Good news is: there's a FREE app that can remotely lock, disable your phone by simply sending an SMS text message using another phone, thus making your "forgotten" phone a lot useless to whoever finds it -- be they your mom, dad or girlfriend/boyfriend who might take the time to open your phone's inbox and browse through your phone's contents without you knowing.
Send An SMS Command To Remotely Lock Your Android Phone With A Password (Android)Meet Lost Phone (link), yet another cleverly useful utility app for the Android that can smartly lock, and password protect your lost/forgotten Android phone. You just have to send an text message with predefined SMS command. As soon as your "forgotten" phone receives the message, it instantly launches the app, prompting you to enter the password. There's no way for almost anyone to operate and view all contents on your phone unless they enter the correct password.
Here's what Lost Phone can do for your Android phone:
- Send an SMS and lock the lost phone with a password.
- Locate the phone by SMS.
- Remotely lock Android app by sending SMS
- Send a SMS and set ringer volume to max so you can call and find phone
- If a new SIM-card is detected, it locks the lost phone and sends SMS to your friends from the new number.
Download Lost Phone from Google Play Store HERE.