New York: “Google has the answer to everything!” It is again time to prove that this statement is correct Search engine giant Google can now help locate the smartphone.Using Google search on a desktop, users need to type in ‘Find my phone’ and an approximate location of the device will be shown, was declared by Google on a blog post. “We’ve all been there — you’ve searched under your car seat, tossed around the sofa cushions and you still can’t find your phone. If you know where your computer is, you can now ask Google to find your Android phone from your desktop,” it said.
The Android Device Manager will allow users to ring their device, using which they can locate their device. The phone will ring for five minutes, once the ring option is chosen. This will only take place if the phone’s ‘Location’ option is on at the moment.The feature also allows users to lock and erase data off the device in case of theft or loss of the handset.The users need to ensure that they have the latest version of the Google App on their registered device.