1. jc0187's Avatar
    Hello guys. I, like lots of people, keep personal info on my n4. I use Keeper to store all my passwords. That's one way to get all my information like credit cards, bank accounts, etc... I am worried that one day my n4 may become lost or stolen. Is there anything I can do to ensure that if this happens that someone doesn't get ahold of my info? I am interested in perhaps a program to lock phone or disable or wipe the phone clean of all useful info. I use the "Where's my Droid" app, but that basically just tracks my phone. Any advice? Oh, I also use Avast anti virus.
    08-10-2013 10:34 PM
  2. rootedVette's Avatar
    Hello guys. I, like lots of people, keep personal info on my n4. I use Keeper to store all my passwords. That's one way to get all my information like credit cards, bank accounts, etc... I am worried that one day my n4 may become lost or stolen. Is there anything I can do to ensure that if this happens that someone doesn't get ahold of my info? I am interested in perhaps a program to lock phone or disable or wipe the phone clean of all useful info. I use the "Where's my Droid" app, but that basically just tracks my phone. Any advice? Oh, I also use Avast anti virus.
    Google has you covered! This is still rolling out, but it let's you locate your devices location, ring the device, and, if enabled, remotely wipe.
    https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager?u=0

    Posted via Android Central App on Manta Ray
    08-10-2013 10:49 PM
  3. jc0187's Avatar
    Thanks for that. I signed up online. But, how do I activate this if my n4 is stolen? What steps would I have to take to wipe the phone?
    08-10-2013 10:55 PM
  4. rootedVette's Avatar
    Thanks for that. I signed up online. But, how do I activate this if my n4 is stolen? What steps would I have to take to wipe the phone?
    Using that link, once it has rolled out to your device, you can remotely wipe it.

    Posted via Android Central App on Manta Ray
    08-10-2013 10:59 PM
  5. jc0187's Avatar
    Excellent! Thanks for the info. I took my girlfriends phone and googled device manager, signed in and even though I had the GPS turned off, I could still ring and wipe the device. This is a big help. Thanks so much. Also, I always use keypad lock. Not the pattern lock but a pin. How could someone bypass that and find my password through Keeper? I know hackers can do a lot, but let's assume some random Joe gets ahold of it. How could they actually get past my pin and into Keeper where my passwords are stored?
    08-10-2013 11:12 PM
  6. sherri's Avatar
    Android Lost also allows remote device wiping....

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...om.androidlost

    Sent from my XT912 using Tapatalk 2
    08-10-2013 11:23 PM
  7. jc0187's Avatar
    Android Lost also allows remote device wiping....

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...om.androidlost

    Sent from my XT912 using Tapatalk 2
    I ended up going with yours, androidlost because Google device manager won't allow me to wipe my n4 unless I do a system reset I guess. Its a good thing I looked up on the xda website to find that nugget of info.
    08-11-2013 03:30 PM

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