 1. On your Windows phone, you need to go to the “Settings” option, then choose the “Find My Phone” option and finally tap on the “Save” button.
Step 2. Now on your computer, go to the address “account.microsoft.com” and then log in with your Microsoft account. When you can click on the name or code of your Windows phone to see if the function has been successfully enabled.
Now after you enabled the Find My Phone function on your Windows phone, you can easily locate and track the location of your Windows phone as long as it is on. Just do like this:
Step 1. On your computer, go to the “account.microsoft.com” address and log in.
Step 2. Click on the name or code of your Windows phone to track it.
Step 3. Now you can see a map with the location of your Windows phone on your computer.
Step 4. Then simply use the different buttons on the map to help you find the Windows phone more quickly.
Well, if unfortunately, you can not find your Windows phone back after locating it, the only choice becomes to erase it with the Find My Phone function.
Step 1. On the home page of the address “account.microsoft.com”, you need to go to the “Find My Phone” section.
Step 2. Then find and click on the “Erase” button.
Step 3. There you will see a popping up window, asking you to erase your phone or not. You need to check on the little box, and then tap on the “Erase” button. And then, all the personal data on your Windows phone will be removed.
The features of the Find My Phone function is too limited for those who want more. So now, I will introduce some other Windows phone trackers for your reference.
Tracker 1. GPS Tracker by FollowMee
This is an app for the mobile phone. It can easily locate the position of your Windows phone. After being installed, this app starts to work and record the location of your Windows phone for further service. When you want to track your Windows phone, you simply go to the website of it. With this app, you can also locate your kids’ location, which is very convenient for the parents.
- 1. It is easy to use.
- 2. The functions of it are multiple.
- 3. It will only take up very little storage space on your Windows phone.
- 1. You need to connect your Windows phone to the WIFI when you use this app.
Tracker 2. Phone Tracker
This app offers detailed information about the locations of your Windows phone when you want because it uses the GPS reception. Then it refreshes the map at short intervals so that you can always get the most accurate locations.
- 1. It will cost only a little battery power on your Windows phone.
- 1. The functions are too simple.
Tracker 3. Life360 Family Locator
This is also an app for the mobile phone, and then you want to track your Windows phone, you just need to use the browser on your computer. This app is also used to track the lost or misplaced mobile phone. The interesting thing is that you can perform a remote operation to make your phone alert so that you can easily find the location. And at the same time, if it is stolen, the thief will have to forget your Windows phone.
- 1. It is a free app.
- 2. You can also use this app to send messages to your contacts who use this app too.
- 3. It can release an alert.
- 1. There are too many bugs of this app waiting to be updated.