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Yesterday, I used one of those retrieval apps to get back a couple pics that were accidentally deleted. But when it finished, it shows I have a little over a thousand pics alone that have been deleted, along with numerous other items.
How can I deleted those things in there? Will that free up any space on my phone (not having storage problems now, but would just like to have the space available)?

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i would think sense they are deleted they are not taking up space that just like in windows the address of the files are erased allowing a new file to be written to that area the reason you can see them with the recovery progam is because nothing has overwritten where the deleted files are
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i would think sense they are deleted they are not taking up space that just like in windows the address of the files are erased allowing a new file to be written to that area the reason you can see them with the recovery progam is because nothing has overwritten where the deleted files are
I just wasn't sure, being that Android and Windows are two different systems. It also surprised me at the amount of stuff that's in there that can be retrieved.
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