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Android Device Manager

How can I use Android Device Manager?

Before you can use Android Device Manager, you have to enable it on your device and associate your device with your Google account.
To turn on Android Device Manager on your device, follow these steps:

  1. Touch Image > Google Settings
  2. Touch Android Device Manager

    You have the option of turning on the following Android Device Manager options:
    • Remotely locate this device. You can use Android Device manager to show your device’s location.
      • Location access must also be turned on. To turn it on, go to Google Settings > Location and turn the switch next to “Location” to On. When the dialog box appears, read the text and touch Agree to turn on location access.
    • Allow remote lock and factory reset. You can use Android Device Manager to remotely lock your device, erase everything on it, or change the lock screen passcode.

You can also access these Android Device Manager options when you register your device using Android Device Manager on the web or the Device Manager app. Click here for more details.

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