This page contains information about how to use a recovery mode in order to extract more data from an Android device.
Main values of this feature are:
Extraction from both rooted and non-rooted devices without knowing their screen lock password
Creation of the device's physical image and reusing/reanalyzing it multiple times in the future to get better results without the need of having the device present
Screen lock protection bypass - more instructions are available here
How to set the phone to recovery mode
More information about recovery mode is available here.
How to install the custom recovery is available here
(for Samsung devices) and here
(for non-Samsung devices).
Connecting the phone
After you have prepared your device, simply open MOBILedit Forensic Express and connect the phone by cable.
Choose whether you want to create a physical image, browse phone or standard extraction.
All other settings are the same as when you connect the phone in a device mode.