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Protect Your Personal Data in Case Your BlackBerry Smart Phone is Stolen

Posted on the 25 May 2011 by Onthatpage

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen Hellow dear readers! There is an App design for protecting your mobile phone from personal data theft, phone numbers, photos or information storage on the SD card of your phone. The app let you find your mobile phone, make it ring louder, erase all the data from it and many more features.. find it out and be prepared in case of theft.

According to RIM, BlackBerry Protect is a free application that was design to help you find your BlackBerry smart phone and to keep your personal information safe. It can protect various devices at the same time, and brings an easy way to control the phones of your family or small business. It has some utilities that are shown ahead:

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen
  Watch the phone current location

Show the current location of your phone through a web site application, but it requires that your smart phone posses GPS technology, because that is the method to trace down your phone.

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen
  Rise the volume of the ringtone

This option is design in case you lost your phone on your house and is on Silence profile, making it ringing on the loudest tone in a minute, making it more easy to be found.

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen
  Show a message

You can make your phone to show a message on the main scree, even if the device is locked. It could be used to offer a reward in case you lost it and somebody finds it, or to insult a thief for steal your device

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen
  Lock Down

This option blocks the device instantly and establish a new password to be unlocked, making impossible to use without introducing it.

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen
  Erase the data

You can permanently erase all the data from your device from a remote way (contacts, phone numbers, messages, emails, the content of the SD card, etc.) Very useful in the case of theft to preserve the confidentiality of your information.

Protect your personal data in case your BlackBerry smart phone is stolen
  Back Up & Restore

Through the application on the phone or the website, you can make a backup of all your personal data, this not include the information that is stored on the SD card. You can program the back up to make it automatically every week or every month for example. The restore can be made at any time in a very simple way, with just pressing the option restore on the device.

The models that are available to use this app, must have OS 4.6.0 or higher, and this the list of devices that can support it:

BlackBerry 8220, 8230 , 8520, 8530, 8900, 9000, 9100, 9105, 9300, 9330, 9500, 9520, 9530, 9550, 9630, 9650, 9670, 9700, 9780, 9800

If you want to download the App or get into your session in the website, just click on or look out from the BlackBerry App World on your smart phone the App “BlackBerry Protect”

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