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About TechDetect

What is TechDetect?

TechDetect is an App that helps you to find your lost or stolen mobile by remotely viewing its location and activating its alarm, flashlight and camera.

From the website, simply visit Get App and click on the link to download the App from Google Play.
Search for TechDetect on Google Play and select install.

Once the App is installed, open the app and log in using the username and password that has been supplied to you. To synchronize the device with the with the web interface you will need to click here to log in now. From here you will be able to manage your device security features.

TechDetect App

Log in with the username and password that was sent to you in the welcome email and SMS.

After logging into the web interface you will be able to see where your phone is in the location section of your dashboard.

After logging in on the web interface select the button “Start Alarm”. This will trigger an Alarm notification on your device.
Exclusive to Android

After logging in on the web interface select the button “Start Flashlight”. This will trigger the flashlight on your device.
Exclusive to Android

After logging in on the web interface select the button “Message”. A popup will appear allowing you to write the message that you would like to send to your device. This message will appear as a notification on the device.
Exclusive to Android

After logging in on the web interface select the button “Remote Call”. A popup will appear. In the “Number to Dial” field, enter another number (not the number of your lost mobile) and your lost mobile will call it. You can then listen to the surroundings of your lost mobile. (Your lost mobile must have airtime in order to make this call.)

After logging in on the web interface select the buttons “Start Camera Front” or “Start Camera Rear” to take photos from the front or rear cameras of your lost mobile. You can view these in the gallery on the web interface.

To change your password on the TechDetect App, select Profile from the menu options. Type your selected password into the password field and click Update.

Web Portal

The TechDetect web portal is an online portal that enables you to log in to your TechDetect profile where you can manage and control your devices.

To log into the web portal, visit www.techdetect.co.za click on the Login button, and fill in your details. Click here to log in now. To log out click on the log out button on the top right-hand corner.

After logging into the web portal, you will land on your Dashboard. Your Dashboard will give you a view of the following:

Current device:
This shows the device that is currently in use.
To change your device, click on the dropdown and select the device that you would like to manage.

Actions:
This is where you will be able to activate the security features.

Location:
You can view your last location on the map.

Tracking:
A breakdown of data that is logged for the location of the device.

General Questions

The App will not work without a WiFi or data connection.

The alarm uses the notification volume and does not get louder.
5 notifications have been set to alert the user.

No refund will be issued for cancellations in the following cases:
When a special offer was part of the subscription.
The amount to be refunded is less than R50 (fifty rand).
Monthly payments are cancelled with immediate effect so no refund will be due.