What are the best apps to lock my phone remotely?

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    #1Find My Device

    Find My Device

    Find My Device is an app will help you find your Android device by playing a sound so it is easier for you to search for it. It also tracks your device movements in case it gets stolen, so you will always know where it is. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Jonathan Alexander
    Written on January 13, 2018
    "I'm always a bit worried about my phone getting lost or stolen. I feel much better knowing I still have some control if my phone goes missing. I don't worry nearly as much as I used to."
  2. 12

    #2Lost Android

    Lost Android

    Lost Android is a device-tracking application that lets you read sent and received SMS messages, erase SD card, locate your phone through GPS or a network. Also, you can take a photo with rear o front camera. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Phillip White
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "this is only to find your phone. keep looking for one that locks your phone."
  3. 11

    #3Cerberus

    Cerberus

    Cerberus is an anti-theft and device tracking application that helps users locate their lost or stolen phone or any device. The app lets you: locate your phone, record audio from your phone's microphone, take pictures.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Frank Hoffman
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "This is a great solution! I did not know about it, my first time hearing about it, and now I think I want it for myself. It is always better to be safe than sorry, right? It is also free, so you can't beat that, and the reviews are good so it seems trustworthy as well. "
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    #4Prey Anti Theft

    Prey Anti Theft

    Prey Anti Theft is a device-tracking application for missing and stolent phones. The app gives you GPS coordinates, photos taken from your phone and a lot of useful information for the police. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Tejas Mehta
    Written on January 14, 2018
    "It's a fun app for me. Has a lot of features. GPS, you can spy on your own phone using the camera, can lock it when it leaves an area you determined. There's just a lot of cool stuff to play with. Not sure how useful it would be if someone actually did steal my phone though!"
  2. 6

    #5AppLock - Fingerprint

    AppLock - Fingerprint

    AppLock - Fingerprint is a free AppLocker or App Protector for Android devices developed by SpSoft. It helps in locking and protecting apps using a password, pattern, or fingerprint. It locks Facebook, WhatsApp, gallery app, and more.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Elizabeth Moore
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "I wanted to lock my phone remotely somehow, but this is just for finger prints."
  3. 3

    #6Find My iPhone

    Find My iPhone

    Find My iPhone is a device-tracking application for iOS devices is to find it and protect your data. Users will be required to log-in their Apple ID they use for iCloud to let Find My iPhone help them locate your missing device.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Alexander Oliver
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Works well if the individual has an iphone, otherwise they will need something else."
  4. 2

    #7360 Security

    360 Security
    This security and antivirus app will make sure your phone stays free of malware, adware and anything you don't want in your phone. It also features applocks, private browsing and many other features to keep you safe while surfing the internet. 



    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Melissa Jackson
    Written on January 11, 2018
    "There's some chatter about it not being as good after this last update. However, I feel like for all the many many options that this app offers makes it worth giving a shot. "

Summary

Best What are the best apps to lock my phone remotely
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Find My DeviceApps 17 Free
2Lost AndroidApps 12 Free
3CerberusApps 11 Free
4Prey Anti TheftApps 9 Free
5AppLock - FingerprintApps 6 Free
6Find My iPhone Apps 3 Free
7360 SecurityApps 2 Free
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