How to Find a Lost or Stolen Windows Phone 7

People carry their cell phones wherever they go, Everybody is worried about losing there cell phone especially when it comes to smart phones. When your phone get stolen, you can always call your service provider and block your service , but how to locate your stolen or lost Windows Phone  and erase the software?

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There is a free service i.e ” Find My Phone“  on Windows Live help you to locate your phone on a map from any Internet-connected PC and also you can  ring, lock and  erase using this free service.

In order to activate Find My Phone service  you need to visit windowsphone.live.com and log in with the same Windows Live ID you registered on your phone.

How to Find Windows phone 7 ‘s  Location

1 Visit windowsphone.live.com.

2 Sign in with your Windows Live ID, and then click Find My Phone.

3 Click on Map it.

4 You can take a printout of the map if your PC is connected to a printer, Just need to click Print map.

How to lock Windows phone

1. Sign in with your Windows Live ID, and then click Find My Phone and then Click Lock it

2. If you’re prompted to enter a password, enter a 4-digit number. You’ll need this to unlock your phone when you get it back.

3. You can type a message to display on the screen. Typically this is information, such as an alternative phone number or email address, that someone who finds your phone can use to contact you.

4. Finally Click Lock.

How to Erase your Windows Phone Remotely using Computer

1. First sign in with your Windows Live ID, and then click Find My Phone and Click Erase it.

2. You will get a pop up for confirmation message,

  • Click Yes to start erasing your phone.

Note: This will complete settings on Phone.

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