Android Anti-Theft Apps

Here are step-by-step instructions to set up a PIN/password for your Android device.

If you lose your Android device associated with your Google Account, you can use Android Device Manager to remotely locate and factory reset your phone or tablet. The service was pushed to all Android devices running Android 2.2 or above.

AppCostTrack/ LocateLockWipeOther Features
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Alarm Security AccelerometerFreeX   
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AVG Antivirus Free XX X Antivirus software
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FaceLock Pro$2.59 X 
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Prey Anti-TheftFreeXX  
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Seek DroidFreeXXX 
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Where's My Droid?FreeX  Sounds alert alarm 
Zoner Antivirus$4.99X  Parental lock

Last Updated November 2016