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My Samsung is stolen

if they factory reserted it and took my sim card out can i still get it my samsung s6. eix hope you can help me please. I think they already reserted it and took my sim out cause its off
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Could a thief reset a stolen phone from its default config + screen lock?

For this scenario let's assume the following: The phone is stolen and locked. The thief does not know the lock combination and cannot determine it. There is no external SD slot. USB debugging is ...
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Locate Samsung phone that has been factory-reset

My Samsung phone was stolen, and it was factory-reset by the perpetrator. How can I locate it, since the data has been reset?
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How to access contacts from lost phone? [closed]

I lost my phone and my sim card, but saved my previous contacts on my gmail account. How can I find them again.
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Can I track my lost Samsung galaxy ace

just over a week ago I lost my Samsung galaxy ace, it has a sim in it and i have the device's imei number, it won't be charged and have tried looking for it , I didn't have any tracking apps installed ...
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Fiances Samsun Galaxy S7 stolen at the mall. Need help!

Alrighty I will try to make this brief. My fiancé went to the mall and left her phone unattended for a moment and when she went back to grab it, it was gone. They attempted to call it and eventually ...
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get backups form stolen phone

my phone samsung SM G361H had stolen while travelling. any possibility to locate it. Any possibility to get the backup of contact numbers , photos saved in it.
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Lost phone: can I remotely turn on location?

I lost my Android phone. Internet is on, but location is off, so I can't locate it with Device Manager. I can install apps remotely. Is there any way I could remotely turn on location and find my ...
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Lost Android with no internet connection

I was concerned that I lost my phone earlier and accessed Samsung's Find My mobile. Having gotten a "not connected to network" message I was concerned. Luckily my phone was in an odd place but when I ...
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Recovering lost or stolen phone using IMEI [duplicate]

I have lost my android phone please help me find its location. I have tried to recover it but all in vain. What can I do to recover it back using IMEI ?
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I lost my phone LG G pro

I lost my phone just yesterday, someone stole it. The phone was ringing for one hour and then the operator started saying that I can't reach to the phone when I was calling on my number. It had my ...
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Recover Images on Lost Phone (from Google Drive)

I recently lost my Android phone, and a lot of important data with it. I realize most of it was backed-up online, except my gallery, which was always synced with Google Drive, but now I can't find any ...
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Trace stolen android mobile

I lost my mobile on 26th March, 2013. I didn't install any tracking apps and they removed my sim card from my mobile. Is possible to track my mobile using the device ID? Is there any Unique ID for ...
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Lost android phone isn't showing on ADM from some days [duplicate]

Dear I bought an android phone recently but unfortunately its lost.I already registered my phone on ADM,the phone appears for some days it lost on ADM but after about 1 month it doenst appeared on ...
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I lost my phone please help to locate it [duplicate]

I have lost my phone and I used the Samsung account to locate it, but it didn't work. Also, I told the police using the IMEI number of the phone. In the same day I looked into Android Device Manager,...
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Can someone factory reset it? if its (5.0)OS and has a lock

My phone was stolen (it has a password) and I remember that its OS was 5.0. Can the theif factory reset it?
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How do I get my pictures back from my lost phone?

I lost my phone today and the data is turned off, but is there any way of tracking it even without the data? or getting my photos back?
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Can you find your android when the phones off

I lost my android, can it be found in the apartments when the phones off?
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how to trace a mobile when switched off using imei

how to tracre a mobile when switched off using imei.my phone is moto E.I can trace my mobile when it is switched on +location on + mobile date on . I can trace ,ring and even wipe my data also when ...
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My phone is lost how do I track it?

I can't get in to my Google account because I can't remember my password. I can't get a password changed as it won't send to my Gmail. What can I do?
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Find owner of Android Wear watch

Today I found an LG Watch R W110 while hiking. It's not screen locked, so I've poked around to try and identify the owner. There's only one number in the call log (other entries are all names) and I ...
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Android phone lost, what data can I get onto new phone?

Sorry about the clumsy question. My Android HTC Magic was lost/stolen last night. I had an unlock swipe code, power-on SIM code and have called the phone company and had it blocked, so not too ...
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I lost my Android, am I able to recover my contacts onto the new one? [duplicate]

I lost my galaxy s5 active a day ago and have a next generation phone being shipped. Is there anyway through android or through at&t that I can recover my contacts from my old phone even though it'...
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Is Enable LOCK AND ERASE in Android device manager wipe all data in lost phone?

My Friend Mobile Lost yesterday and i tried to wipe his all data from android device manager but it shows only ring button and "Enable Lock and Erase" , and I Clicked that "Enable Lock and Erase" , I ...
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I lost my android phone, how can I recover all my Whatsapp status and messages

I lost my android phone (MOTO G2) on my marriage day. Now I wanted to check all my whatsapp status to write full story of my life before one year back. (In short my past time) Is there any way to ...
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my device doesn't switch on it keeps restarting is there anyway i can get my contacts numbers

My samsung note 4 edge doesn't open after a software problem it keeps restarting every time it opens and it doesn't take even 5 seconds then it goes of , is there anyway i can get my contacts numbers ...
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How to remotely backup folders on stolen Android?

