The Google Pixel series incorporates the latest and greatest technology from Google. If you, unfortunately, manage to lose your device then you can use this method to locate lost Pixel 5. I can understand how stressful it must be to lose your device as in this modern era, a mobile phone is very important to us as it carries all our sensitive information.
Fortunately for you, all Google devices have a built-in feature to help you find them in case you manage to misplace your device. This method is very straightforward so you will have no trouble performing it. I will be showing you, how to find a Google device in the unfortunate event of its loss.
First of all, we will talk about the prerequisites that are must-have in order to track and locate lost Pixel 5, you must ensure that:
- Your phone is turned on.
- The phone is signed in to a valid Google account.
- The phone is connected to Mobile data or any other sort of Wi-Fi.
- Your phone has its location services turned ON.
- The phone must be visible on Google Play.
- The phone must have find my device turned ON in the settings menu.
Yes, I understand that this is a large and tough task but these are some of the key tasks you have to ensure to find your phone safely with no harm done to it. This is also a form of keeping your device away from thieves. I would advise that you enable 2 factor-authentication if you want complete privacy and protection.
Guide to Locate Lost Google Pixel 5
1- First of all, Go ahead and log into Find my Device and sign in to your Google account.
(if you have multiple phones, click on the phone on the top of the screen.)
2- Once all that is done and dusted, the phone that you have selected (presumably the lost phone) will get notified and will get pinged on the map.
(keep in mind that the location will not be exact. It will be an approximate location of where the phone is. In the event that the phone cannot be found, the last known location of the phone will be marked on the map.)
3- If you made it to step 3, Congrats! you are one step closer to finding your phone. Fortunately for you, this will be the last step. You will be given 3 options, ring (sound or vibration to be played for 5 minutes), lock (Locking the phone) and erase (permanently erasing all the data from the device). Choose one of your likings and you’re all done.
This is the correct way on how to find your lost Pixel 5. I hope this guide was helpful to find your pixel. If you have any queries regarding the topic, you can drop a comment below or contact us via email.