IMEI Number tracking: track Samsung phone using imei online

Samsung is one of the top smartphone brands across the world. And it manufactures budget range to premium range smartphones.

If you have ever lost your Samsung phone or someone has stolen your mobile, then you might want to track your smartphone using IMEI number.

So, in this post, we have discussed how to track Samsung phone using IMEI number. There are many ways to track a smartphone, but we have to do few settings before the smartphone has been lost or stolen.

But most of us don’t do those settings and if regret after losing the smartphone. If you don’t have enabled Find My Mobile feature in your mobile, then you can track it using IMEI number.

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Who can track phone using IMEI number

We have already told you that setting Find My Mobile in Samsung mobile can help you to track your phone in favorable conditions.

But you can always track your smartphone using IMEI. But everyone is not authorized to track phones using IMEI number.

There are any few agencies who are authorized to track any mobile using IMEI number. Like local police, CERT, cyber cell department of secret agencies few more govt. agencies.

Phone manufacturer company is also not authorized to track any mobile using IMEI number in most of the cases.

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How to track Samsung phone using IMEI

There is no genuine website available on the internet which can track any smartphone using IMEI number. You can find many websites on the internet which claims to track any smartphone using IMEI number.

And also, there is no genuine app on the internet which is having ability of IMEI number tracking.

All those websites and apps are fraud and to make money only so you should always be aware of those types of websites and apps.

Telecom companies can track any phone using IMEI number, so police itself inform to all telecom companies to put the IMEI number on the surveillance when required or ordered.

The popular telecom companies in India are Jio, Airtel, VI, BSNL and more. This is only possible when thieve insert any SIM card in the phone and use it or enable location services.

But now a days there are more advanced tacking features are coming to the police department which trace the exact location of the theft.

So, you must always book a complaint in to the nearest police station. And it is very hard to trace any lost mobile because police have so much workload and they don’t put any smartphone on surveillance until the case is critical.

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How Police track any phone

Cyber cell of Police department has special rights to track any phone within the country. If you want to find back your lost or stolen phone, then you have to go to nearest police station and ask them to file an FIR for loss of your smartphone.

You need to produce the IMEI number of your phone to the police station. You can produce the purchase slip or order invoice of your smartphone as a valid proof.

In most of the cases police department don’t raise FIR in India for mobile theft or lost cases. You need to put more effort to book a FIR in police station.

When police department raise complaint against your lost mobile phone then you have to wait for the police to trace the phone.

Police department send your IMEI number to all telecom operators like Jio, Airtel, VI and more. When someone switch on your lost smartphone after inserting a SIM card in it.

Mobile will send your mobile phone information including mobile number, SIM card details, IMEI number, phone model and more to the telecom operator through any nearest mobile tower.

As far as telecom companies receive IMEI number information from any tower they immediately gather more information and share to the police station.

Now police physically visit that location and try to catch the theft. Police personal remains in touch with the telecom companies to get the live location and movement of the phone.

In favorable conditions police is able to find the theft and, in some cases, thief manage to escape from police.

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Track Samsung phone using Find My Mobile

When tracking any phone using IMEI number is not full proof solution then you should take some additional precautions before you have loss it.

You can follow these steps to enable the Find My Mobile option in Samsung mobile system settings:

  • Go to system Settings in Samsung mobile.
  • Click on Biometrics & Security option.
  • Scroll down and tap on Find my mobile.
  • Enable Find my mobile option.
  • Also enable Send last location.
  • Don’t forget to enable Offline Finding option.
  • Optional: Activate Remote Unlock if you need it.

For more information on how to use FindMyMobile in Samsung mobile you can visit our dedicated post.

How to track Samsung phone online

Is it really possible to trace a lost phone online? And the answer is Yes, but make sure you had enabled tracking features like Find my phone in your phone before you lost it.

There are many apps which allows you to find phone location and also has features to remotely control your phone.

You can even lock, erase data or ring your phone remotely using mobile tracking trusted websites.

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How to enable Google find my device

You can easily enable Google find my device on your Android mobile including Samsung devices. Google provide feature to find, locate, ring, secure and erase Android phone remotely.

You can search “find my device” in your mobile settings and now tap on the “find my device” option and simply enable it and follow the onscreen instructions.

It may ask for permissions to control some features in your device, so provide the access to all the features. Most of the work has been done.

Google Find my device will work properly if the device is Switched ON, connected to network and location services are ON.

You can also refer the image given below for more information.

google find my device requirements to track a android mobile
Google Find my device requirements to track an Android

Follow the simple steps to enable the Find My Mobile option in Samsung settings:

  • Go to system Settings in Samsung mobile.
  • Click on Biometrics & Security option.
  • Scroll down and tap on Find my mobile.
  • Enable Find my mobile option.
  • Also enable Send last location.
  • Don’t forget to enable Offline Finding option.
  • Optional: Activate Remote Unlock if you need it.

