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Got a new work phone during covid so they didn't ask for the previous one back. Got a new job and they still didn't ask for the previous one back when I resigned. I want to give it away - is there a way to remove the company management services?

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Why not just give it back and avoid any future issues?

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Give it back … the older phones are cheap. Do factory reset (but don’t wash it with soap and water )

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^so much this.

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Just reach out to your old HR contact / admin to return it - most already have an agreement with shipping services like fedex where you can just drop it off and they’ll package it for you and the admin will provide you the code to give to fedex to bill to previous dept. That’s what I did with my old loaner

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I'd give it back but it's an old ass iPhone 6. Had it for years and they don't even give phones that old as temp loans if someone loses a corporate device. I called hr and they weren't interested lol

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If giving away is the plan, Apple offers a (free) mail-in option for device recycling. Might even get a few $10’s of Apple credit.

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Factory reset?

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Isn’t it still their property? Reach out and give it back. It’s the right thing to do.

Sell it on Craigslist! I was asked to paid my older firm for wear and tear on my laptop and charger . I was doing 80% international travel .

I'm not gonna screw someone over on craigslist, a new user can't set up an account on the phone bc of the remote management

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