Embodiments of the present invention are directed towards methods and systems for protecting items of merchandise from theft. In one example, a security system includes a mobile device comprising a memory storing computer-executable instructions, a controller, and communication circuitry. The security system also includes a protection device configured to generate an unknown passcode and to communicate with the communication circuitry, wherein the computer-executable instructions are configured to cause the controller to communicate with the protection device for receiving the unknown passcode and converting the mobile device into a retail demonstration unit.

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