Samsung SmartThings Find reaches new milestone with 200 million connection nodes helping find lost devices – Samsung Newsroom UK

The service is gaining popularity as it helps users locate almost a million missing devices every day.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that the SmartThings Find service has grown rapidly and now has over 200 million search connection nodes that help users locate their missing devices. Find connection nodes or devices that have been registered with the SmartThings Find service, allow users to find their lost devices, and help other Samsung Galaxy users locate their lost devices.

“We are proud and excited to see the rapid growth of the SmartThings Find service. In less than two years, 200 million devices have chosen to help other Samsung Galaxy users find their missing devices, making it one of the fastest growing services at Samsung,” said TM Roh, President and CEO of Samsung Galaxy. MX (Mobile eXperience) company of Samsung Electronics. “Losing a device can be stressful, but SmartThings Find makes it easy to locate and recover quickly. It’s just one example of how an ecosystem of connected devices is creating meaningful experiences for Samsung Galaxy users around the world. entire.”

The fast-growing Location Service allows Samsung users to quickly locate registered Galaxy devices, from smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and headphones, to personal items like keys or your wallet that has a Galaxy SmartTag or SmartTag+ device[1] related. To achieve this, SmartThings Find takes advantage of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Ultra Wideband (UWB) technology.[2] to locate devices even if they are out of range of their smartphones, as other Galaxy users with nearby SmartThings Find can help you locate it.

If you grant SmartThings Find permission, SmartThings Find can also alert users that they have forgotten their device.

Keeping sensitive information, such as location data, secure is one of Samsung’s top priorities. SmartThings Find encrypts user data and protects it by defense-grade security platform, Samsung Knox. A device’s location data is disclosed to others only with the user’s permission, and each user’s ID changes every 15 minutes and is stored anonymously. SmartThings Find also helps users identify unknown SmartTags that follow them for a certain period of time.

Search for unknown tags in the SmartThings Find app.

To learn more about SmartThings Find, visit SmartThings website Search.

[1] SmartTag is available for all Samsung Galaxy smartphones, tablets and other devices running Android 8 or later. SmartTag+ is available on devices with Galaxy S22+ and Ultra, S21+ and Ultra, Note20 Ultra, Z Fold2 and Z Fold3 UWB.

[2] UWB is embedded only in devices

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