If you want to download a tracking app for fear of a missing phone crisis. There are a number of options to choose phone recovery or anti-theft apps on the Google Play Store which can be a lifesaver in case you lose your phone or, even worse, it gets stolen. We’re highlighting some choice picks for you:-
This locator app from Cerberus offers an impressive array of remote control features. Cerberus app has all the works, remote alarm trigger, tracking via GPS, remote wipe of the SD card as well as the internal storage, remote lock of the phone, plus alerts of a SIM change. With this app you will also be able to remotely access your camera or sound a loud alarm from your phone, even if it was on silent mode when you lost it.
2. Prey Anti-Theft
To use Prey Anti-Theft you have to get it installed before the phone goes missing. With this you’ll have the ability to sound an alarm from your missing phone, take screenshots if it’s in use, and lock down the device the moment you realize it’s missing. The app is hidden and can only be uninstalled with a password. The extra feature of this app is three different devices can be protected through one download.
3. Where’s My Droid
Where’s My Droid is a best Find my Phone app to help you locate your lost or stolen phone. When your smartphone goes missing, sending a code via text will make the phone ring (even when set in silent mode) while another text code sends you the GPS coordinates of the phone.
4. SeekDroid Lite
This app has all the regulars, remote lock and wipe, SMS activation, ring alert even in silent mode, hide from view mode, and GPS-enabling feature. You can also retrieve the most recent call logs – and it works even without a SIM card plugged in. SeekDroid Lite is Free to download and for Pro version you have to pay $2.99/month.
5. Family Locator
The Family Locator app is launched by Life360. It is essentially a GPS tracker for phones but is especially useful for families with multiple phones in use. Your family members become a “Circle”, the app’s name for a closed group of people who consent to having their phones tracked in real time. Your family members will appear on live maps within the app as little icons so that you can see where everyone (family members) is at any given moment.This app also allows you to chat with people in your Circle or broadcast a meeting time and location. And, of course, if a phone from within your Circle is ever lost or stolen, the app will track it on the map.