Saturday, September 27, 2014

AndroidLost Client - Send SMS Commands to your stolen/misplaced phone using this app

It is not possible to always remember all the SMS commands for 'AndroidLost' app but 'AndroidLost Client' app helps us to send SMS easily and take control of the stolen phone. AndroidLost Client allows you to control (via SMS) the devices in which AndroidLost app is installed

Install this app in any android phone and you will be able to send the SMS commands to your stolen phone by entering your phone number and the PIN. This PIN is the security key which can be set in the website. The app allows us to choose the SMS commands from a dropdown box where all the commands are displayed. 

If the thief has changed the SIM then you will be notified by an SMS which will be sent to the trusted phone numbers you set in the website. So you need not worry even if the thief has changed the SIM, you can still send SMS commands and take over the control of your phone.

Get 'AndroidLost Client' Here

Wanna know more about AndroidLost app? Check it out Here 

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Best Anti-Theft app to protect your Android phones - AndroidLost

There are tons of apps out there to protect your phone when it is lost or stolen. Some are free but provides limited service and some are paid apps and provides all the important features.

This app is the simplest and best among all anti-theft apps and the size of the app is just around 250KB!. It can do wonders if you want to lock or protect data when you have misplaced your phone or even when the phone is lost/stolen. The app is none other than AndroidLost. Get this app from HERE

Key features:

-> The phone can be controlled by just sending SMS. 
-> The phone can also be controlled by using its website
-> Uses your Google account as credentials(The same Google account of your play store)

      The below are the some important actions that can be performed by just using SMS

-> Lock phone
-> Unlock phone
-> Start/Stop Mobile Data
-> Start/Stop GPS
-> Start/Stop WiFi
-> Alarm
-> Pop up a message on the phone
-> Erase SD card
-> Wipe the phone
-> Locate the phone ans return an SMS
-> Make a call
-> Hang up the active call

All the available SMS commands can be found here

The other interesting features of this app are as follows:

-> Takes a picture in Front cam/Rear cam and sends back to your email or you can view the pics from website's Logs 
-> Sound recording
-> Notifies of SIM card change and sends you back the new number. You can use the new number to send SMS commands and take control of the phone
-> App Launcher (Premium)
-> Capture Screenshot(Premium)
-> Reboot Phone(Premium)
-> Shutdown Phone(Premium)
-> Rooted phones gets additional security which makes the AndroidLost app as a System App that can prevent un-installation of the app.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

How to set data usage limit in android phones and tablets

There are a lot of apps which runs in background and consumes data without our knowledge so setting up the data limit could save you money!

To do this Go to Settings --> Data usage

In order to set the data limit, the 'Mobile data' should be turned ON

Data usage screen

After turning ON the mobile data, the option 'Set mobile data limit' appears with a checkbox for selection. Choose your data cycle dates in the 'Data usage cycle' option.

There are two bars available in the Graph displayed below. 

1) Limit bar  --> The maximum data limit after which the data will not be connected(Can connect to data by turning off the Set mobile data limit option)
2) Warning bar --> Gives you a warning when the warning limit is crossed

Data cycles can be set using 'Data usage cycle' option

The data usage option also displays the amount of data the apps have consumed as shown in the below image.

Amount of data consumed by the apps