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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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KitKat exploit for reading fils in /data

My Motoroa Droid MAXX is running a version of Android that has no rooting method. All I want to do is read Chrome's backed up file of tge list of open tabs. Does Android 4.4.4 have any known ...
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Mount (physical) SD card on Linux

Soaked my phone (Moto G2, Marshmallow) and it died completely. I took out the micro SD card and unsuccessfully tried to mount it on my Debian system. The SD card is recognized and I can see 2 ...
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ADB: Phone is not recognised but Ubuntu 18.04 recognises it

My LG G3 phone (phone is rooted; OS is Android Fulmics) is recognised by my laptop when I plug it in. The laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04 and I can easily copy data from and to my phone. I have ...
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How can I recover my phone (factory reset doesn't work)?

My phone is Asus Zenfone 5 and I want to recover my phone but I can't because it always stucks in the screen with the Asus logo. I've tried recovering it by using the factory data reset in the ...
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Need Data off of a Locked, Unrooted Nexus 5 Stuck on Pre-Android Logo Splash Animation

Alright, this is a long shot, but I really would like to get my data off of my old, soft-bricked phone. It's a Nexus 5 (running Android 6.0.1), which has never been unlocked or rooted. It gets stuck ...
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I lost my android phone, how can I recover all my Whatsapp status and messages

I lost my android phone (MOTO G2) on my marriage day. Now I wanted to check all my whatsapp status to write full story of my life before one year back. (In short my past time) Is there any way to ...
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Recover hidden pictures from my system

I am currently using Calculator Vault to hide my photos and would like to recover all my photos. But my system does not want to start since this morning. I have the password with which I lock it. ...
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How to Recover Data from internal storage of dead phone?

I'm Using a Intex Aqua Power HD phone with Android 4.4. Its broken and cannot be switched it on... Whatever be the problem with the phone, what I really want is the data in that phone... The data in ...
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how to recover data from a broken mobile phone which has an inbuilt storage only

My Lenovo Zuk z1 came under a bus and it broken into pieces. Is there any possible way from which I can recover some data from it as it contains some memorable moments of my nephew adding that Zuk z1 ...
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Recovery of QuickMemo+ data via SD - LG LEON bad screen

I have an LG LEON which has a damaged screen & digitizer. USB Debug is off. I can access somewhat via PC. I tried a USB OTG cable & mouse as well as various software to get some critical data ...
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How to recover gmail address

So, Awhile back I got a new phone and my number changed. I went to My Google Account page but It would not let me sign in to change my number. Been 5 months now..but It is still logged onto an older ...
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Files and folders in USB drive lost after connecting to Android phone!

I have been using a Kingston 32GB OTG USB device (pic-1) on my Samsung J1 Ace, for some time now. Today I plugged it to the phone and moved several folders to the USB drive. Then I plugged it to my ...
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Recover from android factory reset?

I "accidentally" did factory reset my sister's phone. I'm interested in trying out AccessData FTK Imager but the problem is i don't know how to load the android filesystem for insepection? Or more ...
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It is possible recover a deleted contact?

By mistake, I deleted a contact in my phone. The contact was not synchronised with Gmail so I can't recover it. Is there some method, software or technique to recover? What's the maximum time to ...
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My Samsung Note 8.0 GT-N5100 is stuck in a boot loop. I want to retrieve data … is there any hope?

I am about to press "wipe data/factory reset" on the recovery menu, but have found this place and you are my last best hope! I hope to rescue data from S-note and other apps, plus loads of photos ...
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How do I import my contacts from broken Galaxy S7 to new S7?

My Galaxy S7 got water under the cracked screen and now the screen is completely blank but the phone still works. My contacts are not backed up on Google or SD or SIM card. All PC programs that can ...
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Data recover/transfer from a disk image

Situation. I have a .img disk image file obtained from a .vmdk file via a virtualbox conversion, the latter being created by an Android 4.4.2 emulator. I'm trying to recover some app data and transfer ...
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By accident, factory data reset on wrong phone. Still possible to recover photos?

-Is there a way to recover at least some of the photos after factory data reset on S9 +? -Background: My sister gave me a Galaxy S9 + as a birthday present. Wonderful birthday party, took great photos ...
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How to reset my phone without deleting the game data?

I need to know please how can i reset my android 4.1.2 symphony xplorer without deleting it's game data
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What are my options to recover data from my water damaged phone?

My phone(Wileyfox Spark+, rooted and on COS 13, TWRP recovery) fell into water, and i got it out a few seconds later. I immediately took out the battery, sd card, sim, and lid, and left them in the ...
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Moto G — recovering files after bootloader unlock (wipe)?

I'm trying to evaluate the options for recovering some important files that were deleted from a Moto G 1st generation. I have sufficient experience with the data recovery itself once I have an image ...
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How to restore whatsapp media?

My friend have sent me an image on Whatsapp, I downloaded the photo and later accidently deleted the photo on /storage/sdcard0/Whatsapp/Media/Whatsapp Images Now when I click on the image on ...
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Accept RSA key on no touch android device

Pulling my hair out at this point. I have a client's android device (Alcatel idol 3) and I'm trying to pull data from the device. I enabled USB debugging via an OTG and mouse setup, but I've now run ...
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cannot recover data from or unlock my phone Lenovo Z2 plus

I needed some data from my old phone Lenovo Zuk Z2 plus (Z2132) but I have forgotten the lock screen PIN. I tried a lot of recovery software, but all of them had a pre-requisite to either have the ...
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How can I access the contents of the main disk on my Android device, for data recovery purposes?

