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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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Recover deleted (by Windows) Android photos

I've accidentally deleted an Android folder containing some photos using my Windows laptop. I've already tried a bunch of recovery apps but none of them show the deleted photos (they do show photos ...
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Can the Phone Repair Service access my 2FA, Google Account passwords, SMS, Photos, etc

I recently took my phone to a mobile repair service (unofficial, 3rd party). The phone had fallen into water and had severe water damage - it was non-functional, I was not able to turn it back on and ...
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Recover data from a bricked phone (not yet reset)

I get this screen from an old android device: It has not yet went through a full factory reset so the data is still there. The data (photos) is in internal storage (no sdcard). Any ideas how to ...
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Data Recovery on Android 11 with broken screen

I have a pixel 4a running android 11 with a broken screen. The full screen is black; the lower part of the touch screen seems to be responsive but I can't really tell what's going on so I don't know ...
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Confusion regarding Factory Reset via TWRP

Background The OS is Android 10 that uses FBE as encryption type. Problem I do not remember my PIN, that would decrypt the files in /data partition, so I cannot unlock my screen. Question I can boot ...
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Recovering data from formatted sdcard in Android

I have a rooted android phone running android 10. My 128gb sdcard with filesystem exFAT, had data of about 100GB. When I inserted it in my phone. My phone did not show the sdcard contents and asked me ...
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Recovering Data from Android 10 (Forgotten PIN)

Long story short: I have forgotten the PIN to my Android device, as it wasn't being used for a while. Steps that I have tried/am trying/planning to try: 1. Brute forcing - I have been trying to brute ...
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Android internal storage files recovery method that still work in android 10

I have a realme 5 phone running Android 10 and realmeUI 1.0. I accidently deleted whole folder containing pictures and a few videos. Is there any method that still works in android 10 since the ...
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A515F Global version in Bootloop

Anyone, please help, I charge the phone overnight at normal, wake up in the morning the phone is in bootloop Forever! (It's Samsung A51 Global version, A515F with the 5/18 firmware stock ROM, NO ...
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Nokia 7.1 recovery mode adb shell

Recently, my Nokia 7.1 stopped booting properly. When I turn it on, it just goes to the "android one" scree, then stops. I managed to boot into recovery mode, and I got the following options:...
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How to resolve an encryption issue?

I used a lockscreen to encrypt my phone and accidentally messed up the system and TWRP. I've since formatted it and am using it normally, albeit without root this time lol. But, just in case, I made a ...
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Youtube Music Application Local History File Location [duplicate]

Yesterday I was listening to some music, but it didn't get saved to my account's history since it was blocked by an ad blocker. I was wondering if anyone knew if it was possible to access my recent ...
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Samsung mini data recovery

I'm trying to do a data recovery on a Samsung mini that was dropped in water (I think). The phone won't boot past splash screen and developer access isn't enabled. The best idea I've come up with so ...
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Sony Xperia stuck in boot loop due to no free space

My partner has a Sony Xperia Z3 compact that has been complaining of low space (~16 MB free) for weeks before now finally refusing to boot and it has become stuck in a boot loop. I have tried a number ...
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Recover Draft Emails from Deleted Account

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone and use the native, built-in email app for two corporate/ActiveSync accounts. Recently something went wrong with the settings of one of the accounts, which caused my ...
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Deleted all SMS! - unrooted Android 8.0.0 - Recovery Options?

I was deleting 2 SMS messages, I did long press on the 1st until the blue tick appeared then selected the 2nd SMS. I then quickly went to the top 3 dots to select 'Delete' and the next thing I saw is ...
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How to create an exact image of all the internal memory including the “free space”?

My father has done a reset by accident on his smartphone. He has very important data he needs that was deleted. Is there a software/app/way that will copy the internal memory (hard disk) exactly as it ...
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Recovering files after accidental reset [duplicate]

My father has done a reset to factory by accident. We are trying to restore photos, videos and other if possible. It seems that the recovery programs for android are not as good as the pc ones so I ...
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How options do I have for data recovery for my Samsunge Note 4?

The screen on my Samsung Note 4 cracked. Unfortunately, I did not back up the data in internal memory before that happened. Although the phone works, I have no way to access my data since I don't have ...
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Can I backup my phone or install TWRP recovery while stuck in Lineage OS recovery?

Highly unfortunately for me, I had thought it was a great idea not to make any backups when going to test if I was properly able to upgrade/downgrade Lineage OS versions. I had replaced my TWRP ...
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Samsung “My Files” app: where is trash?

Situation There is a Samsung A10 with Android 9. Some files are deleted by My Files app. I tried to find its trash tool by this post: Open my files. Tap the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner. ...
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Recover deleted chrome bookmarks, saved passwords, etc on android smartphone

My google account wasn't even logged into google chrome. I was looking to backup my saved bookmarks and passwords and dissociate any such linked data with my google account. I went on to "chrome ...
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How to decrypt /sdcard | Keymaster HAL 4 | Unexpected value for crypto key location

-Update: Looked into TWRP log, and it seems like it has key problems: I:Setting up '/data' as data/media emulated storage. I:mount -o bind '/data/media' '/sdcard' process ended with RC=0 I:mount -o ...
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Do any data-recovery solutions still work on android 11?

