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Will the next update on your smartphone really allow you to track it even when it is turned off ?

The next update update of your Android smartphone should arrive within a few months. Among the planned new features, Google would include an option to locate your smartphone even if it is completely turned off.

This is one of the most anticipated new features on Android smartphones. The next update The update of Android 14 which will arrive at the end of 2023 should make it possible to find your phone even if it is turned off. An addition which is far from unanimous, especially since this update This day should also include connectivity. satellite so you can always have network on your device.

Will Android 14 allow you to track your smartphone permanently ?

The possibilityé locating your Android smartphone, even once it is turned off, is not a big surprise in itself. Apple is already benefiting from this. of this option on its iPhones since 2021 and the integration of iOS 15. It is thus possible for an iPhone user to identify and follow the position of their mobile device. ;even if the latter is not connected internet or simply turned on.

The next update à day of Android 14 presented this Wednesday, May 10 would therefore provide for the addition of this functionality. on Android smartphones. Called "Pixel Power-off Finder", this function should, initially, only apply to phones Pixel from Google.

There is no doubt that in the event of good results, the firm should try to work with other manufacturers like Samsung, Oppo and many others to offer this functionality on all Android devices. However, it is important to note that this "locate your device" should require the use of a Google account or some other way to prove that you are the owner of the smartphone wanted.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116