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Track a Windows 10 PC or Tablet If You Lose it | You can try how to do it.

How to Track a Windows 10 PC or Tablet If You Lose it

 Before you enable this feature, you should know that this is only for tracking devices, you can't wipe or lock your PC. You also can't snap photos of people using devices with webcams. It will only show the location of your device.


And one more thing, your device must be active and connected to the internet to track its location. If the person who took your device resets to factory settings, then device tracking can no longer be activated.


Enable “Find My Device” on Windows 10 (Do this before you lose your PC).


1. Open the Start menu and select “Settings”.


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2. Select “Update & security”, then click “Find My Device”.


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3. You must be signed in to a Microsoft account to enable this.


4. You will see the words “Find My Device is off” if you have never activated it. Click the “Change” button to activate this feature.


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5. Activate the “Save my device’s location periodically” option, and your Windows 10 PC will automatically send its location to Microsoft at certain times. You can find the location of your PC easily. Even if your PC is not connected to the internet at that time, you can still see its last location.


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Choose a Name for your PC


Change the name of your PC to a name that is easy for you to remember. Open “Settings” then select “System”, then click “About”. Click the “Rename PC” button and rename the PC as you wish.



Track your PC


1. Open a web browser and go to account.microsoft.com/devices.


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2. Sign in to the Microsoft account with your Windows 10 PC.


3. You will see a list of devices registered in your Microsoft account. Scroll through the list and find the name of the PC you want to track. You will see “Last seen at [time] in [City]” to the right of the PC name.


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4. Click the “Find My Device” link and you can track the device on the map. If the device is switched on and connected to the Internet via Wi–FI, Ethernet cable, or mobile data connection, its location will automatically update.


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