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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by rfox54, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. rfox54

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    I assume that there is information stored there that I would rather not share, so I want to clear the memory before returning.
    Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
     

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    Do a factory reset from within the phone a few times. And if you are extra paranoid, you can mount the internal storage to a pc and use software to overwrite all the data (do a google search for some ideas.) Then you could run the RUU (rom update utility).

    But honestly doing a factory reset and select the option to erase the internal storage is enough.
     

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