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SMS text commands

The following SMS commands can be sent:

eset lock
This will lock the device, you will not be able to access it without your ESET HOME password.

eset siren
A loud siren will play even if the device is set to mute.

eset find
You will receive a text message with the GPS coordinates of the target device, including a link to its location on Google Maps. The device will send a new SMS if a more precise location is available after a certain time.

eset wipe
All contacts, messages, emails, accounts, SD card content, pictures, music and videos stored in default folders will be permanently erased from your device.


After sending an SMS command, you will receive an SMS with a security code. To confirm the SMS command, reply with your command followed by the security code, as instructed in the SMS you received.