Google adds 'find my phone' to Android app


The Android Device Manager has been a useful security feature for a while, but hunting down the right bookmark when you can't find your phone is a mild hassle. Now, instead, you can simply type “find my phone” into Google 

Finding your lost phone just got easier — as long as it's an Android device. Searching Google for the words "Find my phone" will call up the Android Device Manager tool that shows where your phone is on a map. From there, you can tell the phone to

When your watch and your phone are connected, the ability for one to find the other seems like a natural feature to add. Oddly, Android Wear hasn't been able to do that so far, at least not without third-party apps adding it in. Google is correcting

Google can help you find almost anything, but it's no good if you've lost your smartphone – until today. The search engine now has the ability to look up your lost device directly from its homepage. Just type in “Find my phone,” 

Google's making it even easier to track down your misplaced mobile device. While Android Device Manager already exists to help find lost phones and tablets, just getting to your account's ADM menu often requires a search