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transferring data from an app that hides it [duplicate]

I'm transferring data from an older phone (LG G5 running Android 7) to a newer phone (Nokia 8.3 running Android 11). I've transferred most of it using backup + restore, or manually using syncthing. ...
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Understanding Android app data storage areas [duplicate]

Android stores some application data in non-volatile memory that can be accessed without needing root privileges. Android stores other application data in non-volatile memory that can only be accessed ...
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How to find where an app is saving its data and then acess it?

This app provides offline acess to a big database. So it must be somewhere in the device. But i'm having trouble finding where, and if I could even access it when I found it. I can't find the folder ...
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Get the actual app's data files location [duplicate]

tl;dr One of my apps stores its data in some weird place that isn't covered by Google backup. And thus it was not restored after the latest system recovery. I've lost all my data for that single app. ...
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I installed a large app & it won't install but takes my storage! now I have full storage but haven't the app?

I'll be grateful if someone help me! I installed a large app (1.25 G a game) but it won't install because of my low storage it won't install said app not installing just like this; but take my storage!...
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Looking for data created by app. (no root)

I have an abandoned app and the developer is no longer responding to emails. I actually bought this app because I use it daily. Once in a while, I factory reset my phone. It is a Samsung note 10+ on ...
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How to clear space on your internal storage, other than the trivial measures?

After 3.5 years of use, my Android device (a Xiaomi RedMi 3S) has its internal storage full almost to capacity. I can run its cleaning routine, I can remove photos I snapped and music files I may ...
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How to clear cache for all apps at once?

I want to clear all app caches mainly to reduce the size of and speed up backups. This feature has been supported in Android 4, but appears to have been removed a long time ago. A root-only method is ...
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How do I correctly backup android apps with a PC for a factory reset? [duplicate]

I want to reset my phone. I want to preserve some apps state across the reset. I don't want to use third party software. Which folders do I have to copy?
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How to identify temporary files by file extension

I want use find command to search and delete all temp files that could exist in android by file extension as a result of device regular usage. So far I could gather the following: *.tmp *.log all ...
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What is actually occupying the internal storage for the apps, and how to get rid of it?

I have a Huawei P8 Lite, but this should not be related to the actual device. For a while, the free space on the internal flash just keeps vanishing without installing any new applications. I am ...
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Where can I find User Data of an app? [duplicate]

I have downloaded an app on my phone because I want to take out information from it. It has pages (In image form, probably PNG) that I need on my computer. I went to storage and I clicked on the app, ...
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Where does Google's Allo store (private) messages and media?

I suppose that messages and media sent and received in incognito mode are encrypted but they have to be stored or at least cached somewhere on the device as long as the timer, if any, has not finished....
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Android encryption and Native Library Storage Locations

I have written an app that uses a native shared library via the android NDK When that app is installed on the phone where does the .so file get stored? Also, is there only one or multiple copies of ...
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What is the normal file directory for the currency amount on android games? [duplicate]

I have shared the files to my computer from my phone and am trying to give myself infinite currency in Android games, but cannot find the normal currency directory. If you know where it is, can you ...

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