The next step is to block the Android or iPhone phone via IMEI. Finally, it is important to disconnect the accounts from the applications that were logged on the cell phone, which can prevent further inconvenience. The following list shows how to use some of the main applications to disconnect accounts from the stolen or stolen mobile phone remotely by the computer.
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Stolen phone: what to do?
The feeling of losing a cell phone can be desperate. Documents, images, contacts, social networks, passwords, credit cards, banks all in the palm of your hand, at a numerical distance. So, noting that you do not have your smartphone, it is important to take some steps to prevent the stolen phone from being hacked by criminals.
The first step to take should be to track the stolen cell phone: If the device has a battery, today it is very easy to make use of the solutions that most smartphone manufacturers develop, explains the specialist in Technology and Innovation Arthur Igreja. In the case of the iPhone, the application to locate the cellphone or Search, while the Find My Device assumes the function in the Android system. Apps are already installed on smartphones, which eliminates the need to download third-party apps.
The Find my device app for Android can be accessed from your computer or from another device Photo: Helito Bijora / TechTudo
To track a stolen iPhone, access the Apple Find application on your computer, which locates your smartphone even if it is turned off or without an Internet connection. Android Find My Device can also display a map on the PC with the location of the lost cell phone. Both applications for tracking cell phones allow you to activate an audible alert, send a message to be displayed on the screen, and erase all data remotely from the computer.
When confirming the theft or theft of the cell phone, it is essential that the user register a police report, which will support him in case any criminal activity is done with a cell phone. In addition, the user must block the IMEI with the operator and, if the location attempts are unsuccessful, the indication to permanently block the device and delete the device's storage. Church stresses the need to know the cell phone's IMEI: The unique number sequence for each cell phone can be obtained from the cell phone box or by typing * # 6 # on the cell phone. It is important to have this number always written down in a safe place in case of any eventuality.
If your phone has been stolen, you need to change your Apple ID and Google account passwords to ensure greater security, as the services serve as the foundation for your smartphone system. It is also important to remotely disconnect all application accounts installed on the stolen phone. See in the topics below how to leave apps on your smartphone on your computer and end all sessions of services like Instagram, Spotify and Netflix.
Disconnecting a device from your Google account
Log out of the cell phone from the Google account required on both Android phones and iPhones using Gmail. The simple procedure: log in to your Google account on your computer and access the Security section. The Manage Devices option allows you to locate the device you want to disconnect. Tick ??the three dots on the right side of the selected device, then press the Exit option.
Disconnect the Google Account on the PC Photo: Reproduo / Tatiane Mota
How to disconnect a device from Apple ID
To disconnect the phone from the Apple ID, the user needs to log in to iCloud from the computer and enter Settings. In My devices will be all devices to which your account has been linked. Select the one you want to delete, then press the x next to the device.
Ending the Apple ID session via iCloud on the computer Photo: Reproduo / Tatiane Mota
How to get out of WhatsApp on your stolen phone
WhatsApp allows the account to be temporarily disabled in cases of lost or stolen cell phone. The feature, still unknown by some users, is very useful to avoid headaches with possible blows and cloning. The request is made via the app's support email and takes a few hours to complete. After completing the order, the account remains inactive for up to 30 days, and can be reactivated at any time by the user.
It is worth remembering that this procedure does not eliminate the need to suspend the chip with the operator. If the number is not blocked, the line remains active and allows the account to be used on another device with the verification code that is received by SMS.
Send an email to WhatsApp support Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
How to disconnect Nubank from stolen phone
Nubank offers a 24-hour service channel. The recommendation is that the user contacts as soon as the device is missing and disconnects the application from the cell phone for a greater guarantee of data security. The company also advises users to use passwords other than those used in other apps installed on the phone. Another tip is to avoid saving passwords in your device's notebook or in easily accessible places.
To disconnect the application from the cell phone, access the bank's website and log in with the CPF and password registered in the app. Select the option I have no cell phone and then click Disconnect everything. On the website it is also possible to change the password to further minimize the chances of misuse.
Disconnect the Nubank account from the cell phone via the PC Photo: Reproduo / Tatiane Mota
Disconnecting an iFood device
To disconnect iFood, access the computer's website and log in using the registered phone number or email. Go to Profile and then Security to view connected devices. Select the device and confirm with Disconnect.
Log out of the iFood account via the computer Photo: Reproduo / Tatiane Mota
How to disconnect a Facebook device
Accessing Facebook through the computer, the user can locate all the places where the session was started. The way is simple: when logging into the profile, go to Settings and then Security. The connected devices will be displayed next to the last access and the option to sign out of the account.
Accessing the security settings of the Facebook account Photo: Reproduo / Edivaldo Brito
How to end all sessions on Instagram
To disconnect your account from your lost phone, go to the Instagram website and log in normally. In the profile, go to Settings and then Login activity. In this tab will appear all the recent activities done in the interesting profile to check if there is any suspicious interaction and, at the end of the page, there is a list with the places where the account is connected. Select the lost device and press Exit. Instagram also recommends changing the password in these cases for added security.
Disconnecting Instagram via PC Photo: Reproduo / Tatiane Mota
Disconnecting a Twitter device
The process to end the Twitter session on the lost cell similar to that of Facebook. When logging in to the site, go to settings and then Account, to access the data and permissions section Applications and sessions. In this part it is possible to view the devices on which the account is active and end the session. If necessary, there is also the option of changing the password and enabling two-step verification to improve security.
Disconnect Twitter from cell phone via PC Photo: Reproduo / Tatiane Mota
How to sign out of all devices on Spotify
Spotify on the web allows you to find all synchronized smartphones account. Just go to the account overview tab to see the option to sign out of all connected devices. In applications you can see the locations where the account was started and manage them.
Leaving all devices where Spotify is disconnected at once Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
How to end your session on Netflix
Netflix gives you the option to end the session on all connected devices at once. What is useful both to protect data in cases of lost cell phone and to remove access from unwanted people. To perform the procedure, simply access to access the site and enter your login and password. In the Account tab, the user is able to view the settings and the option to end the session on all devices.
How to disconnect Netflix from all devices remotely