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    Android Device Manager

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    • Vendor: Google LLC
    • Version: 2.1.005
    • Price: Free

    Android Device Manager is a Google app that allows you to track and secure your devices remotely. Depending on the permissions you give Android Device Manager in the Google Settings app, you can remotely track your devices, cause them to ring (even if it was put in silent mode), change the lock code, or completely wipe your devices through this handy little app.

    New functions to ring or text your missing device have recently been added so that if someone finds your phone, you can get in touch with them and -threaten- convince them to return the device.

    It's an app you hope you never need to use, but luck favors the prepared and it's an app that you should always keep in case of emergencies. It's also good if you have siblings/co-workers/kids that like to hide your phone while you're in the bathroom.

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    Using Android Device Manager

    Whether it's under the couch or in the hands of the bad guy, Android Device Manager will help you find or erase your missing phone While we hope you'll never need to use it, Android has a great native tool to help locate and remote wipe a lost or stolen phone. It's called Android Device Manager...

    Google's 'Find My Device' app is the next-gen Android Device Manager

    Android Device Manager is now Find My Device, and it has a few new features to keep it useful and relevant. One of the less publicized announcements at Google I/O was the rebranding of the popular Android Device Manager — the app that allows you to find or reset a lost or stolen phone — to Find...
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    Misplace your phone? Simply Google 'find my phone' to locate it

    Lose your phone? You can now simply ask Google to find it for you right from a web search. Google's ability to find and ring your phone or tablet has expanded outside of the Android Device Manager to regular Google search. Instead of going to the Android Device Manager website or app to find one...

    From the forums: Does Doze interfere with Android Device Manager?

    Of all the features to come to Android with the 6.0 update, Doze is easily the most discussed. Some love it, claiming massive strides in battery performance during the day. Others aren't quite so pleased with the service, and complaints of missed messages and third-party app features breaking are...

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    Google's 'Find My Device' app is the next-gen Android Device Manager

    Android Device Manager is now Find My Device, and it has a few new features to keep it useful and relevant. One of the less publicized announcements at Google I/O was the rebranding of the popular Android Device Manager — the app that allows you to find or reset a lost or stolen phone — to Find...
    Google 'Find My Phone'

    Misplace your phone? Simply Google 'find my phone' to locate it

    Lose your phone? You can now simply ask Google to find it for you right from a web search. Google's ability to find and ring your phone or tablet has expanded outside of the Android Device Manager to regular Google search. Instead of going to the Android Device Manager website or app to find one...

    From the forums: Does Doze interfere with Android Device Manager?

    Of all the features to come to Android with the 6.0 update, Doze is easily the most discussed. Some love it, claiming massive strides in battery performance during the day. Others aren't quite so pleased with the service, and complaints of missed messages and third-party app features breaking are...
    Google begins rolling out support for Android Wear to Android Device Manager

    You can now track your Android devices from your wrist

    Support for Android Wear in Android Device Manager is rolling out now, and is expected to be available to all Wear devices within the next few weeks. Adding Android Wear support to Android Device Manager will allow users to find their missing devices right from their wrists. Of course, Device...
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    Android Device Manager adds message and callback number options for lost phones

    Android Device Manager, the service that helps you locate and lock lost devices, is picking up an update on the web and for Android that gives you better options when locking a device. Now from both the web and the updated Android app, when you go to forcibly lock a phone you own, you can add...
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    Android Device Manager app now lets guests temporarily track their lost phones

    Android Device Manager is an extremely useful app for tracking and finding your lost or stolen phone, and now you can use it to give a friend a helping hand when their phone is lost as well. The latest update to the app gives you a "Guest" option in the account switcher menu, which then lets a...
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    Android Device Manager updated, now has a password prompt

    Authentication makes sure you're the only one managing your Android devices Android Device Manager — the Android service to help find, track and wipe a missing phone or tablet — had its app updated today, and there's just one small change. You can now set things up so you'll need to supply your...
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    Android Device Manager app launches on Google Play

    Like the web interface, the new app lets you remotely track and lock down your other Android devices Google has launched a new Android app allowing users of the Android Device Manager feature to remotely track, ring, lock down or wipe their other devices. Not to be confused with the Google Play...
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    Hands-on with the Android Device Manager remote wipe feature

    We wipe out a Nexus 7, so you don't have to wipe yours if you're curious With the new Android Device Manager pushing out all over, we just had to have a look at the new remote wipe feature. I said goodbye to my game progress, made sure any pictures were safely uploaded to Google+, and got to work...
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    Android Device Manager web page going live for some users

    The second component of the Android Device Manager looks like it's slowly going live We saw the Android Device Manager, Google's find (and wipe) my phone utility, starting to push out it's phone component over the weekend, and today the web interface is live for some folks. It's the second piece...
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    Android Device Manager beginning to push to phones

    The settings on a few phones have turned up an entry for the new Android Device Manager — have you checked yours? Update: TJ, a reader and admitted Android nerd shot me the apk file. You can download it here. The normal concerns of security and such apply, of course.  It looks like the first...
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    Android Device Manager coming this month; locate and protect your lost Android phone

    Google to offer an official lost phone locator and security application for devices running Android 2.2 or higher There are plenty of tools and software packages out there that will monitor your Android phone and help locate it in the event that it's lost, but until now we've not heard of any...
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