Gadget and phone theft tactics
Protect yourself from thieves intent on stealing your phone, tablet or other gadgets by learning their tactics.
Protect your phones, tablets and gadgets
- Install a tracker application on your phone and tablet devices, which could help trace them in the event of a theft.
- Stay alert and aware of what's going on around you when using your phone in public.
- Register your gadgets at www.immobilise.com.
- Keep a record of the unique reference number (IMEI) on your phone or tablet. To get this on your phone, dial *#06#. For tablets, check your settings or consult your user manual.
- Always use your phone's security lock or PIN number.
- Use an ultra violet property marker to write your post code and house number on valuable possessions.