Some phones can be read without a working screen. A good example is this Samsung Galaxy SIII.

The glass of the screen was scattered. The screen did not show any information and the battery was broken.
Despite these problems we managed to access the internal memory of the phone and export all needed files.

In important cases one can also choose to follow the “chip-off” procedure, where the chip can be soldered out of the phone and read directly with specialised hard- and software.

This procedure can also used in case phones are locked by a password and we cannot crack the password.
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