In Mobile Forensics, App data backup extraction is an easy solution to acquire App data without rooting a smartphone. By using Android system’s backup feature, it is possible to create app data duplication which is saved in the SD card, which requires no root access.
In this demonstration, we used a Xiaomi Smartphone with MIUI system(powered by Android) as an example to demonstrate how to backup and extract App data without rooting a smartphone.
- The target smartphone must be functioning and can be powered up
- The screen can be unlocked
- The Android system backup feature is accessible for the users