Mobile tracker applications is one of the popular category in the Android Play Store. Most of the apps in the category is much popular from the day the app launched itself. We can find tones of mobile Anti-theft or mobile tracking apps in play store.
Here is the list of top Anti-Theft apps or Best Mobile Tracker Apps for Android Phones in 2015.
AVAST! Mobil Security
AVAST is one of the popular name especially for those who are using PC. It has been a long way that AVAST has been serving PC users. Now you can install the AVAST on Android phone’s too. The app was released as an anti-virus app for Android but later they developed the Anti-Theft feature also. For activating the Anti-Theft app all you have to do is to install the app and set it up with a unique 4 digit pin. An additional feature of the app is that even you can control the phone’s using the SMS. You can wipe all your data with a single SMS. Also you can track the phones real time status using a PC. Avast is one of the most recommended Anti-Theft app for Android phones.
Lookout Security and Anti-Virus
Lookout Security is another mobile tracking device. It has got mobile tracker along with an Anti-Virus engine. One of the unique feature of the app is that you can directly locate the phone using the Google maps app. Also the app itself will automatically notify a particular user about the low battery status if the device is running out of battery. For this you have to setup a particular user and battery threshold. Another feature of the app is that it will automatically do backup and restore of phone data even if the person done a data wipe of the phone. A fee version also a premium version of the app is available. Of course the premium version will have some additional feature.
Norton Mobile Security Lite
Norton is another familiar name for the PC users. They also released a security app for the phone. It has got all the basic feature. You can track the phone once it is stolen and sound a continuous alarm till the user enter the right pin etc… Another additional feature of the app is that the phone itself block the access once the SIM card has been removed. For further you have to enter the pin that you provided while setting up. This app has also got the free version and premium version. It cost about 29 USD for the pro version.
Where’s my Droid
Where’s my Droid is another Antitheft app for the Android phones. This app has also got all the basic features. You can ring the phone by using Text messages, locate the GPS co-ordinates of the phone. Also you can take control of your phone through the web based Commander option. The pro version of the app features the ability to take pictures using the front camera of the phone. So you can track the thief easily. Also you can do a system wipe for being misusing your phone’s data.
Kaspersky Mobile Security
Kaspersky is another familiar app in Android. There is only a premium version of the app available. The App has got lots of features. Other than the usual Anti-theft features Kaspersky has got some additional features. You can block unwanted telemarketing calls and messages from the operator. You can block other custom numbers too. Just enter the number you want to block. That’s it. You phone will not ring but you will get notification about the call and about the messages in the app.
AVG is the only app in the list which has the independent free version of the app. That means it can provide all the premium features without paying for the app. The app is much similar to the PC version of the software. It will notify about the latest threats, can block unwanted websites using the site filitering etc… If the mobile get stolen you can make the phone ring remotely even if the phone is in silent mode. Other than this this app also got all the basic features that an security app must have.
Cerebrus has got nothing much difference compared to the other app in the same category. It has got all the usual features like tracking the phone, find the location using Google maps, alarm the phone using text messages etc… One of the additional feature about the phone is that you can record the voice without alerting the thief. This feature comes in a pro version. Also you can use the same license in 5 different devices. This can be done with signing in with same account while setting up.
NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus
NQ is one of the most familiar application developer if you guys ever used the Symbian smartphones. The only Anti-Virus app for the Symbian phones was NQ mobile security. Now you can get all the same features in android phone too. NQ Mobile Security provide that same functions also some additional one. Along with the mobile tracker you can block unwanted callers. By installing the vault app on the phone you can hide your personal files in the SD card.
McAfee Antivirus & Security
McAfee is one of the award winning software among this list and the award has been given for the best security app for smartphone. Well if you are looking for an app with some advanced features then mcAfee is the perfect choice. It can track your phone, malicious software scanner facility and as an advanced feature you can remotely wipe the data both in the SD card and internal memory. The app has only one week free access and for further usage you have to purchase the official license.
If you are looking for a lite version of an Anti-theft app then you can install the Prey app safely. The app has only size under 2 MB which is less compared to other apps mentioned above. Just login to the app and provide the further details. After setting up the app itself will get hidden in the app drawer. The stolen person will not be able to find the app in the phone unless he dialed the pin number that provided in the app through a dialer. This is a great feature among other apps.
If you want to make your phone more secure it is recommended to check out these app. Just choose the app according to the feature. Also if you are willing go on for a license of the app.