Turn Find My Device On / Off - Android™

Note Notes:

  • Find My Device Android allows you to remotely locate, lock, ring or erase your device.
  • A Gmail™ account must be set up on the device to use Find My Device.
  • Sign in to Find My Device (URL: google.com/android/find) to access these services.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps > Settings > Google (Google services).
  2. To allow the device to be remotely located:
    1. Tap Location.
    2. Ensure the Location switch (upper-right) is set to the ON position.
  3. Tap Security.
  4. Tap the following switches to turn on or off:
    • Remotely locate this device
    • Allow remote lock and erase


Note For additional info, check out this Find My Device support page.