All of us have invested a lot of our hard-earned cash to our all-powerful Android smartphones or tablets. It?s hard for us to find out that they?re lost or worse, stolen. ?Ideally, we want to know ways on how to locate them if ever that happens. Since they also serve as our wallet, gaming machine, notebook, and online bank account, we want to have options to protect our sensitive info stored on the devices. As we also share your dilemma, here are our list of the five best apps to find your lost Android.
This app not only helps you find lost Android devices, its ?Mugshot? feature can also take pictures remotely with the device?s camera. The app is controlled using Kaspersky?s web center. It?s able to track a phone or tablet?s location using GPS, Wi-Fi, GSM, and Google Maps. Kaspersky Internet Security can be downloaded from Google Play Store for free.
Developed by Alienman Tech, ?Where?s My Droid? is an application that can also track down and find lost Android machines. For those who misplace their phone often, especially just inside their homes, the app can be activated remotely to ring and vibrate. You can also text an attention word to their devices to set off the GPS location tracking feature of the app.
AVG Antivirus does not only guard devices against viruses, this app also allows you to track and find lost Android tablets and phones as well as lock personal ?information stored therein. In case you lost your device inside your home, you can make it ring even when the device is in Silent Mode. Furthermore, if you have reason to believe that that your device was just lost and not stolen from you, you can set a message to appear on its screen telling people where to return the device.
This popular app is developed by AVAST Software. Avast! Mobile Security & Antivirus can help protect your device from malware, spyware, and viruses. An equally important feature is the ability to remotely track the device?s location and/or wipe out its memory.
This is the only Android app ?which claims that it can help you find your lost Android without installing it in advance. In other words, you may use this app to find lost Android devices even if you have not set up any ?Find My Phone? app on your device beforehand. PlanB will be able to send your phone?s location to your assigned Gmail address.
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