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    Default Samsung.com " Find my mobile"

    I logged in to my Samsung Account that is linked to my S4 on content.samsung.com. I clicked on Find My Mobile at the top of website and am getting the message that my phone is "offline." Every function available on the website says "failed", I don't understand why it is saying this. I have every option enabled for the Samung Account along with GPS and all that jazz.

    Has anyone else been able to use this feature or know why it is not working for my S4?

    Thanks!

    I searched the forums and Google but found no answer.

    Edit: Just kidding, finally found the answer. It's not available in the United States, you would think the website would tell you that instead of driving someone like me crazy.
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    Actually this post is very useful for the rest of us trying to use a feature that isn't available.
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    That feature must interfere with Obama's data collection. Lol.
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    ...Wasn't this one of the selling features a lot of Samsung fanboys were touting when they were defending the S4 against iPhone 5?

    I am surprised it isn't available in the US...Guess if I lose the S4, its gone ;(
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    Quote Originally Posted by chris2k5 View Post
    ...Wasn't this one of the selling features a lot of Samsung fanboys were touting when they were defending the S4 against iPhone 5?

    I am surprised it isn't available in the US...Guess if I lose the S4, its gone ;(
    Samsung has said they are releasing a "kill switch" like Apple is.

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    The service is apparently blocked in the US, not unavailable. I have not found whether this is due to the Apple / Samsung patent war or, agreements with US telcos or other reason. I was able to get it to work using the . Tor is a darknet which anonymizes and encrypts communications over the network. When used with a Tor enabled browser a site will see the address of the exit node rather than the computer running the browser. Thus, so as long as the exit node is outside the US it will not be seen as originating from the US.

    Running the Tor browser I was able to log into my Samsung account, access "Find My Mobile" and successfully locate my phone which is in fact located in the US. I was using an unlocked Galaxy S3 mini. YMMV.
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    Or you can just use Google's Device Manager. :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ibcop View Post
    That feature must interfere with Obama's data collection. Lol.
    Don't you mean the data collection from the prior administration since Obama didn't start this? LOL?
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    Default Re: Samsung.com " Find my mobile"

    Quote Originally Posted by Davidoo1 View Post
    Don't you mean the data collection from the prior administration since Obama didn't start this? LOL?
    Ha! But how do you really know??? Lol
    "In God we trust....all others we investigate".

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