Our smartphones are often one of our most valuable possessions – providing us with entertainment, organisational tools as well as a way to connect with the wider world. So, understandably, the thought of losing them to theft can be stressful, to say the least.
And despite our best efforts, there is still a substantial level of smartphone crime within the UK. For instance, from April 2017 to April 2018, smartphone related thefts made up a considerable 39% of thefts from a person reports. So, evidently, there is still work to be done!
But you needn’t despair. Fortunately, there are some simple precautions that every individual can take to reduce the chances of falling victim to smartphone theft, or, if not, measures to lessen the blow.
To ensure that you have all the information you need we’ve formulated the top 5 ways that you can safeguard your phone against smartphone theft: