The iPhone has become the smartest phone in the world. It plays important role in business and online marketing so your iphone may contain private & important data and unfortunately, there is always a chance that your iphone may get lost or be misplaced as result of being carried around. This leads to loss of valuable information as well as the additional cost of replacing such a treasured phone. However, there are many apps to track and recover your lost iPhone. They include the following :
My iPhone App
It is a new development by Apple where owners of iPhones will be able to locate their gadget remotely using the GPS capability of the phone. This service will be available on online subscription basis. This service is capable of pinpointing the exact location through the use of Google Maps. Owners can send a message which will be displayed on the screen regardless of whether the phone is locked. This is aimed at providing information about how to return the phone back to its owner. In addition you can use the Find My iPhone feature to make the phone to play for 2 minutes a sound that will assist you to locate it if it is hidden between or inside pin cushions. The first two months of the subscription will be on trial basis during which you can make efforts to lose your phone as there will be no cost incurred to use the service.
It is an iPhone antitheft solution. You will be able to track your phone and also control it remotely. You just need to log into the iLocalis site and locate where your iPhone was last located anytime you realize that you do not have it with you. In cases when it is stolen you just log in where you can check out its current location. iLocalis also enables you to call or send text messages to your phone after realizing that you do not have it. The good thing being that even if the thief has already changed the sim card you will be able to get their number. iLocalis messages are not charged.
GPS Phone Tracker
It is a free service that is capable of mapping locations and phones with above average accuracy.
There is also GPS tracking for use in iPhones with Mobile Spy 3.0. This software enables a phone owner to trace its location. This can be done from a phone or a computer web browser. Mobile Spy runs in the background and silently records calls and SMS messages which can then be uploaded to a private and secure Mobile Spy account. The software is available through purchased subscriptions.
You will be alerted when another individual connects with your iPhone using a computer or other types of gadgets. It is not only about the physical taking away of your iphone but intrusive entry with an aim of getting information that is private. In addition when your missing iPhone is being connected with a computer you will receive an email indicating that your phone is actively being located. You can log in into the iHound site where you can obtain a report detailing where the phone is being plugged into a computer. This also works even in cases where a thief switches of your phone and then connects it to a computer and formats your memory card.
It combines Wi-Fi, triangulation and GPS techniques. By analyzing signals emanating from Wi-Fi access points as well as cellular towers it calculates the location of a wireless device with geographical precision. This is achieved by comparing with a database of data points that are already known.