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Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 7:46am On Sep 09, 2018
Is it possible and by what means?
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by DEHVEHLOP(m): 8:13am On Sep 09, 2018
What an Igbotic question and reasoning!








Illiteracy is truly a disease

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by DEHVEHLOP(m): 8:13am On Sep 09, 2018
What an Igbotic question and reasoning!








Illiteracy is truly a disease



Igbo amaka
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by hertz9te(m): 8:22am On Sep 09, 2018
is it iphone?
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by abumeinben(m): 9:12am On Sep 09, 2018
Chriswazo:
Is it possible and by what means?

If you committed a global crime, yes! You phone would be tracked as long as the battery is there and working.

Else if it's just stolen, and the thief switched it off, wait until the phone comes back to life. It would be tracked as long as you have tracking apps installed on the phone. Antivirus app like McAfee, ESET..others like Don't touch my phone, fine my phone by Google LLC, or you could just Google the query "find my phone".

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 9:24am On Sep 09, 2018
hertz9te:
is it iphone?

No, Samsung
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 9:28am On Sep 09, 2018
abumeinben:


If you committed a global crime, yes! You phone would be tracked as long as the battery is there and working.

Else if it's just stolen, and the thief switched it off, wait until the phone comes back to life. It would be tracked as long as you have tracking apps installed on the phone. Antivirus app like McAfee, ESET..others like Don't touch my phone, fine my phone by Google LLC, or you could just Google the query "find my phone".

Thanks for your input.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by hertz9te(m): 11:06am On Sep 09, 2018
Chriswazo:

No, Samsung
no it cant be traced
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 11:43am On Sep 09, 2018
hertz9te:
no it cant be traced
Okay
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 11:45am On Sep 09, 2018
abumeinben:


If you committed a global crime, yes! You phone would be tracked as long as the battery is there and working.

Else if it's just stolen, and the thief switched it off, wait until the phone comes back to life. It would be tracked as long as you have tracking apps installed on the phone. Antivirus app like McAfee, ESET..others like Don't touch my phone, fine my phone by Google LLC, or you could just Google the query "find my phone".

If the phone is formatted, it still can't be tracked with the IMEI ba?
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by abumeinben(m): 11:47am On Sep 09, 2018
Chriswazo:


If the phone is formatted, it still can't be tracked with the IMEI ba?

Yeah bro..

IMEI, Mac address too
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 11:51am On Sep 09, 2018
abumeinben:


Yeah bro..

IMEI, Mac address too

Ok, thank you
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by mank1234(m): 7:31pm On Sep 09, 2018
DEHVEHLOP:
What an Igbotic question and reasoning!









Illiteracy is truly a disease

Yeah! It is! Sometimes it manifest itself in "I know it all" as quoted here.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by mank1234(m): 7:34pm On Sep 09, 2018
Last point phone went off can be known.
While it's off, you can't tell if it has been relocated or not.

All network operators know the IMEI of the phone and the phone number that last used it so long as it was used on their network.
The only issue is that the network provider may be unwilling to provide this info and law enforcement agency in Nigeria are not willing to obtain this info.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by noblejames: 9:24pm On Sep 09, 2018
Chriswazo:
Is it possible and by what means?
Is like you stole someone's phone switched it off and you want to know if the person can track it. You better send the phone back to its owner. There is no hiding place for any thief just do the honorable thing and receive the honour instead of disgrace that will follow you.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 9:46pm On Sep 09, 2018
noblejames:
Is like you stole someone's phone switched it off and you want to know if the person can track it. You better send the phone back to its owner. There is no hiding place for any thief just do the honorable thing and receive the honour instead of disgrace that will follow you.

Just imagine! I'm still not yet in the mood to reply both you and Dehvehlop. You two reason together and pure clowns, goats!!!

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 9:49pm On Sep 09, 2018
mank1234:
Last point phone went off can be known.
While it's off, you can't tell if it has been relocated or not.

All network operators know the IMEI of the phone and the phone number that last used it so long as it was used on their network.
The only issue is that the network provider may be unwilling to provide this info and law enforcement agency in Nigeria are not willing to obtain this info.

Am working with one app i just downloaded"find my phone" powered by Google and it looks like the phone has not been put on yet

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 9:52pm On Sep 09, 2018
mank1234:


Yeah! It is! Sometimes it manifest itself in "I know it all" as quoted here.

