This again?

Windows Central Podcast 37: Windows 10 Mobile is still dead

Redefining the PC

Why Microsoft's Surface phone could be MUCH more than a mere 'phone'

Surface Pwn 5

Surface Pro 5, Project NEON details leaked on LinkedIn?

XP-YESSSSSSS

Dell's already awesome XPS 15 gets even better in 2017

Surface table meets Windows 10

Yes, we did put Windows 10 on the original Surface table ... and it rocks

Cream o' the crop

Before buying a Microsoft laptop, check out our pick for the absolute best

Simple and secure, just the way I like it

We think Windows 10 Cloud is a great idea, here's why

uber micro

Halo Wars 2 has something for everyone. Here's our full review.

Oldie but goldie

We reviewed Microsoft's decade-old Surface table

Creators Update comin' at ya

These are the coolest new features in the next big Xbox One update (video)

Buyer's guide

The Razer Blade 14 is the best laptop Razer has to offer

Windows 10 app gems

10 terrific Windows 10 apps you should be using

Tower of power

Here's what we think of Dell's XPS Tower Special Edition

Quite a deal

Grab the complete C# coding bootcamp for $41!

Your go-to laptop guide

Introducing our ultimate laptop buyer's guide

Listen here

Attn Android and iPhone users: What you need to know about Windows phone

Old is new?

The original Surface Pro still holds its own in the 2-in-1 world

Xbox Greenlight?

No, internet, Microsoft isn't opening Xbox to all UWP games

Falling in love

HP Envy 34 review: An ultrawide curved all-in-one after my heart

2015 machine in 2017?

Surface 3 still holds its own in 2017

< >
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. Dospinescu Sorin Traian's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    6 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #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
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #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. Dospinescu Sorin Traian's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    6 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #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
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    #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. Dospinescu Sorin Traian's Avatar
    Member

    Posts
    6 Posts
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
       #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