AndroidLost is a mobile application that allows you to locate your Android mobile phone from a website. It is very useful in case of theft or loss. Simply install the application on your phone, and then control the application from the AndroidLost website.
Use AndroidLost to Find Your Phone
You can download and install AndroidLost from the Android market.
Sign-in on AndroidLost.com
Once the application is installed, open your web browser and go to http://www.androidlost.com/
Click on Sign In
in the upper-right corner and log in using a Google or Gmail account.
Next, click on the Controls
tab. Here, you will see a list of different features available to you:
Trigger the AndroidLost Alarm
To configure an alarm on your phone, simply click on the Alarm
Next, select the number of seconds to ring the alarm on your device. Click the Alarm
button to activate your alarm.
Send an Email with Your Phone's Location
If you'd like to send yourself an email that tells you the exact location of your missing Android, you may do this through the Location
Go to the GPS
section and check the box to activate the GPS. Then click on Send Location
You will receive a message to your mailbox that includes a link to a map showing the location of your device.
Show a Pop-up on Your Device
AndroidLost also allows you to send a message to the person who found your phone. This message will appear as a pop-up on your phone's screen.
Click on the Messages
sub-tab. Compose your message in the Message Popup
field, and then click on Send
View Sent and Received Messages
AndroidLost also allows you to view the 10 last messages sent and received on your phone. To view these messages, click on the Messages
Press the Send
option located under SMS inbox and sentbox
Check your email account to view your messages.
Password Lock Your Phone with AndroidLost
Select the Security
sub-tab and click on Phone Lock
Enter a 4 digit code of your choice to lock your phone, and prevent other people from accessing your information and data.
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