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Topic # 116601 3-May-2013 20:18
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Hi,
I know it is possible to blacklist a phone by IMEI, but is it possible to track the location of the phone in NZ with IMEI?

Thanks

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  Reply # 811001 3-May-2013 20:25
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Technically? Yes. Will you get access to that information? Highly unlikely.




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  Reply # 811003 3-May-2013 20:28
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Depending on make/model of phone you can see where it is.

why don't you post this info here and there is the chance that someone may be able to help



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  Reply # 811013 3-May-2013 20:49
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  Reply # 811093 4-May-2013 08:57
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Technically possible to get it blocked? Yes. But good luck getting either of the other two networks to do anything for you.




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  Reply # 811094 4-May-2013 08:59
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They won't track the location just because you asked - this would break the privacy of whoever found the phone (if it was found).

For this to happen they would need to have a police request.

If you haven't installed Prey on your Android phone (or Norton Mobile or similar software with track/hard reset/lock capabilities) then it's lost...




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  Reply # 811106 4-May-2013 09:20
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Apparently (I haven't tried it), Plan B can be installed remotely.

Edit: Only works with Android 2; I'm guessing that an LTE phone would have a newer version :(

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  Reply # 811110 4-May-2013 09:25
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Here is a couple of screenshots showing Norton Mobile Security locating my HTC One and capturing photos of the user (myself in this case):







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  Reply # 811111 4-May-2013 09:34
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Cerberus is another very good app for remote tracking/wiping/etc. I actually forget I have it running, as it can hide itself from the app drawer when on a rooted phone.




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  Reply # 811131 4-May-2013 10:47
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Other consideration would be time / cost for tracking a handset, Good chance it's mobile as well and by the time it was found the cost would far exceed purchasing another handset

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  Reply # 811183 4-May-2013 13:22
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freitasm: They won't track the location just because you asked - this would break the privacy of whoever found the phone (if it was found).

For this to happen they would need to have a police request.

If you haven't installed Prey on your Android phone (or Norton Mobile or similar software with track/hard reset/lock capabilities) then it's lost...


Lookout is another good one. Also remembers the last location before the battery goes flat.

I didn't realise Plan B was only for 2.0 - 2.3 either. Time to get the Mrs on lookout!

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