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  1. regi7's Avatar
    Windows 10 Mobile doesn't support the Find My Phone feature yet and there is no way for customer service to ring, lock, or erase on your behalf for the preview. PLEASE, put a lock on your phones if you're going to use Windows 10 Mobile cause if you have any really private information or nudes or anything, they'll all be ripe for the picking for someone who might steal your phone. I just had this happen to me today and I've been changing passwords and trying to find solutions like crazy.
    09-06-2015 06:30 PM
  2. vsmh96's Avatar
    Windows 10 Mobile doesn't support the Find My Phone feature yet and there is no way for customer service to ring, lock, or erase on your behalf for the preview. PLEASE, put a lock on your phones if you're going to use Windows 10 Mobile cause if you have any really private information or nudes or anything, they'll all be ripe for the picking for someone who might steal your phone. I just had this happen to me today and I've been changing passwords and trying to find solutions like crazy.
    If you have auto backup for pictures, check your OneDrive out to see if he or she has taken pictures.
    ven07 likes this.
    09-06-2015 06:56 PM
  3. GabrielStorm's Avatar
    Windows 10 Mobile doesn't support the Find My Phone feature yet and there is no way for customer service to ring, lock, or erase on your behalf for the preview. PLEASE, put a lock on your phones if you're going to use Windows 10 Mobile cause if you have any really private information or nudes or anything, they'll all be ripe for the picking for someone who might steal your phone. I just had this happen to me today and I've been changing passwords and trying to find solutions like crazy.
    i'm on the most current version of the tp for win 10 mobile. have no issue using find my phone. it DOES work. just make sure location is turned on
    Last edited by GabrielStorm; 09-06-2015 at 09:43 PM.
    09-06-2015 08:25 PM
  4. cane prevost1's Avatar
    It's not available on my phone either. I do have location turned on.
    09-07-2015 12:36 PM
  5. Charles Brown8's Avatar
    I'm on 512 and find my phone does not work on my icon either..
    09-07-2015 01:04 PM
  6. rayf888's Avatar
    On the 2 versions of W10M TP I ever used, 10166 and 10512... I never get to see the Find my phone option.... And it's not presented even when I log into account.microsoft.com...
    09-08-2015 12:41 AM
  7. blue1k's Avatar
    On the 2 versions of W10M TP I ever used, 10166 and 10512... I never get to see the Find my phone option.... And it's not presented even when I log into account.microsoft.com...
    Go into Settings>update and security>Find my phone.

    Then toggle Save My devices location periodically to ON then OFF again.

    Now try finding your phone. It works!
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    09-08-2015 01:49 AM
  8. Paolo Ferrazza's Avatar
    Go into Settings>update and security>Find my phone.

    Then toggle Save My devices location periodically to ON then OFF again.

    Now try finding your phone. It works!
    You can leave it on, you have to toggle it twice to activate, yes.
    09-09-2015 09:05 AM
  9. Pete's Avatar
    It makes sense to ALWAYS use a PIN lock on your phone. You never know when someone might want to pick it up and look around.
    09-09-2015 09:17 AM
  10. blue1k's Avatar
    It makes sense to ALWAYS use a PIN lock on your phone. You never know when someone might want to pick it up and look around.
    I guess the flip to this is:

    My ex dropped her phone on a hike. Someone found it and looked up her recents and called me. He returned it. Wouldn't have been possible if locked.
    09-09-2015 09:56 AM
  11. Pete's Avatar
    This is true. But the balance of probability and risk lies with people getting their phones stolen. Most thieves will simple remove the SIM, reset the phone and sell it for quick money. Intelligent thieves will look at whatever is on the phone and attempt identity theft.

    If your ex had locked her phone and someone had retrieved it, then it could have been handed in to the local police station. Or you could use the "find my phone" feature to send a message to the lock screen (e.g "If you find this phone, please call xxx-xxx-xxx").
    09-09-2015 10:56 AM
  12. Paolo Ferrazza's Avatar
    I guess the flip to this is:

    My ex dropped her phone on a hike. Someone found it and looked up her recents and called me. He returned it. Wouldn't have been possible if locked.
    As a remedy to this I leave my email on the lockscreen so people could contact me.
    09-09-2015 01:49 PM
  13. eagle00000's Avatar
    There's and emergency app that allows u to put lots of important info on the lock screen just in case it loss
    09-09-2015 03:54 PM
  14. vsmh96's Avatar
    There's and emergency app that allows u to put lots of important info on the lock screen just in case it loss
    Mind sharing which app?
    09-12-2015 08:48 AM
  15. Allen Rhodes's Avatar
    I guess the flip to this is:

    My ex dropped her phone on a hike. Someone found it and looked up her recents and called me. He returned it. Wouldn't have been possible if locked.

    Lesson here is you can trust strangers. Lol. One of a million, buddy. LOCK YOUR PHONES. Otherwise make all your passwords 1234 and give it out. She got LUCKY.
    09-12-2015 09:13 AM
  16. honda accord 99's Avatar
    It works fine on my lumia 1520
    09-12-2015 04:49 PM
  17. Paolo Ferrazza's Avatar
    Mind sharing which app?
    Lockmix for example
    09-14-2015 02:34 AM
  18. daemron's Avatar
    The feature works as on-demand, but does not save my location in background. L1320 wm10.512
    09-14-2015 02:54 AM
  19. cane prevost1's Avatar
    It did not work for me when I was on 10. When I rolled back to 8.1 it now works fine. Just chalked it up to another bug on the Windows Mobile 10
    09-18-2015 04:11 PM

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