Thank you, the thing is that am not in the mood to reply him, so I disregarded his stupidity, but trust me, this fool can't beat me in phone techs. He is the least of my worries now
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by mofeyisola194: 10:03pm On Sep 09, 2018
What an Igbotic question and reasoning!
Illiteracy is truly a disease
Igbo amakaO

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Joyfulguy: 11:52pm On Sep 09, 2018
Chriswazo:


Just imagine! I'm still not yet in the mood to reply both you and Dehvehlop. You two reason together and pure clowns, goats!!!
if you like continue to call names, surely anytime you switch the phone on with the IMEI anywhere in the world it will be located. If like sell it to someone outside the state you residence it will be traced back to you. Just return the phone! Nigerians are full of deceits....

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 5:10am On Sep 10, 2018
Joyfulguy:
if you like continue to call names, surely anytime you switch the phone on with the IMEI anywhere in the world it will be located. If like sell it to someone outside the state you residence it will be traced back to you. Just return the phone! Nigerians are full of deceits....

I think I have gotten the direction that I need and that is any stolen phone can be tracked with the IMEI even if the Sim card is discarded, so I won't reply your other claims, I understand that depressed people full the Internet.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Lagbaja01(m): 5:56am On Sep 10, 2018
Sense will not kill you...you must be really smart cheesy
Chriswazo:


I think I have gotten the direction that I need and that is any stolen phone can be tracked with the IMEI even if the Sim card is discarded, so I won't reply your other claims, I understand that depressed people full the Internet.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 6:25am On Sep 10, 2018
Lagbaja01:
Sense will not kill you...you must be really smart cheesy

Bro in every nonsense, there's sense. I have gotten the assurance or information i need. How can one begin to imagine that I stole a phone and rushed to Nairaland on how to deal with it, anyway I don't blame them cos amaghị ndi ana-eze!
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Joyfulguy: 10:06am On Sep 10, 2018
Chriswazo:


Bro in every nonsense, there's sense. I have gotten the assurance or information i need. How can one begin to imagine that I stole a phone and rushed to Nairaland on how to deal with it, anyway I don't blame them cos amaghị ndi ana-eze!
Ndi ana eze bu people like you who try to play smart games with the mentality of the public.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 11:09am On Sep 10, 2018
Joyfulguy:
Ndi ana eze bu people like you who try to play smart games with the mentality of the public.

Ok, may you get the same response and attitude from the public when you need help from them, not only that, may they go extra mile to kill you for being innocent and guiltless of the incident. You will forever be a victim of false accusations everywhere you go, Amen.
May the same be my portion if your accusations are right, I don't blame you, I understand varieties of sick people plenty for internet

Modified; just noticed you are a sick depressed jobless blogger, I opined that before now. Please go and seek help and desist from transferring aggression
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by MarkWayne89: 3:36pm On Sep 10, 2018
Chriswazo:
Is it possible and by what means?

If you want to locate/trace a lost phone, read some tips here https://www.unlockunit.com/blog/how-to-find-a-lost-phone-instantly/
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 4:08pm On Sep 10, 2018
Any other suggestions or advise on how to track a lost or stolen phone is welcomed
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 4:10pm On Sep 10, 2018
MarkWayne89:


If you want to locate/trace a lost phone, read some tips here https://www.unlockunit.com/blog/how-to-find-a-lost-phone-instantly/
Let me check it out sir, I appreciate your response

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by GarminTechnical(f): 5:53pm On Sep 10, 2018
No, its not possible to trace down a lost phone. If your phone will be switched off than location tracer will not detect location of phone. It will only trace the last location of your phone.
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Chriswazo(m): 6:33pm On Sep 10, 2018
GarminTechnical:
No, its not possible to trace down a lost phone. If your phone will be switched off than location tracer will not detect location of phone. It will only trace the last location of your phone.

Ok, what of if it is sold and inserted a new sim card, can I trace it with the IMEI?
Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Phonix1234: 12:20am On Sep 11, 2018
Chriswazo:


Am working with one app i just downloaded"find my phone" powered by Google and it looks like the phone has not been put on yet


I lost my two samsung... Findmyphone cant work once it has bin formated.... I tried using the police here in lagos, but the amount dem dey call reach me to buy london use... So i moved on even though i love my Samsung

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Re: Can A Lost Or Stolen Phone Be Tracked While Switched Off by Nobody: 12:29am On Sep 11, 2018
Phonix1234:



I lost my two samsung... Findmyphone cant work once it has bin formated.... I tried using the police here in lagos, but the amount dem dey call reach me to buy london use... So i moved on even though i love my Samsung
Really sorry bro lipsrsealed cry cry

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