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What to Do if You Lose Your Phone | Family Finance
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What to Do if You Lose Your Phone | Family Finance

Losing your phone can be more than an inconvenience. It can also be a financial nightmare if someone uses it to access to your bank account, digital wallet or other sensitive information.That’s why it’s crucial to act quickly to find a missing device before it falls into the wrong hands. Here are seven steps to take if you lost your phone: Call your phone. Use a “Find My Device” service. Remotely lock your phone and erase sensitive data. Change app passwords and log-in credentials. Contact law enforcement. File an insurance claim. Keep an eye on financial statements. Call Your PhoneIt might go without saying, but sometimes the simplest solutions are the ones most often overlooked.“Call the phone to see if someone picks up, as the person (who found it) may be eager to return it to...