Since the advent of Android and iPhone, there are plenty of apps in market that promises to save your mobile from theft. But there are very few companies that are providing solution for multiple platforms.
F-Secure is a nice tool that can secure your mobile from theft. It supports multiple mobile platforms including Symbian, Windows mobile and Android. It supports mobile phones of Google Nexus One, HP, HTC, Nokia, Palm, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Toshiba.
To use this tool, download and it in your computer. You can also directly download it on your mobile phone. After sending the software in mobile using data cable or bluetooth, install it on your phone.
#LOCK# – Remote Lock Your Phone
Send text SMS #lock#<your code> to your phone to lock it quickly. The phone will lock and it can be open with a correct password only.
#LOCATE# – Locate Your Missing Phone
Send text message: #locate#<your code> to your phone to see its location on a map.
#WIPE# – Remote Wipe Your Phone
If you want to erase all the data then send the text message #wipe#<your code> to your phone to wipe all the data.
If someone find or thefts your phone and tries to replace the SIM card then the phone will automatically lock down and the new SIM number will be sent to you.
That is how your phone will be secured by this software. If you didn’t try it yet then install it in your phone and have a look. This service needs service activation which is done with the help of internet connection. So make sure that your phone is GPRS or WiFi enabled.
Check out F-Secure Anti Theft for Mobile to protect your mobile from theft.