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Lost phone - background data

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by ggrailbingham, Aug 31, 2012.

  1. ggrailbingham

    ggrailbingham Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi Everybody,
    So I misplaced my phone last night, and I'm hoping to recover it (droid bionic!). Unfortunately, background data was disabled when I lost the phone, so I've been unable to remotely install any kind of "find my droid" type app. I've spoken with Verizon's customer service, who have assured me there is nothing I can do about this (they won't/can't enable it for me remotely). I'm hoping maybe someone has figured out some kind of sneaky work around for this?
    In summary, need a way to enable background data/download applications remotely.
    Thanks,
    Griffin
     


  2. westkc3

    westkc3 Member

    Have you looked into "Lookout Plan B" in the market?
     
  3. DonB

    DonB ♡ Truth, Justice and the American Way !! ♡ ™
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    Or also check out Android lost, you can install the app from a PC to your phone remotely and send a siren signal or the GPS coordinates. It will override the sound and data.
     
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