IT News

By Bob Morrison

We’ve all been there, a misplaced phone or tablet can be stressful – especially when there are bank accounts, email accounts, and other sensitive information on the device.

If you use your phone or tablet to access your email account, it is possible to remotely erase all data on the device if it is lost or stolen. The device must have previously been connected to Office365 email.

If you currently have a lost device, below is the procedure for remotely wiping a mobile device using Office365:

  • Sign in to your account using Outlook Web App at
  • In Outlook Web App, on the toolbar, click Settings Settings icon My app settings > Mail > General > Mobile devices.
  • Select the phone or tablet that you want to wipe.
  • Click Wipe Device.
  • Click OK.
  • Click Remove Phone from List.


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