Sony has been frequently launching new features for its Xperia line-up devices. Recently, the company released a free app named MyXperia for locating lost or stolen Sony Xperia Phone. Currently, the service is open in the Nordic countries. It can be installed on any Xperia phone that runs on Android ICS 4.0 and above. MyXperia should be installed on the smartphone because it will prove highly useful when the phone goes missing. According to the company, it will roll out myXperia to a larger audience by the end of March. The service provides security to the user and it has two prime tasks. The first is to locate the phone and second is to keep up your private or professional information safe.
Here are some of the features of Sony MyXperia mobile tracking service:
- In case of lost or stolen mobile phone, it will display the current location on the map. If it is unable to display for some reason, then it will send you an email.
- Remotely locks the smartphone with a pin and a message. Without the pin, no one will be able to access the phone.
- You can even remotely wipe the internal card and SD card data to prevent the leak of privacy or confidential information.
- It will also inform you on your email address when it is able to track the location of your phone, lock status, wipe status, etc.
How to use MyXperia App?
To activate this feature on your smartphone, you need to download and install the MyXperia App in your device. Hit on ‘Activate’ to begin the service and accept the terms and conditions of the application. MyXperia can be turned on or off with the switch on the top right. Then, visit the site, myxperia.sonymobile.com and sign into your Google account. Once you login, the service will automatically locate your phone. There will be several options mentioned below the myXperia App that will let you find or lock the device. The app lets you remotely lock the device with your contact details. Plus, it also lets you to create a new pin lock and overwriting in any existing code. If you are worried about the safety of your phone, you have the option to completely wipe the device, which includes wiping of any media on the device.