FoneHome - A Phone Tracker to Find and Locate Your Lost or Stolen Device
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Never lose your phone again!
FoneHome is the best and most comprehensive solution for tracking your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and protecting it from loss or theft. It has the most features, highest reliability, and best value of any iOS tracking app. Install it today and gain peace of mind knowing you have FoneHome to help you recover your device if it is lost or stolen!
How does it work?
FoneHome runs in the background on your device, transmitting its location to our servers as it moves. In the event your device is lost or stolen, sign into the FoneHome website to view its current location and access a comprehensive collection of tools designed with one goal in mind - to help you get your stuff back!
The FoneHome web site allows you to remotely send the following commands to your device:
► Push message - send a message which is displayed on your device's screen instantly, with the following options:
► Remotely take a photo using your device's camera if a thief views your message and view it from our web site!
► Play a loud sound on the device to help you find it
► Remotely open a web site on your device
► Locate Now - find the GPS location of your device immediately
► 'Lost' mode - receive high-accuracy position updates from your device once per minute
► Siren - activate a loud, piercing siren to help you locate your device
► VOIP call - place a VOIP call to your other devices running FoneHome for free
FoneHome has helped thousands of users successfully recover their devices. It is an app everyone should own to help them keep track of their expensive Apple equipment. Install it and protect your device now while it's cheap rather than regretting it later when you lose your device!
More great features:
► No recurring subscription fees
► Periodic location updates allow your device to check in and report its location at a specified interval
► Stores your last 100 location updates
► Power efficient - minimal impact on battery life
► Unobtrusive - runs in the background (on compatible devices) and requires no user intervention
► Auto-restarts anytime you reset the device. Set it up once and forget it!
► Track an unlimited number of devices from the same FoneHome account
► Secure - all transmissions are encrypted using industry standards for the protection of your private information and all data is stored on servers located in a secure data center
► Print a detailed report showing information about your device as well as its current location and approximate address. This report can be given to the police to aid them in recovering your device if it is stolen.
For more info visit www.myfonehome.com
Important notes on compatibility:
* Runs on any device with iOS 6.0 or above.
* Once FoneHome has been installed and registered on your device, you will be able to send a push message to your device at any time using the FoneHome website. If you send your device a push and someone swipes to unlock the device while the push is still on the screen, FoneHome will start up and transmit the device's position regardless of whether the app was previously running.
* On devices without GPS capabilities (iPod touches and WiFi-only iPads), FoneHome determines the device's location using its Wi-Fi connection.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. (Continuous GPS is only active when you place your device in 'Lost' mode)
What's New in Version 2.2.8
Still the best
Updated: Still the best overall essential app because u can send a text to ur thief and snap a photo when they read it which is auto-uploaded along with their location; and they can't stop that. How cool is that! make sure u have a password for your device and u can turn on 'no deleting apps' in settings. Location history is very useful, the last 100 position reports, I wish that could extend further like to the 1000s (google latitude can but without all the other features).
The VoIP feature works for me in Internet explorer (xpSP3) but not in Firefox because the flash settings dialog box is blank when it pops up on call initiation even with flashblock and all blockers disabled. So just try other browsers until it works. Like skype. Useful if thief takes out SIM card!
Set check in to 10 mins and gps report to 2 hours. Uses very little battery and enables fast photo capture of thief. U can see where it's at instantly with other apps but a quick response for photo taking will prove invaluable.
Works great, very accurate locations
This app works very well and gives very precise locations when you want them. The only annoying thing is that it makes you market their product and get a referral sign up before you can use the camera taking picture ability in stealth mode. I understand their marketing strategy but not all of us like hawking products to others. They should give that mode with the purchase price, or charge a little bit more for it if you want it.
I lost my phone and I thought it might have fallen out of my car at the grocery store, and I was going to drive 20 min. there to check. But then I remembered I had this app, so I looked it up on my computer and it told me it was at my address. I went and looked in my car, and it had fallen between the seats into the back. It saved me a 40 min drive that would of ended up disappointing!
- Category: Utilities
- Updated: Nov 19, 2013
- Version: 2.2.8
- Size: 4.6 MB
- Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
- Seller: Appmosys LLC
- © 2013 Appmosys LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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