New Delhi: Google gives a special feature in Android phones. With the help of this feature, users can track the location of their lost or stolen phone. The name of this feature is Find My Device. Google is engaged in improving this feature found in Android smartphones, so that Apple can be given competition.
Apple offers Find My Network feature to its users. With the help of this feature, users can track their lost or stolen iPhone, iPad, Mac and Airtags.
This feature of Apple works even when the device is out of WiFi or Bluetooth range. Even when the device is turned off, this feature can tell its location.
Google can bring new update
On the other hand, Google’s Find My Device feature can only track those phones, which are linked to the user’s Google account. There may be a change in this soon. Its hints have been found in the Play System Update patch note released in December 2022.
Google has indicated that soon Android users can get a feature like Find My Device Network. With the help of this feature, users will be able to track their lost or stolen Android phones. Google can rollout this update soon.
Easily find the location of the phone
Google’s Find My Device feature uses the new privacy-centric framework. Also sends encrypted last-know-location. Since the location of the device is encrypted. That’s why only the device owner can get the information about its location.
Apart from the phone, you can also use this feature to get the location of Wear OS devices. However, Google has not officially given any information about this feature. It is expected that the company will announce it soon.