OTHER APPS THAT CAN COME IN HANDY:
Safe is a security app developed for Android, iOS and Windows devices that helps in locating and erasing data on missing smartphones and tablets. It also claims to protect personal content on the device. Additionally, you can block unwanted callers, scan and clean the device from harmful applications, making it secure for banking services over Google Chrome, Safe Browser and Dolphin Browser.
is a specialised anti-theft solution provider. This, too, allows you to protect the device as well as data. The free version of the app allows you to find the lost phone and remotely lock it or wipe all data on the device through web-based interface or SMS. It also enables remote listening – remotely have the phone call you elsewhere, with screen blacked out, so you can listen to the phone's surroundings; SIM card change notification; stealth mode; forwarding calls and messages to people and remote lock, among other features. Available only for Android devices, there is a premium version of the software that offers features such as remote data retrieval and Geofencing.
is a neat app available for both iOS and Android for protection from data loss, theft and other threats that put your personal information at risk. It helps in locating the lost iPhone or iPad from anywhere on any device connected to the internet. It automatically saves the device’s last location before the battery runs out and even shows the distance between the iPhone and the Apple Watch when they are about to lose the connection. The app backs up contacts automatically and also notifies about out-of-date or insecure version of the OS.
is the most popular cloud storage service offering 2 GB free cloud storage to start with. But using friend referrals and liking its social media page can help you increase the storage space by up to 20 GB. It lets you back up images, videos, documents and more, and can be used for sharing files with your contacts without sharing them publicly. Dropbox is both Android and iOS compatible.
is a popular cloud storage app, available for Android and iOS, that securely stores, manages and shares files, photos and documents, and offers 10 GB of free cloud storage. The in-built sharing feature lets you share links instead of heavy files. It also gives offline access to files and folders. Box Notes helps in taking notes and working in real time with other users. Additional features include real-time search, search within PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, Word docs, etc.