My windows 10 has no "Find my Device" option under setting, update & Security,

My windows 10 has no "Find my Device" option under "setting", "update & Security". Location switch is on in settings and notification view. I was checking into the update for November 2015 and I installed windows 10 in July 2015 when it was automatically upgraded on this Acer aspire v5 122p laptop as also during same time frame was  my Acer aspire desk top

Hello Marion,


Thank you for posting on Microsoft Community. We regret the inconvenience caused and will assist you in resolving the issue.


Please be informed the option “Find my device” will not be available for Local account users and on desktop PCs. You will also need Wi-Fi connection to track the device wherever the device is taken to.


If you are a local account user, I suggest you to convert the user account to administrator account by following the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.


  1. Press Windows logo key on the keyboard, type Control panel and click on the top most search result.

  2. Select User Accounts or Change account type from the window and click on your user account name.

  3. Select Administrator and click on Change account type.

  4. Close the window and check if the changes are effective.


Write to us with the status of the issue on the same post for further assistance. Your reply is most important for us to ensure we assist you accordingly.


Thank you.


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Last updated April 9, 2020 Views 474 Applies to: