4 unusual ways to find a misplaced phone

Misplaced your phone? Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 unusual ways to help find a misplaced phone. Dammie Ojo writes

Ask your phone to find itself

Yes this is in fact possible. By installing the Blare app on your Android device, you can ask your phone to find itself as long as it is on and within earshot.

Onсе your phone hears whаtеvеr command уоu have ѕеt it to respond to whеn lооking for your phone, a lоud alarm will sound tо hеlр find thе рhоnе. For iOS, thе app called Mаrсо Pоlо саn be uѕеd.

Push-button tracking

This involves the use of short-range trackers like Tile or Trackr. Basically, you attach a little Tile or Trackr fob (which is perpetually paired via Bluetooth to your phone) to your keychain, then push the button when you are looking for your phone and your phone starts beeping.

It also works the other way around, that is, you can use the app on your phone to find your missing key chain.

Google voice

You can use the Google Voice call feature to find your phone. Simply create an account, enter your phone number and Google Voice will call your phone. You can then use the sound of your ring-tone to locate your phone.

I Can’t find my phone website

If you can’t find your phone, you can use the ‘I Can’t Find My Phone’ site to call your phone for you. Just go to the site, type in your phone number and hit ‘Hello?’, you will then use the sound of your ring-tone to find your phone.

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