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Which devices can take advantage of Dr.Web Anti-theft?

All mobile devices running Android and equipped with SIM cards. 11
All mobile devices running Android 4.0 and later. 9
All mobile devices. 4
Tablets only. 1
Smart phones only. 0
All mobile devices running any version of Android. 0

Why do you think Android users need the Anti-theft?

To block access to a device and make it easier for the owner to find it should it get lost and also to keep the data on the device safe if someone steals the device. 18
To wipe a device remotely and make it useless for the thief who stole it. 2
To block access to a device remotely. 2
To make it easier for the device to be returned to its owner, if it ever gets lost. 2
To maintain the integrity of the personal information on a stolen device. 1
To prevent a device from being stolen. 0

How can an Anti-theft password be recovered?

Recover your password on the corresponding Anti-theft page on Doctor Web's site. 9
Have a password-reset SMS command sent from a number on your "buddies" list, and enter a new password. 9
Any of the suggested methods can be used. 4
Contact Doctor Web's Technical Support service if you can't recover your password on your own. But this will require all sorts of supporting documentation. 2
A password can't be recovered. The only available option is a factory reset and the deletion of all user data. 1

How can a new SIM card be added onto the trusted list of a device that has Dr.Web Anti-theft enabled?

Insert the SIM card, enter the password, tap on the notification that appears after restart, and agree for the card to be added onto the trusted list. Enter the Anti-theft password to confirm. 14
Insert the SIM card, and register it in the Anti-theft section on Doctor Web's site. 3
By default, any SIM card plugged into the device when the Anti-theft is being configured is regarded as trusted. 2
Insert the SIM card, tap on the notification that appears after restart, and agree for the card to be added onto the trusted list. 1
If the device can use multiple SIM cards simultaneously, all the SIM cards currently in use are treated as trusted. 0

When can a SIM card be added onto the trusted list?

At any moment 7
When the device is being restarted/turned on or when the Anti-theft is being launched for the first time 4
Only while Dr.Web is being installed 4
When the device is being turned on 2
When the device is being rebooted or powered off 2

Can the Dr.Web Anti-theft operate in centralised protection mode?

Yes, it can 15
No, it can't 4

Can Dr.Web Anti-theft turn a stolen device into a “useless brick”?

Yes 13
No 6

What will happen if an incorrect Anti-theft password is entered multiple times?

All the user data is wiped from the device, and the settings are reset to default (if the corresponding option is enabled, otherwise the password dialogue box will be temporarily blocked ). 11
All the user information on the device is deleted, and the device is reset to its factory settings. 5
All the data is deleted on the device, and a sound signal is played continuously. 2
The password dialogue will be unavailable for one hour. 0

What contact information can be added onto the Anti-theft's buddies list?

Only phone numbers 7
Phone numbers and email addresses 4
Phone numbers, email addresses, and contact information from most instant messengers 3
Phone numbers, email addresses, and instant messenger contact information (WhatsApp, Viber, Skype, Telegram) 2
Any contact information recognised by the device 1

Can Dr.Web Anti-theft be used with no password at all?

No 13
That depends on which Dr.Web for Android version is being used 3
Yes 1
That depends on the Android version being used 0

Which of the instructions below is not an Anti-theft command?

#SIGNAL#Password# 6
#RESETPASSWORD# 4
#BLOCK#Password# 4
#LOCK#Password# 3
#UNLOCK#Password# 0
#LOCATE#Password# 0

How is the Anti-theft connected with the other anti-virus components?

So when the Anti-theft is toggled on, you will need to specify a Dr.Web password. The password will also be used to protect other important anti-virus settings. 8
The two previous options are correct. 7
The Anti-theft’s operation is affected by the Parental Control component—if the latter is enabled, the Anti-theft can't use the fingerprint reader to unlock the device. 1

Can the Anti-theft be used if the SIM card is unavailable, has been removed, or has become unusable?

The Anti-theft can be used to protect any device running Android 4.0 and later, regardless of whether it uses SIM cards or not. But some of the Anti-theft's features may be unavailable. 9
No, the Anti-theft will only work on a device with an activated SIM card. 2
Yes, if an activated SIM card was present in the device when the Anti-theft was being installed and configured. 2
No, the Anti-theft only operates on devices that use SIM cards. 1
It is possible when no SIM card is available, provided a SIM card can be used with the device. 1
The Anti-theft can be used to protect any device running Android 4.0 and later, even one without SIM support. 1

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