Set up Avast Anti-Theft on your cell phone and if you lose it, you can track it and control it remotely.
Our Avast mobile security developers labored over an ingenious feature that we hope you will never have to use. Losing your mobile phone may cause you to have a panic attack and cry uncontrollably, but if it happens to you, you can dry your tears because you have tools to find your phone when you install Avast Free Mobile Security with Anti-Theft.
What is Avast Anti-Theft?
Avast Anti-Theft is a separate program included in Avast Free Mobile Security. You can install it at the same time as the Avast Mobile Security product, or later as a separate installation. Its unique capabilities help you recover your phone by controlling it remotely with SMS commands.
Since Anti-Theft is a stand-alone application, once its launched, it hides itself, making it completely invisible to a potential thief.
This “stealth mode” operation is an improvement on other products which keeps it visible. If a thief sees that an anti-theft application is installed on a phone, more than likely, they'll toss it in the nearest gutter, significantly reducing your chances of finding your phone.
If your phone is lost or stolen, here are some things you can control remotely:
And if you're sure the phone is a goner, you have some options to protect your data:
Get Avast Anti-Theft from the Google Play store!
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