How to find lost phone using Google find my phone

We have learnt to activate Find My Mobile feature in Samsung mobile as well as set it as an admin app in above tutorial.

Now we want to know how to track lost Samsung phone if our mobile is misplaced or stolen. It is obvious that if somebody steal your phone, he/she will immediately switch it off and it will become very hard to trace it.

But you can get last location of your mobile when it was power on. You can follow the simple steps to locate, ring, erase, lock and unlock your Samsung phone remotely:

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findmymobile.samsung.com
  • Go to Samsung FindMyMobile page.
  • Sign in with your Samsung account which was logged-in in stolen Samsung mobile.
  • Select the lost or stolen Samsung device from list if you have multiple Samsung devices connected to account.
  • If your lost mobile data & location are on, then you will see active indicator with details like:
    1. Device Status
    2. Battery Level
    3. Network Connectivity (Mobile/WiFi)
  • You can also access to remote feature like:
    • Track Location
    • Ring
    • Erase data
    • Lock device
    • Unlock
    • Backup
    • Extend battery life
    • And more options.
  • Click on the desired option to know more about that option.

Open the FindMyMobile link to know more about how to track Samsung phone online.

Can I track my Samsung phone with IMEI number?

Telecom companies can track any phone using IMEI number, so police itself inform to all telecom companies to put the IMEI number on the surveillance when required.

There is no website or app which can trace your lost phone using IMEI number so don’t waste your time on searching online like these apps.

So, you must always book a complaint in to the nearest police station. On the other hand you can block your IMEI number online from Govt. website ceir.gov.in from your browser.

Make sure you have your ID and phone IMEI number ready with you to book a complaint online to block your phone’s IMEI number.

But still you can track your phone online using Google Find my device if you have already enabled it.

How can I track my phone using IMEI online?

You can book a complaint online on Govt. website ceir.gov.in from any web browser. After booking a complaint on this portal IMEI number of your device will be blocked everywhere.

You will not be responsible if thief do any illegal activity using your phone.
Apart from that lodge a FIR in nearest police station. As only police can trace your mobile using IMEI number.

You can’t track your phone online using IMEI number. All the websites and apps claiming to locate lost phone using IMEI number are fraud.

But still you can track your phone online using Google Find my device if you have already enabled it.

Can I track my stolen Samsung phone?

Yes, you can track your stolen or lost Samsung phone online using Find my device feature. This feature comes preinstalled in all Android phones.
Make sure you have already enabled this feature in your phone before it was lost, otherwise you will not be able to trace your lost phone.
You can visit to Samsung FindMyMobile page to locate your Samsung phone using your Samsung ID. Make sure you login with same ID which was logged in lost phone, to find the lost phone.

What is the first step to do after my phone is lost?

If you are completely sure your phone has been stolen or lost and unable to find at your level then you should immediately block your SIM card and IMEI number.

Your can block your SIM card by calling your network operator. If you were using Jio SIM card in your lost phone then call at 198 from any other Jio SIM or find their tollfree number and ask them to block your SIM card immediately.

To block your lost phone IMEI number visit the govt. website ceir.gov.in and fulfil the IMEI block form and submit it.

You may be considered safe after blocking your IMEI number if thief tries to do some illegal activities using your phone.

Apart from that you must lodge an FIR in the nearest police station so they can try to track your phone.

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29 thoughts on “IMEI Number tracking: track Samsung phone using imei online”

  1. My S20 FE 5G with the
    IMEI 355008374952632 has been stolen on 9 feb 2023 and didn’t get yet so I want to block my phone so I need uour help please

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  2. 353305092557723
    This is my IMEI number if you can help me find it I will be happy I have not used the phone up to a month it is a Samsung Galaxy S9

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  3. plz i need help.. they stole my samsung and i cant find any possible way to find it .. i have the imei number.. if any one get the help plz pass it .. i need my phone

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  4. Mera mobile 30/03/2023 ko chori ho gaya.jiska imei 357196290807234 hai. Please check my phone and information this my number 9835309330.

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  5. My phone was stolen while charging on 15th march 2023. Please here is my IMEI 353387756649988. Im looking forward to your outcome.

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  6. please my Samsung Phone was stolen and i cant even remember if i did turn on the find my device settings. Please can you guys help out, the police are not giving me a good responds ever since.

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  7. The police is helpless, I reported my case they didn’t even show up its now 3weeks when my phone was stolen. Is there any other means that I can do to recover my phone? IMEI I got it.

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