Wipe Device Data (Android devices)

Applies To: WatchGuard EPDR, WatchGuard EPP

When anti-theft is enabled, you can remove all of the data from an Android device remotely. This option deletes all device contents and applications and returns the device to factory settings.

For information on anti-theft, see Configure Anti-Theft Settings for Android Devices.

To remove data from an Android device:

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Computers.
  2. From the left pane, select My Organization.
  3. Select the Android group.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android Computers list

  1. From the list of Android devices, select the device you want to wipe.

Screen shot of WatchGuard Endpoint Security, Android Wipe Data

  1. Below the map, click Wipe Data.
    The Wipe Data confirmation dialog box opens.
  1. Click Wipe Data.
    All data on the device is removed and you lose contact with the device.

See Also

Configure Anti-Theft Settings for Android Devices

Manage Android Devices

Configure Android Device Security Settings