How to Find or Lock Your Lost Windows Laptop

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Find My Device: You can remotely locate your lost or stolen Android or iOS device with the ‘Find My Device’ feature from Apple and Google, just like you can with a Windows laptop Lost or stolen can be tracked using Microsoft Find My Device feature.

However, laptop and smartphone are two different devices. Smartphones are always meant to be connected via telecom network or Wi-Fi and this makes it very easy to locate things. Laptops on the other hand are not always meant to be connected and that is why it becomes difficult to track down a lost or stolen laptop.

Microsoft’s ‘Find My Device’ feature aims to make it easier. With this, users can lock their device remotely. This feature works with almost every device including PCs and laptops, including Surface devices. So, if you are wondering how to activate it on your PC or laptop, here is a step by step guide.

Prerequisites
Location Service must be enabled.
Working Internet connection.
Microsoft account link with administrator access for this to work on Windows PC Must be.
This feature does not work with school or work accounts.

Enable Find My Device (Steps to Enable Find My Device on Windows Laptops)
There are two ways to enable Find My Device on Windows laptop. The first is while setting up the device and the second option is from the settings. We are telling about the second option here.

First of all open the Settings app on your laptop.
Now go to the Find My Device option by going to Update & Security.
Now enable the toggle.

How to search for lost laptop (Steps to locate your lost or stolen Windows laptop)
First   Make your Microsoft account second device Open it in >

How to lock your device (Steps to lock your Windows device remotely)
When you find your device on the map, lock -> Next. Now your device will be locked.

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