Like many people, you may lose your smartphone from time to time. While you usually find it, this is not always the case. This can be quite concerning, however, companies such as Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry are doing what they can to make your life easier.
According to an official BlackBerry blog post, “BlackBerry Protect includes features that can help you find your BlackBerry 10 device as well as protect your device’s data if your suspect that your device has been lost or stolen.”
How cool is that? Not only can your Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry smartphone help you during your search but it can go a long way in protecting your data if your device has been stolen.
At this point, you are probably wondering how this Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry feature works. There is some good information in the blog post, with a detailed example. Here you go:
“For example, I couldn’t find my device yesterday so to find it, all I had to do was login to the BlackBerry Protect website located at http://protect.blackberry.com using my BlackBerry ID credentials and I was able to view my device’s location on a map.
After driving over to my friend’s house I still couldn’t find my device, so I logged into BlackBerry Protect website again and was able to make my device play a loud sound for a minute at which point I found it between the couch cushions. This is a great example of why I love BlackBerry Protect because it saved me time and money!”
It doesn’t get any easier than that. If you don’t know where you put your Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) device, all you have to do is log into the “Protect” system and you can track its location. Maybe you will realize where you left it. Maybe you will realize it has been stolen. Either way, it is important to note that you have an answer to your problem.
In the rest of this blog post, you will learn more about how to enable BlackBerry Protect as well as how to use the feature.
Hopefully you never lose your Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) smartphone. If you do, though, you can use this feature to help hunt it down.
For more on how it works, watch the video on the next page. You will be amazed!