How to Extract Evidence From a Smart Phone

When it comes to data off of a cell phone in a form you can use in court, you have a variety of options.  Unfortunately, they are all complicated and/or expensive.  If you want to attempt this on your own with the minimal cost a good approach you should consider is “Magnet ACQUIRE – Community Edition 2.0” – which is available here:

Magnet Acquire Tool


The tool does require some manipulation to the phone, so this might require some experience.  However, it is free.