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Can I recover my phone?

I lost my phone in November. I tried using Location History and Where’s My Droid to track it to no avail, then gave up and bought a new phone. Today, I noticed that about a month ago several selfies of a handful of guys in an electronics store had been uploaded to my Google Photos online. There is no location data associated with the photos, and from what I can tell I can't find it on Location History or Where's My Droid now. [more inside]
posted by gregoryg on Apr 18, 2014 - 6 answers

To catch a thief

About a month ago, my mom misplaced her government-owned (work) iPhone 5. After a month of searching her home/car/office/relatives/everywhere to no avail, she copped up and told boss. They took the news well and paid for not only her new phone, but also for the loss of her old phone. Being the mischievous son I am, I want to make an attempt to retrieve the phone. [more inside]
posted by mrrisotto on Dec 17, 2013 - 21 answers

So did you find a new MacBook Air on a plane the other day?

Lost my MacBook Air with sensitive files on the SSD. How worried should I be? [more inside]
posted by Crotalus on Apr 23, 2013 - 19 answers

All I got was his phone number-- how to thank him?

What generic thank-you gift (between $10-20) can I give to someone working in SF when the only contact information I have is their iPhone number? [more inside]
posted by samthemander on Feb 12, 2013 - 9 answers

Nuts. My Nexus 7 was lost/stolen. Any way to trace? remote wipe?

My Nexus 7 was lost/stolen. I've changed my google, facebook and amazon passwords. Is there anything else I can do? It does not have 3G networking; only wi-fi.
posted by Alaska Jack on Feb 9, 2013 - 6 answers

Is it possible to exit the UK using a canceled passport, or use it to get a replacement within 24 hours?

A friend of mine is considering traveling from the UK to Spain using a canceled passport, having lost the replacement passport. Is this impossible, illegal, or might she manage it? [more inside]
posted by ajp on Sep 6, 2012 - 24 answers

Lost bag and insurance cards. Not sure what to do.

Lost or stolen messenger bag with health insurance cards inside (and maybe other important things). Now what? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 10, 2011 - 8 answers

To key or not to key

What is the probability that the worst will happen? My girlfriend lost her keys. What are the odds that someone will find all the right places to use these keys? [more inside]
posted by AlliKat75 on Oct 20, 2009 - 16 answers

Waitress lost my phone...now what?

Left my phone at the restaurant/bar after dinner, went back and was told they had it but the waitress had misplaced it. Is there anything I can do? [more inside]
posted by shopefowler on Oct 10, 2009 - 60 answers

How safe/unsecure is the Mail data on my stolen iphone?

Iphone cached data question: How much of my Mail data is cached on the iphone, and how much is fetched each time i connect to the mail app? My phone was stolen so am very concerned about the data that might be left on it, even though the phone itself has been cancelled. [more inside]
posted by kev23f on Oct 7, 2009 - 10 answers

Reporting lost/stolen birth certificates of minors.

What should I do to report a lost or stolen birth certificate of a minor? [more inside]
posted by magnoliasouth on Aug 13, 2009 - 7 answers

"We Are Not Responsible For Lost Or Stolen Valuables." Really?

Do signs that say "We Are Not Responsible for Lost or Stolen Valuables" actually provide any legal protection? [more inside]
posted by hamsterdam on Apr 1, 2009 - 7 answers

How do you not pay for calls you didn't make on your unreported stolen cell phone?

My friend lost his cell phone last week at Great Adventure. He didn't listen to me and didn't report it to T-Mobile. Now he has a $700 bill due to someone making calls with his cell to the UK everyday. Is he screwed? [more inside]
posted by pinksoftsoap on Jul 5, 2007 - 11 answers

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