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Device Wipe via SMS message

Upon request sent in by one of our customers:

Many employees are on GSM-roaming in foreign countries and advised by the company to use data roaming only when they really need it.
The most critical point is that a device wipe will fail in most of these cases.

A device wipe on Androids by an encrypted SMS command would be desirable (smartMan once had this).
The integration as a command bundle option would be nice.

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    Daniel GieselmannDaniel Gieselmann shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Daniel GieselmannDaniel Gieselmann commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I recently got another request where a customer wants to wipe via a special SMS from the Admin Portal/SSP just in case there is no WiFi and/or mobile data connection. SMSec is still providing this feature - Why should the 'Control' app not be capable of that feature?

      • JoannaWJoannaW commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Prospect in my region are also afraid that if the smartphone is lost or stolen (and the SIM card is changed) and the device has no data connection nor WiFi - the wipe command is not possible and would be highly appreciated in those scenarios.

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