SmartThings Find will allow you to find your lost Galaxy devices
Samsung has announced SmartThings Find to help locate Galaxy devices such as smartphones, tablets, smart watches, and headphones. SmartThings Find will be an optional part of the SmartThings app, the update of which will be rolled out globally on devices running Android 8 or later. SmartThings Find uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Ultra Wideband (UWB) technologies to help find devices. The service can be used even if the missing Galaxy device is offline as long as it has enough battery to send Bluetooth and UWB signals.
Users must register in the SmartThings app, after which they will be able to find their Galaxy devices if they get lost. Samsung famous that an individual headset can even be found through the SmartThings Find service.
SmartThings Find can even be used if the Galaxy the smartphone, tablet, smart watch, or headphones are disconnected. Samsung explained that the device produces a low energy Bluetooth signal that can be received by other devices once it has been offline for 30 minutes. If you report that your device was lost via SmartThings Find, any nearby Galaxy smartphone or tablet that has chosen to help find lost devices can alert Samsung’s server to its location, which in turn will notify you.
Six million users in Korea, the UK, and the US have tried the service through a two-month early access program, according to Samsung. “Using the latest in BLE and UWB technology, SmartThings Find will make your life less stressful when it comes to searching for lost Galaxy devices,” said Jaeyeon Jung, vice president and head of the SmartThings team, mobile communications business at Samsung Electronics, in a statement. “With the added benefit of using AR6 along with maps and sounds to guide you back to your devices, SmartThings Find is a simple and visual solution that will help you easily locate your favorite devices.
SmartThings home automation startup is a subsidiary of Samsung as 2014. It connects wirelessly with a variety of smart devices and allows them to work together. the SmartThings The mobile application works with voice commands using Alexa or Google Assistant too.
If you lose a Galaxy device, you can open SmartThings Find on your smartphone or tablet and select the device you want to locate. Samsung says that the exact location of your device will be shown to you on a map. When you are close to the device, you can make it ring or locate it via the AR-based nearby search feature, which will display color graphics that become more vivid as you get closer to the device.
Samsung said it will expand these tag-tracking capabilities from early next year, helping users locate non-Galaxy items as well. According to the South Korean tech giant, all SmartThings user data is encrypted and the location of the device will not be revealed to anyone except its owner.
Apple and Google They also have similar services that help users locate their devices.