Should have an active internet connection. Lookout combines security, tracking, and antivirus or malware protection. The main program was removed but i still have the Anti theft administrator icon on my homepage which i can not remove. It will be the avast! Secondly, because I travel a lot, will taking my phone out of my home country cause the Avast app to behave as if the phone has been stolen? Please note that in case you discontinue automatic renewals of your license, you must manually renew to ensure uninterrupted use of your license. To test the remote control feature of this application, we tried controlling our Android phone from a remote location with the help of web-interface. Using the free Avast mobile security for android you can set the Mobile tracker and anti-theft options on your android phone and I show you these features in action and how they can help you in recovering your stolen phone. Now let us see how to use it in the unfortunate event of your phone getting lost or stolen.
In that article, I mentioned about some very unique features of Avast antivirus and its ability to track and tell you the location of the phone, if it gets lost or stolen. Asyn: Unfortunately, this article does not help me. Avast will now ask you to install its Avast anti-theft module from Google play or through advance installation mode as shown below. That being said, if you keep business secrets on your phone, this service is absolutely worth it. I'm running the newest version of MiUi if that helps. However, Anti-Theft offers several other commands that may be used if you want to locate your lost phone, secure your data, or identify the possible thief.
Head to the next section for more details. Below are some of the very important commands you should know. Weeks later I see the antitheft app running on its own, eating battery and who knows what else. Recommended Article: Steps to Track your Android Device using Avast Now as mentioned above, you should fulfill the above two condition to go with this tutorial. Here go to choose command, and you will see lots of commands like command to locate your device, lock, siren on-off, call, launch, messaging etc. I recently download avast mobile security just to try it out and then decided to uninstall it. So, if you remove avast thinking it would behave normally and uninstall everything it brought to your phone, you are sorely mistaken.
With some other companies getting them to acknowledge such contact and actually cancel has been problematic. To get up-to-date location, you can also instruct to get phone location every 5 minutes, 15 min, an hour etc. Root users will get some additional settings here like full wipe and factory reset. Hopefully there are no more unwanted residuals from this properly named app. I will not be pleased if avast! Prey Learn more about the benefits of this app in the video above. Root users can also install the app as a. Your renewal fee for each license renewal will be the retail price of one 1 month, one 1 year, two 2 year or 3 license depending on the term of the initially purchased product plus applicable taxes and fees.
Anti-Theft feature on your mobile easily. Deleting or uninstalling Avast software does not cancel your subscription but only stops usage of the product. So now you have installed Avast anti-virus and setup your anti-theft feature in it and now its time for testing. You can also to get such free tutorial on your Inbox. Now go to and go to devices, where your all active devices will be shown. Even if stealer will switch off the phone and again switch On, the siren will still ring.
Click the Manage Subscriptions button next to the Avast product for which the subscription is being cancelled, and then select Off next to the Automatic renewals. Few days back while I was discussing the to use on your Android, I emphasized on avast! Now in device detail you will see lots of option and tabs. To use this feature, the Anti-Theft feature must be connected to your Avast Account. The day that your phone goes missing, all you have to do is find a computer, log into your account, and start tracking. For the guide I will stick to , but we will talk about root features time to time. Prey is a solid alternative to Find My iPhone. Once you accept and start the setup process, your phone will be checked for system dependencies like internet connection, etc.
You can give a name yourself or ask avast! However, the location of this number may differ depending on the Avast order distributor. Find the Avast product order number The order identification or reference number is usually located in the subject or the body of the confirmation email. Fill in the required credentials including the order number and the password, then click Find Order. Avast is just a application and thus can be uninstalled but it is saved with different name in application manager. To track your Android phone location, click on Locator Map after executing the locate command successfully and there you will see the current location of your Android phone or tablet. Additional features include the ability to record audio remotely and snap photos of anyone trying to use your phone.
Bookmarking the page will be a prudent thing to do. Anti-Theft allows users to find a lost phone, remotely lock it, or even remotely wipe all of the data. Test 1: Locate Select command Locate and click on send. Plus, whistling to find your phone has the fringe benefit of making you feel like from Guardians of the Galaxy. While avast supposedly has the uninstall antitheft option, no effort was made on avast's no pun intended part to alert the user to removing the antitheft app before removing avast.
Automatic renewal won't work for me, as I used a one time use secure credit card number, generated at my card holder's site specifically for that purchase. This will enable you or law enforcement to get your stolen property back. You can try sending more commands. Its really bugging me since i don't need it and its still on my phone. After you sign up for the service, you simply sync your devices with it, sit back, and relax.