Permissions Notice • Location: Needed to show your device’s current location on the map
• Contacts: Needed to access the email address associated with your Google account
Find My Device is part of Google Play Protect
How to sign in to Find My Device
After installation, you'll need to sign in to Find My Device from your Google account. If you're signed into more than one account on your phone, you get a drop-down menu from which you can select the account you want to associate with the phone.
Open Find Device from your home screen or app drawer.
Select the Google account you want to use the service with.
Hit the Continue as button.
Enter your Google account password.
Tap Sign in.
Give location access to the service.
How to see if your phone is discoverable with Find My Device
Once you're signed in to Find My Device, you'll see a map with your current location as well as the make and model of your phone, and two options — Play Sound, and Enable Lock & Erase. Hitting the latter option will allow you to start using the Lock and Erase functions.
If you've signed into more than one phone, you can select a particular device by browsing the list at the top of the screen.
Open Find My Device from your home screen or app drawer.
Select your phone from the list of devices at the top of the screen.