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Right now I have the free version of Avast on my Nexus 5. It has an anti-theft option built into it but the thing is that I can't figure out how to get the darn thing to work. I use Avast on my PCs and my nephew is very fluent with Androids, but neither of us could make any sense of the app. The language they use on the program is confusing and they do not specify how this will automatically turn on if the phone is stolen.

So I was thinking of ditching all of that and getting a different program. Do you guys know of an app that you can install on the phone and if it is stolen, you call the company's help number, give them your name and phone number, and they brick the phone for you? Like an ADT for phones so to speak? I am sure something exists and I am willing to pay for the subscription.

I just got a very nice deal on Webroot Anywhere Security 2014 which has malware protection for my phone, so all I need now is security from it being stolen.
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Take a look at Plan B, it is free. You should be able to test it out as well
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https://www.avgmobilation.com/

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.antivirus

this will let you track the phone, lock the phone or even wipe the contents.
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Originally Posted by Wirerat View Post

https://www.avgmobilation.com/

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.antivirus

this will let you track the phone, lock the phone or even wipe the contents.

remotely right?

oh and FYI your little guy is on the computer for 2 hours then sleeps for 2 hours then back and forth. He needs to see a doctor because that seems unhealthy.
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remotely right?

oh and FYI your little guy is on the computer for 2 hours then sleeps for 2 hours then back and forth. He needs to see a doctor because that seems unhealthy.
yes remotely.
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