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  1. excav8ter

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    Hi everyone. So i am hoping to grab an S7 today, but i have a question about "wiping" my old phone before i give it to my daughter. When you do a factory data reset, does it TOTALLY wipe the phone? Are there files and pictures that remain on the device, even though they are not "visible"?

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    I recommend using KIES 3 or Smart Switch, to where you can re-flash the entire phone.
    That should do the trick.
     
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    Yes, chances are some if not most of your data is still residing on the storage media. Don't skip reading through Snakeyeskm's link!
     
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The Samsung Galaxy S7 was launched in 2016 and was one of two devices in the lineup. The device features a 5.1-inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a 12MP rear camera.

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