I'm trying my best to determine a method of recovering some deleted data on my Samsung S5. I've used tools such as Recuva in the past to recover files on flash drives and devices of that nature. ...
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(SOLVED) How to recover data from Android … /sdCard/ … /Downloads on Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Android 6 Marshmallow)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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(SOLVED) How (methods) to unlock Bootloader on own Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Data Recovery context)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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recover from sd card image using the key file in the phone [duplicate]

My android phone (6.0.1) died and was not charging. I removed the SDcard hoping i can recover some photos, but was not successfull. I took the image of the SDcard and then started using the SDcard in ...
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How to check if somebody had done a data recovery on my phone?

So I recently lent my phone to my father. He broke its display and took it to a service center for repairs, all unbeknownst to me. I am kinda freaking out now because, only a few months ago, I had ...
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How to recover a System partition that won't mount

A relative of mine brought me his Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9190, which is stuck at boot. When I boot into recovery it gives the error Failed to mount /system (invalid argument). How can I dig through the ...
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Are pictures lost forever if using TWRP to wipe data?

I have the following problem: I accidentally deleted an important picture and tried to recover it; Using DiskDigger (without root) I only find the low quality version of the picture - I read that I ...
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How to backup data on a non-booting, unrooted phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747 for AT&T) that is not rooted. Recently it started shutting down in the middle of use and not start up again. At first, plugging it into the charger would get ...
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Android data disappeared

I got an Android Tablet (Samsung SM-T800). I recently went into Download Mode (holding down some keys during startup), just to check if options for factory reset are available. I canceled out of ...
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External SD card is not working in Android phone

I used 8GB external memory card. Suddenly all data inside it is corrupt. Which means cannot read any data.It shows only it has 2GB size. For a solution : 1.Unmount it and insert it. 2.I format the ...
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WhatsApp messages disappeared without having been deleted

I was texting like normal yesterday morning when all of a sudden it said WhatsApp is not responding or something like that, but after it came off EVERYTHING was deleted, even my backup. I had messages ...
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Unable to recover SD card used as internal memory after factory reset

I have Motorolla G3 Android 6.0 phone. I am using 32 gb SD card as internal storage. After removing my 32gb card I did factory reset, now after factory reset my device doesn't recognize my SD card its ...
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Restricted Google Play Service hangs up the booting process

I use oneplus one with CM13. There is a privacy guard that allows to block any permission for any app/service. I applied this feature to Google Play Service. Now it asks me allow some permission and ...
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How to restore ColorNote notes after factory reset?

I forgot to backup my notes before factory reset and now apparently I have lost them all. Before doing factory reset though, Back up my data option in Settings >> Backup & Restore was checked but ...
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Nexus 5 screen no working, how do i recover data

My nexus 5 screens LCD had broken so I ordered a new one and installed it, it's not the first time I have done it, and for some reason, it won't display anything to the screen, I know my phone is ...
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How to save images / videos from a Xiaomi Redmi 4X that keeps rebooting in every 30 seconds

My phone (Xiaomi Redmi 4X) is faulty since last week, it's restarting itself in every 30 seconds (this time starts when the home screen appears). This little time is not enough for copying everything ...
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How to bypass lockscreen Android Marshmallow?

After Updating to Marshmallow my PIN is no longer being accepted, USB Debugging is disabled, no root, bootloader is locked, what can I do? Is there anyway to get the data off the device, aside from ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 (follow on Q'n)

I'm a newbie to digging into Android this deep, so please bear with me. FYI I'm more familiar with PC's, with a smattering of the back office side of things from muddling along. So any response ...
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Huawei Nexus 6P / Broken screen

I have a Huawei Nexus 6P which its internal screen has been broken recently, it's still working, I can hear the notifications and the calls ringtone, but with a black screen The replacement screen is ...
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Broken Phone - Google Authenticator inaccessible - Switch Internal Storage To New Phone

I have a Snapped phone. (Huawei p8 Lite ALE L02) That has very important google authenticator codes on it. The only way I seem them as being salvageable is to replace the internal storage from this ...
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How to access the RecycleBin or trash folders and recover deleted files?

Deleted a file, with the option to delete permanently unchecked. Tried to retrieve it then, only to find out that Android has no visible recycle bin...
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Retrieve files from A5 with broken Screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 2015 (A500F) with broken screen and digitizer. The phone is simply locked (no password or pattern used) but I cannot scroll down to unlock in order to access the file system....
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Android data recovery

Hi I really need help on this one, my Samsung j1 has a broken screen, it's just blank and gives no visual. When I connect it via USB my laptop recognizes it, but I can't access the data because I have ...
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SD card formatted as internal storage Recovery Data

I have a problem. I formatted uin SD-Card with a smartphone with Android 6 and asked me to format it as internal memory, I accepted, with only one clause, if I moved the SD on another device this did ...
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When I uninstall WhatsApp from Android device, would my chats'/msgs' data stay on device?

so i made this stupid mistake of uninstalling whatsapp then giving away my phone without resting it to factory settings, so the other person now have my device, could he by a way or another retrieve ...
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Recovering deleted files android 6.0.1 (internal storage)

They were onenote's files, research notes. Had problems with sync and lost files. How can I recover the files in the safest way? It happened today. I already stopped using the phone. (asking for a ...