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So a friend of mine got his HTC Aria stolen, but the thief was stupid enough to leave it on and you can call the phone. Obviously, no one answered. So, the phone is on, and the AGPS is on. How do we find it?
    
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You can only find it if the phone had installed a third party app on it, or the provider
    
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You can only find it if the phone had installed a third party app on it, or the provider
What third party app?
    
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If you had Mobile Lookout or something like that installed on the phone before it was stolen, I think you would be able to track it to a certain extent.
    
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What third party app?
Like AVG for Android, where is my droid, plan b, lost phone...
    
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last part of the sentence...OR the provider.

3rd party app, something like findmydroid ( idk if that even exists ) but something along the lines of finding a phone

even HTC sense should have something like tht
    
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HTC have a service for tracking/locking the phone.

App I would use is "Where's my droid?"
   
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I've used the AVG phone locator tool and the plan B one. And the AVG one even let you block the phone with a custom message, and accuracy is based on the GPS it can use. I tracked myself within 1metter.
    
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post #9 of 25
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HTC have a service for tracking/locking the phone.

App I would use is "Where's my droid?"
Does it come pre-installed? I asked my friend and he did not download any third party tracking apps. I guess he'll have to go to AT&T, right? Are there any other options?
    
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As far as I know, none comes pre-installed, so he will need to either go to police or call AT&T.
    
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