Today Samsung announced SmartThings Find as a free service to help you find your Galaxy phone, tablet, smartwatch and headphones in case you lost them. SmartThings Find uses Bluetooth and the new UWB technology on its latest devices.
"Apple's Find My service has helped our family recover lost iPhones, and Google's Find My Device is regularly used by my wife to find her phone, which is usually in one of his rooms. home but he does not know which one, ”said one user. SmartThings Find uses low Bluetooth energy and UWB to help you find your device. Samsung applies AR with maps and sounds to guide you to your lost device.
Six million users in KoreaThe United Kingdom And the USA they tried the service when it was still in its early stages. The service is available through the latest version of the SmartThings application and only works with Galaxy devices.
Even if your device is no longer connected to one mobile network or on your Galaxy phone, the service SmartThings Find can help you get to your lost device. Through the SmartThings app, you can now choose to help others identify the lost ones Appliances their. Once a Galaxy device is offline for 30 minutes, it sends a BLE signal that it can taken from other devices that have not yet been synchronized or directly associated with this lost device.
Once you get close to your lost device, you can choose to listen to sound from the lost device or locate it using the Search Nearby feature. Also, the intensity of the colors increases when you approach device you.
The Galaxy smartphones and tablets they use Android 8 or newer versions support the new SmartThings application and the Find service. The Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Z Fold 2 support it UWB, hence this wireless technology will be used in conjunction with BLE to locate these lost phones.