Future Androids could be findable even powered off, just like iPhones

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Future Android telephones working Android 14 and later might work collectively to make units simpler to seek out, even when the units are turned off. Present iPhone 14 and older iPhones relationship again to the iPhone 11 can already carry out the identical operate, however Google is baking the characteristic into an upcoming Android improve and hoping for wider help from telephone makers. 

There are a variety of the way a telephone can stay findable even when the machine is technically powered off. Google’s mannequin, in keeping with tipsters who leaked the information to 91Mobiles (opens in new tab), will preserve sending energy to the telephone’s Bluetooth module after you’ve shut down. The Bluetooth characteristic can broadcast a wide range of knowledge to close by units, together with location knowledge and private identifiers.