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DevGuard

devguard

An Android mobile application that helps users track their lost mobile devices in Kenya. [Get from Google Play] [] []

DevGuard uses cutting edge features to increase the chances of the phone owner finding a lost phone and also preventing leakage of sensitive data to a third party.

Top Features:

• Receive fraudster alerts

• Detect SIM Card replacement

• Remotely locate lost mobile device using “locate” or “track” commands

• Remotely check telephony information

• Remotely set mobile device password using “reset password ****” command

• Remotely lock mobile device using “lock device” command

• Remotely wipe mobile device data using “wipe device” command

Note: Care should be taken when using “wipe device” command. The command should be used as a last resort because it will erase all device’s data.

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Operations:

To be able to Lock the mobile device and wipe device data remotely, enable the device as Device Administrator upon installation.

A password is required to prevent unauthorized access to the mobile application.

Set up guard mobile number that will be used to remotely command the device when the mobile device is lost.

The mobile number will also receive all tracking information.

The guard mobile number should be of a trusted relative or friend because all tracking information will be send to the guard number when the device is lost.

On receiving the location coordinates, copy and paste the coordinates in https://maps.google.co.ke/ to see device’s current location.

You can search “Route” TO coordinates as “destination” to determine the path to your device.

NOTE: One should not retrieve a lost mobile device from the person in possession of the device without proper security. For your own security, liaise with a policeman to retrieve the device for you.

When a device is stolen, try as much as possible to locate the device within 15 minutes to prevent further damages your mobile device.

If the device cannot be located, send an email of the IMEI and scanned purchase receipt (for authenticity purposes) to devguardke [at] gmail [dot] com for further assistance.

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