How to Track and Find Lost Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Remotely

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This is a complete guide on how to track and find lost Samsung Galaxy Note 8 remotely from your computer. Samsung has been serving us since long. They have given us amazing smartphones and other gadgets. We all know about the recent controversy Samsung got into. Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 issue. Reportedly, the phone was catching fire over charging. As a result, Samsung took the Note 7 series out the market. Obviously, it brought financial and reputation problems for Samsung. At the same time, it was known that Samsung Note 7 series was gone for good and Samsung will be right back with a bigger boom.

As expected, it did. Samsung came up with the high end and top notch Galaxy Note 8. Apparently, it seems that Samsung is perfectly making it up for the previous issues.  With a 6.3 inches Bezel Less Display and edge to edge screen, Galaxy Note 8 is all stars and shine. Not only this, the beauty piece comes with a beast. Wait, not literally a beast but a beast Dual Rear Camera. In addition, the camera has got so many other amazing features like image stabilization and 2x optical zoom.

In fact, the Galaxy Note 8 comes with two versions and the only difference is the processor. The American version has Snapdragon 835 and international ones have Exynos 8895. Also, to get tasks smoothly going, it exhibits in itself a 6 GB RAM and 64/128/256 GB of storage. Moreover, it is expandable through external MicroSD card. Battery is one of the major features and a long lasting battery is a treat over all such features. Note 8 has 3300mAh Battery.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The price and features are a balanced combination. As the phone is pricy, it needs good care too. The phone may get stolen or lost and you may not be able find it. But wait, Samsung got you covered as it comes with a way to find your phone after you lose access to it. There is another method too, through which you can remotely find your phone. Samsung’s method is Find my mobile and Android common method is Find my device. However, both the services perform same tasks. You get the location of your phone through Google maps. Also, you can turn the ring mode on remotely if your phone is on silent.

How to Track / Find Lost Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Remotely – 2 Methods

The difference between the two is compatibility. The Android ‘Find my device’ method can be done through any Android phone. Whereas, Samsung ‘Find my mobile’ works on High-end Samsung Smartphones. Today, we are providing a guide to locate your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 through both methods in case you lose access. The methods are easy as the interfaces are simple and straightforward. Let’s jump to the methods.

#1 – Samsung Find My Mobile for Samsung Phones:

Find Lost Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with Find My Mobile

‘Find My Mobile’ has so many features to offer. You can see it as a really good option to track your way to your Galaxy Note 8 back. Along with tracking, you can delete your phone’s data. Also, you can retrieve the logs of your phone. In addition, if you forget your phone’s passcode by any means, you can unlock it remotely. It allows you to find your phone by putting it on Ring Mode if it is lost around with silent mode. There are some essential things that are required to track your phone through ‘Find My Mobile’.

Firstly, your Note 8’s location should be switched on. Secondly, the internet service should be switched on. Also, you need to have your Samsung account credentials with you to locate your phone. Follow the simple steps below.

  1. Visit Find My Mobile website and login with your Samsung account.
  2. If you forgot your password, you can reset it from the same page.
  3. Afterwards, you will see the location of your phone on the page you will be landed on.
  4. There you see a Menu bar at the right side of screen. It allows you to perform more remote tasks in your phone.

That’s all you have to do to locate your phone. For the second method, go through the rest of the guide below.

#2 – Google Find My Device for Android Phones:

Find Lost Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with Find My Device

For this method, you don’t need to have a Samsung account but the other two requirements are still there. Location and Internet reception should be switched on. This method helps you perform different tasks to save your data from stealers. Also, it locates your phone and allows you to erase the data you have on the device. You can make it ring if it is around and lost. If you forget it at your office or a friend’s place, you can remotely lock it so nobody sneaks into your privacy.

To use this method, you have to download the Find my Device app from the Google Play Store. Rest of the steps are given below.

  1. Visit Find My Device and login with your Google account. This should be the same account as your lost phone.
  2. You can select from the list of devices you want to locate.
  3. You will see the location of your phone right away.
  4. Also, you can erase your data from the menu bar of ‘Find my Device’.
  5. Moreover, you can make your phone ring and lock if it’s out of sight.

Above are the two methods to locate your Samsung Galaxy Note 8. All in all, you have to follow the simple steps. If you have any question or query, ask in the comments.