Your beloved gadgets are an inseparable part of your life. One cannot think of a life without his/her laptop or phone. Imagine your phone getting lost/stolen. Even the thought of it makes your stomach twitch. Right?If someone steals your phone, it can be a risk to your identity and can equal or even exceed the impact of a stolen wallet.Here is a golden rule-MAKE IT RING.LOCK IT DOWN.WIPE IT CLEAN.
For all the 21st-century gadget lovers who are addicted to screen, this article can be your lifeline. It is always a good option to have a way to find you precious gizmos back, isn’t it?
So we bring to you, ways to find your lost phone/laptop:
1. Device locator for iPhone:
Having a stolen/ lost iPhone is bound to give you a sinking feeling in your belly. Worry not!
Device Locator: This annual subscription app uses GPS from the web to track down your phone.
Find my iPhone: This official app from Apple uses the company’s I Cloud service to locate your lost phone. You can also remotely lock the phone and set a passcode on it, or even remotely delete its data –killing two birds with one stone, isn’t it?
iFound app: This is a great and easy to use app for iPhones, it has a lock screen option too.
Mobilespy: This app uses the GPS information and prevents the thief to make any changes in your phone.
2. For Windows Phone or Laptop: It is disturbing to not locate your phone. Is it really lost or you just left it under the bed cushions? Microsoft provides a special service to locate your device may it be a laptop or a phone.
The find my phone is a great option. Just log in and follow these steps to locate your device:
Go to account.microsoft.com/devices. If you’re prompted to sign in, use the same Microsoft account you used to sign in on your phone.
Choose the phone you want to find, and then click Find My Phone.
You’ll see a map with your phone’s location. You can zoom in or out to get a better view.
3. Even android users can sigh in relief. All android phones support the Where’s my Droid app.
It helps you track it down using GPS and can even keep thieves from making certain changes to your device.
Phones are an inevitable part of our lives and when the technology is taking the center stage you don’t want to miss out on stuff just because you lost your phone. So keep up with the flow safeguard your devices.