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Find stolen phone with Plan B android app

find stolen phone with plan b

If you’re an owner for an android device, now you can easily find if someone stolen your phone. A powerful application is available for helping you in this way, the name for this android application is Plan B, it is developed by Lookout Labs, and you can turn to Plan B if you’ll install in your Android device this application.

Plan B is a powerful app which is part of Lookout Labs. Plan B for Android helps you to find your missing phone. It is the first and only ‘find my phone’ android application that you can download AFTER you’ve already lost your android phone to find/locate it.

Plan B doesn’t need to have Lookout installed on your smartphone, Plan B don’t replace the Lookout app and is developed to be a one-time use android application. In big lines, it is a backup plan for android users who’s lost their smartphone and wants to find it.

How to use Plan B android app to find stolen phone step by step tutorial:

  • First the Plan B app requires access to the Google Play Store website, and you need have a Google account
  • Then Install Plan B to the smartphone that you’re trying to find from the following address.
  •  After you installed Plan B application it will start automatically, and you will send a message with your phone’s location to your Gmail address.
  • If you want to locate again after 10 minutes, you can borrow a friend’s smartphone and text the word “locate” to your lost smartphone.

Like I said the plan B requires to have access at the Google Play Store and your Google account, but if you’re an android owner then probably you already have a Google account joined with Google Play Store.

The Plan B application find your stole smartphone using cell towers and GPS system, for some new android smartphones models the plan B can switch GPS on automatically.

Your current location will keep updating for 10 minutes, and you’ll receive an email each time when your smartphone is located, the searching process can start easily by texting “locate” to your number from any other smartphone. For locating your smartphone, the Plan B sends you an SMS text, in this way the standard messages rates apply. For a full protection, immediately when you found your smartphone you can download and install Lookout Mobile Security.

Download Plan B from Google play Store by using the next Link



  1. Byoooobs

    April 19, 2013 at 3:03 pm

    Does this method work with ALL versions of Android?

  2. Andy S

    April 21, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    It won’t install to my Nexus 7 (Android 4.2) because the play store says it’s incompatible. The app page says it only works on 2.0 to 2.3.

  3. HANI

    June 23, 2013 at 4:49 am

    mine is android 4.1.2. Is there any similar apps out there i can install to find my phone? HELP PLEASEEEE

  4. ravi shanker

    August 26, 2013 at 10:57 am

    sorry no location is coming to gmail account
    i think my sim card is removed from my android phone,then how to locate my android phone????
    please reply me….

  5. beulah

    November 14, 2013 at 6:27 am

    talking about the plan b, can it work when the person that stole the has switched it off?

  6. Deanna

    October 1, 2014 at 12:31 am

    How do I install it onto the phone I lost….?

  7. vp

    March 22, 2015 at 4:22 pm

    my phone got stolen from the bayview ymca mens change room how do I recover it. The playstore says its incompatible

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