Question: All data-recovery solutions I can find on this site are from 6 or more years ago. Similarly, commercial solutions (such as Dr. Fone) are only good up to android 4. Are there any tools or ...
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I'm looking for a data recovery program for my android phone [closed]

I had a Samsung Galaxy J7 it was stolen I managed to get it back but not before it was wiped completely but they weren't able to get passed the frp lock and I had some very valuable data on some of ...
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How to control phone with broken screen from computer when there is a password?

My phone's screen is broken. I want to be able to use it using a PC (I just need to use two apps for a short while). I have a password on my phone. If I remember correctly, I have USB debugging ...
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how to recover data from android 10?

My Samsung A80 had an issue and could start up i had to flash it tried to recover its data but could not i HAVE used windows and i used different apps, no thing worked my friend rooted the phone SO ...
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Phone stuck in recovery bootload and i need to backup all data

EDIT - ive flashed the system because i couldnt find any way of recovering the data, without unlocking anything there is not much that you can do. with this can someone close this question? lastly, ...
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How to fix bootloop (C5 PRO SM-C5010)but saving USERDATA

my device C5 pro (SM-C5010), Android 8, Fully STOCK ,knox not tripped, firmware: dont know exactly as i am on bootloop but it is Hong Kong. ​PROBLEM: I remove cache memory from recovery but then it ...
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How can I recover my deleted messages? [duplicate]

I'm a symphony i110 user.unfortunatly I deleted some sms which was important.now how can I get those back?
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F2FS partition does not mount, fsck.f2fs does not resolve. I want to recover the files

I made a backup of my phone's userdata partition with the command (because the /data is not mounting): dd if=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/userdata of=/usb_otg/userdata.img I need the files that are ...
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On a non-rooted device, can adb access any files that an Android file manager cannot?

An Android app I was relying on did not save its data. I'm hoping that perhaps the data is located in a cache or temporary file. The device is not rooted (and is running Android 7.0), and I've ...
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How can I get as much data as possible off a phone with broken USB?

I have a BV7000pro running Marshmallow (according to the specs - it's off now for a good reason that will become clear soon). It stopped charging after a period of very poor battery life, so I bought ...
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Is data recovery possible in encrypted phone? [duplicate]

I need a suggestion! Tomorrow I am giving my phone to service centre for repairing my broken camera. I am feared that whether they can access my files or not? My phone is on android 10 out of the box ...
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Can I enable USB debugging and recover data via PC from a phone with broken touch?

One of the possibilities is attaching a mouse via an OTG adapter and enable USB debug from there. Or just replace the touch screen, of course. At the moment, I don’t have an OTG adapter and the cost ...
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How to shred deleted files to prevent data recovery?

Is there a good way for shredding my Android's free space to ensure data cannot be recovered? I want to permanently shred my deleted files in free space. I have heard of secure eraser and ishredder.
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Retrieve DCIM folder deleted from internal storage, no backup on Google and phone is unrooted [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted files including photos from file manager. I tried multiple recovery apps like Dr. Fone, disk digger, etc. but nothing seems to work as my thumbnails, cache and everything from ...
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Half dead screen, trying to recover data (device not showing in file explorer)

I have a somewhat old Samsung S7 Edge phone which (strangely enough) has only the lower half of the screen not working. This is, the whole screen lights up and displays everything, but ONLY the lower ...
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Exporting call records with phone call recordings from Mega Call Recorder Advanced app

This is a long-shot, but I really hope someone can help. I was using the Mega Call Recorder Advanced Android app to record phone calls for quite some time. Its official package name was com....
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My SD card got damaged [duplicate]

iam unable to format it not use it. i need an app that will help me recover my data please anyone can share light to this. Thanks in anticipation
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Getting lost chrome android data back

My mom uses my android phone sometimes, and I guess yesterday or the day before she had reset one or more of my apps, including chrome, since all my open tabs and history is gone. I was not syncing my ...
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Notes and Contacts Recovery (Huawei P6 Android 4.4)

I have a Huawei Ascend P6 with 4.4 Android sutcking on the start up logo. I have many important notes (saved by default notepad app) and some unsynched contacts in there. so I have access to the ...
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How can I get files off an Android phone without the ability to get into the phone?

I have a phone the touchscreen of which does not work, and so I can't do anything like switching on debugging, or accepting notifications to share data, but the phone has no password and I can connect ...
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asus phone data recovery with broken screen

I have Asus Zenfone selfie but the screen is broken and black and unfortunately USB debugging is not yet enabled.is there any way to recover data from it .please help. thank you
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Can you help me recover my accidentally deleted videos?

I have a Nokia 2.2 smartphone runnig Android 10 ( a hateful piece of software from my opinion). From 16 GB of storage only 2 are available for the user and it's shrinking even more with every new ...
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How can i get back my files from userdata dump (dumepd via LGUP)?

A while ago i soft bricked my LG V30, then before i flashed a new Rom i created a LGUP dump which gave me lots of files includung a 54 GB userdata file. The phone is currently up and running with the ...
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WhatsApp restore stops halfway through importing chat messages

I have a problem with restoring a WhatsApp backup made to transfer the messages from one phone to another. First, I followed the advice I gave here myself after I ran into WhatsApp backup/restore ...
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Does Android disk encryption use device-specific keys (such as IMEI or model) to encrypt the disk?

This question is about how disk encryption for Android 6.0 works. In short: Does Android 6.0 disk encryption use any device-specific keys (such as IMEI or model) to encrypt the disk? In detail: I'm ...
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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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