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Nowadays, our smartphones are part of our essential needs because it is where we stored most of the important data. Sometimes it includes payment details, social media accounts, and files for work and studies.However, we can’t avoid incidents such as losing it or getting it robbed by thieves. In such instances, we need to at least backup and delete local data to save and protect it.
If you are a Samsung user, then you might know its app called Find My Mobile that can utilize to locate your lost phone and back up data to Samsung Cloud. It can also block access to Samsung Pay and even delete local data.
However, the feature is useless unless the device is connected to a network. Luckily, Samsung acknowledged the problem by launching a new update for its Find My Phone app.
Samsung rolled out a new update for Find My Mobile app, wherein it now includes Offline finding, a new feature that can help you locate your phone using another Galaxy device even when your lost smartphone is not online. So, you don’t have to worry about the data you might have lost along with your phone.
Furthermore, the Find My Mobile version 7.1.08.0, is not just focused on finding mobile phones but also other Galaxy accessories such as watches and earbuds. However, it can only be used to find your Galaxy wearables if they are connected to your device.
According to reports, there is a notification that will show up to your device once the updated version of Find My Mobile is available for your Galaxy mobile. Toggling the notif will automatically display the settings for the update where you need to tap the toggle on the top right corner of the page.
Then, you will be able to set up the offline location for the new update to work, and you will not worry about finding your phone even if it is not connected to any network.
However, there is still one best solution to keep your smartphone and data, and that is to be cautious whenever you have your phone in public places.