Snap the Thief (Android devices)

Applies To: WatchGuard EPDR, WatchGuard EPP

When anti-theft is enabled, you can take a photo of the person using the Android device. The feature is not available if the device has privacy mode enabled. For information on anti-theft and privacy mode, see Configure Anti-Theft Settings for Android Devices.

To locate an Android device:

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Computers.
  2. From the left pane, select My Organization.
  3. Select the Android group.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android Computers list

  1. From the list of Android devices, select the device you want to take a photo from.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android Snap the Thief

  1. Below the map, click Snap the Thief.
    The Snap the Thief dialog box opens.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android Snap the Thief dialog box

  1. In the text box, enter an email address to send a photo of the potential thief to.
  2. Specify when you want the photo to be taken:
    • Now— WatchGuard Endpoint Security immediately takes a photo from the device and sends it to the specified address.
    • When the Screen is Touched — WatchGuard Endpoint Security takes a photo and sends it to the specified address when the user or potential thief touches the device screen.

See Also

Configure Anti-Theft Settings for Android Devices

Manage Android Devices

Configure Android Device Security Settings