Big Question about Android mobile security please....advice needed

  julius44 07:37 10 Feb 2015
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Hello and good morning to you all. I consider myself to be quite tekky when it comes to android and a few other IT issues in general to an extent, lol, but I need some help and advice on android security please. Nowadays we use our smartfones for practically EVERYTHING, and we have loads of important family pictures, information, etc.

I have been trying a few of the android mobile security suites from the play store(I am now using 360 security). There seems to be a single flaw with them all. If for instance I a smartfone is misplaced, and you wish to locate it, or remotely wipe it or lock it down, it seems that A, the location setting must already be enabled, and B, the fone must have an ACTIVE internet connection.

Well, if this is neither the case HOW could I go about locking the fone off, and still being able to at least track it without an internet connection or location settings being switched on?

Or am I missing something please??

Many thanks Jules

  julius44 16:10 11 Feb 2015

Hi there, any suggestions yet please??

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