Once you own a smartphone. protecting the phone from trackers and other things that can destroy your phone should be your top priority. This article will show you how to know those who are tracking your device and how to protect and secure smartphone from trackers.
We will provide you with just a few useful codes that will enable you know and protect your smartphone from trackers especially from private messages and personal information. It’s sure safety is needed to bypass all negative attacks.
- *#21# – With this code, you can find out whether your calls, messages, and other data are being diverted. The status of the different types of diversions that are taking place along with the number the information is being transferred to will be displayed on your phone’s screen. This function is most often set up by either jealous partners or parents who are trying to protect their kids from spam or criminals.
- ##002# – This is a universal code for switching off all forms of redirection away from your phone. It’s a good idea to use this before you have to use roaming. In this case, money won’t be taken from your account for calls that are redirected by default to your voice mail.
- *#06# – With the help of this code, you can find out your IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identifier). If you know this number, you can find your phone if someone steals it. When switched on, its location is automatically conveyed to the network operator even if a different SIM card is inserted. If someone knows your IMEI number, they can find out the model and technical characteristics of your phone.
- *#62# – Dial this code if you want to find out where calls, messages, and data are being redirected to if it seems that no one can get through to you. The chances are in this case that your voice calls are being redirected to one of your cell phone operator’s numbers.
Special codes exist that allow someone to track your location and also to determine whether someone is following you. For this, you need the utility net-monitor. Type in one of the following codes:
- For iPhone: *3001#12345#*
- For Android: *#*#4636#*#* or *#*#197328640#*#*
Step 1. Go to the section called UMTS Cell Environment, then UMTS RR info, and write down all the numbers under Cell ID. These numbers are the basic stations located nearby. Your phone will connect by default to the one that emits the best signal.
Step 2. Go back to the main menu, and click on the MM info tab, then on Serving PLMN. Write down the numbers under Local Area Code (LAC).
Step 3. With the help of these two numbers and an ordinary website (the fourth tab to the left), you can determine the location on the map of the basic station that your phone is connected to.
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Source – techipulse