Google has introduced an important feature which helps during the instances wherein users can utilize this particularized functionality to find their misplaced or stolen device on a world map. Also users are provisioned out with beneficial utilities for operations like wiping the device’s contents remotely, sending alerts and more.
Previously we have seen that such a utility was available on the iOS platform because of Apple’s Find My iPhone app, and rather than staying behind in the cut throat competition; Google has managed to replicate this type of utility onto the Android platform.
Officially unveiling this feature as the Android Device Manager, the developed utility is a web-based tool which bears resemblance and works similar to the Find My iPhone iOS app + iCloud web interface combo from Apple.
According to reports that have surfaced up from an official Android blog, it is regarded that this new Android Device Manager will be available at the end of this month. It will be compatible with devices running Android 2.2 and above. A different report highlights that such a feature can help to locate, ring and wipe a misplaced device.
For using the Android Device Manager, the users will need to sign in through their Google Account. The individuals will be also benefitted with the arrival of a downloadable Android app along-with the unveiled web interface one, and it is construed that such a feature will assist the progress in finding and managing the respective devices.
Alongside the Android Device Manager, Google also posted a listing of privacy and security tips on its blog. The tips which are displayed on the blog provide an insightful view of the variety of tools and tips that users can utilize to set up on an Android smartphone or tablet. Therefore, the facilitation of these utilities helps in keeping the respective device and data safe and secure.