Our smartphones are very costly now. From Google Nexus to Samsung Galaxy, you need to pay a huge amount to the retailer. Efforts involved in pre-order, buy and maintenance are other important parts of the process. But are you taking enough precautions to protect the same device from the hands of thieves ?
Most of us are ignoring the part and not installing any anti theft apps on their hard earned gadget. Then, how can you recover the phone if lost or forgot in some place ? Miracle should happen, if you are not installing any of the below mentioned apps on the device. They do great job from tracking phone to give it back to the owner.
Cerberus is most popular anti theft app. It ideal choice to recover your lost, misplaced or stolen phone. The app lets you control the device via web or text messages and lock it with passcord. It alerts you in case of SIM card change and will start a loud alarm even in the silent mode. You can wipe the device using commands and get photo of the intruder, his call details from the phone, network operator details etc
KIS is embedded with anti theft options like locate, lock and wipe the device. You can lock the lost or misplaced phone and show a customized message to users. It will take photos of the user and send it back to the pre-defined email address. GPS tracking, Anti theft alarm are other notable features of the app.
CM Security is another popular choice. I am using it for a long time, so I can obviously say that it is a free app with premium quality and features. It shares all anti theft features of above mentioned apps like locate-lock-wipe the phone, get snaps of the thief and anti theft alarm.
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Anti theft from Avast, most reputed anti virus in the cyber world. It is a free app with premium upgrades and features. Avast is useful to locate & tack lost phone on Google Map, control it via web or SMS, wipe the phone memory to protect your datas & photos, take images or listen to phone’s surroundings, get alerts when SIM card is changed etc.
Prey is a widely using anti theft app. It lets you locate the phone using GPS, lock & trigger a loud alarm to find it and show a message to the current user via the lock screen of the device. The app will take snaps of the user, collect network information and send it back to the owner.
Anti theft option of popular Bitdefender anti virus. It occupies all features of common anti theft apps, in addition to that, you can send SMS command to the phone to make a phone call to you or answer your next call.
Advanced System Care has launched their mobile version, a couple of months back. It too occupies all important anti-theft features to recover your lost or stolen Android device.