Just think of losing your iPhone and it will give your shivers. Just imagine compromising all your social networking accounts, internet banking accounts and email logins to some unknown person.
Are you feeling butterflies in your stomach or a sinking heart? The high cost of the device is another part of the story and losing your sensitive data is that gives you jitters. Now, you can retrieve your iPhone in the event of it getting lost or stolen.
For recovering your iPhone, you have to take steps now. There are safety iPhone apps available that will secure your phone. You can then trace your iPhone and even get the call log from your lost device. One of the most popular software applications for iPhone retrieval is Find My iPhone.
Here is a list of other 5 top ranking apps for locating your iPhone in the event its lost
GadgetTrak is a very high-end device tracking software. It not only traces your lost iPhone, but it also takes images of the thief by making use of the device camera. It sends you location reports for easy tracking of your lost phone. To take advantage of this application, you have to install it before your device is lost.
This iPhone app has an inbuilt security feature that deters the thief from uninstalling GadgetTrak from the stolen iPhone. The software comes at a very affordable price and its extended features truly justify the cost.
Device Locater has some new features that make it suitable for rapid action. You can recover your iPhone on the spot by commanding your iPhone to sound an alarm. The other location and path tracking options are right in place and functions smoothly. This application is more suitable for users who normally keep and forget the location of their iPhones.
Apart from recovering the lost iPhone feature, a proactive feature to take photographs of the thief is also on the cards. The software makes use of the device camera to capture and send the images of the thief and areas nearby. This software comes with a one-time price tag and does not require monthly or yearly subscription fees.
Again, the software has to be installed before the iPhone is lost.
iHound by SafetyWeb Tracker
iHound is a free download option for recovering your lost iPhone. iHound enables an on-screen message that displays your contact information and an option to declare any prize money. The chances of getting your iPhone back are brighter if it is lost and accidentally lands in the hands of an honest person.
But you need not worry about the touts too; the tracking option available in the software will trace your iPhone to the last known location on the map.
You can avail this service with a minimum three month subscription.
Phone Trace 4
This application is a very good monitoring software that ensures the best security of your iPhone. It is very sophisticated and transfers the real-time status of your iPhone to your account. It provides you the privilege to see the call and message logs in real-time. The last location of the lost device is also available for tracking.
It transfers the new number of the thief as well. To further bolster your chances of retrieval, you can even send messages and emails remotely. There is a list of few important commands that can also be executed remotely on your stolen iPhone.
If you cannot leave your iPhone alone for even a second, then this application is for you. Mobile Spy will tell you each and everything about your stolen or lost iPhone on a real-time basis. You can get the reports of all incoming and outgoing calls along with a copy of all the messages sent by your device.
You can even have a report on the websites and links visited by your lost device. The application generates location reports by reporting last GPS coordinates for easy tracing and retrieval. With so much data in hand, you can surely get hold of your lost iPhone. As always, you have to carry out the software installation beforehand. After the iPhone is lost, you cannot do anything.