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  • What to do before your phone is stolen


    Peter Deegan

    By Peter Deegan

    Having your smartphone or tablet stolen is a traumatic event, but there are things you can do beforehand to make loss and replacement much less stressful, risky, and expensive.

    I speak from experience. My iPhone was stolen last month, which was very annoying. But — because I’m a careful nerd — no files or data were lost. The thief was locked out of the smartphone in minutes.

    There are things you should do to make loss of a device less traumatic and easier to recover from.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.10.0, 2023-03-06).