Completely wipe your device remotely in case it was lost/stolen.

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Full disk encryption affects remote wipe ability?

Android's FDE affects remote wipe effectiveness, say, with Android Device Manager? What I mean is this: If one does not have system encryption enabled, to safely wipe all your data would require ...
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Can Microsoft Exchange Activesync in Knox container still wipe my device

I set up my work email account (which uses Microsoft Exchange Activesync) on my personal galaxy s4 (gt-I9505 running 4.4.2) under the Knox container (version 2.0). If the Admin tries to remote ...
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Need to wipe stolen sim card locked device

My Galaxy S4 got stolen a couple days back and I just managed to register the device online but did not enable Lock & Erase. I see that the device was online a couple days back. I have sent the ...
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Device admin policy and multiple users

If I add my work Exchange email account to my Android 4.4 tablet, it sets the device-administrator "erase all data" permission. Does that apply to all users on the device, or just to that one user? ...
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Wiping Motorola Milestone without working display

A pretty funny and tricky situation: I've got a Motorola Milestone with almost completely not working display. I know that it was a fall that probably damaged some cabling inside and now display only ...
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What are the signs your (stolen) phone has been wiped/hard reset?

I had my 2-week-old HTC One stolen. Unfortunately, I was not aware of the Android Device Manager or the ability to turn on remote wipe functionality (nor I had any remote tracking/wiping apps ...
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I lost my phone and changed my Google password. Is there any way to wipe the data on my phone now?

I lost my LG P500 a few hours ago and the first thing that came to my mind was to change my Google account password. Now I cannot install AndroidLost or another such application remotely and I really ...
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How to prepare myself & smartphone/tablet in the event it goes missing or is stolen?

I would like to know what measures or steps etc that should be performed, in order to protect & safeguard whatever "data" is on my Android Smartphone or Tablet, and indeed the device itself, in ...
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What is the best pre-stealing practice? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to block access to or wipe my Google data for a lost/stolen phone I would like to know what is the best/recommended practice to prepare myself to the day ...
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Is there a way to block access to or wipe my Google data for a lost/stolen phone

If my phone was ever lost or stolen, my only real concern is data and apps associated with my Google account, such as my Gmail, the ability to purchase apps from the Market, and maybe Picasa albums. ...
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Application for remote-wiping a lost phone without handing access to my data to a third-party?

Or having to pay a subscription? I have an idea for a hypothetical Android app. Tell me if such a thing already exists. You install a server in a machine you have total control of, and is ...
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Open source app for remote wiping Android phone?

I recently lost my android phone, and regretted not having a remote wipe app installed. However, I do not trust 3rd party compiled apps with such power (too many weak links). Does anyone know of an ...
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Disable ActiveSync Remote Wipe in Froyo

In short: Is there a way to disable remote wipe for Android Phones (specifically in Froyo)? Background: I recently upgraded my G1 to a G2, and was about to set up my company e-mail account. But the ...
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Remote Wipe Feature in Android 2.2

Android 2.2 has come up with a new feature called "Remote Wipe" which wipes out the data in the Android phone remotely in case the device is lost. For this we were using Microsoft Exchange Server to ...