"I want to buy a new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and I want to permanently erase all contents and settings from my old HTC phone, including contacts, WhatsApp chat history, notes, pictures, videos, and text messages and other personal informations. I know that sometimes when we delete some data and ever factory reset our Android device, the data seems to have been removed, but some professional data recovery tool can still recover it with only a few steps. What is the effective way to completely wipe all data from an Android phone or tablet, so that all the erased data can not being restored?" - Asked by Susane.
Yes, even if the built-in factory settings restoring is the most widely recommended methods, and most of Android users are using it to wipe all data on Android device. But, there is a hidden bug laid on it once you did not take it seriously. I found out occasionally that the data you remove with the default factory reset can still being found and recovered by some powerful data recovery tool, just like the Android Data Recovery. It's very deadly to get your private contents exposed to someone who you are not familiar with. What's worse, you never don't know what he or she will going to do with the found data from your old Android device. May be nothing or may be exposure your personal privacy or steal your hard making money from your electronic accounts without any notice. Therefore, you should pay attention to data wiping when selling your old Android phone or tablet.
The deleted data is still available unless it was overwritten by new data. In fact, it’s pretty hard to get it done manually, but it can be easy with the help of a 3rd party tool. Android Data Eraser is a comprehensive erased tool, which enables you to permanently wipe all data and settings such as text messages, WhatsApp messages, contacts, call logs, photos, videos, notes, account ID and other personal information from your Android phone or tablet with ease, ensure 100% safe and no any possibility of recovery, even the most professional Android data recovery tool. And the program apply to almost all Android brands, including Samsung, HTC, LG, ZTE, Huawei, Sony, Motolora, Acer, Dell and so on.
Note: Before wiping your Android device, please remember back up data from Android to computer. Once the wiping is completed, nothing can be recovered.
How to Wipe Your Android Phone & Tablet Without Restored
Completely wipe all personal data from Android devices without rooting, restore the device to factory setting.
Step 1. Connect your Android device to the computer
After installation, connect your Android device to your computer by using an USB cable.
Note: If you phone or tablet have not enable the USB debugging, you need to following the tips on the program's window to enable it on your Android device.
Step 2. Confirm the order of wiping
Once your device is recognized, you can see the window as below, click on "Erase All Data" and move on.
To let the program wipe all data on your Android device, you need to type "delete" on the text box to confirm the order, then click "Erase Now".
After that, the program will begin erasing data like contacts, messages, music, movies, photos, apps, and other personal contents on your device. This process will not take too much of time, depending on the data storage on the device.
Step 3. Reset all settings on your Android device
When the process finished, you need to follow the tips of the program to factory reset your device so as to finish the whole wiping process.
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