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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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How can I retrieve data from an Epic 4G without a working screen?

My epic 4g served me well for 10 months before the screen died out on me. I bought a new one and would like to transfer data from my old phone to my new phone, however, it seems impossible when the ...
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All of my texts disappeared, what can I do?

All of my old text messages disappeared. What might I be able to do to recover them?
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What steps should I take before giving my phone to be fixed in a lab?

This is similar to I have sold my phone on eBay. What should I do before I send it off?, but in my case I'm just handing my phone off to be fixed. I don't want to have to completely wipe or reset my ...
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recover a phone number I didn't save

At the bar last night I got a number I opened a new contact under my Google contacts on my Droid Incredible and typed in the information. But in my sub lucid state I never saved it, I would love to ...
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My android phone was stolen. How worried should I be with all my google data inside the phone?

Ok, so my samsung galaxy 5 was stolen. I had gmail, calendar, twitter(tweetdeck), facebook, ... all my personal data in it. I didn't have any app installed that could wipe this information from a ...
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Where can I find files/db/etc of Memo application?

I'm wondering is it possible (sure it is :)) to find all the memo notes manually and where exactly they are stored?
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If I uninstall an app do I lose the data?

I want to install Angry Birds from the Amazon App Store but all I get is errors. My guess is it's because I already have it installed. I'm afraid to uninstall just in case I lose the data. Any ideas?
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How to fix a damaged sd card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “SD card is damaged - You may have to reformat.” How do I fix this problem? I made my SD card available as mass storage, copied one file from the SD card, unmounted the card ...
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Data Recovery - How to Restore Deleted / Formatted Files on HD Micro SD Card

Background: I put in a friend's SD Card to format it because it was having problems. Then I put mine back in and I think my phone formatted my SD Card. I had a ton of pictures on there that are now ...
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How do I recover my Angry Birds progress!

I'm using Cyanogen and had some issues so in recovery I had to "wipe data". Before I did that I did a backup. How can I get back my Angry Birds save data? I thought for sure it was stored on Google's ...
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Recover Lost Voice Recording on EVO 4G

I was recording an hour-long meeting with the native voice recorder app on my EVO 4G. When I started the recording, I left it running in the background, hit the home screen, then shut the screen off. ...
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Deleted files causing my phone to function incorrectly?

I accidentally deleted files from a folder located on my Android phone and now my phone isn't functioning properly. If I replace those files will my phone now function correctly? Should I replace the ...
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HTC Desire crashed, deleted all SMS/MMS. Can I recover?

Been a reader of SO/SE for a while as am getting into Android development. Just wanted to ask a quick question. Hope someone can help. :) I have a HTC desire (2.2 with HTC sense, as per stock), never ...
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Is there a way to recover a deleted SMS?

I deleted an entire SMS thread by mistake from my HTC Wildfire. Is there any way I can retrieve that thread ?
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Android 2.2 - External SD card not working - says "Blank External SD card" -- Why?

OS: Android 2.2 Device: Samsung Galaxy S All of a sudden my external SD card has stopped working. Error Notification: > Blank External SD card > > SD card blank or has unsupported file ...
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If I format my SD card or replace with a new SD card, what will I lose?

If I format my SD card or replace with a new SD card, what will I lose? What Personal data What Application data What downloads In short I want to find what, where and how data is stored on SD.
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How do you transfer a programs database to another device

I am using the Book Catalog program to scan and enter my collection of books. This program provides an export/backup and import feature, so I can transfer the entered data onto another device. But I ...
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Merging multiple SMS databases

I have a lot of problems with my phone, and so I have a number of nandroid backups with different sets of overlapping SMS messages saved in them. I've also made a few copies of the data folder when ...
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How do I undelete or recover deleted files on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I recover a deleted file on Android? Is there a way to recover deleted files on Android phones without using standard USB storage recovery tools?
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Android phone lost, what data can I get onto new phone?

Sorry about the clumsy question. My Android HTC Magic was lost/stolen last night. I had an unlock swipe code, power-on SIM code and have called the phone company and had it blocked, so not too ...
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