Turn on Your Phone's Kill Switch So It's Useless If Stolen

Turn on Your Phone's Kill Switch So It's Useless If Stolen

Plain and simple advice for iOS and Android users to locate or lock their devices after being lost or stolen (nothing new but worth reposting as a few people I know have recently lost their phones).

True that such apps survive factory wipes too. I gave a phone away a while back, after factory wiping it, and it still reports its location every time they swap SIM cards.... I had installed the free Cerberus app on it.

See http://lifehacker.com/turn-on-your-phones-kill-switch-to-deter-dumb-thieves-1797410151

 

 

Turn on Your Phone's Kill Switch So It's Useless If Stolen
A stolen smartphone can ruin anyone’s day, though our smartphones’ built-in anti-theft software seems to be working, according to San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, who cited a 50% drop in phone-related robberies from 2013 to 2016 after the passage of the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act.

Source: Google Plus Danie Profile

 

 

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