The king is back baby!

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Review — a series risen from the dead

Fitness Apps

Keep your New Year's fitness resolutions with these great Windows 10 apps!

One Windows

Microsoft is building a new Windows 10 Shell for PC, Mobile and Xbox

Get ready for beta!

Halo Wars 2 Blitz: Game modes, beginner's tips, and more

On the Inside

Everything you need to know about the Xbox Insider Program

Beautiful compromises

Surface Studio review: you'll want one, even if you don't need one

3-in-1

Is this the Surface Phone? Microsoft awarded patents for foldable devices

Windows Central Offers

MCSE Certification bundle is just $39

Even more improvements

All the changes found in Windows 10 build 15007!

Games as a Service

What does the cancellation of Scalebound mean for future Xbox exclusives?

Windows Central Offers

Save $90 on these FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds

Returning for 2017

We're back with an new episode of #AskDanWindows

Lifetime Subscription

VPNSecure is currently 91% off

Our favorite things

The Best of CES 2017 Awards

Infinity Edge in your hand

The XPS 13 2-in-1 is the Dell convertible we've always wanted

Project Valerie

Razer just made a laptop with three — THREE! — 17-inch 4K displays. 😱

Great design from Palo Alto

HP's CES 2017 releases are truly gorgeous PCs

Intel and Google's big day

CES 2017 Day Two: New laptops, new phones, and old ideas made new

Take five is better than ever

The updated Lenovo ThinkPad X1 packs Kaby Lake chips and zero bloatware

Everything we know about the next Xbox: Project Scorpio

< >
Welcome to the Windows Central Forums Create Your Account or Ask a Question Answers in 5 minutes - no registration required!
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1.    #1  
    I find this application useless because :

    - if the thief will be indoors the GPS will not work and I can't refresh windowsphone.com all day, for days, untill he gets a GPS signal.

    - If thief has GPS signal but he already switched the SIM, all is lost.

    I hope they will also add some important features like:

    - Find my phone also through phone/internet provider triangulation.

    - Phone lock when a different SIM is inserted, and the new SIM ID to be sent to an email account or/and at different smartphone(SMS).

    - Option of Ring/Lock/Wipe to the new SIM number.

    - Taking a photo of the thief every few minutes and send them to an an email account (Optional but I don't think is hard to add this feature).

    - Send ID and photo as soon as phone service or internet is available.

    - Optional, calling the phone undetected and listening the thief as a alternate ID-ing the thief.

    I'm willing to pay as much as it takes for a software that does the above things, but for now there isn't anything good for me on the market. There are softwares (Kaspersky) that do that, but they don't work on Windows phones.

    I hope some software developer reads this and make a good product for us. I had a N8 and a N9 that was stolen from me. I'm sick of letting the bastards ruin my life. The satisfaction of catching the thief would be priceless.

    Sorry for my bad english.
    Last edited by Dospinescu Sorin Traian; 11-13-2012 at 11:36 PM.
  2. palfor03's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    37 Posts
    #2  
    My phone is always with me. Never have lost or has one stolen in 12 years... How did you get it stolen?


    Sent from my SGH-i677 using Board Express
  3.    #3  
    I drive a lot for my job. The phones disappeared in various places where I was doing business.

    The thing is, having an active life, this things happen sooner or later. Also, keeping the phone in the pocket it's not the same thing keeping it in the purse.

    I'm happy for you never loosing your phone. Nobody from your family or friends ever lost their phones?
    Last edited by Dospinescu Sorin Traian; 01-20-2013 at 06:40 AM.
  4. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    Retired Moderator

    Posts
    3,046 Posts
    Global Posts
    4,703 Global Posts
    #4  
    Happened to me with a Nokia 5530 XpressMusic. I know how you feel. Except I was attacked for the phone, and had to be taken to hospital over it. Thankfully I made a full recovery. I reckon insurance will use it as a get-out clause that they won't insure WP for theft because of how poor the Find my Phone software is. Trust me, I bet they do it...
  5.    #5  
    I'm really sorry to hear that about you... I hope you made a full recovery!

    I think FMP is more of a find my spouse, or monitoring feature. At what else is a software good if it doesn't work as soon you change the SIM?

Posting Permissions