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Thoroughly Erase All Data on Android Smartphone

-- Wednesday, February 24, 2016
It’s absolutely a wise idea to erase all data on Android smartphone before recycling, trading in, selling or donating your old gadget. This can keep the sensitive data like credit-card numbers, banking information, passwords, family photos and more from getting into the wrong hands. But you should notice that simply doing a factory reset on your Android device is far from enough to discourage identity theft. To thoroughly erase all data on Android smartphone, you can use Secure Eraser.

What Secure Eraser can do for you? It can clean up your phone, delete all app’s cache files, and erase music, movies, photos, apps and more personal data on your device. It is the best solution for erasing all content and settings or for freeing up more memory and valuable storage space. The whole process is literally a few clicks and you are done. To make sure that your files are easily retrievable, it’s necessary to back up the Android data on computer before getting started. Now check out the instructions below to clean up your smartphone.

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How to Erase All Content and Settings on Android Smartphone

Step 1 Download, Install and Launch Secure Eraser
When the software is installed, launch it on computer. Meanwhile, you need to connect your device to computer via the USB cable and enable USB debugging on your device. The program will soon recognize your device and you will get the below interface.

Launch Secure Eraser on Computer

Step 2 Choose Erase All Data from the Main Interface
Select Erase All Data and enter "delete" in the next interface to confirm that you would like to erase all data. Click on "Erase Now" to get started.

Erase All Data

Step 3 Erasing Content and Settings on Android
When the program starts erasing the file, you will see the interface as follows. Click on "Stop" if you would like to end the process at any moment.

 Start Erasing Data from Android

Step 4 Perform a Factory Data Reset on Android Device
To clear all system data and settings, a factory data reset is needed. Please click on "Factory Data Reset" on your phone to thoroughly erase all settings and data.

 Factory Data Reset

With this Secure Eraser, all data will be erased completely and no one can retrieve it. This program works with all Android smartphone like Samsung Galaxy S7/S6, HTC One M9/8, Google Nexus 6/5, LG G3/4, and more. Now download and try this program which is reasonably sufficient to keep your personal data safe.

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.