Most Android anti-theft apps can backup photos and text messages, but is there any app that can be installed through the web version of Google Play that can give me access to my folders and files to ...
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Lost android phone

i lost my phone my phone model is MOTOROLA(MOTO-E) when i lost it,that phone consists of 16 gb data my question is how to find my phone or how to recover my data?
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Google's location history minute by minute

My phone was stolen. Is it possible to get the location history as realtime as possible from Google?
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Lost my phone. Can I still locate it?

So I lost my phone a few days ago. Either somebody found it, or it is somewhere in the snow, soaked with water. It's a Nexus 4 running CM12 nightly with GPS completely turned off. Google's Android ...
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Lost my Android YU Yureka yesterday (12/1/2016)

Is it possible to track a lost phone by IMEI number? Android Device Manager is active on my mobile. Will it de-activate if the person who stole does Factory Reset? It has CyanogenMod rom.
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Lost, deactivated phone being used by someone on wifi. Can I track it?

The person who found my deactivated phone sent me a threatening E-mail from my own mailbox. He suggests he is has been reading my recent mail and says he found the phone in front of my house, ...
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How to remotely turn mobile data on if phone is missing

In the event that I loose my phone, like what happened today, when I left it at a store, I want my mobile data to be switched on. This is primarily for two reasons: Lockwatch will send photographs ...
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Can “find my phone” still track my Samsung Galaxy S4 after factory reset?

Just lost my Samsung Galaxy S4 this weekend. If the thief has removed the SIM card and reset to factory mode, does the "find my phone" app still work or does it also get removed? Been trying to ...
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Realistic preparations to be made beforehand to locate the device and/or ascertain identity of its holder? [closed]

What can and should be done beforehand as a precautionary measure to locate the device or ascertain the identity of its holder, should a person unknowingly lose his/her device for any reason? I am ...
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Can't find my phone… Really..!

So this is the situation: three days ago I was looking for my galaxy s3 and couldn't find it. It's an extra phone, so don't use it much. So I asked device manager, and it reported it online several ...
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google account password has been changed now how ADM will help to locate android phone

I lost my samsung android phone, it was connected with google account but i changed my google account password, now I am not able to trace it through ADM, still i tried, It shows "No active devices" [...
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Lost my phone, how can I get my contacts from my SD card?

Well, I lost my phone. I know I can get some contacts from google, but it's not phone numbers, only e-mails. (I already tried locating my phone with google, and I was able to do it. It seems to be ...
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Lost phone and WhatsApp issue

I lost my phone and I have some contacts on WhatsApp which I don't have anywhere else. Is there any way to get those contacts? I have already deactivated my SIM card. Can I get the data back?
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My android phone was stolen. How worried should I be with all my google data inside the phone?

Ok, so my samsung galaxy 5 was stolen. I had gmail, calendar, twitter(tweetdeck), facebook, ... all my personal data in it. I didn't have any app installed that could wipe this information from a ...
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Is there a way to retrieve images from a stolen phone [duplicate]

I was using HTC Desire 626 which was connected to my Google account. I lost it yesterday, or may be it was stolen (pickpocket) while I was visiting a busy street market in Pratunam, Thailand. When I ...
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Phone “last seen” on WhatsApp after it was lost - how is that possible?

I recently lost my cell phone. The following has happened: At 6 PM I used it for the last time. I sent a WhatsApp message, and I asume I left WhatsApp open. At 8 PM I realized the phone was gone. ...
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How can I find my phone when it's on silent/vibrate mode?

Sometimes when I can't find my phone, I call it from my wife's phone or my landline. (There's also online service which provides a free call to your phone, it's a handy way to find a missing phone). ...
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locate lost phone with help from gps and web based google play

Phone lost but access to google play through web interface. Is there any app that will send GPS position right upon installation, or send the phone position to the gmail account installed on the phone ...
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lost my phone Note and want to recover data

lost my phone A Samsung Note and want to see if there would be a posibility a may look and/ have access to my phone to obtain my data. I have important screenshots and photos job related. Biggest ...
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How to improve the security on my Android phone?

When I use Android in business I have some secret data on my phone. So if I lose my phone this can easily be stolen. Is there any way I can secure my phone? E.g. adding password for unlocking it. Any ...
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How to regain access to Google after phone is found?

I lost my Android phone but after a few days someone returned it to me. Unfortunately, in the mean time I had blocked my SIM, and blocked my Google and Facebook accounts from using that phone device. ...
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Can a call on a phone that was locked by Android Device Manager still be answered?

I have lost my Sony Xperia. Upon learning, I called my phone with another phone and I can hear that it's still ringing so I'm thinking that I just dropped it somewhere and not really stolen. I tried ...
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Stop WhatsApp from being used on lost phone

I lost my Android phone, but my WhatsApp is still on. How I can stop someone who is using it? I don't have the SIM with me. The people who found it is using my WhatsApp account. When they went online,...
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How to find a stolen android phone without internet connectivity?

Is there any app which could send me a text for the new sim and the number and with the help of the number can i send a text back to perform some remote locking features. The point is when the phone ...