Losing your smartphone is something that you all fear. It contains all your personal data, contacts, pictures and it has access to most of your online accounts. You can imagine how frustrating losing the device can be. Although there are more than one apps that allow you to completely wipe your phone or locate it, they operate over the Internet, as is the case with Lookout Mobile and Carbonite.

AirDroid 2 is the app that will allow you to find your phone via the GSM network, thus making it harder for someone to conceal the device, even when the Internet connectivity has been disabled. The latest version of the app allowed users to control their phones from any browser, and with the latest upgrade of the app, it can be used as a great security measure.

AirDroid 2 brings your phone to your browser

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The app was in beta testing until recently, and although the app is not yet available on the Play Store, you can still download and install it on your smartphone. Once you have installed the app, you will have to register an account or log in to your existing AirDroid account. After you have successfully logged in to your account on your smartphone, you have to connect to the device from your computer browser.

Open your browser and navigate to the AirDroid 2 website, where you will have log in to your account, or scan the QR code provided with your mobile device.

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After the login was successful, you will be able to see all the contents from your smartphone and access it at any time. From here, you will also be able to use the Find my Phone feature, as well as see any information about your phone (battery level, GPS signal, WiFi signal, Memory).

Also, you can access the phone’s camera, take a screenshot of the device’s screen or access any other information stored on the device, from messages, pictures to files or apps. Every feature of your phone is available via the web interface.

Note: The sync process could take some time, depending on your Internet speed.

Also, the app offers some cool tools. Users can find a task manager, app manager, file browser and other utilities can be downloaded from within the app. All in all, AirDroid 2 is an awesome app and with the added benefit of providing location information as well access to the phone’s camera, this can be one of the best apps you can have on your Android smartphone.

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I often wonder, where is technology heading? What do all of these advances mean for us and for our future? I sometimes miss the days when I didn’t know how to use a floppy disk, or how a computer CPU works, but now, until I find an answer to my questions, I’ll keep tracking these advances and show everything I find to those who share my interests.

 
 

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