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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by FrankS6Datahelp, Mar 16, 2022.

  1. FrankS6Datahelp

    Thread Starter

    Hi, so one day my s6 started to flicker when screen brightness turned down (low battery).

    Week or so later and my screen became semi unresponsive, flickering, glitches flashing. Its responsive but unable to see anything, I've tried looking at pictures and tried to estimate where things would be but to no avail.

    My charging port broke about a year or 2 ago and I recently realised I had baby pictures that are only on here and decided to change the charging port which now works. I've tried kies but need to unlock phone which I can't do, tried findmyphone but I've moved and so no network access. I've tried mirroring to my t.v with adaptors and keyboard and mouse but it just ain't working.

    Is there any way to recover the photos... also there maybe some private photos which I don't think I could take into a shop without some embarrassing looks.

    Any help with this ancient phone would be very helpful.

    Thank you.

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  2. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Were you using Google photos by chance?
  3. FrankS6Datahelp

    Thread Starter

    No, I tried this and got one photo lol
  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    If the phone wont operate and can't connect to anything. Think the only option be a professional forensic data recovery service. Where they actually disassemble the device, and read the flash memory chips directly, or at least repair it enough so data can be read. Something like Drive Savers. https://drivesaversdatarecovery.com/

    Which is what the feds might use to try to recover evidence data from suspects' phones that have been smashed, and can be extremely expensive.
    #4 mikedt, Mar 16, 2022
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2022
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  5. FrankS6Datahelp

    Thread Starter

    Thanks mikedt, seems I may have to go down the professional route if I can't think of something... maybe I could try purchase a working phone and move over the motherboard make sure it isn't a faulty screen.
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The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active release date was June 2015. Features and Specs include a 5.1" inch screen, 16MP camera, 3GB RAM, Exynos 7420 Octa processor, and 3500mAh battery.

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