Find My Device

Windows 11 includes a feature called Find my device that can help you locate your PC if it's lost or stolen. This feature is located in the Settings app. You can find it by navigating to Privacy & security > Find my device.

Find my device requires that you sign in to Windows 11 with a Microsoft account. If you do, it is enabled by default.
Find my device also requires that location settings are enabled.
You can view the location of this PC and your other PCs and devices by selecting the "See all your devices linked to your account" option. This opens your web browser and navigates to the Microsoft account website at

Select "Find my device." A zoomable map view with a list of your PCs appears.

Now, select the PC you're trying to find in the list. The view expands to display more options.

From here, you can select the "Find" button to locate that particular PC on the map. Or, select the "Lock" button to remotely lock the PC, preventing anyone who finds it from accessing your data. This function will also enable location tracking so that you can continue to find it in the event of theft.

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