Lost and stolen phones

The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has published advice on what to do if your mobile is lost or stolen.

  1. Mobiles are valuable and need care and attention
  2. Use your mobile’s security features
  3. Back up your information and data
  4. Your phone has a unique IMEI serial number
  5. Notify your carrier if your phone is lost or stolen
  6. Take care if buying second hand mobiles
  7. Your carrier does not track lost or stolen mobiles
  8. IMEI blocking only applies in Australia. If you lose your phone overseas, it cannot be blocked.

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