Are you concerned about the safety of your mobile phones? Want to track your phone if it goes missing? Recently, I came across a theft incident that happened in my brother’s society. iPhone and smartphones were stolen from their rooms and still, they didn’t get it back as their phones had become untraceable.
Have you faced a similar situation like this in your life ever? If yes, then you must read the article and learn how to track your phone for free and protect it from being used by strangers illegally.
The process to track your missing phone using IMEI for free is extremely simple to follow.So let us take a look at this article to know more.
If you are not aware of IMEI number, then, let me introduce it to you. When you buy a mobile phone, its IMEI number will be found behind the battery. It is important and a good practice to make a note of it as it will come handy in case your phone ever gets lost or stolen.
What is IMEl?
IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity that is a unique number provided for every mobile phone and can never be changed, unlike SIM number. In general, SIM number is used to identify the particular subscriber account while IMEI number does the work of identifying the device.
When your phone gets stolen, you should immediately contact your service provider and ask them to block your IMEI number. The number will access the GSM network to track the stolen phone and block it from accessing any other network in the particular country.
Isn’t it amazing to know that your IMEI can do wonders in keeping your data safe when your phone goes missing?
How to track the phone using IMEI for free? If you know the respective IMEI number of the stolen device, you can track the phone using IMEI for free using various applications that are available online for this purpose.
: Search for “IMEI tracker” in your play store app and download “IMEI tracker-Find my device” on any of the smartphones or use the following
Click on “Install” button and start downloading the application.
After granting permissions for access to the application, you will be asked to enter the phone numbers of trusted members and they might be from your family or friend circle. If your phone is stolen or missing and a new SIM is inserted in your phone then, SMS notifications will be sent automatically to those trusted numbers that include IMEI number and Phone location.
: The exact location of the phone will be indicated on the screen. With the help of this IMEI number, you can now track the phone’s location easily.
You can also send “SMS” or command, “getlostphone” from any other devices to the device that is lost and this app will acknowledge it and send the particular location as a reply.