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A Must See for Businesses and Individuals ! What Every Blackberry and Iphone User Should Know When Servicing, Selling, or Giving Away Their Phone
ARC - A Resource Company presents: Protecting Your Privacy – A Must Read for BlackBerry and I Phone Users What Every Blackberry and Iphone User Should Know When Servicing, Selling, or Giving Away Their Phone iphone • What you need to know to wipe out your memory in a Blackberry before you sell it or give it away to a friend. • What to do when you are Selling or Giving Away your BlackBerry, iPhone or iPod • Tools and Sites to Help You : Bonus Free Hard Drive Utilities to help you destroy data on your computers • Review iphone Let’s face it, no matter what age you are, we have become a generation on the move. And with that we developed tools to help us become efficient wherever we are. That means we are storing vast amounts of data on our devices. And believe it or not, most people who sell or give away their mobile devices do not think about what they are giving away when they pass on their used Blackberry's, iPods and iphone. We tend to store anything from our personal contact phone numbers, to our bank account numbers. In addition, our email conversations are also stored on our devices. When you think about it much of what we store is very personal. What you need to know is how to wipe out your personal data before handing over your personal information to just anyone. iphone You can go to the store where you purchased your smart phone and have the professionals do it for you. Or for the DIY’s there are two ways : (Remember to do a backup prior to wiping out your data) Option 1: • : Options > Security Options > General Settings > Enter wrong password 10 times • You will be prompted to type the word blackberry to confirm the wipe. Option 2: Options > Security Options > General Settings > Click the track wheel/trackball on the Password field > Select “Wipe Handheld Don’t count on the professionals at Apple to scrub your phone and wipe it clean. Why ? That’s because there is no public, easy way to completely erase your personal data. If you want to annihilate every scrap of personal information, Jonathans Zdziarski’s methods works best: iPhone Jailbreak: http://bit.ly/jailbreak4 ►Process allows users to install customized applications. ►Uses custom software to work around the default iPhone operating systems. ►Process voids warranty from Apple Each new version of iPhone software requires new version of jail breaking software Jail Breaking process voids warranty from Apple Some users have experienced software errors which cause their iPhone to stop operating. It can also happen when trying to apply an official Apple update to a phone that has already been jail broken or unlocked. iphone Here are the sites you can go to offering additional information on wiping your devices clean : • http://jailbreak4: A site for wiping your iPhone • http://bit.ly/eraser1: A free utility for erasing bits or all of your data on your computer hard drive http://bit.ly/wipeware1: A free utility for erasing all of your data on your computer hard drive USB memory sticks, and floppy disks. • Never Service, Give Away or Sell your devices without first wiping the memory of your personal information •BlackBerry’s can be wiped by internal programming • iPods and iPhones need a 3rd party application to ensure that the memory is wiped out. • There are free utilities available to wipe out your Laptop or Desktop Computers, USB Memory Sticks, and Floppy Drives We hope this tutorial has been helpful and allows you to feel confident when selling or giving away your old devices. If you liked this tutorial, please forward or tweet to a colleague or a friend. Feel free to contact us for more information: ARC – A Resource Company 1. Website Forward our Webpage to a Colleague : http://www.arcsocialmedia.net or http://arcsocialmedia.fargotube.com Sign up for future webinars at our website. 2. Tweet this webinar : www.twitter.com/arcsocialmedia THANK YOU AND KEEP COMING BACK !
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