Cell phones are a huge part of our lives. We bring them with use everywhere so much so that the technology our cell phones give us access to has become an addiction to many. Being able to access the internet at all times has its benefits. It allows you to work remotely and even access information at your fingertips regardless of where you are and your circumstances. But it is also worth noting that access to the internet has also made it easy for criminals to access our information, opening the door to certain problems like cyberbullying, cyberstalking and even identity theft among others.
This has led to an increasing need to track a cell phone especially for parents who want to keep their children safe and employers who want to ensure their employees remain loyal. In this article, we share with you several ways to track an Android device or iPhone for free without the target knowing.
1. Track a Cell Phone Remotely via Find My Mobile
Find My Mobile is a Samsung device service that allows you to remotely track any Samsung device as long as it is enabled. The process is completely free and works in the following simple steps;
Step 1: Create a Samsung account to begin. You can do that by going to Settings > Account and then choosing “Samsung Account.”
Step 2: Now use your information to log in to the Samsung account that you have just created.
Step 3: Once signed in, click on the “Find My Mobile” icon and select the “Registered Mobile Tab.” To track the location of the device, simply click on “Locate my Mobile.” You should see a lot of other options on the same window.
2. Track an iPhone without them knowing via Find My iPhone
When it is enabled on an iPhone, the Find My iPhone feature is one of the best ways to locate any iPhone. You can use it for free to find the exact location of the device. To use it, you need to ensure that it is turned on. Follow these simple steps to make sure;
Step 1: Open the setting on the iPhone and then tap on the “Apple ID”.
Step 2: Tap on “iCloud” and scroll down to tap on “Find My iPhone.” Turn it on if it is not already.
You can then follow these simple steps to locate the iPhone using Find My iPhone;
Using a Browser;
Step 1: Go to iCloud.com on any browser and log in to the iCloud account associated with the target device.
Step 2: Click on “Find iPhone” and enter the Apple ID and password when prompted.
Step 3: Click on “All Devices” and then select the one you want to track. You should see a map with the device’s current location.
Using the iPhone;
Step 1: Launch Find My iPhone and then log in with their iCloud ID.
Step 2: Tap on the name of the device you want to track and you’ll see a map with its exact location.
3. Track an Android Phone without them knowing for Free via Find My Device
Find My Device, previously known as Android Device Manager is a Google service that is designed to make it easy for you to locate any Android device as long as you now its Google ID and password. Follow these simple steps to use it;
Step 1: Install Find My Device from the Google Play store on your device.
Step 2: Launch the app and then enter the Google ID and password associated with the device you want to track.
Once your credentials are verified, you should see a map indicating the exact location of the device you are tracking.