1. SilverRocket88's Avatar
    Hey there, so this might seem like a stupid question, but when uninstalling an app (from play store) off my smartphone does it REALLY get deleted/removed??? i.e. i'm talking ALL personal information and app data gone, no traces left, like the app never existed.
    01-20-2015 06:30 PM
  2. anon8380037's Avatar
    Yes. Well it get's overwritten afaik.You can wipe cache in recovery mode, which is helpful to smooth running anyway, though I don't think it will securely wipe info anymore than removing the app does.
    It will remain in your Play Store - My Apps list, but that can be removed by hitting the X so no one knows you used it.
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    01-20-2015 06:59 PM
  3. SilverRocket88's Avatar
    Thanks Madd54

    Can anyone else confirm?
    01-23-2015 03:43 PM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    The data that the app owned gets marked for overwrite, but until it is, its still there. Its not something that can easily be recovered.

    From an AOSP M8
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    01-23-2015 03:52 PM
  5. SilverRocket88's Avatar
    This is just a follow-up message to say thank you both (anon8380037 & Golfdriver97) for your replies!

    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    11-02-2016 04:01 PM

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