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The biggest scare in the world these days is losing your phone. This fear is not misplaced either given how expensive phones are. So when we misplace a phone, our hearts skip a beat. You might counter the argument by saying that there are features like Find my phone and Find my iPhone for Android and iPhone respectively. But that only works if you have a device that aligns with your phone. So for instance, if you have an iPhone, you can look it up with only Apple devices but not with Google Assistant.

Google Assistant For iPhones

Apple devices are expensive. So, imagine if you only have one iPhone and you forget it in the freezer (that has actually happened), you won’t find it until the next day and the phone would be dead by then. But not anymore. Now, you can look up not just Android phones through Google Assistant but also iPhones. Of course, to use this feature you need Google Home installed on your phone.

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Process of aligning iPhone with Google account

First, you have to open the Google Home app and sign in to your google account. After that, go into settings. There, select notifications. You will then find the option for ‘General Notification’. From the variety of notifications listed, switch on ‘Critical Alerts’.

Now, that you have aligned the settings, just do a test check. To do that, go near any Google displays or speaker that has your account signed in. And say, “Hey Google, Find my iPhone.”

If your phone is switched on and is connected to the internet regardless of wi-fi or mobile data, it will ring. Of course, if you have multiple devices linked to your account, your Google Display will first confirm with you the name of the device.

Anyway, it is time to say goodbye to the mini heart attacks whenever you lose sight of your phone.

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