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Sony to globally launch 'my Xperia'

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Sony to globally launch 'my Xperia'
No one wants to be in the position of misplacing a Sony Xperia Z and being unable to find it. This is where 'my Xperia' comes in. The application helps Xperia owners find their lost or misplaced handset. The Japanese manufacturer had rolled out the service in the Nordic countries earlier in the year and after listening to feedback from users, it is now ready to launch the service world-wide.

Using a website, the Sony Xperia owner can arrange for his missing phone to sound an alarm, even if the phone is on silent. Other options allow the  owner of the phone to lock down the device, or just in case there is information on it that can threaten the free world, wipe all data off the phone.

For 'my Xperia' to work, the phone has to be on and have a working connection. The Locate feature will show you on a map where your wayward Xperia is. If the device cannot be found, an email is sent to your Google account once the device is located by the service. You can also arrange to have the phone locked using a 4 PIN code (don't use S-O-N-Y) and it replaces any existing screen locks on your phone. One of the best features allows you to write a message that will pop up on the screen. Something like "This is the police and we have your place surrounded," might come off sounding lame. Do put your phone number at home on the message just in case your phone was found by a honest person.

my Xperia can help you find your lost or stolen Sony Xperia handset

my Xperia can help you find your lost or stolen Sony Xperia handset


source: myXperia via AndroidCentral

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posted on 04 Jul 2013, 22:34 1

1. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Just like F-Secure, Avast, Samsung and others who also provide this service.

Great, well done SONY™
®

posted on 04 Jul 2013, 23:01 4

2. Insignificant (Posts: 189; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


But I bet this can find your phone at sea. Others don't need to try, it's not like their phones can survive 4 days at sea like the Xperia V.

posted on 05 Jul 2013, 01:03 1

3. pwnarena (Posts: 825; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


doubt it. signals don't penetrate underwater. just leave it to fate. some diver may find your lost waterproof phone for you after four days:)

posted on 05 Jul 2013, 04:49

4. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1108; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


What about "iTime"?

posted on 05 Jul 2013, 08:52

5. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6139; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Nice wonder if it will work for my Xperia go?

posted on 05 Jul 2013, 13:14

6. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1301; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


this is good news because i have some ICBM launch codes in mine :D

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