Need help. Android was hacked rooted. Can that carry over to new iPhone?

My Android was hacked. Was rooted with spyware. Got a new iPhone. I believe I’m still being monitored. I’ve factory reset. But still think I’m being spied on. Is this possible?

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  • Pooh
    Pooh Member, Beta Tester Posts: 674
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    edited September 16, 2019 #2

    In a word. No.


    In reality is it possible? Sure it is, but unless you are someone of international import, the answer's going to be no.

    Why do you still think you're being "spied on"?

    @VioletChepil mind Questionizing this, please?

    People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
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  • VioletChepil
    VioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    Thanks @Pooh for the advice and now its a question too!

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  • kltaylor
    kltaylor Member, Beta Tester Posts: 1,231
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    edited September 16, 2019 #4
    DmwM3 said:

    My Android was hacked. Was rooted with spyware. Got a new iPhone. I believe I’m still being monitored. I’ve factory reset. But still think I’m being spied on. Is this possible?

    @Pooh is right, there's no way that this can 'carry over'.  You're talking about two different 'Operating Systems' facially, so the only thing that you should technically migrate to your new iOS is the cloud data that Google stores on their servers for your device.
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  • Marc
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    Also assuming you are using the stock Apple iOS on your iPhone and not some variant.  Its generally not a good idea to use a hacked operating system on an I-device.
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  • Gidster
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    What phone is it and has the ROM (OS) been replaced?
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  • DmwM3
    DmwM3 Member Posts: 3
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    Thank u. I appreciate all the help. It was my google that was hacked is that something that will carry over into my new iPhone? I’m sorry If these are ridiculous questions I am trying to learn more about this is all.

  • Pooh
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    Do you mean someone had access to your Google credentials?

    People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
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  • kltaylor
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    DmwM3 said:

    Thank u. I appreciate all the help. It was my google that was hacked is that something that will carry over into my new iPhone? I’m sorry If these are ridiculous questions I am trying to learn more about this is all.

    @Pooh 's on par with this one, do you have absolute control of your Google account right now?
    It's recommended that you change your password and enable 2-factor authentication.  Once you've accomplished that, then sign in to your account with your new mobile device.
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  • fedupbeyond
    fedupbeyond Member Posts: 4
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  • benhelps
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    Looking at your last message, I suspect 1) lots of typo's, and 2) the keyboard is using the wrong Language - perhaps Int'l English instead of US English (if that's what you would normally use). If it's Windows 10 perhaps try holding the Windows button while pressing space bar
    VioletChepil
  • VioletChepil
    VioletChepil London, UKMember Posts: 2,471
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    edited November 18, 2019 #12
    Thanks @benhelps
    @fedupbeyond - I've asked some additional questions in your thread here so we could start helping you troubleshoot. https://community.fing.com/discussion/2019/is-there-any-hope#latest
    If you could post back there then I can see how our experts can help you. 

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