Mobile Defense

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  1. moot

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    Mobile defense never works when the phone is inside ANY building for me. Anyone else have this problem>
     
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    GPS doesn't work well or not at all in a lot of buildings. This is common for GPS in general and really has nothing to do with Mobile Defense. Mobile Defense will attempt to use known wifi spots and aGPS to determine it's location when a GPS cannot receive satellite transmissions while indoors, but that technology is rarely accurate with ANY app.
     
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    I see, did not realize this. A little more concerned now about loosing my, because all someone has to do is to pick it up and take it home for it to be gone. I was really hoping with this app, I'd be able to actually "recover" my phone if it gets lost or stolen.
     
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    mobile defense just got an update. does anyone know what this update may be?
     
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    It does work for me when inside a building only if I'm connected to WiFi. When connected via GPS inside a building, it does not work.
     
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    so does anybody know how to auto enable GPS? does my phone need to be rooted? i keep seeing this "install as a system app" but what does that mean?!?!?
     
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    You have to be rooted and have adb...there's very good instructions at the site:
    Installing Mobile Defense as a system application (Page 1) - Tutorials - Mobile Defense

    I gave it a go, and it seems to work well. Connecting to the phone automatically turns on GPS (the usual caveats about indoor/outdoor sensitivity still apply.) I also like that the app stays hidden, both in the notification bar and in the app drawer.
     
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    I've been considering this application - my only question is simple..

    If I have SMS messaging blocked on my plan, will this application function?
     
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    I wish wavesecure and Mobile defense backed up MMS
     
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    On Android 4.1.2 this app is giving an error when trying to connect to my data connection. It can't do it and keeps getting an error. The data connection is fine.

    On Android 4.2.1 this app does not work at all and crashes.

    I can't keep waiting for them to play catch up. Looks like Cerberus wins.
     
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