Lost/Stolen Android

How to find a stolen Android phone

Worried about misplacing your phone or (worse yet) having it stolen? Ease your fears and set up a tracking system before your worst case scenario strikes You’ll get the best results if your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi signal. But GPS and mobile networks will still manage to pinpoint a fairly accurate location. You must (more…)

Save beneficiary details if you use UBA on phone

How to save beneficiaries for UBA bank

Do you bank with the United Bank of Africa famously known as UBA? Would you like an easier way to save beneficiaries on your mobile phone? You can now save and retrieve details such as mobile number for airtime or data purchase, prepaid card details, inter and intra bank transactions, etcetera. Simply dial *919# to (more…)

Find my Phone

Find your phone with third-party apps

While Google’s built-in option is definitely your best bet, there are some third-party options you might want to consider. We’ve broken down the best third-party apps for finding your phone below. Family Locator The Family Locator app by Life360 is essentially a GPS tracker for phones but is especially useful for families with multiple phones (more…)

Find my Phone

How to enable Find My Device on your phone

In newer Android phones, a shortcut to the Find My Device service is already located conveniently in your Settings app, but you might still need to download Find My Device from the Google Play Store to get it set up. This locating service has essentially amalgamated with Google to make finding your phone easier. There are just (more…)

IMEI

Find your phone using IMEI number

If your phone was stolen and the thief turned it off; or did it a factory reset, it may be impossible to recover your phone through the previous methods already discussed. Your best shot at finding your lost phone is through its IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number and you may need the help of your (more…)

Locate with Google

How to locate your phone using Google

Most Android phones now come with Find My Device (formerly Android Device Manager) built in. This service will automatically track your phone’s location, so if it ever goes missing you can hop on your laptop or a friend’s phone and find its last known location, ring your phone if it’s nearby and you need a hint, or (more…)