My phone has been stolen. I do not want the thief to have access to any of my personal information such as calls, texts, and information saved in the phones contents. Is there any possible way I can get this information erased from my phone?
As long as your phone still has battery power left and is still switched on and connected to the phone networks, you can use one of the phone wiping apps that specifically advertise that they can be remotely installed and used after the phone is stolen.
From a quick search of the Android Market, there are PlanB that is designed for this purpose:
Plan B is the 'find my phone' app that you download AFTER you lose your phone.
Plan B is your last resort to find your missing phone.
This is the first and only 'find my phone' app that you download AFTER you've already lost your phone. Having Lookout on your phone is the best way to protect your phone and find it fast, but use Plan B if you have already lost your phone and didn't have Lookout installed.
And Phonelocator Pro is one that advertises this:
- Can be installed after the phone was lost. Install this application to your phone from the web Android Market remotely. Send the "PLlocator" word to your phone, in a text message. It will respond back with the phone position. The word is case sensitive, so be sure you send this exact word "PLlocator"
Go to google dashboard and click wipe when you find the device in it