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A factory reset is not enough. It just "disables" your data and doesn't really delete it. Some data restore tools can still restore the data after a normal reset. The best way I know of is to encrypt the phone and then do a factory reset. The encryption will overwrite the unencrypted data, so that will be gone forever. Then after a reset, if the new user ...


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You might have a chance via a custom recovery: boot into recovery-mode and see if adb devices shows your device if not, or if you have no custom recovery, you can "temporarily load one" using fastboot boot recovery.img (this is not guaranteed to work with all combinations, but I had luck with this using twrp on several devices) if it shows up, use adb ...


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I am assuming she either set a new pin/password for you by mistake or you already had a pin/password before she locked it that you cannot remember. Either way you need to reset the pic/password. Here are the instructions for Android 4.4 which you are using: "Older versions of Android — Android 4.4 KitKat and older — have an integrated way to bypass your ...


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Turn the phone off the usual way With it off, hold down the power button, volume down button and home key for around 20 seconds It'll start up and show an icon. Press volume down, then a menu will appear Use the volume keys up/down to highlight wipe data/factory reset and then use power button to select it Confirm the same way (volume keys to highlight, ...


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If the data was not encrypted and not over written, it is technically possible to recover the data using (linux) data recovery tools. It will require a root shell, it can be the one of your main system, one from the recovery system or one from a volatile system you would load from a computer using fastboot binary. You may want to check if you didn't just ...



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