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The 5 things you should do immediately if your phone is stolen

We’ve all been there. You leave your phone in the bathroom during a night out or reach for it in your pocket while traveling, only to find it’s gone. Now don’t panic (yet), it’s just a phone and it is replaceable. But unfortunately, the data on your phone is not.

There are a few precautions you can right now take to assure that your data is safe if your phone ever goes missing or gets stolen. First and foremost, always have a lock on your phone and make sure your app downloads are password protected. You should also regularly back-up your phone to assure you don’t lose any precious photos, contacts, or files. It might also be a good idea to have insurance on your phone, so you’re covered in case it gets stolen, lost, or damaged.

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