Sony is taking its mobile security-based service my Xperia out of the beta phase and is rolling it out to its Xperia devices worldwide. The remote security app was launched earlier this year as a pilot project and was restricted to Nordic countries only. Sony will be rolling out the service on all Xperia device launched in 2012 and ahead. Also Read - Sony to cut 10,000 jobs by the end of 2014: update
Previously, Sony rolled the my Xperia app is for remotely locating the misplaced or lost Sony smartphone, while protecting important content on it from being misused. Using the app, Xperia owners will be able to locate their lost device on a map, and then lock the phone remotely. They can also extract the contact details in a message, as well as wipe out both internal and external SD card information. The service will work like Apple s Find my iPhone feature installed in its devices to find the lost iPhone.
One can activate the app in their phone s settings and use ones Google ID to sign into myxperia.sonymobile.com to access the central interface.