The handy devices like laptop, iphone and tablet despite being portable, are not so handy and could be a troublesome . At any movement you can find your laptop, iphone and tablets missing . May be your iphone falls from your pocket or you have left it somewhere unattended and realized it later. This is how you can lost your most dearest “ phone ” .
This is not the case with phones only but you can also lose your other valuables like laptops and tablets too . This devices are not only costly, but also contains huge data of personal importance like password, financial details, photos , contacts , files , etc ; and giving such an important data in an thief’s hand is not at all acceptable .
Now the question comes to your mind is what to do in case you laptop, phone and tablets gone missing / lost ?? You need not to worry we are here to take care of your handy devices. Just you need to follow these simple steps . Although this technique doesn’t guarantee that you will find your lost laptop , phone or tablet , but at least it ensures that no trespasser can peek into your private and personal data , as well as , the possibility of getting the device will be increased manifold .
So further not wasting any more time , I would like to let you know how actually you could track your laptop , phones or tablets , whenever missing and that too for free !!
“ Prey ” is all what you need . Prey is a small , open source software which provides an anti-theft client for laptop , phones and tablets . It can track your device like tablet , phone and laptop whenever missing ; and you can manage tracking device from a single place . The best thing about this software is that it is free . Your devices are completely secure after installing it on your device .
How to Use Prey for tracking of your laptop , phone and tablets , whenever missing?
Steps to use this software are : –
- Go to the official website of Prey software i.e www.preyproject.com . From their download the software for free .
- Install the prey software on your device .
Note – It is available for Apple ,Android , windows and Linux/Unix platform .
- After installing , it will ask to create an account , this process will be done online .
- Now , if you lost or misplace your device ( Tablet / phone / laptop ) , just visit their official website ( Mention in step 1 ) and Sign in into your account using the same user id and password which is used at the time creating the account in step 3 .
- After successful loging in you account , you can complain about lost / stolen device .
- After complaining about your lost / stolen device one of the following actions will be taken :
- Your device ( Laptop / Phone / Tablet ) will be locked immediately and no one will be allowed to access the phone unless a deactivation code is provided by them.
- The Device will start alarming , so if it is misplaced , you can easily find it .
- After your device connects with a wi-fi network, in few minutes, you could be able to see the exact location of the device and can also click the photos of the thieves .
Prey is the best software solution to locate or track your device like laptop , phone or tablet . But I personally suggest to take care and be little more cautions while carrying these devices . Because I feel prevention is better than cure !!
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