Asked by: Margeret Labea
technology and computing smartphones

Can Verizon locate a lost phone?

Last Updated: 10th March, 2020

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If your device is lostorstolen:
First, try to locate your phone bycallingit from another phone or by using the GPSlocator ifyou have one installed. (You can downloada GPS locater fromyour phone's app store.) If you'recertain your phonehas been lost or stolen:Contact VerizonWireless right away at800.922.

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Thereof, how can you locate a lost cell phone?

If you lose your Android phone: Navigatetohttps://myaccount.google.com/find-your-phone fromaweb browser. Log in to your Google account. Selectthemissing device from your list of phones.Click"Locate" to spot the phone onamap.

Additionally, how do I find my phone on my Verizon account? Locate My Device - Find My Phone - Website -Windows®Phone

  1. From a web browser, navigate to: Manage yourMicrosoftdevices.
  2. Enter the Microsoft account email address and passwordthenclick Sign in.
  3. From the Your devices page, click Find my phone (located totheright of the device name).

Similarly, you may ask, does Verizon replace stolen phones?

Lost, stolen or damaged - Youcanfile a claim on Asurion's website or by calling (888)881-2622. Hasa manufacturer's defect - Call Verizon at(866)406-5154.

Can a mobile phone be tracked when switched off?

When you turn off your phone,itwill stop communicating with nearby cell towersandcan be traced only to the location it was in whenitwas powered down. According to a report from Washington Post,NSAis capable of tracking cell phones even when theyareturned off.

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