Find My Phone on Windows Live Helps You Make Your Lost Phone 'Ring, Map, Erase' and More!

If you've ever misplaced your phone, you know it can be stressful. But Find My Phone on Windows Live can help. This free service can ring, lock, erase, or show your phone on a map from any Internet-connected PC. Find My Phone makes it easier to recover your phone--or prevent someone from using it without […]

If you've ever misplaced your phone, you know it can be stressful. But Find My Phone on Windows Live can help. This free service can ring, lock, erase, or show your phone on a map from any Internet-connected PC. Find My Phone makes it easier to recover your phone--or prevent someone from using it without your permission.

To use Find My Phone, visit windowsphone.live.com and log in with the same Windows Live ID you registered on your phone.

To make your phone ring:

  1. On your PC, open a web browser and go to windowsphone.live.com.
  2. Sign in with your Windows Live ID, and then click Find My Phone.
  3. Click Ring it.
    Tip: To hear what the ring sounds like, click Preview ringtone. Your phone will ring even if the volume is off or it's on vibrate mode.

To map your phone's location:

  1. On your PC, open a web browser and go to windowsphone.live.com.
  2. Sign in with your Windows Live ID, and then click Find My Phone.
  3. Click Map it.
  4. If your PC is connected to a printer, click Print map to make a hard copy of your phone's location.
    Tip: If you've scrolled the map and lost track of your phone's location on it, click Center map on my phone.

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