Sos!!!!!!!

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  1. misterdude28@gmail.com

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    Ive had my droid for about 7 days...or had my phone i should say. Yesterday i put my bag down for just a second and some punk kid ran off with my bag. It had all of my college text books as well as my phone. I had the wheres my droid app on there but in order to work it has to be in view of the sky....I wanted to know if anyone knew any way to trace it.
     
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    Hmmm....you didn't have anything like Mobile Defense installed in your phone? Without a program like that there is not much you can do except report it as stolen to Verizon.
     
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    NNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! dang i was just getting used to the droid. I can only hope that best buy covers theft.:blink:
     
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    Not unless you have insurance. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. :(
     
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    Change your passwords!!! (if you haven't already)
     
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    Did you make a police report? My teenager had her LG touch stolen at school and I made a police report. I called verizon and had the service immediately cut (ironically the punk actually tried to use the phone while I was on the phone to Verizon, when they got Verizon they tried to say they found the phone but hung up before Verizon could trace the location). Anyways, with the police report, my homeowners policy covered the replacement. You can also try to see if the warranty will cover theft, but I am sure you will have to at least make a police report. Good luck and really sorry for your loss.
     
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    As long as your phone is on, I believe "where's my android" can use cell towers to get a rough location, but it won't be very accurate.

    After you try that ...

    Call Verizon, report it stolen, and deactivate it.

    NOW !!!!!!!
     
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    Another great reason to pay a miniscule amount for phone insurance :(
     
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    Exactly why I decided to look into getting insurance on mine. I got lucky and even though I was past my 30 days Assurion still insured my phone. Now I just have to make sure I keep it safe for 29 more days.
     
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    You never know what's going to happen and it's my only form of communication. So I definitely opted for the insurance, especially after I got pushed into a pool with my LG enV3 and they covered it no questions asked.
     
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    I cancelled my insurance because it took 4 days to recieve my phone. It was holidays and takes 2 days anyway. I use my phone A LOT for my job and being without it for 4 days is assinine. Verizon's insurance is a joke. Why not just have the phone on site? Pretty silly if you ask me
     
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    Verizon doesn't provide the insurance, Assurion does. And it's hardly a joke, it beats paying 500.00 for a phone and yes sir, there are these things called holidays that can slow things up. Now the OP doesn't have a phone or a way to recoup his losses. The insurance is well worth it.