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Old 06-26-2010, 12:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I lost my phone near Niagara falls 2 weeks ago. I was wondering if there was a way if someone found my phone and still was left on. Will gps be able to track it down even if person didn't make a call, but still active until battery run out? probably left in the lost and found location. Stupid me for losing this phone, i knew I should of had bought the iphone instead.

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Old 06-26-2010, 07:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (White and Nerdy)

You have no way of tracking the phone.... Can't be done
Old 06-26-2010, 08:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted

Ditto. Not with stock system.

FYI to all, use the password lock and put your contact information on the owner screen in options.

Put your mailing address and a phone number different from your mobile. Use an office phone, spouse's or good friend's number, etc.
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Old 06-26-2010, 08:54 AM   #4 (permalink)
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There are two packages that you can install on the BB Smartguard and Roboock that can be used to wipe a lost or stolen device. Doesn't help the OP nor does it help after the act has occurred -- but an ounce of prevention ............

Here is a thread on Robolock. Use the SEARCH to find more.

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Old 06-26-2010, 09:39 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by raze1 View Post
Stupid me for losing this phone, i knew I should of had bought the iphone instead.
What they said works, but one question?

How would getting an iphone have kept you from losing it?
Old 06-26-2010, 10:18 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Wirelessly posted (well lookie here!)

My thoughts exactly Ringer!
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Old 06-26-2010, 01:57 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Ahh come on guys, you all know the Iphone has special powers.. Just ask ArgonNJ
The Search tool and BlackBerryFAQ answer many questions.
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There is an application called "Find My iPhone" which wouldn't matter in this case because

1) The battery in the iphone would long be dead
2) You have to enable it and have a MobileMe account and that would have been too much work
3) See #1 and #2

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