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I would think the Documents folder is only for Microsoft Office files that you create locally on your phone (not on Onedrive). Anything that is opened in Adobe on your phone is probably stored in that app's local memory which you cannot access by connecting to your computer. The easiest solution would be to try and email the PDF from the Adobe app on your ...


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The phone is very good at cleaning up after the uninstallation of applications, to the point where if you reinstall them, they think it's a clean install. I believe this is down to the storage system, as no application can directly see any data from another application, and no application can install additional system libraries.


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What you saw was not equivalent to a computer drive. You cannot access all of the files of the phone from here. What you saw was the shared files of the phone. All apps have their own isolated storage, or can also access this shared area. If it does, it will list that as a capability before you download the app. Most apps such as the PDF reader you mentioned ...


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Adobe Reader might saved those files in it's own application specific storage. You can move it to PC by uploading to Acrobat.com cloud storage or send via email from Adobe Reader. You can delete those files from Adobe Reader itself by tap and hold file and then delete.


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If a 3rd party app is saving a video, its stored internal to that app. The app itself would have to have a way to share it, such as emailing or posting to a share somewhere. When you deleted it you probably toasted the video too.


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There is no facility for 'purging the phone' after installs and uninstalls. Users and tools really can't touch the file system at all. As Rowland says, it just takes care of itself.


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