In our lives, Smartphones has now become one of our most important possession while moving out. And their portability leads to the theft and loosing possibilities of the Smartphones.
There are several cases when one or other looses his/her smartphone, either have left it in taxi, forgot it in the restaurant etc. But, nowadays its a serious problem if your smart and little devices reaches to wrong hands. Your mobile phone holds your contacts, emails, text messages, personal photos and other confidential stuff that you would not like anyone else to see.
Some security apps for your android smartphone:
LOOKOUT SECURITY APP:
Lookout Security & Antivirus offers essential protection to your phone and tablet against malware, viruses, loss and theft.
App Scanning: Continuous, over-the-air protection from viruses, malware, adware and spyware
Locate & Scream: Map the location of your device and make it sound an alarm – even when it is on silent!
Signal Flare: Automatically save your phone’s location when the battery is low
Lock Cam: Get an email with the picture and location of whoever incorrectly enters the passcode 5 times
Contact Backup: Save a copy of your Google contacts
Download your contacts to your computer so you can transfer them to an existing phone or tablet.
PREY ANTI-THEFT SECURITY APP:
Prey is the most complete anti-theft application! It lets you track and locate your lost or stolen phone, tablet and laptop. Locate and recover your device with geolocation and many more features. Prey is 100% FREE and you can protect up to 3 devices with one single account.
Find your phone on a map through geolocation using both GPS and WiFi triangulation
Take pictures using the built-in front and back camera
Lock your device from any unwanted intruder
Trigger a loud alarm remotely even if your phone is put on silent
Display a tailored alert message on the screen
Gather the network information that your device is connected to (for accurate pinpointing)
WHERES MY DROID SECURITY APP:
Where’s My Droid can turn the ringer volume up and make your phone ring. The app can also get the GPS coordinates with a link to Google maps if you’re not near enough to your phone to hear the ringer. You have the freedom to track your phone from anywhere with a text messaged attention word.
Find phone by making it ring/vibrate
Find phone using GPS location
Text your attention word
Passcode protection to prevent unauthorized app changes
Notification of changed SIM card or phone number
Stealth Mode hides incoming text with attention word
White/Black list to control who can use the app via text
No battery drain
ANTI THEFT ALARM SECURITY APP:
Anti theft alarm can prevent your phone from being stolen by any thief or burglar. Anti theft may also be used to surprise your family and friends, who like to spy when you’re not around the phone. An alarm is triggered when the phone is moved or the charger is disconnected. Anti theft may be used to prevent your kids from accessing your phone without your consent. Secure the phone before it is lost or stolen.
ANDROID DEVICE MANAGER:
The Android Device Manager shows a list of all Android phones and tablets that are connected to your Google Account and helps you locate them on a Google Map. You can ring your phone (in case it is hiding beneath the pillow) from the browser, lock the device with a custom PIN or perform a factory reset which permanently deletes all the data on your phone.