Did a full backup mmcblk0.img of a Redmi Note 7 (codename lavender) running Android 10.

However, I'm not sure how exactly to mount it or view files. Worth noting that I was suffering from an encryption problem, but once I retrieved the correct password I'm still stuck on where exactly to insert it into the file. It might not be encrypted at all to begin with, but I can't access it with regular Windows tools that I'm used to. There might be some Linux magic that can tinker with it, but I'm not the best so I'd appreciate any basic guidance on that part. I've heard that the Linux kpartx tool can interact with it but as a Linux noob I don't consider myself an expert on this side of things, hence asking the question.

  • standard partition tool parted will work
    – alecxs
    Mar 24, 2023 at 20:16
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    What might be encrypted is the data partition, not the whole partition table. parted / gdisk must be able to see a valid partition table. Mar 25, 2023 at 0:22
  • Possible duplicate of How to dig deep into mmcblk0?. Hi, it seems you accidentally created a duplicate account. Please refer to the help center to merge your accounts and regain ownership of the question and reply to the comments on your post.
    – Andrew T.
    Mar 25, 2023 at 4:56
  • @AndrewT. Apologies for the duplicate. Please remove the original if you can.
    – Yrevocer
    Mar 25, 2023 at 4:59
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    – alecxs
    Mar 25, 2023 at 7:33


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