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It is not encrypted Just copy down below address into your url and you will be able to see saved passwords. (EVEN WITHOUT ROOT ACCESS) 'file:///data/data/com.android.browser/databases/webview.db' I have tested it only on devices running on Android Jelly Bean.
For phones that are already encrypted, the Android 5.x (Lollipop) the command has changed somewhat. Now instead of typing in the password in quotes, you must first encode the password as hexadecimal and issue the following commands after obtaining root: vdc cryptfs changepw password HEX_ENCODED_PASSWORD_HERE Because the password is hex encoded, the ...
Yes, it does. I'm on a Nexus 6, fully encrypted, and I use multiple Smart Lock features, including Trusted devices, Trusted places, Trusted face, and On-Body detection.
Yes, the lock screen is the only barrier on an encrypted but booted Android device; Android keeps the encryption key in memory and transparently decrypts all files read by applications in the background. Of course, that is far from ideal (iOS uses a much more complicated scheme, where some classes of encryption keys are dropped the moment the screen is ...
Key lock, PIN or password do not offer any protection if the phone's bootloader isn't locked. For example, most of Samsung devices (except ones from Verizon or AT&T and some other providers I never heard) have unlocked bootloaders, at least in Europe. If you don't have your data encrypted, one only has to flash a custom recovery, which is very easy, and ...
There is an option in Android 4.2.2 or higher that you can encrypt your SD Card on: Settings > Security > Encrypt SD Card. You need a screen lock to encrypt it. Once you do that, it will be encrypted.
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