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Stolen Tablet, how to disconnect gmail ?

Discussion in 'Google Android (OS & Devices)' started by Trevor_S, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. Trevor_S

    Trevor_S Member

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    Hi guys

    We were broken into tonight and had lots of our stuff stolen, including my partners Nook Color that I had modded with CM7. She wants to disconnect her gmail account from the tablet so they can''t read her emails or access her google drive etc. NO password protection on the Nook.

    Where do I start, I tired goggling with no luck.
     
  2. Falcon

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    change the password?
     
  3. DavidRa

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    How did the tablet get mail - POP3, IMAP4 or ActiveSync?

    ActiveSync might have the ability to remote wipe (well the protocol does, Google may not support it).
     
  4. Rezin

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    Login to Gmail. At the bottom-right there's "Last account activity: xx minutes ago". Under that is a "details" link, and if there's a concurrent session active, there'll be a "sign out of all other sessions" button.

    http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=173390

    Seems there's an app to do that, but not after it's been stolen.
     
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  5. NismoR31

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    change the gmail password. It'll ask them for it next time they try to access any google service on the device
     
  6. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Obvious thing to do is change the password.

    No locator apps on them?
     
  7. DavidRa

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    Unfortunately changing the password won't prevent the thief browsing the mail already downloaded to the device, AFAIK.

    You might be boned, OP, if that's what you're after.
     
  8. EMupp

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    Yup and this is why I have remote wipe apps on my devices.
     
  9. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Same here. Most of the time I do clear out my email on the tab, but it's not like they are super sensitive anyways : )
     
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    Trevor_S

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    Did the above and tested it on my phone and it did what we wanted. She has stuff in the cloud on Google Drive they could access, so thanks guys that's about as good as we can do. We had been having a bit of an issue and there were a few very personal emails back and forward between us that they can read I guess.

    As a test I did it to my ICS CM9 Moto Defy+ phone, it reported it could not sync and I needed the new password but yeah I could see the emails already there

    Her Nook was right beside her head which is freaking her out even more, my camera gear was at the foot of the bed, less then 20cm from my feet
     
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  11. MagyaR

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    What would you recommend? on ios/android?
     
  12. Raolin

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    I use Cerberus on all my android devices.
     
  13. Sharkx

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    Ditto, it's brilliant :thumbup: and no root access needed.
     

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