Windows 10 has incorporated a feature in it that is used to keep a track of any missing Windows 10 device. This feature is called Find My Device feature. If you have enabled this feature on any of your Windows 10 devices, then you can easily find that device if it is misplaced somehow with the help of any other Windows 10 device. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can set up and use Find My Device in Windows 10.
Setting up and Use Find My Device in Windows 10
In order to set up and use find my device in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:
Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the following image:
Click on the Update and Security tab as highlighted in the image shown above.
Now click on the Find my Device tab as highlighted in the image shown below:
Click on the Change button corresponding to the field saying, “Find my Device” as highlighted in the following image:
As soon as you will click on it, a dialogue box displaying a toggle button will appear on your Update and Security Settings window as shown in the image below:
Turn on the toggle button corresponding to the field saying, “Save my device’s location periodically” as highlighted in the image shown above.
Now you will be able to see that the status of Find my Device field is set to the “On” state as highlighted in the following image:
Launch Google Chrome or any other browser of your choice by double-clicking on its icon from any other Windows 10 device. In this example, I will launch Google Chrome. The newly opened Google Chrome window is shown in the image below:
Now type https://account.microsoft.com/devices in the search bar of Google Chrome and press the enter key. The Microsoft Accounts window is shown in the following image:
Sign in with your Microsoft Account ID and password.
Once you manage to Sign in with your Microsoft Account, click on the Find my Device link and you will be able to track your device’s location with which you have signed in with your Microsoft Account.
By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily keep a track of your device’s location and find it out if it ever gets lost while using any other Windows 10 device. This feature is very convenient and simple to use and it has made the life of Windows 10 users much easier.