1. App: Lost Phone
Now this software may sound like it is giving a firm command to you. Practically, its principle of operation is as firm as it sounds. Just think exactly what you think of doing whenever your Android gets misplaced or stolen – you die to lock it for good so that it does not fall into wrong hands who will fidget with all the vital data stored in your set, misuse the same and finally throw away the original SIM in order to replace his own stuff. This is exactly when you will finally lose all primary contacts with your lost Android.
But again, this is the time when Lock Phone probes in. All you need to do is to go to the official site and download the software for free. Now install it in your set and make it protected. When you lose your Droid, you will get the advantage of sending SMS to the gadget and lock it before a rogue plays havoc with it. You can even locate the present geographic location of your lost Android by sending SMS to the same with another gadget where this software has already been installed. A bonus on this is that you can set the Android to a ear-shattering ringtone by sending SMS. Thus, you can trace the current location of your phone from this ringtone and retrieve it.
Besides these Do-It-Yourself measures, this app also serves an additional purpose. Whenever it detects a SIM change, it automatically locks your Android and simultaneously sends SMS to all the contacts in your phone book in order to initiate them about the SIM change and the new number. This is an automatic function that comes in great aid when someone tries to insert his SIM into the same without your knowledge.
Download Lost Phone [Google Play Store link]
2. App: Where’s my Droid
Ask this free software, “Where’s my Droid?” and your Android will be right in front of you. This is literally what it appears from the name and operational details of this software. The makers claim that it was the first of its kind for Android users’ convenience, and is getting better and better with time. It uses the GPS technology for doing the operation.
Beside the most important function of setting a high volume ringer tone to your Android device from a remote distance in order to make it traceable, it also makes use of the GPS coordinates of your device to show its current location in the Google Map. Thus, you can rush to the site and retrieve it. Thus, this free app gives you the advantage of tracking your Droid device from any position in the globe, either with a text message or with the help of the online Commander. But make it a point to install this app in your set as soon as you buy it in order to enjoy its benefits in the unfortunate situations.
Download Where’s my Droid [Google Play Store link]
3. App: Plan B
While most of the software suggest that you must install the same as soon as you buy an Android, what if you forgot to install one and your Droid got lost? With plab b you can smile wide once again. You need to download this free app into your lost Android after you lose it!
If this appears really amusing, let me tell you that this software will work as your last resort, your cynosure in retrieving your much-loved gadget. It will take you exactly to the spot where your lost phone is lying – whether it is switched on or switched off!
Download Plan b [Google Play Store link]
4. App: Android Lost
If you have already installed this free app in your Android, you can remain tension free even when it gets lost! Why? – Because it will hardly matter whether it has fallen into the wrong hands or lying ‘orphaned’ in a gutter, you can control it even from a remote location. You can access the net or send SMS for the purpose and you will e able to read all the sent and received messages in your lost Droid, erase the data in the SD card and even lock the phone in order to prevent its misuse.
If you are still waiting for something extra, here they are. You can locate the lost Droid’s latest location by tracing its GPS setting and network location. You can also set alert alarm and flash light in it so that you can hear the same, reach the place and find it by tracing its vibrant light alarm.
Download Android Lost [Google Play Store link]