Android application to decrypt the backup

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shadys
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Android application to decrypt the backup

Post by shadys » Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:01 pm

Hello,
I would like to know if there is the possibility of decrypting the files of a backup, using the smartphone.
Practically:
1) I perform the encrypted backup on the PC.
2) I synchronize the backup folder on a cloud;
I wish I could read the files on the cloud with my smartphone, but I don't know if it's possible to decrypt the files directly with the smartphone.
Thank you
Giuseppe

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Re: Android application to decrypt the backup

Post by cobian » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:16 pm

Well, yes. The encrypted files are simply ZIP files with AES encryption, so any app that can handle encrypted zip files should open your files without problems. Just change the *.enc extension to *.zip.
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