Turn On and Off Remote Device Lock and Erase on HTC One M8
Edited by Thor, Alexander Avdeev, Eng, VisiHow
Hello! Welcome to VisiHow! In this video, we are going to show how to turn on and off the option to allow the remote lock and erasure on the HTC One M8.
- 4The icon has a gray cog with the "G" inside of it and "Google Settings" written underneath. The Google Settings application may be in a different position in the application folder. Therefore, we need to find and tap it. Tapping the icon will open up the application and a menu.In the applications folder, we need to find and tap the Google Settings application icon.
- 9The application will give us some information that says, "Android Device Manager" and "If you lose your device, Android Device Manager can lock or delete it remotely. But first you must grant some administrator rights. Activating this administrator will allow the app Google Play services to perform the following operations". The application will also list "Erase all data", "Perform factory reset, which deletes all of your data without any confirmation.", "Change the screen-unlock password", and "Lock the screen Control when your device locks, requiring that you re-enter your password." We have to activate these options to allow the remote lock and erasure to happen.However, if we want to allow the remote lock and erasure, we can tap the gray icon.
This concludes our tutorial on how to turn on and off the option to allow remote lock and erasure on the HTC One M8. If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or about the process in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below. We shall answer them for you.
Video: Turn On and Off Remote Device Lock and Erase on HTC One M8
Questions and Answers
"Access remote icon on HTC One"?
Just started seeing this icon on home screen that looks like it's a remote (white icon)... it won't go away, when I press on it, it looks my phone. I have tried: Nothing, phone is completely locked/frozen. I think it was caused by: Have no idea
This is a Peel Smart Remote icon. It must have been installed with another application, or someone who uses the phone installed this application.
- 1Press and hold the volume-up and the power buttons until the phone does so.Restart your phone.
- 2Unlock your phone and press the home button.
- 3Tap on the application icon that looks like a set of white boxes.
- 4Tap on "Settings".
- 5On previous versions of Android, you would need to scroll to "ALL".Tap on "Apps" under "PHONE".
- 6Tap on "Peel Smart Remote".
- 7Omit this step if you are on older versions of Android.Tap on "Storage".
- 8Tap on "Uninstall" or "Disable" (whichever is visible).
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