Five apps for securely wiping your Android phone


These days, losing your phone is a lot like losing your wallet. You have data on that device, and should anyone get to it, they could wreak havoc on your life. Sure, there are ways to secure it. But you still might need to wipe your phone in certain situations. Here are five apps to help you wipe your data from an Android phone.

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