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I don't know of any implementation for non-android devices for accessing the data, although it should be fairly easy to port / implement. For an explanation how the encryption works I recommend reading the following article: http://nelenkov.blogspot.de/2014/10/revisiting-android-disk-encryption.html I really doubt the Galaxy Nexus has an encrypted /system. ...


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It sounds like the service center did a factory reset, which means you should not be able to recover the contents of the SD card. It's designed that way and is a good thing as it protects data being read if your phone has been lost or stolen. Any chance you have backups (on your desktop? google drive? samsung’s backup site?)?


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Go to the settings. Tap the device icon on the top. Select lock screen in personalization. Select screen lock. Confirm password and make in none or whatever else.


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The problem turns out to be a new security feature in KitKat. Apps by default have their own mount namespace, which means that mounts created by one app are not visible to a different app. Secondly, Android phones without a real SD card use emulation for the fake SD card, and that gave me some problems. SuperSU from Chainfire has an option to access the ...


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Download the latest cwm philz touch recovery{Install} and then look in philz settings or recovery options for the clone current rom to zip option then do that, or could be complicated to get that kind of backup from a dead or broken device so just clone current rom to zip file or modify your rom on computer to your liking then save to sdcard for safe ...


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Finally, after couple of days spent on lurking for the solution was decided to backup photos and other sensitive information and reset device to factory defaults.


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According to Slashdot comments, the encryption is done on the entire partition (including free space), but if you are not confident in this, there are apps like Secure Erase with iShredder 3, which does a secure wipe on the free space.


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The answer for me involved a number of things, but I think one is really the key. Use the "recovery" Command, bro This uses CyanogenMod's/AOSP's recovery program to wipe the user data and disable encryption. (found in this answer on Stack Overflow) Boot into your recovery, and then from your computer run adb shell recovery --wipe_data ...


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Too many questions btw but the answers are follows : Ans 1 : Yes your /sdcard0 will be encrypted. Ans 2 : No, if the /sdcard0 is encrypted you will not be able to access your storage in anyway. Ans 3 : Yes, you will be able to update your cm but it will not be updated in seconds, it will take several minutes. Ans 4 : Yes, all your previous data will be ...



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