A Kerala start-up company called Livares Technologies Pvt. Ltd has launched a new application for Android under the name “PhoneAway” which enables Android users to access their Android mobile phones remotely and is available on the Google Play Store since 7th October 2013.
With the use of ‘PhoneAway’ users can access contents in their Android phone from another mobile phone or PC and Jaseel Abdul Rafeek ( Chief Innovation Officer of Livares Technologies Pvt Ltd. ) has also said a few words ;
PhoneAway is a utility app available now in Android platform which offers a simple yet feature-rich experience for users to access their phones remotely at just no cost. PhoneAway keeps you in touch with your phone even if it is physically not in your hands.
After you proceed with the download of this app via the download link provided below , you will begin installing it on your Android device. Firstly , you will have to register an alternative mobile phone number in the application which could be used to get details from the original smartphone. Secondly, you will have to enter an appropriate communication channel such as SMS, e-mail or even both can be selected. Once the installation is complete PhoneAway will run in the background on the original Android device just like how a key-logger runs on PC’s to track user activity.
Now you can start controlling your phone remotely just by giving a specific number of missed-calls or by sending a specific SMS command to the phone and it should be completed with a user-defined pass-code for authentication and verification. The reason behind the authentication is that the GPRS/ Internet connection will be automatically switched on to facilitate the control of your device.
In case you have lost your device and you are registered with all above details with the app , you will have the ability to search and find contacts stored in the phone from another device. Ending out about this truly good communicative and device control app , it has the ability to locate the device’s location using the device’s GPS and send it to the user in order to assist users locate the mobile phone if it is lost.