MOBILedit Forensic Express performs mobile phone content extractions and is used by professionals in law enforcement, military as well as the corporate and private sectors. By connecting a phone via USB cable, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth you can perform individual examinations of the majority of mobile devices available and generate reports in
multiple formats (PDF, HTML, Excel, etc.) for a variety of needs.
This tool can retrieve messages, call logs, pictures, contacts, apps, calendar events, emails, passwords, media, file system, deleted data and much more. See all the possibilities
Specific data you want to extract from the device can be selected - find more info about data categories
We have developed this tool to be as user-friendly and easy to use as possible. However, if you experience any difficulties, please contact our
Before you begin
To experience the best possible functionality, we recommend you to take a look at the
minimum system requirements to make sure you are running MOBILedit Forensic Express on a suitable PC.
Please note: The digital key version of MOBILedit Forensic Express is not compatible with the dongle.
For the dongle version please contact our technical support.
The step by step installation guide is available in video below:
Before connecting the phone, be sure you have installed the necessary device drivers to your PC. You can download our Complete Driver Pack here.
In some cases when connecting an Android device with the 64-bit version of Forensic Express, the device driver provided by the manufacturer of the phone will not allow for proper connection between the device and our software. There might be a need to replace it with the universal ADB (Android) driver - please find more in the following guide
While MOBILedit Forensic Express is a very powerful extraction tool and extracts practically all information available, advanced users looking to get even more information from the phone should first 'root' or 'jailbreak' the phone.
Android rooting is an important step that will allow maximum data and deleted data acquisition. Learn more about it
here. If you cannot or do not want to root the phone, you can alternatively use the ‘Application Downgrade’ feature to find hidden data and deleted data in certain supported apps. Visit
App data and
App downgrade feature page for information on this.
For iPhone or iOS device supply the iTunes backup password. iPhone jailbreaking is the bypass of several types of Apple prohibitions for the end user, including modifying the operating system (enforced by a "locked bootloader"), installing non-officially approved applications via side loading, and granting the user elevated administration-level privileges (rooting). Learn more about jailbreaking
here. Or you can try to bypass the passcode on locked iOS devices with the
Lockdown Files Method.
The Connection Wizard will guide you step-by-step through the process of device recognition and setup of the PC-to-device communication through various types of connections. You can find the MOBILedit Connection Wizard button on the main toolbar. ...
The Parental Check option is carefully predefined selection for getting the best results. It is optimized for situations when you as a parent want to check your kid's phone. The following data will be exported and listed in the report: Contacts ...
The Check for Updates UI has changed since the release of version 5.0. Upon clicking on the "Check for updates" button you will be shown the following screen informing you about any available updates of the software itself, or of some of the features ...
Checking for updates and getting them is very simple. There is a "Check for updates" button on the home screen. When an update is available, the home screen "Check for update" button changes to a blue "Update" button. Click on the "Update" button. A ...
Checking for updates and getting them is very simple. There is an "Updates" button on the home screen. Click on the "Update" button. A window called "New version available" will appear, with information about the possibility to download an update. ...