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Android Device Manager now live

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Aug 2013 20:58 User comments (4)

Android Device Manager now live Last week, Google announced the new "Android Device Manager" service, allowing you to easily track a missing/lost device and keep the stored data safe.
The service is now live.

A couple of the features of the free service:
Locate and ring your misplaced device
If you ended up dropping your phone between those couch cushions, Android Device Manager lets you quickly ring your phone at maximum volume so you can find it, even if it's been silenced. And in the event that your phone or tablet is out of earshot (say, at that restaurant you left it at last night), you can locate it on a map in real time.

Protecting your personal information and data
While losing your phone can be stressful, Android Device Manager can help you keep your data from ending up in the wrong hands. If your phone can't be recovered, or has been stolen, you can quickly and securely erase all of the data on your device.


If you have an Android device, all you have to do is visit this page and get a notification sent to your phone or tablet: Device Manager

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4 user comments

18.8.2013 22:04

Wow...that was really easy. DONE! Kudos to Google on this one.

29.8.2013 11:23

This is not new at all. I know at least 5 other apps that also do this....with more features

39.8.2013 14:04

Originally posted by PraisesToAllah:
This is not new at all. I know at least 5 other apps that also do this....with more features
Yet none of them came installed be default. I cant see how this hurts anything but can see it being useful at times.

49.8.2013 14:10

Originally posted by lamain:
Originally posted by PraisesToAllah:
This is not new at all. I know at least 5 other apps that also do this....with more features
Yet none of them came installed be default. I cant see how this hurts anything but can see it being useful at times.
But you know, Apple copies every feature from Android... wait a tick? You mean Apple has had this for how long now and Android hasn't?

Sorry just had to throw that in there! :-)
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 09 Aug 2013 @ 14:10

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