Google has launched the analogue Find My iPhone to locate lost and stolen smartphones
Google announced a new center data management “My account”, which gives the user access to all the main settings of security and privacy in the services of the company. A new feature called “find my phone” and allows you to find your lost or stolen smartphone.
“We stored in the phones personal information: messages from loved ones, family photos, work email, Bank account information and more. If all this gets into the wrong hands, can be trouble,” writes Google. Through the service “find my phone” it is possible not only to determine the location of the gadget, but also to block him, call on him, to secure your account, leave the screen contact number for communication.
The function “find my phone” works on devices running iOS and Android.
To get to the page “My account”, you can direct link. In addition, the latest version of the Google app, you can say: “OK Google. Open my account”, and the system instantly takes you there. Right now the feature is available in English and will soon run on Russian.
In the near future to get to the page “My account” you will be entering your name in the Google search bar. If the user is already authorized, will appear on the screen card with fast access to the page.
Google has launched a center for data management user’s “My account” in June 2015. Its main advantage is access to all the main settings of security and privacy in Google products. Last year, more than a billion users around the world used the tools and changed the settings on the page “My account”.