Methods for checking the settings:
- First you need to do is go to play store on the android device search for android device manager and once it popup click on install once install this app go back to your settings menu scroll down a bit and you will see location if you don't see location under personal check it under personalize menu and open the same it currently set it off check for on and agree and go back to settings menu click on security and scroll down a bit and you will see device administrators open and click that option android device manager and activate now.Go back to android device manager app and open the app and login with your google account details it show your device information. If your add more devices already choose your current device and click on that device and it shows location on your device you can zoom in (or) zoom out depending upon you own personal preferences how do you want to see thing device.
- The open menu on your phone and go to google settings and it popup in some options.In this time what you need to do is go down to android device manager and it shows two options one is remotely located and another one allows remote lock and factory reset.Turn on the first option then you need to check out the box for allowing remote lock.
You can also track your android device on the desktop for that open browser in your desktop on the google search for android device manager open the first link and log in with your google account as same as your android device currently used.They are giving three options ring,lock and erase.