Webroot Antivirus for Android- Lost Device Protection:

Webroot antivirus is the trusted software which gives advanced threat protection to up to 5 devices, Laptop, Computer, Mac, Tablets and Android Phones. It scans the data to speed up your device. It monitors your network traffic and creates a wall of defense between your gadget and internet threat. You can install this advance antivirus through www.webroot.com/safe. If this software is installed in your gadget then you will freely and safely browse on the web as it gives you Web Shield Protection. It protects your identity from hackers. Hackers always attack on your device to steal your personal information. This antivirus protects your data from malware, spyware, Trojans, rootkits, ransomware and also from phishing attack. It also gives you anti-theft and lost device protection feature for your Android Phone. In this blog, you will read about lost device protection feature.

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About Lost Device Protection:

This feature of Webroot helps you to locate a lost or stolen phone and it will also lock your phone if required. You just have to use another mobile device or Webroot website to send one of these commands.

  • Lock:

This command will remotely lock your device and also the stop unauthorized access to your device. When your phone get locked, you can use your account password to unlock it.

  • Wipe:

This feature will only available for the Premier/Complete version. It locks your device, and then it will do a factory reset to delete everything from your phone like your personal data, your apps, and your account. In case, if you have an Android OS version then it will not do a factory reset but it will delete all your personal data.

  • Locate:

This command will also lock your phone, and shows your Phone current location in the Google Maps page. If you want to use this command your device must have GPS, Wi-Fi, or a telephony connection.

  • Scream:

It will also lock your phone and then your phone gives the loud screaming noise for 2 minutes which will help you locate the device. It will also scare a thief. The noise will continue till you unlock your phone with your password.

  • Customize Lock Screen

This feature is available from the Webroot website. It will lock your phone and show you the text message on its panel.

How to use Lost Device Protection?

To enable Lost Device Protection from your device, you have to click on Identity & Privacy button, and then you have to click on Lost Device Protection. Now in the Lost Device Protection panel, the Device Protection setting show ON button. In case, if the button shows “OFF,” then you have to click the button. For Android OS versions, you have to activate device administration as this will enable enhanced Wipe command capabilities. You just have to click on Activate in this panel. Now you have to enter your Webroot account password. When you activate Lost Device Protection, then you can use this Lost Device commands from another phone or from the Webroot website. Once you locate your phone, you have to unlock your device by using your password.

If you want to know more about this lost device protection feature, then you can visit to site of Webroot antivirus through webroot.com/safe.