SMS How-To and Help
SeekDroid now can be controlled by Text Messaging!
This functionality will allow you to locate your lost or stolen phone at any time even if you do not have access to a computer or another smartphone.
To enable SeekDroid SMS just follow these steps.
First make sure that you have the latest version of SeekDroid by checking the Market or Appstore that you purchased SeekDroid at. If you do need to upgrade please do so at this time.
Next Open SeekDroid and Login
Enable SMS by checking
Enable SeekDroid SMS
IMPORTANT: Set your SMS Pin by clicking on
My SMS Pin. Do NOT use the default Pin of seekdroid
Next Enable SMS any commands you wish by checking the appropriate box.
Congrats, SeekDroid SMS is now enabled and ready to use.
To use SeekDroid SMS
First be sure that you have enabled SeekDroid SMS by using the steps above.
Next grab a friend's phone and send a new text message to your cell phone number with the message
MyPin help. Note: Enter in your pin that you setup in the previous steps instead of MyPin.
After a few moments you should receive a reply stating the available commands.
Now that SeekDroid SMS is working correctly you can send a new text message with the message
MyPin Command, except you will enter the pin that you previously setup instead of MyPin and the command that you would like to execute instead of command
An example is below
MyPin is 8445
I want to locate the phone
I grab my friend Chris's phone and text my cell phone the message
Next I want to sound the alarm
Still using Chris's phone I text my cell phone the message
8445 alarm This phone is lost, if you find it please call Chris's Phone
Available Commands for SeekDroid SMS
lock EnterLockCodeHere : This will lock the device
wipe : This will wipe the device
setup EnterEmailHere : This is used to setup SeekDroid remotely via SMS
alarm EnterMessageHere : This will display an Alarm message on the device
locate : This will start 5 minutes of tracking, and will respond back with many SMS messages for 5 minutes
locate once : This will only locate the device once