Five applications that allow us to locate our smartphone

Nowadays, mobiles have become an indispensable instrument for our daily life, establishing themselves as a fundamental element for interpersonal relationships, as well as being the largest store of content for citizens. This importance means that many users cannot live without their phone and losing it or having it stolen can become a truly serious problem. For these cases, different applications have been created that allow you to permanently locate your devices.


It is one of the most complete applications in the Android market and one of the most outstanding, since it has more than 5 million downloads. This ‘app’ allows you to control the phone remotely, even having the ability to lock the device through a code. In case of loss it is one of the most useful options since, in addition, it allows you to track the phone at all times through its website, control incoming and outgoing calls, record the thief through the phone’s cameras, Having access to the SMS and thanks to its tracking capacity allows access to the last locations where the phone has been.

Not content with that, the creators of Cerberus have also included in their application the option of the mobile device to raise an alarm or a message out loud, alerting that it is stolen.

Where’s my droid

Its simple functionality makes this application the most used on the market with more than 10 million downloads. It has countless features in its free version and adds even more in its ‘premium’ version. Among its features stand out the remote control capacity, allowing the owner of the mobile to have the ability to access all the documents on the phone, take photographs remotely, lock the phone, make it ring – to know where we have left it in case of lose it – and, in addition, in the event that none of the above options have the desired effect, it allows you to erase all the data on the phone so that no one can access the private content.


The application, whose logo is an android doll disguised as James Bond, allows access in its free version to recent calls that have been made from the mobile, the battery level and the identification code, among others. It has great functionality and allows you to access the exact location of the phone at all times thanks to its website, which shows a map – in true Google Earth style – that allows us to know the location in real time of our smartphone.

Trust & Go

It is not a location ‘app’ as such, but is based on an antivirus that, in addition to having this function, allows thanks to its ‘Candid Camera Thief’ to capture the thief with the front camera in a photograph that will appear in our email if it incorrectly enters the unlock code three times.

McAfee Mobile Security

The smartphone application of the famous antivirus has different functions to locate the phone. In addition to being a perfect anti-malware, if your mobile phone has run out of battery you can access its last location, also, like other locators, it allows you to take remote photographs to, in case of theft, know who the subject is in issue that has been done with our device, sending us the images by email. It is not a ‘localization’ app as complete as Cerberus, but its antivirus function makes up for the lack of some functions.

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