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I want to know where Android stores the data of SharedPreferences in actual Android devices?

In PC I found this data under /data/data/pkg_name/shared_prefs/pkg_name.xml

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Well, the path is right. It's

/<datadir>/<pkg_name/shared_prefs/<pref_name>.xml

Where <datadir> is usually /data/data

  • okay but in device where do i find this .xml? – Juned Jun 1 '12 at 9:07
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    Have you looked at /data/data/<pkg_name/shared_prefs/? – Flow Jun 1 '12 at 9:13
  • i have samsung galaxy y in that where do i find this path? – Juned Jun 1 '12 at 9:15
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    Try adb shell to open a shell and cd into the path. You may need root to do so. – Flow Jun 1 '12 at 9:16
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    Oh sorry, since you mentioned in your profile that you had some Android Development experience I assumed that you are familiar with adb: Check out developer.android.com/guide/developing/tools/adb.html – Flow Jun 1 '12 at 9:28

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