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Do photos survive a factory reset (Android)?

I sold my old Oreo but I'm paranoid. I had about twenty old photos (nothing special) and I deleted them, even from the trash. Then factory reset. That should be enough. As explained on security.SE: ...
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How can I access my phone with a broken screen when TWRP decryption is unavailable?

You can enable ADB by editing certain build.prop options which can be done without data access. Then, like you already mentioned, you can easily control your phone with scrcpy. For an in-depth ...
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Can I mount dead phone's partitions in VM?

You can mount unencrypted partition image on linux: check file system whether is EXT4 or F2FS $ xxd -l 1088 userdata.img | grep 53ef $ xxd -l 1032 userdata.img | grep 1020.f5f2 for F2FS install ...
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Any way to retrieve deleted phone contacts?

Data recovery of deleted contacts depends upon how the data is stored in the device, if your contacts are stored inside the phone’s internal storage, they will be deleted permanently. If the contacts ...
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Permanently locked Tab S7

Found this How to factory reset via recovery mode With your Galaxy S7 turned off, press and hold the Power, Home, and Volume Up buttons at the same time. Keep holding down Power, Home, and Volume Up ...
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When crypt14 file of WhatsApp database is deleted automatically after 7 days, is it possible to recover it in Android 12? Are they permanently deleted

File recovery in newer Android OS is not possible. Long Answer: Most data recovery apps over the years have just failed to recover anything. Some fake recovery by trying to get leftover data from ...
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"Corrupt" SD card after power off?

Hell yeah, I think I managed to solve my troubles. I managed to find a suitable card reader initially to make a backup image of the SD card, but then decided to take a look at it using all the tools I ...
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Remove internal storage from locked phone to read data?

Assuming its a recent Android phone, it is already encrypted As for encryption, Android devices are already encrypted by default, so without your PIN the data on your phone is essentially unreadable. ...
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Cannot find recorded video that I recorded. How can I dig it out?

I know I came probably too late, but since I had the exact same problem today, and this page is the first result that came, so if it can be useful for anybody : In my case the videos were in the DCIM/...
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