Lost your Windows laptop or tablet? so you can get it back

Losing one of our everyday devices is a headache. It doesn’t matter if it’s a mobile, a tablet or a computer. Fortunately, every day we have more tools to locate them with precision and recover themand the Windows is no exception. Therefore, in this article, we will teach you how to enable and use the option find my device.

We are talking about a very useful and simple tool which is available in both Windows 10 and Windows 11. However, many are still unaware of its existence which poses a serious risk in case they misplace their frequently used PC. For this reason, it is worth spending a few minutes to perform the steps that we are going to show below.

One important thing to note is that Find My Device is available on all computers running Windows. And while it’s probably more used to find laptops and tablets because, after all, they’re most likely to get lost, also serves to locate a desktop PC.

How to Enable “Find My Device” in Windows

In this case, we’ll show the procedure from a Windows 10 laptop, but the steps don’t change much for Windows 11 (although we’ll explain that later as well). The first thing to do is go to the start menu and search find my device.

Once we enter this section we will find this screen. As you will see, it is mandatory to have a Microsoft account and sign in to it to activate this feature.