Welcome to naijanest, today we shall be sharing information on steps to block a stolen mobile phone. Phones can be very useful to the as it serves him/her multiple tasks. When people lose their mobile phones, they regret as though they lost their loved ones. Mobile phone theft is as common in the society today as people lose their phones daily.
People suffer Nomophobia (fear of not having mobile phones) when they can’t find their phones because there are lots of things they miss. They miss their contacts, messages, saved drafts, important files, confidential materials (like bank codes), etc. Before we go into steps to block a stolen mobile phone, let us share with you how you can protect your phones. Read the following;
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PHONE FROM THEFT
>Make sure you’re phones are always in site.
>Be sure the ranging volume is always high, ( so that when you can’t find it, you can call it using another phone).
>Try to charge your phone always.
>Always put security codes/pattern.
>Make sure you have the IMEI code saved somewhere.
STEPS TO BLOCK A STOLEN MOBILE PHONE.
In as much as it is painful to lose your mobile phone to theft, the owner can do anything to see that he/she renders the phone useless. The following are best ways to block a stolen mobile phone.
Once your mobile is stolen, the first thing to do is to locate your mobile phone’s IMEI code. IMEI stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity and is a 15-17 digits code which is a secret code that is peculiar to each mobile phone.
The number two step is to call your operator and explain yourself and what you want from them. They will demand for means of identification and then; the IMEI for the stolen mobile phone. With these they can block the mobile phone for you.
Now that the mobile phone is blocked, it is useless to the person who stole it. With this, the person can’t make calls or operate the stolen mobile phone. If you follow these points above, you will successfully block your stole mobile phone.
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