The Windows Phone file system
The Windows Phone file system is more or less similar to the file systems used in Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10. From the root directory, one can reach different files and folders that are available on this device. From a forensic perspective, the following are some of the folders that can yield valuable data. All the listed directories are located in the root directory:
- Application Data: This directory contains data of preinstalled apps on the phone, such as Outlook, Maps, and Internet Explorer.
- Applications: This directory contains the apps installed by the user. The isolated storage, which is allocated or used by each app, is also located in this folder.
- My Documents: This directory holds different Office documents, ...