Data will also be recovered after the handset has been drained and reset to factory settings with low prices

According to CCTV Financial Channel, some consumers will opt to empty their phones and restore factory settings before selling used phones to protect their personal information. However, a CCTV reporter discovered that a substantial number of retailers on the e-commerce website would offer cell phone data recovery facilities, and that 100 percent recovery cannot be assured. Cost only about 160.17 Australian Dollar

A CCTV reporter asked to recover cell phone data at a mobile phone brand’s after-sales support center in Nanning. Data retrieval, according to the workers, necessitates the use of “specialized personnel.” To begin, it is necessary to determine if the data is valuable enough to be restored. Second, for reading, the cell phone’s hard disk (flash drive chip) must be disassembled. If it can be read, there’s a chance you’ll be able to recover the lost files.

People who conduct cell phone data recovery, both offline or remotely, will use a terminal computer known as a “forensics machine,” and will retrieve any of the phone’s present, encrypted, and lost data, including call logs, text messages, addresses, and multimedia files, among other things. The data recovery team said that as long as your cell phone memory chip is not corrupted, the data on your phone can be recovered, even though the phone device is drained and restored to factory settings.

Despite the fact that most modern smartphones use eMMC and UFS flash memory chips, the concept remains identical to that of a device SSD, and a quick deletion process would not remove data. Currently, to execute a safe erasure procedure on a device SSD, use the official program of the hard disk maker, which will guarantee that the data cannot be retrieved. Furthermore, the TRIM operation will mean that a portion of the data is permanently deleted and cannot be recovered.

When Google’s latest native Android 10 and other devices are switched on for the first time after flashing, they require mandatory protection of internal storage, but third-party vendors will circumvent this requirement. It’s unclear if the “forensic machine” will retrieve lost data from an encrypted Android phone ROM chip or an Apple iPhone.