What to do when phone is lost or stolen?
The news of loss of one of our prized possessions can be a very sad experience and causing shock and loss of emotions as well. Given below are the few simple steps that can prevent your stolen/lost mobile phone or e-gadget from being misused or resold.
You can easily track the current location of your gadget through the tracking application if you have had activated its in-built device tracking facility earlier.
Don’t be sad if this was not done earlier. Just follow the simple steps mentioned below.
- 1# Call your Telecom service provider and report the loss to block your SIM card immediately and place a request for the new SIM card to be provided to you. Please do not forget to note down their set of instructions given to you.
- 2# Retrieve the 15-digits IMEI details from your mobile box or the purchase bill.
- 3# Lodge a police complaint with your nearest police station. Ensure to provide the IMEI details or else your complaint won’t get registered.
- 4# Keep the relevant documents of the complaint in your safe custody and keep a regular follow up.