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If she has your pictures, you either didn't erase it properly, or the sd card was not connected when you erased everything. Or, if she is really evil, she downloaded a tool that gets back deleted data from the datablock. As you probably know, deleting files actually means that the disk will, instead of actually erasing blocks from disk, give the block free ...
Go to Settings->Application Manager->Click the Menu button->Sort by size/Reset App Preference->Click Reset App Preference.
I got the app send to SD when I had my MYTouch and I transferred my photos, apps, notes to my note3. Everything was on my SD card as long as you don't have an emulated file you are fine. once I got an emulated file on my note3 nothing transferred to the next one. You can open a dropbox account and an evernote account. Once you do the reset you download the ...
If you have a rooted device, you most likely will not be able to install OTA updates (over the air). Factory resetting the device will not un-root the device so the best way of updating it is to do the following: Get the factory image you wish to install (in your case, lollipop) from the Google developers website Flash that image by following this tutorial ...
Did you do the factory reset through the system settings menu? If so you must make sure to select removal of all user data. Otherwise the data is likely just on external storage.
If it is an external storage try formatting the external SD card. You can do it in the computer or in Android it should be under Storage.
Reading your question a second time, I just see you're on the complete wrong track (a thing we call the XY problem): Now for many reasons I would like to factory reset my device to it's original ROM That's not possible at all. You overwrote this when flashing MIUI (for details, see our factory-reset tag-wiki). You'll have to get yourself a ROM file to ...
Tried: Remove the SD card from your device and launch it like that. HARD reset it (VOLUME UP + HOME BUTTON + POWER ON) hold it for a while until the boot menu pops up. Select to Restore factory defaults (or something similar to that). CAUTION: All data will be lost. SOFT reset it (Just take out the battery from your phone and put it back in after few ...
It's in settings/storage at the bottom.
https://www.google.com/settings/dashboard?hl=en This is the exact link to where you can go down the rabbit hole to delete google android play store restore data.
Though you don't want to make a full backup, you might still wish to take a look at Full Backup of non-rooted devices to get an idea what is possible. That page also mentions some helpers for your issue: Simple Backup runs from your computer and, as the screenshots indicate, can also be used to backup a single app (so you could use it for each app you want ...
Without root it's impossible, the quickest way is to root your device and use titanium backup.
Titanium Backup users can also go to the batch actions and select manipulate data > remove orphaned files. As user48823 mentioned, you can also find the apps in /data/system/uiderrors.txt using a root-capable file explorer, but basically Titanium will do this for you, if you select the action I wrote above. Just fixed it this way on my OnePlus One ...
First method- Reset the device (press and hold POWER button for 8-10 seconds). Second method- Press and hold VOLUME UP and Home(center) button, then press Power until the phone vibrates. Wait until you see the Android logo then release all the buttons. Select Wipe data/Factory reset with VOLUME DOWN key, press Power (right hand-side). Select YES -- ...
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