Google is planning to copy one of the essential iOS features yet again. According to reports, Android users are likely to get their version of “Find My.” This will help them to find their lost devices easily. Keep in Mind, “Find My” could relate to the new “Find My Device” network. The reference to the same is available in the Google Play Services.
The report suggests that the network could follow the working of Apple’s Find My Network.
Find My Network for Android users:
The leaks about this upcoming feature have been discovering by the members of XDA Developers. According to XDA Developers, a set of strings has been found in the Google Play Services. As per reports, the Google Play Services app with Beta version 21.24.12 hints at the Find My Device network. This feature will make use of the Google Play Services for the users. Thus, allowing users to find their and other’s lost devices. To recall, Google Play Services plays an essential part of Google Mobile Services (GMS) that includes all the Google apps.
Find My Device app on Android:
To recall, Google already provides a Find My Device app to all the existing Android users. Additionally, this Android app lets users find their lost devices. The significant difference here is that the current app can only see the device linked to the user’s Google account. The new upcoming system will allow people to find others’ devices too. The new system is most likely to work similarly to Apple’s Find My. As per speculations, the Android counterpart is expected to limit to smartphones and tablets. At the same time, Apple’s Find My works with a variety of devices.
Google Play Services comes with the majority of devices for Android users. Therefore, the new feature is likely to reach several users whenever Google plans to launch it. Currently, not much is known about Google’s Find My Device system. Additionally, if this report turns out to be accurate, Then Google might be copying yet another feature from the iOS platform. Previously also, Google introduced its version of AirDrop. This feature is called Nearby Share. This feature allows Android users to share files with another device easily.
Both Google and Apple have recently showcased their latest version of the operating system. To recall, Apple recently showcases the newest version of iOS 15 at WWDC 2021. On the other hand, Google recently released its Google Android 13 Operating system.