How do I Track a Lost HTC Touch Phone?

Smartphones are increasingly popular of late, with users ranging from business people to teenagers alike. The HTC Touch phones run on Windows 6.0 or higher, making them a miniature computer. Despite the many advantages inherent in this type of technology, if you do not protect your phone and your information, a lot can be lost. If the necessary precautions are taken when the phone is first purchased, the chances of losing such important information decrease greatly.

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What would you do if you lost your smartphone?

Install and Set Up Microsoft MyPhone

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Tap the "Microsoft MyPhone" logo on the "Start" menu of your HTC Touch. If your phone is not preloaded with the application, tap "Marketplace" and type in "myphone." Download the application. Then tap the "MyPhone" logo on the "Start" menu.

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Sign in with your Windows Live ID to finish the installation process.

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Tap "Menu," then "Sync Options." Tick the "Current Location" box, along with any other information you would like synchronized to the web. Tap "Done."

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Press "Menu" again and then "Sync Schedule." Set the frequency to daily and tap "Done."

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Tap "Sync" to back up your phone's content.

Use MyPhone to Find Your Lost Phone

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Type "myphone.Microsoft.com" into a computer web browser.

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Click "Sign In" and enter your password.

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Click "Continue" and then "Find Your Lost Phone."

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Next to the connected phone that is missing, click "Find Your Lost Phone" again.

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Click "See Map" to find where your phone was during its last synchronization.