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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 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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smartphone as a USB ramdisk

Is it possible to use an Android device (like a smartphone) as an USB ramdisk? Basically i'd like to have the PC accessing a tmpfs on the smartphone as a (virtual) USB mass storage device, so data ...
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Accessing temp files created by an application

I have an application that I know writes temp files to the data/data/app-package directory. Using a file browsing app or windows explorer it seems these directories are sufficiently protected. Is ...
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Where is the temp file of recorder in Android?

Galaxy Note2 4.3 Samsung firmware. Recording for 1 hour with the highest quality, accidentally pressed "back" button, nothing saved. Usually the file would be saved automatically even if "back" is ...
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Is it possible to create a RAMDisk / Ramdrive for Android 4.x?

Is it possible to create an auto-growing tmpfs ramdisk on a rooted Android 4.x? If yes, how?
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Configure Play Store to download temporary files to SD Card

I find that every time I start to update an application using Google Play, my phone's internal memory starts to run out (i.e. the Play app downloads temporary files to internal memory). In a number of ...
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How can I clear out unneeded files - like cache, tmp et al?

Are there any Bleachbit like software for Android? Software that cleanes all the tmp, cache, unneded files..
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What are all the "DiskCacheIndex*.tmp" files on my phone?

I have about a dozen files named DiskCacheIndexnnnnnn.tmp in my /mnt/sdcard, where nnnnnnn is some number. All of these are emtpy: What are they for? Who created them? Is it safe to remove them?