Handy tips and advice to help you enjoy the mobile and online world safely and securely
Like most things in life, online technology comes with risks. Bullying, cyber-crime, viruses and exposure to inappropriate material are the downsides of the high-tech world we live in. At Vodafone, we’ve found ways to help keep you safe while you digitally go wherever your mood takes you.
If your child is facing abuse, bullying or other inappropriate mobile behaviour, we can help with purpose-built apps and services. We can also tell you how to report the problem.
If your phone is lost or stolen, tell us straight away so we can stop anyone using it.
DriveSafe auto-replies to TXTs while you’re driving, so you can keep your eyes on the road.
Choose who can call or TXT your child, when and how your child can use their mobile phone.
Add someone to your free Vodafone Blacklist and their TXTs or PXTs won’t reach you.
Leave a free TXT note with Vodafone to say where you are, in case something goes wrong.
Hoax TXTs are usually about something that’s too good to be true. We've got some examples, so you know what to look out for.
Don’t be a target for fraudsters. Follow our simple tips to keep your identity safe online.
Get some tips on how to deal with annoying TXT spam, including how to report it to the Department of Internal Affairs.