Sony announces my Xperia remote tracking service, to launch in several months

Sony announces my Xperia remote tracking service, to launch in several months
Several months ago, Sony trademarked the term "My Xperia". At that time, our initial assumption was that the company was baking a home-made cloud storage service of some kind, but it turns out that we weren't entirely correct. So what has Sony been working on all along?

Well, "my Xperia" is actually a smartphone tracking service. It is meant to be used in the unfortunate event of theft or should the owner ever loses their Sony Xperia handset. Through my Xperia, one can locate their Sony smartphone by making it beep or by viewing its location on a map. Remotely erasing its data and locking the device down are also among the things a user can do once registered with my Xperia.

Yet my Xperia isn't available to all Sony smartphone owners, or at least it isn't yet. Since the service is still in its beta stage, only select Ice Cream Sandwich smartphones will be allowed to participate, starting with the Sony Xperia acro S and continuing with other recent Sony devices later on. Only users in the Nordic countries are given access to it at this time. 

If everything goes as planned, the my Xperia service should be out of beta by the end of Q2 2013. The feature will be rolled out to users via OTA software update.

source: Sony

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6 Comments

1. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

This good. Cause i always loose my phone. I hope they include for the u.s. version xperia z

5. g2a5b0e unregistered

If you always "loose" your phone, then my suggestion to you would be to tighten it back up.

2. XperiaUser unregistered

oh this is my loving Xperia Ray

3. REYNER

Posts: 187; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

WTF that's unfair how bout the 1st NXT series Xperia U,P and S how i hope they'll roll that useful update to us! :(

4. Deero

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Not expecting anything. Sincerely, Xperia U

6. oister85 unregistered

Would that consider the sony tablet's

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