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Can someone search for a lost phone using GPS?

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For people who are trying to locate a cell phone that has been lost or misplaced, there are multiple resources available including apps, third party websites specializing in GPS tracking and preventative programs provided by the service provider, as explained by Digital Trends. These utilities are straightforward and normally require that a user has an Internet connection and, in some cases, an account with which the phone has been registered.

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Can someone search for a lost phone using GPS?
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Some useful GPS applications include Prey, which allows users to sync phones with their server so it can be located by clicking a button and Plan B, an Android app that lets subscribers download it from Google Play to a lost phone that will email a location of the device once it has finished installing.

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