Several device functionalities can be monitored and controlled like location, hotspot, wifi, camera and many more.
With Simple Sms Remote you can
â¢âmanage wifi hotspot
â¢âmanage mobile internet connection
â¢âget battery level and check if battery is loading
â¢âget the device's location as coordinates
â¢âmanage audio volume of all types (music, ringtone, ...)
â¢âcontrol display (manage brightness, manage display off timeout and turn display off)
â¢âtake photo with default settings or custom options (flash, autofocus and more)
Simple Sms Remote provides flexibility with the following features.
â¢âonly grant functonalities you really need and only to phones you want
â¢âruns in background and autostarts on boot if you want
â¢âsend multiple commands with one message
â¢âreply to sender phone with result message (optional)
â¢âkeep an overview of all tasks like executed or failed commands
Granted phones are required to be set for each module, so not everyone can control the device. However, if someone fakes his phone number he is able to use all enabled modules. (Note that this might be a complicated and illegal procedure. Moreover also common antitheft apps like avast trust the sender's phone number.
This app is available as Open Source at https://github.com/tranquvis/SimpleSmsRemote.
The app doesn't use any personal user data and permissions are only utilized for the control and monitor functionalities. The developer thanks for all productive comments.