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How To find/ Track A Lost Phone That Is Turned Off?

How to track a phone

All the Smartphones nowadays come preinstalled with tracking applications. The working of these smartphones differs depending on Operating System you are using.

Mobile phone providers can maintain and find out location of a Sim card even when phone is switched off. If your phone is switched off and you don’t have Internet available on your phone, then it can be traced through CDR (Call Data Record) and this can be obtained from the Nodal Officer by Police.

If the phone you have lost is a Smartphone, there are number of applications that help you get back your phone. Both the iOS and Android have similar abilities when it comes to locating your phones.

How to track a phone

How To Track A Lost Phone That Is Turned Off

Here’s the step to track a lost phone that is turned off :


Track Your Lost Android Device With Google’s Android Device Manager:

Requirements to use Android Device Manager:

  • Your device must be connected with your Google account
  • Your device must have access to the Internet
  • Allowed Android Device Manager (ADM) to locate your device (turned on by default)
  • Allowed ADM to lock your device and erase its data (turned off by default)
  • Your device must be connected to the Android Device Manager while being logged into your Google account. Once the site is loaded, it will automatically try to track down your phone.

Remote Control And Track Your Smartphone with Android Lost:


  • Your device must be connected with your Google account
  • Your device must have access to the Internet
  • You are not running Android 3.0 or higher
  • This is a complicated way to track your phone. You have to install the tracking app “Android Lost” on your phone and activate it by sending an SMS.
  • Steps to Control And Track Your Smartphone with Android Lost:
  • Install Android Lost remotely
  • Activate Android Lost (not working on Android 3.0)
  • Log In to the Android Lost Website
  • Android Lost alternative for devices running Android 2.0-2.3:

If Android Lost is not working on your device and your device is running an older version of Android (2.0-2.3) then you must give Plan B from Lockout a try. Install the app directly from Play Store to your device, and if successful, Plan B will send your device location to your Gmail address. It will send you a mail within every 10 minutes and will keep you updated with the current location.

Use Google Maps Location History- now called “Timeline”:


  1. Your device must be connected with your Google account
  2. Your device must have access to the Internet
  3. Location Reporting and Location History need to be activated on your device.

Other than Android Device Manager, which also uses GPS for tracking. Your Timeline only uses cell tower IDs and WIFI location detection to collect location data. The advantage of Timeline is the ability to track your phone’s location frequently over a period of time.


Windows devices come with preinstalled with “Find My Phone” app. Once you sign in on your device using Windows Account, then just follow the steps below:

On your computer go to

Point to the phone in the top-right corner, then click Find My Phone. If you are prompted, then sign in with same Microsoft account you used to sign in on your phone.

You will see a map on your phone’s location


Locate Missing iPhone with Find My iPhone:

  • Sign in your iCloud account using Apple ID
  • Click on Find My iPhone button
  • Choose locate an iPhone device if you have setup more than one iOS device
  • Your lost/stolen iPhone ‘s location will show on the map if your device is online


Locate Missing Blackberry With Blackberry Protect:

To enable the free service, go to Settings and tap on BlackBerry Protect

The service will be turned off by default, but only requires you to slide the switch to the right to enable it. You will need to be signed in into your BlackBerry ID on your device.

Now that BlackBerry Protect is enabled.

How To make Google Chrome Run Faster

how to make google chrome fast

If you’re here to know how to make google chrome run faster, then you’re at the right place for I’d be showing you the proper way to make google chrome run faster.

Google Chrome contains real clean and minimal environment that helps you browse faster, safer and easier. But sometimes google runs slower. So at such times it may be a fault due to number of extensions and plugins that you have been installed.

All you need to do is to clear the browsing data which will help Chrome get faster, thus prevent google from tracking your history. It runs faster when it has less properties to load to get into the hyper mode. So the ultimate aim is to reduce the load on chrome.

how to make google chrome fast

10 Speed Hacks That Will Make Google Chrome Run Faster

Here’s the steps that will help google chrome run faster on your computer:

Access Chrome’s Secret Settings: To access secret settings, enter chrome://flags into your address bar to make a tab based text editor and speed up our Gmailing. Now click Enter key, and you will be bought to the flags page and shown a short warning.

To Make Things Simple, Open “Find”:  To save from scrolling up and down all day, hit Ctrl+F or click three-line overflow menu button the upper right and select find.

Pick & Choose Your Chrome Speed Hacks: Pick and choose the settings that you want and find the combination that works best with your workflow.

Here are the speed tips:

  • Set “Maximum Tiles” to 512
  • Change the number of Raster Threads to 4
  • Enable SPDY/4
  • Enable Offline Cache Mode
  • Enable Experimental Canvas Features
  • Enable Experimental Websocket Implementation
  • Enable Touch Events
  • Enable Accelerated Overflow Scroll
  • Enable Fast Tab/Window Close
  • Enable Checking for Conflicts with 3rd Parties

Relaunch Chrome: In order for the above changes to take place, you will have to relaunch Chrome.

Ways To Make Google Chrome Run Faster

Here are some ways to make google chrome run faster on windows:

Delete All  The Junks That Accumulates: Go to right hand corner of Google Chrome, Select “Settings”. Once you click on settings tab, now click “Show advanced settings”. To the right corner below, you may see “Privacy” section with a “Clear browsing data” button. Click the button and make sure that the “Cache” is selected.

  • Start Fresh: Start with new and fresh tabs.
  • Close You Tabs: If you are not using a tab then just close it. Don’t unnecessarily keep any tab open, that wastes memory.
  • Remove Unused Extensions: Remove all the extensions and re-enable all those extensions that you really need.

Install Fastest Chrome: FastestChrome comes with the features like endless pages loading, open searches in a new tab with middle mouse click, and automatically turns text URLs into links.

This was the complete process to make your Google Chrome more fast, let me know your doubts through the comment section below if you have any.