Knowledgebase: IT Security
Security: Lost your iPhone or Android Device? Remote Wipe with Outlook Web Access
Updated: 03 March 2015 03:51 PM

If you configured your Administrative or Faculty email on your iPhone or Android device, you can use Outlook Web Access to remotely wipe your device in the event of loss. This avoids the personal information on your device from being accessed by criminals.

1. Log in to

2. Select Options > See all Options...

Outlook Options

3. Select the device you wish to wipe (erase) and click Wipe Device


4. Outlook should send you an email to your Inbox stating:

The remote device wipe completed successfully.
The remote device wipe initiated on 02/07/2014 14:15:12 is complete. 
Device type: (iPhone or Android) 
Device ID: (some Device ID)

Note: To sync with the server, you must remove this mobile phone from the list of mobile phones in Outlook Web App. 

Otherwise, for security purposes, your device will continue wiping data if you try to sync again.