All you need to do is install the app on your mobile and send SMS to your mobile from any other mobile.
Using SMS commands you can achieve the following
1. CallInfo - send SMS with content "ML callinfo" to your device from any mobile and the sender will receive an SMS back with the information on last 5 calls
2. Locate - send SMS with content "ML locate" to your device from your friend's mobile and a reply will be received to your friend's device with the location of your mobile. You can disable your device from sending a reply SMS by unchecking the option in the preferences of the app.
3. Siren - even when the volume of the mobile is low, a siren will be played with full volume. Send SMS to your mobile with content "ML siren".
4. DeviceDetails- tells the battery percent, whether Wifi of the device is connected or not and also if location settings is disabled or enabled. Send SMS to your mobile with content "ML DeviceDetails"
5. Take pic from front/back camera. The pic will be saved in your SD card in the DCIM folder. Send SMS with content "ML picback" to take a pic from the back camera, or "ML picfront" to take a pic from the front camera of your device.
6. Capture 30 sec video using back camera - The high quality 30 sec video captured from the back camera will be saved in the SD card (/sdcard/MobileLocator_date_time.mp4). The video capture will start as soon as the "ML capturevideo" SMS is received by your device.
7. Vibrate the device for 5 sec - To make the phone vibrate for 5 sec send "ML vibrate" command.
8. Help - if you just want to know the list of SMS commands that can be sent from any mobile to your mobile, just send "ML help" and you will get back the list of SMS commands.
How these features are useful?
1. You want your near and dear ones to track where you are without disturbing you? Then turn on the SMS reply for your location option in the preferences and whenever someone sends you an SMS with content "ML locate", an SMS with your current location will be automatically sent to that person.
2. Imagine you forgot where you have kept your phone. In the bathroom? Kitchen? Just send and SMS to your mobile with content "ML siren". A siren will go off and you will know where exactly your phone is.
3. Just want to scare someone for fun. Just give the mobile to your friend and use the scare option.
4. Place your mobile such a way that you can take a video of what is happening around the place in your absence.
5. Lots more feature on its way. Watch this space for more details.
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