ShredIt Android FAQ

General Questions

What are the System Requirements for ShredIt for Android?

ShredIt for Android works on Android 4.x or later. Works on Android Phone, Android Tablet, Android TV.

How does the free trial subscription work?

Your purchase offers a 7-day trial period through the Google Play Store so you can try it before your first subscription payment.
Here’s what you need to know about the Google Play Store’s trial subscription model:
– If you don’t cancel, you’ll be automatically billed for the subscription at the end of the trial period.
– If you cancel before the end of the trial, you won’t be charged.

How do I cancel my subscription?

Uninstalling the app from your device will not cancel your subscription.
To cancel your subscription,
– Open the Google Play Store and Tap the Menu ≡ > Subscriptions
– Select the subscription, Tap “Cancel Subscription” and follow the instructions
For more information about cancelling a subscription on the Google Play Store, go to the Google Play Store and type “Subscription” in the Help Window.

ShredIt for Android Operation Questions

Can I use ShredIt to wipe Free Space on my Android Phone?

Yes. For Step-byStep instructions on how to just wipe your Free space, refer to this tutorial:
How to Wipe Free Space on Android Phone

Where can I find a Tutorial for ShredIt Android?

To read of watch the ShredIt Android Tutorials, click here

Other Questions

Is there a ShredIt for my other devices?

Because Shredit has been shredding data since the 1990s, it’s available on most platforms.
So, it’s also available for iOS.
In addition, it’s available on most Mac Computers and Windows Computers from Mireth Technology Corp.

Should I wipe free space if I use encryption?

Although using encryption enhances security, it may not be “good enough” as the BBC reports in this article about data retrieval, British spies ‘moved after Snowden files read’

Wipe free space only or do a Factory Reset?

The scope of the two procedures is not the same. Wiping the Free Space wipes just the free space on your Android device. Doing a Factory Reset impacts the data on the entire device. So, unlike doing a Factory Reset, wiping free space does not impact any of the apps or data that are also on your phone. In addition, whereas wiping the free space overwrites the data on your device, doing a Factory Reset just moves all the data into your free space.

Do I need to wipe my phone before selling or recycling it?

That depends on what’s on your phone. But, consider this. It’s not outside the realm of possibility that you’ve got some data on your phone that could be useful to a hacker. It might take some time for the hacker to get in to a discarded phone, but since many phones that are to be recycled end up being recycled overseas where cheap labour is more plentiful, doesn’t this seem like a risk not worth taking? A logical way to ensure that there isn’t useful data on your phone just in case it does end up in the hands of a hacker is to wipe it before you discard it. discard it. Because you can’t recover what’s no longer there. Think of it as insurance.

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