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Find My Device

Google’s Find My Device app helps you locate your devices and safely – even if a device is offline.*

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Find My Device

Google’s Find My Device app helps you find your belongings quickly and safely – even if a device is offline.* Download the app to your phone

Find my device See what's findable

Five different ways to locate your device

Look on a map.

Pull up the map view to see where your belonging was last located. You can even get directions if it’s not nearby.

Listen for the sound.

You can tap “Play sound” to ring a device, making it easier to find if it fell behind your bed or is buried beneath some pillows.

Light the way.

Once you’ve spotted the location of your tracker tag, send an LED light-flash notification so it’s easier to find.1

Locate devices nearby.

If your belonging is close by, tap “Find nearby” to see its precise location. The shape of the item or device will fill in the closer you get to it.

Let Google Assistant help.

Continue searching under the couch, and ask Google for some extra help finding your missing keys. Say “Hey Google, find my keys.”

A secure, global network that can help.

Using a global network of Android devices, Find My Device can work together to locate your belongings almost anywhere.

Location data on the Find My Device network is encrypted using the PIN, pattern or password for your Android device, helping protect the privacy of everyone participating in the network.

Some extra help from a global network.

Using a global network of Android devices, Find My Device can work together to locate your belongings almost anywhere.

Encrypted for privacy.

Location data on the Find My Device network is encrypted using the PIN, pattern or password for your Android device, helping protect the privacy of everyone participating in the network.

Tracker tags, accessories and other items are findable too.

Find My Device isn’t just for phones, you can use it to find all kinds of things from earbuds to the tracker tag you attached to your wallet. Track it all from the same app.

Findable beyond phones.

Find My Device isn’t just for phones, you can use it to find all kinds of things from earbuds to the tracker tag you attached to your wallet. Track it all from the same app.

What works with Android

Look for the “Works with Android” badge so you know which accessories are compatible.

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What works with Android

Look for the “Works with Android” badge so you know which accessories are compatible.

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What works with Android

Look for the “Works with Android” badge so you know which accessories are compatible.

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So many ways to find misplaced belongings.

Tracker tags

In your luggage or attached to your bike.

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Accessories

Buried in a bag or left on the subway.

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Phones

Dead phone battery or silent mode.

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Safety features for your belongings.

Secure, lock or erase from anywhere.

You can add a PIN, pattern or password to secure and lock a device and keep your data safe. Your privacy is our priority.

Get unknown tracker alerts.

For your safety, your Android phone can warn you if it detects an unfamiliar Bluetooth tag traveling with you. Works with compatible tags.

Any other Find My Devices questions.

Help articles

Resources and a whole community to help.

Get access to help docs and the entirety of the Android community to answer your questions.

Check out the help article Watch the video

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FAQs.

Head over to the Help Center to get step-by-step instructions on getting set up with Find My Device.

Android phones with OS 6 and above can use the Find My Device app. You can also access the app in a web browser on laptops and tablets.

The Find My Device network requires Android phones with OS 9 and above.

Look for the “Works with Android” badge on accessories that work with Find My Device. You can look at a full list here.

You can add friends and family to shared items like a tablet or house keys with a tracker tag attached. For more info on sharing device locations, head to the Help Center.

You can find Android devices with OS 9 and up with the Find My Device network. Head over to android.com/find to locate them on the Web or use the Find My Device app on a friend’s phone or tablet by signing into the app as a guest.

You can use the “secure device” option to lock your device screen with your PIN, pattern or password. If you don’t have a lock, you can set one. To help someone return your device to you, you can add a message or phone number to the lock screen.

Tracker tags

On the wrong flight, find it with the app.

Attach a tracker tag to your items and make them easier than ever to find – keys, purse or carry-on bag.

Add friends or family to a tracker tag to keep track of shared items like car keys.

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Audio

Don’t dig through your bags, find it with a ping.

The great thing about earbuds is they’re small and convenient, but also easy to lose. With Find My Device, you can locate or ping one or both your headphones.

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Phones

Battery dead in the park, find it with Google Maps.

From phones to laptops and tablets Find My Device works with most Android-enabled devices.

Even if your device’s battery dies, Find My Device can find your Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro.

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Tags, headphones and more.

See device manufacturer's website for more information on accessory availability.

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