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Factory-resetting twice is pointless. The first factory reset will already wipe all user data: the second won't delete anything that wasn't already deleted by the first. Encrypting the device is also a waste of time, because you've already factory-reset the device. It might make some sense if you were the seller of the phone, and you wanted to overwrite the ...


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The new way Playstore lists permissions on install and update make it difficult at best to see what an app requests permissions for. While before that change, one saw at least those (but still didn't know what the app would do with them), now even that possibility is gone for good – except if you want to go to the website all the time to check manually. The ...


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You can't. A keyboard, by nature, is required to know everything you type, including your account credentials. Your best bet is to select keyboard coming from top developers. My favorite? Multiling Keyboard, supports multiple languages (including Vietnamese), highly customizable, the only keyboard I know of that doesn't require Internet permission (so the ...


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Try to revoke access to that account from your phone -- or simply from Hangouts/Talk if it is listed -- through this page. When you add a new account to Hangouts, Android automatically adds it to your globally accessible accounts (Settings > Accounts). As far as I know, there is no way to activate temporary log-in sessions.


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I've seen such an issue before, but it was a samsung device. I do not have a cookbook solution for you, just some points to check: Is the powerbutton still working? Did you have issues with buttons before? On the samsung we had to create a special plug from a cable and a 3k resistor. This brings the samsung phones directly to download-mode where you can ...


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The following are steps to follow in order to discover the app which might bug you. These below steps will also help you to find any application installed on your device is a bugging app or not. 1.Download the permission checker application from the play store. 2.Download any keyboard application which ever is reputed based on the ratings and which suits ...


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Wipe your phone, and reinstall the OS following the official instructions. Make sure to download the ROM images on a computer that isn't backdoored, and verify the checksums before you install. That's the only way you'll be able to trust this device with private data again. Since you don't know how this malware was installed, you also don't know what other ...



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