Safety tips for mobile and online

Handy tips and advice to help you enjoy the mobile and online world safely and securely

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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.


Advice and tools for parents ›

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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.

Tell us if your mobile is missing ›

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If your phone is lost or stolen, tell us straight away so we can stop anyone using it.


Safety services for your mobile phone

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Stay safe while driving ›

DriveSafe auto-replies to TXT's while you're driving, so you can keep your hands on the wheel.

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Block unwanted TXTs ›

Add someone to your free Vodafone Blacklist and their TXTs or PXTs won’t reach you.


Safe TXT ›

Whenever you'd like the security of someone knowing where you are, you can leave a Safe TXT message with us in case things go wrong.


Protect yourself from fraud, hoaxes & spam

Hoax TXTs ›

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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.

Protect your identity ›

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Don't be a target for fraudsters. Follow our simple tips to keep your identity safe online.

TXT Spam ›

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Get some tips on how to deal with annoying TXT spam, including how to report it to the Department of Internal Affairs.

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Insurance for On Account mobiles ›

Insure your mobile against loss, theft and accidental damage.*

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Avoid illegal file sharing ›

Get a quick introduction to online copyright law and avoid sharing files illegally.