1. GNex Girl's Avatar
    I did a factory reset and set my phone up again. The first time I opened the browser it went to google.com and I briefly saw it say on the screen that it signed me into all google services using my gmail account. I don't want that. I don't want google tracking me like that.

    How do I get it so that I am not signed in automatically like that?
    02-08-2012 08:11 AM
  2. moosc's Avatar
    You may not have choice. all google Products tied to your Gmail.
    02-08-2012 08:42 AM
  3. GNex Girl's Avatar
    You may not have choice. all google Products tied to your Gmail.
    That sucks. Google = Big Brother.
    02-08-2012 08:51 AM
  4. Nechasin's Avatar
    Are you saying that you don't want to sign into goolgle services while you are browsing? As a test, I saw that I was signed in. I just clicked the sign out link and now I'm signed out. Even after rebooting my phone, it didn't automatically sign me back in.

    I always joke around that Apple is the Evil company, but Google is the Evil Empire.
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    02-08-2012 09:07 AM
  5. GNex Girl's Avatar
    Are you saying that you don't want to sign into goolgle services while you are browsing? As a test, I saw that I was signed in. I just clicked the sign out link and now I'm signed out. Even after rebooting my phone, it didn't automatically sign me back in.

    I always joke around that Apple is the Evil company, but Google is the Evil Empire.
    LOL! Yes, I don't want to be signed into all of their services and have them collecting tons of data on me from who I send/receive email to/from to what I buy and read, etc. I can't even imagine all the data they have on all of us. I don't even want to think about what they do with it. Scary!
    02-08-2012 09:28 AM
  6. dubge's Avatar
    Everyone watches you now a days! Google, apple, your ISP. I have gotten to the point that I don't care what they do. I don't do anything that I need to hide.......oh and I bought an RC helicopter last night in case any of you were wondering :-)
    02-08-2012 10:25 AM
  7. GNex Girl's Avatar
    I don't do anything that I need to hide.......
    I don't do anything I need to hide, either, but it still creeps me out that somewhere out there there is this file of data on me.

    Actually, I did check out some porn once and I wouldn't want my Mom to know that, lol!
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    02-08-2012 10:27 AM
  8. moosc's Avatar
    Hows the copter? I bought one and first time I mowed a corn field.
    Everyone watches you now a days! Google, apple, your ISP. I have gotten to the point that I don't care what they do. I don't do anything that I need to hide.......oh and I bought an RC helicopter last night in case any of you were wondering :-)


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    02-08-2012 10:32 AM
  9. moosc's Avatar
    Nothing wrong with porn for some folks it can b a marital aid for others it could b stress reliever
    I don't do anything I need to hide, either, but it still creeps me out that somewhere out there there is this file of data on me.

    Actually, I did check out some porn once and I wouldn't want my Mom to know that, lol!


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    02-08-2012 10:34 AM
  10. GNex Girl's Avatar
    Nothing wrong with porn for some folks it can b a martial aid for others it could b stress reliever
    OK, then you tell that to my mom, lol!
    02-08-2012 10:37 AM
  11. dubge's Avatar
    Hows the copter? I bought one and first time I mowed a corn field.



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    It arrives tomorrow so I will let you know.
    02-08-2012 10:39 AM
  12. Undertoad's Avatar
    I don't even want to think about what they do with it. Scary!
    If you're scared, get a dog, that's my advice.
    02-08-2012 10:40 AM
  13. dubge's Avatar
    I don't do anything I need to hide, either, but it still creeps me out that somewhere out there there is this file of data on me.

    Actually, I did check out some porn once and I wouldn't want my Mom to know that, lol!
    Well no one wants their mom to know when they watch porn. LoL
    02-08-2012 10:40 AM
  14. moosc's Avatar
    I dont know my mom likes porn even today ill see the search history when I go home and she's 65.
    OK, then you tell that to my mom, lol!


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    02-08-2012 10:43 AM
  15. GNex Girl's Avatar
    Well no one wants their mom to know when they watch porn. LoL
    Now that I am thinking about it, I wouldn't want people to know how much time I **** away on forums like this especially when I complain to them about how busy I am and how I don't have any time to do anything for myself. If they knew, then they would know I am full of it and I prefer them to think I just lead a hectic but productive life, lol!

    I especially wouldn't want anyone I know in real life to know how obsessed I am with my phone
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    02-08-2012 10:43 AM
  16. dubge's Avatar
    Everyone knows how obsessed I am. The other day someone asked me why I still had the phone I have because I bought it in December and it has almost been 2 months since I bought a phone......
    02-08-2012 11:01 AM
  17. jephanie's Avatar
    Nothing wrong with porn for some folks it can b a martial aid for others it could b stress reliever
    Wow. I was sorta speed reading through these posts and I thought you said it could be "martial arts." Now THAT would put an interesting twist on things. Probably would have made Karate Kid a not-so-family friendly movie, too. LOL
    02-08-2012 03:02 PM
  18. moosc's Avatar
    Marital aid
    Wow. I was sorta speed reading through these posts and I thought you said it could be "martial arts." Now THAT would put an interesting twist on things. Probably would have made Karate Kid a not-so-family friendly movie, too. LOL


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    02-08-2012 03:24 PM
  19. pauldroidr2d2's Avatar
    That sucks. Google = Big Brother.
    No more so than the your phone carrier or the government. In fact the latter two track, keep and store far more than Google.

    Sent from one of the following: Galaxy Nexus, Bionic or Xoom using Tapatalk.
    02-08-2012 03:40 PM
  20. jerrod6's Avatar
    I don't know how a reset works but when I first got my phone the sign-in page appeared a I selected "SKIP" or "CONTINUE" can't remember the exact term, but I didn't sign in to anything.
    The phone continued to boot and setup. Then I turned Sync off and continued to configure the phone for the services I wanted. The biggest thing may be to make sure Sync is off until you have configured the services you want to use.

    Also we should all realize that even if Google doesn't track what we do our ISP provider can always provide the information if they are requested to do so. The have it, they can know it.

    All of our Facebook posts, Google+ posts, Android Central posts, texting, sexting, pictures we view via the internet......email, our ISP provider records it and can disclose it. On a personal level they don't have time to be bothered with what one of their users is doing, unless they are asked for it by law and the judiciary, but criminals and the shady are always ready to take advantage of security holes. I was once billed for $2000 worth of itunes purchases in one month. How? Done by an iTunes app developer, so when I sign in to any online internet service I am now prepared for what this may mean.
    02-08-2012 04:25 PM
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