1. kenorian's Avatar
    Last Friday I had my phone stolen off a bar (Nexus 6P).

    I suspended the number with my carrier (Verizon). I got a new phone and transferred my number to it. Of course, I changed my passwords for Google and the two factor authentication now comes to my new phone.

    It was immediately turned off so I couldn't track it. I did send a wipe command from Android Device Manager (and Androidlost.com) which is supposed to wipe it the next time it was powered up.

    But... Android Device Manager indicates that it was last seen just a few hours ago. How is that possible if I sent a wipe command to it?
    10-27-2016 08:28 AM
  2. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    All personal data is wiped but system files will remain
    10-27-2016 08:33 AM
  3. kenorian's Avatar
    All personal data is wiped but system files will remain
    So.... what files would remain that would keep it showing up in my device manager?
    10-27-2016 08:46 AM
  4. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    The operating system
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    10-27-2016 09:09 AM
  5. treetopsranch's Avatar
    We need a way to actually destroy all of the data and OS remotely on a phone/tablet that is stolen. Actually a remote way to destroy the phone would be best, so that the phone could never be used again.
    10-27-2016 11:34 AM
  6. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    The Note 7 had that facility
    nahoku likes this.
    10-27-2016 02:58 PM

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