In which of these cases would you be most likely to use remote wipe?
A) You need to remove a large number of remotely stored email messages
B) You need to unlock your phone from a remote computer
C) You are unable to find your tablet computer
D) You need to configure a secondary authentication method for your mobile phone
E) Remote wax on, remote wax off
The answer: C) You are unable to find your tablet computer
A remote wipe is a security feature that allows you to completely delete all of the information on your mobile device, even when that mobile device is no longer in your direct control.
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