Locate lost Galaxy Z Flip 3

Samsung stands best for its smartphones. Samsung releases new phones in different series time after time. The new model in its Z series on August 27, 2021. The model was Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. Folding a touch screen is its new and cool feature. Z Flip 3 has all the other smartphone features with a foldable screen. If you are a user of Z Flip 3 and any mishap happens like it is stolen or you have misplaced it. In this guide, we will talk about tracking or locate lost Galaxy Z Flip 3 using Android and Samsung-based services.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 features and specs:

Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a flip phone-styled foldable, so its looks a lot like classical flip phones of the past. The Galaxy Z Flip 3 has two screens. On the front of the closed phone is the cover screen which is a small 1.9 inches Super AMOLED panel. You are looking at a 6.7 FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate when open. There are two 12MP cameras on the back, one being a Wide angle with f/1.8 aperture and the other being an Ultra Wide camera with f/2.2 aperture. Both cameras have OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). On the front, there is a 10MP selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture. The Samsung Z Flip 4 has Snapdragon 888 5G and 8GB RAM. Z Flip 3 has a 3300 mAh battery. Z Flip 3 comes in Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender colors. It also comes in three special colors, i.e., Gray, White, and Pink.

Now, let’s talk about the main topic. There are two possible methods that can be helpful in finding your lost Z Flip 3.

  1. Samsung finds my mobile service.
  2. Google find my device.

Track and locate lost Z Flip 3 using Samsung find my mobile:

For expensive phones, Samsung provides them with a service that can be used to remotely access or locate your phone using a computer or other devices using the Samsung account email and password.

Using this service, you can locate or track your lost Z Flip 3. This service has many other features like Erasing data remotely, Unlocking the phone, Making the phone ring at full volume, etc. This method will work if you have a Samsung account and location service enabled on your Z Flip 3.

To track and locate lost Galaxy Z Flip 3 by using Samsung find my mobile, follow the steps that are as follow:

  1. First, go to Samsung Find my mobile website.
  2. Log in using your Samsung Accounts details if you don’t remember your username or password. You can retrieve it using your email address.
  3. Once logged in, you can see the current live location of the lost Z Flip 3 on your screen.

If your phone is not accessible remotely by Samsung, find my mobile because you don’t have a Samsung account or you don’t have used Samsung services on your Z Flip 3.

Another method will track your phone even if you don’t have a Samsung account. You need the details of the address you used to sign on your phone when you first set it up.

Update: There is a new feature which is introduced by Samsung in new Galaxy devices that is you can locate your stolen or lost Z Flip 3 even if it is not connected to the internet via Wifi or Mobile data.

Track and locate lost Z Flip 3 using Google find my device:

Another service that is present in Android devices is Android find my device. This service will help you in accessing your device remotely or show its current or last online location on Google Maps. Following the map’s location, you can find and locate your phone.

This service provides you with many other features. For example, you can erase all the data that is present in your Z Flip 3 remotely. But, by doing this, you cannot locate your phone. Another feature is that if your phone is misplaced somewhere in the office or house, you make ring your phone at its highest volume even if it is in silent mode. By using this service, you can also unlink your Google account from your phone. If your phone is stolen and you think that your personal data is at risk of getting into strangers’ hands. From this service, you can lock your phone and can display a message on the screen “This phone is lost; contact XYZ to return it to its owner. The person who has your phone wants to hand it over to you. From this technique, he will have your contact information. For this method to work, you need to remember the email you used to set up your phone. First, your phone should be powered on, then these options should be on and connected, which are

  1. Location services.
  2. Internet connection

If these options are on, then you will be able to see your phone’s current location on the map. Otherwise, you will see its last position where it was powered on and location service on.

In order to track or locate a lost Galaxy Z Flip 3 using Google find my mobile, follow the steps which are as follow:

  1. First, log in using the email you used to set up your phone. Then you use the same email to install apps from Google Play Store.
  2. Once you log in, you will see all the devices connected to this email address.
  3. Select Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3.
  4. You see your phone’s current location on your Google Maps screen.
  5. You will also see the other options like ring my phone, lock my device or erase my device.

Limitations:

You have observed that both the services have limitations like internet connection and location services. There are some apps that allow you to locate your phone, but they should first be installed on your device. If your phone is lost or stolen, it will make you sad. It feels like all your memories are gone that are in the form of pictures and videos. So, it is better to have a cloud from which you can retrieve or recover your data, even if the phone is lost. We never cared about these services until any mishap happen to us.

If you can’t find your phone, you must erase the data off your phone and report it to the police.  If your phone is carrier locked, you could contact your carrier to lock your phone using an IMEI number.

I hope this guide will help you to locate your locate lost Galaxy Z Flip 3. If you have any questions or queries, feel free to comment below or contact us on social media for a prompt response.

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