Mobile Security Manager

 

 

The Mobile Security Manager provides the web-interface from where you can send the Antitheft commands, view the information collected by the Parental Control module, change the account and Parental Control settings and more.

 

In case you have more than one device registered on your account, the below screen will be displayed once logging in. From here you can either use the quick action icons to send commands to the devices, disable or enable them by clicking on the slider or enter device management by clicking on them.

 

 

ChooseDevice

 

 

Disabling and enabling devices is used to manage your installations in case you have changed your phone and want to transfer your subscription to a new one.

Commands

 

 

Once you've clicked on a device you will be taken to the Overview page.

 

The uppper bar allows you to switch what device to view from the drop-down button, send commands to the BullGuard application on the device and access the settings.

 

 

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IMPORTANT: The commands are sent through Google Messaging Service in case Internet connection is available and a Google account is registered on the device. Otherwise the command will be sent through a text message to the number you entered when registering.

 

Note: In case you did not activate BullGuard with Administrator rights on the device, the commands will not be executed.

 

Lock

 

Clicking on the Lock button will bring up the following lock screen:

 

 

Lock

 

 

If your device does not currently have a passcode set on it, the passcode entered in the password field will be used to lock it. You can use this new passcode to unlock it directly from the device.

 

 

Locate

 

When clicking on the Locate button the below screen will appear. Clicking on the Locate device button from this pop-up will send the ‘locate’ command to the device. The BullGuard Mobile Security application will then use the hardware GPS and enabled Location options of your device to pinpoint its location and send this information via Internet back to the Mobile Security Manager.

 

 

Locate

 

 

Note: GPS must be turned on and the device must have a functioning Internet connection in order for this feature to work.

 

Once the device has been located, the position will be sent to the Mobile Security Manager and displayed on the map from the Overview screen and in the Antitheft page.

 

 

Wipe

 

When you click on this button for the selected device, a pop−up window appears. From this window, you can send a command that wipes the device. Different devices support different wipe capabilities. In some cases, a wipe command resets the device to factory settings. In other cases, a wipe command removes only personal data from the device, such as contacts, calendar events, notes, call history, message folders, and all data on the SD card.

 

 

Wipe

 

Click on the Wipe button to send the ‘wipe device’ command or click on X to send no command. When you click on Wipe, another pop−up window appears asking you to confirm the Wipe.

 

Note: In order to find out how the Lock and Wipe functions work on Android, please see the following guide:

 

 

 

Backup

 

Once you click on the Backup command the below pop-up will appear. Clicking on Start Backup in it will send a command to the BullGuard application on the device to run a contacts, calendar and messages Backup on the device. In case you want to backup anything else, you will need to use the Backup module from the BullGuard application.

 

 

Backup

 

 

Note: the device must have a functioning Internet connection in order for this feature to work.

 

 

You can check if the Backup was succesful by checking the Antitheft page from the Mobile Security Manager.

 

 

Scream

 

The Scream function will set off a full-volume alarm sound on the device so you can locate it in case it is nearby. The alarm will last for 30 seconds. In order to turn off the alarm before it stops automatically you must select the Scream function from the Mobile Security Manager again and click on Stop Alarm.

 

Scream

 

 

Scan

 

The Scan command will trigger an Antivirus scan on the device and upload the results in the Antivirus section on the Mobile Security Manager website.

 

 

Scan

 

 

Note: the device must have a functioning Internet connection in order for this feature to work.

Overview

 

The bar in the lower part of the Overview page will display whether you have any outstanding alerts. This includes Antivirus Events, Call Monitoring, Message Monitoring, Photo Monitoring and Call Manager Events. Clicking on any of the alerts will take you to the corresponding module in the Mobile Security Manager.

 

 

Alertbar

 

 

Note: this information will be uploaded to the Mobile Security Manager only if Internet access is enabled on the device at the frequency you have specified in the Settings.

 

 

The lower part of the screen, consists of the map displaying the locations pinpointed by the application on the device. For a more customized view of the map please check the Antitheft tab from the Mobile Security Manager.

 

 

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