23 Feb '15, 6pm

Share Google+ Location With Close Friends to Help Find Your Lost Phone

Share Google+ Location With Close Friends to Help Find Your Lost Phone

This recently saved my bacon as I was on a ski retreat with my company. I lost my phone on one of the runs down the hill. Zipper didn't fully close. After my "Oh S#!t" moment on the next lift up and thanks to having my exact location shared with one of my close friends with whom I was skiing, we were able to retrace our last run, and watch the blips from his phone and my phone get closer together on the map. We found the phone quite quickly sitting gently in the snow on the top of a mogul. We were obviously lucky that we had signal on the mountain and I had shared my location with a few of my closest friends.

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