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Is there a way to get pictures out of a nonfunctional Samsung Note 4? [duplicate]

My Samsung Note 4 has been acting up lately and is now practically dead. It doesn't turn on whatever the method is. As much as I want to let it go, it holds a lot of pictures that I didn't put on my ...
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How to recover a deleted file from /data partition?

I factory reset my rooted Android M phone but now I realize that there was a file in the /data directory which I need. Is it possible to create an image (.img or something similar) of the /data ...
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How to make a complete factory reset, without anyone being able to retrieve my data?

I will have a few Android phones that I will have to let go. I would like to make a proper clean wipe of the data, without no one being able to retrieve them, and do a factory reset. I have read ...
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Bootloader/BIOS, flashing ROM and correlated risks. Why Android devices are more brickable than PCs?

I have a solid experience of installing different OS (Linux, Windows,...) on PC. I would like to try just for fun to install Linux on a unbranded Android low cost tablet acquired in 2015. I spent some ...
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Data recovery from encrypted phone based on glitches in the encryption?

To make a long story short I needed to root my phone and didn't notice the warning that unlocking the bootloader erased all contents of the memory. I contacted a data recovery company and told them ...
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Decrypt userdata files using device and complete filesystem dump

My Oneplus 5 got softbricked (touch input completely stopped working some time after an update and nothing could be done about it). This happened soon (a couple of weeks) after it was updated to ...
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Is it possible to crack encrypted device?

I have device powered by Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 cpu and running Cyanogenmod 13 (6.0.1 android) rom with unlocked bootloader and TWRP (3.0) recovery. ROM has security patch level December ...
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Wipe data from dead Android phone

I have Samsung Galaxy A10s. Now its dead. No power on. I tried lots of combinations. I don't want anybody to get the data, messages or media files which is in internal memory. But as its not charging ...
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Dead phone and lost data

Few weeks ago,my phone has suddenly dead and entered in an endless restart loop. All data saved in the phone is gone. What I care for the most is WhatsApp chats and attachments. I remember I have ...
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Are there any downsides to encrypting an Android device?

Besides requiring a lock screen, are there any downsides to encrypting an Android device (using the native encryption)? For example: is there a performance decrease? is there a temperature increase? ...
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Get photos back from broken/locked android phone

Is there any way to open mobile phone and get it's ROM memory out and connect it with pc or something and get your files(photos and text files) ?
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Recover files from android that wont turn on

I have an og Pixel XL, a couple years ago it died on me and went into a boot loop where it shows the white screen with a Google logo and then it shuts off and turns black, and it repeats. It will ...