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post #21 of 28
Ok. Obviously nobody here has experience with this...soo.....

The only way you can do anything like this is....

You must file a police report that your phone was stolen....then rogers will be able to CONSIDER trying to track it.

They may just give you a credit or something....

That's what Telus told my brother, and they ended up just saying "you know what? Don't worry about it....here's a credit on a new phone.."...so he just got a new one for like 40 bucks.
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post #22 of 28
well see the thing is if somone finds your phone. which somone probably already has. i know that if it is a motorola like a razr and they have cingular service all u have to do is take the sim card out of teh phone you just found and put urs in.
post #23 of 28
I think rogers is CDMA so if you report your phone stolen to the phone company, they'll probably just deactivate its serial number thats being registered with the cell network and voila. useless phone.
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post #24 of 28
only police can track it up...unless you're asking police' help...you're screwed I don't think somebody will track it up for you.
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post #25 of 28
Phone company says they can't do it anymore....I tried last year when I lost my other phone.
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post #26 of 28
well the only reason i said that is because i work in amovie theatre and we find atleast a razr or a slvr everyweek and the ushers just swap their sim card for the one in the phone. i know i have done that when i broke my phone the phone company told me it wud be cheaper for me to just go buy a go phone and put my sim card in it. but im pretty sure cell phone company's like cant track it and give u its lattitude and longitude. i mean even if they did and u went to the location and knocked on the house u still couldn't do anything but if it is still lost somewhere then that wud be good.
post #27 of 28
there are websites that can track phones but you have to send a sms to the phone then reply to tghe sms so they know the phone is yours i cant remember the site i used. but 1 i used told me my phone was at the other side of town when it was sat right next to me il try and find a link for the one that worked for me
post #28 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by sohail99 View Post
As a matter of fact there is such a software which renders the phone useless by sending a sms(in a special format) from a predecided number stored by the user on the phone which is stolen.
yeah, but you can reflash the phone and all is well. they need something that just burns the phone up.
 
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