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[Q] anti theft idea

9th May 2014, 07:37 PM |#11  
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If you have a Samsung phone, Enable "Reactivation Lock" from Settings->Security.
 
 
10th May 2014, 02:11 PM |#12  
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Wouldn't you have to use a custom PIT file to realize this? I think the best thing at the moment is the reactiviation lock, which is coded into the bootloader as far as i know.
19th May 2014, 02:02 AM |#13  
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Try Android Lost. If you convert it to a system app, you'll have a great security app (the best, in my opinion) that should survive a reset.

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19th May 2014, 04:28 AM |#14  
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Great idea! I would like a developer to make a recovery (such as CWM) that could be able to give you an option to put a password on the recovery. That'd be awesome.
22nd May 2014, 09:50 AM |#15  
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Try using Hidden Eye. It captures a photo using front camera every wrong password. The full version have an ability to send the photo to your email. Check it out.

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27th May 2014, 01:12 AM |#16  
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...droid.cerberus

Cerberus does all of the things mentioned in this thread except create a hidden partition and survive a new rom flash but does survive factory resets.

If the person was tech savvy enough to flash a new rom then they are tech savvy enough to change the IMEI to circumvent blacklisting. The reality is that the vast majority of people would at most do a factory reset on a stolen device.
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