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Android anti-malware and security app Lookout Security & Antivirus Safeguard Your Device With Lookout Mobile Security [Android] Safeguard Your Device With Lookout Mobile Security [Android] Lookout Mobile Security is one of the top antivirus and device tracking solutions for Android. It has a proud spot on our Best Android Apps page, and we’ve given it some coverage as part of... Read More has been upgraded to version 3.0. Its most important new feature, known as Signal Flare, is designed to help users locate a phone that is low on battery. It’s a preventative measure that automatically marks the phone’s location when the battery is low.

This makes it possible to look up the location via the company’s website after the battery is entirely dead. Signal Flare has to be turned on before the battery goes flat for this to work. There is not, as you might imagine, any way for Lookout to have a device send its location after it’s out of juice.

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Last, but far from least, is a new Safe Dialer feature that protects against dialer-based attacks. It triggers when the user clicks on a mobile number from an app or web page. Lookout will notify the user if the number appears suspicious.

Lookout Security & Antivirus can be obtained for free on Google Play. Users seeking access to premium features must pay $2.99 per month. Android 2.2 or newer is required.

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Source: Phandroid

  1. Alex Perkins
    October 11, 2012 at 4:09 pm

    It's a great idea, and I know that in this day and age signal coverage is getting better but if there's no signal then it's pretty much lost until it gets signal again.

  2. Alex Downs
    October 11, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    Never lose your phone again lol, wonder if iPhone has apps like this?

  3. Kulwinder Rouri
    October 11, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Another useful feature.

  4. Arron Walker
    October 11, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    That sounds pretty handy. Weill be on my list of apps to get when I upgrade my droid. Thanks for the info

  5. Alexandre
    October 11, 2012 at 10:00 am

    But with the GPS off it's useless right?

    • Anonymous
      October 11, 2012 at 10:34 am

      may be...but may be it uses the info provided by the network operator

    • Harish Jonnalagadda
      October 11, 2012 at 11:35 am

      I think that can be remotely done as well.

    • Matt Smith
      October 21, 2012 at 5:46 pm

      Not entirely, it can get a more approximate position based on Wi-Fi and cell towers, but it will likely not be as accurate

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