National Mobile Phone Safety Awareness Day
Thursday 20th March 2014: Keep your phone safe
Reduce the risk of mobile phone theft by following these simple tips:
Keep a record of your IMEI number
To find your IMEI number type *#06# into you phone and the IMEI number will be displayed.
Register your mobile phone for FREE at: www.immobilise.com
Â· This helps police to identify you as the owner and return the handset if lost or stolen.
Â· Use a pin number to lock your phone.
Â· Donâ€™t leave your phone on tables in pubs, clubs or restaurants.
Â· Donâ€™t walk and text at the same time, you will be less aware of what is happening around you.
Â· Keep calls in public places as brief as possible, the longer you talk, the more likely you are to be spotted by a potential thief.
Â· Be aware of your surroundings and stay alert to whatâ€™s going on around you.
Â· Donâ€™t make your mobile phone a moving target. Donâ€™t tempt mobile phone thieves; be aware when making a call.