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It was like someone.(wife)had control of my phone

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  1. bustyournut42

    bustyournut42 Lurker
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    Is it possible that they or whoevery,can read , copy,record phone calls. If so how do I prove it

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  2. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    If someone had access to your phone and installed spyware on it it is possible that they could get access to such information. Identifying a spyware app would be the proof, but of course these things are designed to hide.

    It would however be sloppy spyware that showed the user that it was there. So why do you think that someone has control of your phone?

    Note that someone who has access to your Google account can also gain a lot of information about your usage and communications. Making sure the account is secured is therefore a priority (and don't use a device that may be compromised to do this).
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  3. filthy phil

    filthy phil Well-Known Member

    Did you believe it started first with your thoughts?
  4. MoodyBlues

    MoodyBlues Compassion is cool!
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    If you're really concerned, and want to make sure you're safe, I recommend doing the following:

    - back up all your personal files (photos, videos, documents, etc.) that you've put on the phone

    - once you're sure everything's safely backed up, log out of your Google account on your phone

    - from a computer, log in to your Google account

    - enable and set up 2-step verification

    - do a factory reset on your phone

    - step through setting up the phone

    - do fresh installs of all apps you want

    - restore backups through such things as WhatsApp

    - restore your photos and other files

    You're good to go! Or should be. Don't give anyone your login credentials for Google (and, hence, your phone). Don't give your unlocked phone to anyone. Don't leave a computer browser logged in to Google. Etc.

    If you need help with any of that, let us know.

    If I've missed, or misstated, anything, someone will hopefully correct me.
  5. Sirjosehime

    Sirjosehime Lurker

    First google has all your info that's been on your device. It will show where and what time you where and at what time everywhere you have been day by day. It's like a map with lines running to the places you went to that day and the time you got there and how long you where there. Also if someone has access to your google account they have all your passwords and usernames for all your accounts you logged into through google chrome or android device. Also you can go onto your account and see what devices and where they logged into your account from. But another important feature with google ran devices you can download a archive of everything you saved whether its photos contacts or documents and website history and much more as long as you have had the account. So if you have had the account 10 years it will have everything for that 10 year period. If someone is hacked your phone and has a program running on it than enable developer options and go to running services. There it will show you everything that's running on your device. But there is a lot more than what I have covered but I don't want to spend hours writing it all so if you have questions feel free to ask.


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