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Old October 3rd, 2011, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What's the best "lost phone locator"app?

I know someone who has lost their phone twice in a month. I want to help them install an app that will help them locate the phone if it's lost, and wipe it remotely if necessary. I know of several, but was wondering if anyone here had a recommendation?

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Seekdroid 99 cents.

SeekDroid allows you to locate your lost or stolen device anywhere in the world. See your device on a map, set off an audible alarm, wipe the device, and more.

SeekDroid requires Android 2.2 or greater and a working data connection.

No Hidden or Monthly Fees!

Control the following from our secure website:

- Locate your device
- Remotely Enable GPS
- Display its location on a map
- Audible alarm (even on silent)
w/ custom message
- Text Messaging support
- Setup SeekDroid Remotely via SMS
- Lock device w/ custom code
- Retrieve recent calls
- Remotely wipe entire phone
- Remotely wipe SD Card
- Hide from app drawer
- Disable App from being
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- Virtually no battery drain
- Works without a SIM Card
- Retrieve SIM ID, IMEI, and
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Old October 3rd, 2011, 10:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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SeekDroid for Android | AppBrain.com
Cerberus for Android | AppBrain.com
Lookout Security & Antivirus for Android | AppBrain.com
Zoner AntiVirus Free | AppBrain Android Market
Plan B | AppBrain Android Market
Wheres My Droid - Android app on AppBrain
Find My Phone for Android | AppBrain.com

They all do varying degrees of what you want, all seem pretty good. I like Zoner, but I'm sure the others are as good or better. I've tried most of them, you have to try them to see what you like and don't like.
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