Find My Devices Using Tile

By: Tile

“I can't find my phone!” - If this kind of phrase is common in your household, you're not alone. In today's world, countless people make use of handheld devices like Android phones, iPhones, and tablets every single day. It's so easy to accidentally misplace these devices or forget where we last left them.

Nowadays, it's normal for people to say “I can't find my iPhone,” or hear someone ask, “Will you help me find my phone?” And usually, what happens next is that people spend ages searching up and down to try and find the missing device, wasting so much of their own time in the process.

There must be a simpler way, right? With Tile Bluetooth trackers, there is! Tile's Bluetooth trackers, like the Tile Sticker and Tile Mate, are the perfect tools to use when you're in the find my Android phone mode, or track down a missing device somewhere around the house. This guide will show you how to locate your Android phone or find your iPhone with Tile trackers and the Tile app.

Find My Devices Using Tile on Apple iOS

Usually Tile Bluetooth trackers are attached to items that you might lose, like your passport, laptop, wallet, or car keys. You can then use your phone to track down those items if and when they go missing. 

It's super important to note that Tile trackers can be used the other way around too! In other words, if you have a Tile synced to your iPhone, but can't actually find your phone, you can use the Tile tracker itself to find the phone with ease by double-pressing the Tile button. Here's how it works:

  1. Find an item with a Tile tracker attached that has been synced to your phone, which could be something like your keys, your wallet, your passport, or even your Airpods case.

  2. Double press the button on your Tile tracker to ring your missing phone.

  3. Use the ringing sound to track down your phone with ease, even if it's on silent.

Thanks to this “Find My iPhone” feature, you can rely on Tile to save you tons of time and take a lot of the hassle out of finding any of your lost iOS devices. 

Plus, if you have multiple Tile trackers attached to things like your MacBook, wallet, bike, backpack, and so on, you can use any single one of them to ring your lost phone and find it right away. 

This feature works with every member of the Tile tracker family. You can use this way to find your phone with a Tile Sticker that's stuck to your laptop, or a Tile Slim that's slipped inside your passport holder. Either Tile will ring and find your phone if it's connected and nearby!

Find My Devices Using Tile on Android

Android device users don't need to feel left out, since Tile technology works with Android phones and tablets too. If you need to use Tile's Find My Lost Phone feature on Android, the process is just as simple and straightforward:

  1. Find an active Tile tracker, like a Mate, Pro, Sticker, or Slim, that has been synced to the Tile App on your missing phone.

  2. Press the button on the Tile tracker twice to ring your phone.

  3. Use the sound of your phone's ringing to find it, even if it's on silent.

It's as simple as that! And as mentioned before, this process works with all Tile trackers - so it doesn't matter if you're using a Tile Sticker stuck to your Xbox controller or a Tile Pro attached to your handbag, you can always rely on Tile's Find My Phone technology to save you time and make looking for lost phones a whole lot easier.

So, the next time you hear someone say, "I can't find my phone", you'll know exactly what to do. With the help of Tile, spending hours searching for lost phones has become a thing of the past. Welcome to the future.