Are you scared of losing your phone or simply worried about your child’s safety? There are many tools available for Android that can be used to track down your Android device’s location. Many of them even let you take pictures, see application activity and monitor battery level as well. Here are the top 5 apps to track your Android phone for free.
Find My Device by Google
It is a built-in solution to find your lost android. One can find their lost phone or be it their family’s or friends. All you need is an active internet connection and the lost device should be switched on. One has to log in to their Google account and easily get their device’s location.
Usually, the application comes pre-installed on your Android smartphone. Just head to google.com/android/find to get the most accurate location of your smartphone. You can also choose to ring the device or secure it remotely. If the application is not available on your device, download it via the link below.
Where’s My Droid
It is a full anti-theft solution for your Android device. All you need to do is install the application and set it up on the target device. Where’s My Droid will help you lock your device and get GPS coordinates with SMS commands.
Once you get near the lost device, make it ring to find the exact location. There is also a pro version of the application available, which along with the free features like tracking location, ringing, locking, and wiping data can also take pictures, access location history and tell your device stats.
Family Locator by Life360
Family Locator works as the name suggests. It is a family-oriented GPS tracking application where one can create a private group by adding your family members or friends. The users can chat with each other knowing their precise location.
Along with this, people in each circle can know each other’s locations with the arrival and departure alert features. The app also alerts in emergency cases like crashes or lockout. Family Locator is available on all smartphone platforms.
Location Sharing in Google Maps
It is the service offered by Google Maps which can be used to track back your phone. All you need to do is share your live location with friends or family with few taps on your smartphone. Head to the location sharing option and choose contacts. Once done the live location will be shared until it is turned off.
In case you forget to turn off the location sharing, Google will send reminder emails to confirm that. In the options, you can also see the battery percentage along with the location. Maps also has a feature called “Timeline” which is helpful when the device sharing location is turned off. It will help you track the last shared location by the device.
Femisafe Location Tracking
It is also a parental control app that doubles up as a smartphone tracker. It tracks down locations with high accuracy. Other features like activity report, blocking apps and knowing suspicious calls or messages are also included in the application.
You can access the device application usage and even block websites in the paid version of the application. It is especially useful for guardians to keep an eye on their children or track their movement.
This is the list of the top 5 apps to track your android phone for free. For most of the purposes, Google’s find my device is more than enough for regular users. The other applications can still be used for going the extra mile if you want additional features. All the applications in the list are free with some offering premium services on a subscription basis.
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