10 Ways To ‘Not Lose It’ When You Lose Your Phone

In today’s world, where everything is practically in the fist of your hand – be it information about a small Brazilian village or the recipe for that pie your granny used to make, what can even remotely unsettle you? Well, losing your phone, that’s what.

Because that small (or big, depending on your model) electronic device is not just another gadget to hold on; it is the Genie to our Aladdin. And losing this precious is life ruining, so here are 10 things you can do to not lose it when you lose your phone.

1. Don’t panic

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Of course, you will panic but try not to freak out too much. It’s okay. It happens.

 

2. Look in all the possible places, and the impossible ones too

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Did you check under the couch? In your car? Inside the toilet? In your coat pocket? There you go.

 

3. Once you are sure it’s not with you, try calling your own number

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Still ringing, then pray that a good Samaritan will pick it up. Switched off? Okay, now you can panic.

 

4. And inform your parents, because they have a habit of freaking out when you are not reachable over phone

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Which in turn would make you lose your sanity even more. Tell them and get some gyaan on how not to be careless. 🙁

 

5. Call your service provider and block the sim card(s)

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Block kar do please. *cry*

 


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6. And try logging out of your social media profiles from laptop

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If you’ve critical information on your online profiles, reset the passwords.

 

7. Also, lodge an FIR, just in case

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There’s a 0.01% chance that they catch the thief and recover your phone. Nevertheless, do it anyway.

 

8. Do some stress eating

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I recommend ice cream, whichever is your favourite flavour. And then cry in a corner. But wait…

 

9. Before that use Android Device Manager to reset your phone to factory settings

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It will erase all data the moment your phone is switched on so that your personal stuff doesn’t fall into wrong hands.

 

10. Don’t let the pain of losing your phone get to you. Be smart and invest in mobile insurance because…your phone won’t tell you before getting lost, stolen or misplaced

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