This article you are reading was inspired by my younger sister’s experience. She had patiently waited until she was 18 to get her first Smartphone as a result of obeying our family rule. Something tragic happened to her much loved and valued first Android phone just three months thereafter. A thief sneaked into her room at about 20.45 hours and disappeared with the phone. She wept uncontrollable. You can imagine the level of distress that she suffered as a result. In an effort to comfort the trouble soul, I decided to launch a research to find out what could be done to save the day. The outcome of that research is what I’m sharing with you as 3 ways of recovering your stolen phone.
Report the theft to the police and your network provider immediately and keep evidence of those reports in case the phone is later recovered or the thief abuses your network services.
When making the report include the IMEI number of the phone which you can find at the back of the phone, its battery compartment, the purchase receipt, or your Google online account.
If you live in a country where there is cooperation between your network provider and the police, the IMEI number can be used to track and recover the phone or to block it to prevent the thief from using it even if the thief is using a different SIM card or had switched off the phone.
The second method is to use Android Device manager to locate and recover your stolen or lost phone or tablet.
To use this aspect, you need to visit google https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager and sign in to your Google account.
If you are prompted for permission to allow Android Device Manager to use location data, select the Accept tabto continue.
Then you will be shown a map that gives the location of your device as well as other details such as the name of the place and the time the gadget was last used.
If you are not far from the place or if you can send a security operative to the place, you can call your phone directly from the Android Device Manager by choosing Scream option to make a loud noise.
The phone will ring with high volume for 5 minutes, even if it was in silent or vibration mode.
During the duration of the loud noise, your security operative should be able to identify the noise and recover the stolen phone or tablet.
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