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As John states in his answer, a factory-reset is sufficient in most cases. I doubt a service technician would take the effort required to restore the data from your storage – though it's definitely possible. What John had in mind, however, is true: If flash storage is really wiped, all data is gone from it. It would take a highly specialized forensics ...
yes. going into recovery, (normally by booting your phone while holding volume up and power button) should do the trick. while in recovery, you should see something like factory reset. use your volume rockers to go down the menu until that option is highlighted, then press the power button to select it. hope this helps --Daniel
Unlike standard hard drives, once flash storage is erased, it is gone. All Android devices (at least to my knowledge) should have flash storage. If you delete something, it would be next to impossible to recover it. A factory reset will erase all of your user data unless the device is rooted and you stored it somewhere else. If the device is running stock ...
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