Let’s face it. We all have lost our phones at least once in our life, and we feel really bad about it. But in the early days, people would just move on with it, because they didn’t had anything important. But nowadays, people live on their cell phones. They use it for online banking, attending conferences, etc. They use it for everything, and if you lose your iPhone, you will probably lose your life.
For someone who has never lost their iPhones, hats off to you. But there is something that you need to consider, so that your information is secure, even if your iPhone is lost or stolen. Here are the 10 apps that will help you recover your iPhone, while at the same time, they will keep your information safe.
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Another app that substantially increases the chances of retrieving your lost iPhone. The best thing is, it cannot be deleted after it is being stolen, because it puts a restriction on it. It also clicks the pictures of the culprit from its front camera, and so you have the identity of the person who stole your iPhone. Another thing that is great about this app, is that it sends a secret message to your alternate devices to alert you.
Installing GadgetTrak is easy:
You will have to purchase this app for $3.99
After installing it, tap on the Gadget Track icon to launch this app.
First, you will have an account to be created, and
Then you’ll have to set a password for this app in order to prevent other users from changing the setting or monitoring the status of tracking of your phone.
This is exactly what prevents the thief from deleting your app.
How to recover your phone with the help of GadgetTrak?
Firstly, you’ll have to visit http://trak.me
Then you will have to chose your device, and login with your user id and password.
Once you are inside, you will be able to see the exact location of your phone.
If you pay $0.99, you will be able to click a picture through the camera.
Another great application that will help you locate your iPhone. But before locating it, you will have to give an alarm so that people around the thief, will know that he is using someone else’s iPhone, and maybe if there are wise people around him, they will do the job for you. But if that doesn’t work, you can use their maps to locate the most recent position of your iPhone.
Using this application before your iPhone is stolen or lost
You will have to purchase this app for $3.99
After installing, click on the icon of this app to launch it.
Then you will have to create a new account on their website.
And then if you want, you can customize your iPhone settings to make it ready for tracking.
Finding your iPhone after it is being lost or stolen with the help of Device Locator
First, visit their website and log in with your account details.
Then you will have to set it on emergency mode, so that it will sound the alarm, and set the application as locked so that it cannot be deleted by the thief.
After that you can locate your iPhone’s most recent location, and then all you have to do is, grab your phone.
At first, it is a free app, but if you want more functionality, and if you want it to truly work when your iPhone is stolen, then you will have to subscribe for minimum of 3 months, at a cost of $3.99. Once you subscribe, you will be able to remotely lock your device, erase your data remotely, and you can also play sirens on your device.
A very cheap application, that will help you to increase your chances of recovering your lost iPhone. And if you are lucky, a wise man will surely call you, and try to reach you, because it will show your mobile number, along with a good message. It doesn’t matter whether your phone is locked using a 4 digit password, the user will still be able to view this message, and hopefully, reach out to you.
This is a little expensive app, but it will help you in monitoring your device. You can retrieve critical information such as your call logs, message, your device’s contact list, locations, emails, the websites you visit, and also all your pictures and videos. This app will cost you $100 per year, but it is worth the services it provides.
If you want your phone really bad, this app can help you the most. Because it will tell you the person’s present number who is using your phone, along with sending some emails and text messages. It also allows you to have more control over your phone remotely. It does cost $7.99 to download this app, but it is worth the service it provides.
Most of the time, a cell phone is stolen, and in very rare occasions, it is lost by its owner. Keeping that in mind, this app will play a custom alarm to inform the thief that you have started tracking them, and it is best in their interest to return your phone, because eventually you will get your phone back. And if the movement is increased, it will constantly send you locations reports in your inbox.
It has an exceptional locating system which will report live locations of your stolen device. So, it doesn’t matter whether that thief is running or walking, you know exactly where you device is going, and probably you can get your phone back.
If you’ve been using this app, then you don’t need to download any other app to track your stolen iPhone, because it will show you the exact location of your phone. But make sure that you add yourself, and ask your family members, and your friends to add you on their apps as well, so that you can track yourself.
This free app will help your locate your iPhone with another device, which runs iOS. Other things that you can do remotely are, playing a sound at full volume so that other people can know where your phone is, or you can remotely lock your cell phone, if you think that it has been stolen by someone.