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There are already answers for all parts of your question, so let me sum up: Android Folder Hierarchy has some general information Confused by the many locations of the virtual /sdcard/ should answer the last part of your question The /sdcard direcory and other directory conventions: how is the Android filesystem structured? might also be helpful If you ...


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In my stock Android 4.2.1 the file responsible for holding Desktop backup password seems to be /data/backup/pwhash. I took a backup of it, renamed it, restarted the device, and the password was reset to empty. Now I could create a new password from the Settings easily. In CM12, I had to rename two files, namely pwhash and pwversion, and everything went ...


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You can use alternative application managers available from the Play store, or even Titanium Backup if you are rooted. secondly if you are rooted, Download any root explorer, Navigate to /system/app/ or sometimes /system/priv-app/ and manually uninstall by deleting the packages (you may need to delete files from android folder manually eg. obb files) ...


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The notification doesn't sound like something that would appear on stock Android firmware. Hold down on the notification, then if there's an option called "Ignore messages like this", select it. If there isn't, choose "App Info" and uncheck the box labelled "Show notifications".


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If the file is on a sdcard then you could insert the sdcard into your notebook card reader and use srm, sdelete or whatever you usually use on your desktop for secure file deletion. If the file is in the internal memory then probably the only reliable way to completely delete any trace of it (and everything else on the phone) would be to enable full phone ...


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If your mobile allows to reboot into safe mode then enter safe mode and try deleting. Otherwise only way is take a backup of the required content, format the memory then restore. Hope this helps..


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I formatted a 1GB micro SD card in my SGS 3 (Android 4.3) then checked it in Windows 8.1 on a PC. The Properties dialog says it is FAT. (also the PC can read the content without any problems) I also formatted it to exFAT on the PC and put it in the phone. It could read and write to it. On the other hand, a NTFS card was reported as unsupported. More info: ...


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the current directory is the first entry in the history. i checked just now. its just below the sd card list.


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Google how to get short names for files using bash, and use that short file name with rm to delete the file using a terminal emulator. same for Windows too


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Anti-virus programs run in sandbox mode like every other application. They can access your storage. And they can also scan installed apps because apk are like zip files.



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