Back in August Google announced the Android Device Manager service. It allows Android users to track down their device in case it is stolen or lost. Google took its time to launch this service, despite the fact that Apple has been offering a similar service for iPhones since quite a long time. Android OEMs like Sony already have their own exclusive tracking service for their devices. Moreover, Google didn’t release an app for Android Device Manager, it just launched it online. After nearly four months since it was initially launched, Google today released the Android Device Manager app for mobile devices.
Through the app, users can track, ring, wipe or lock any Android device that are associated with their Google accounts. The app also has a menu built-in through which users can easily switch between multiple accounts. The app will be particularly useful for those who own multiple Android devices, for example, it would be much easier to track an Android smartphone through your Android tablet that has the app installed. Smartphones and tablets are both natively supported, so there are no UI scaling issues. Android Device Manager app is live now, it is available as a free download from the Google Play Store.
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