Hi, I using a Samsung Galaxy tablet with Android 13 and OneUI 5.0. I have decided to encrypt my sd card (Android's settings > 'Other security settings' > 'Security and privacy' > 'Encrypt SD card').
To my big surprised, my SD card has been encrypted without informing me a key was generated and without offering the end user to make a backup of this key. What has been done my Samsung behind the scene ? which key has been used ? where is this key ? how can I save this key ? how can I note the key to keep it somewhere physically (via USB, or a printed paper) ?
Why Samsung is handling this so differently than Windows 11 ?
When I added a 2nd hard-drive drive (equivalent to my SD card for Android) to my Windows 11 PC, the process was completely different and much more securing for the end user : a BitLocker key was generated and was generated and was recommended to keep a recovery key to a safe place in case of issues (which I did), then I was asked for a password to decrypt this hard-drive when I want to access it from Windows 11 pc. recommended to keep a recovery key to a safe place in case of issues (which I did), then I was asked for a password to decrypt this hard-drive when I want to access it from Windows 11 pc.
> Why is a different operating system doing it different to windows .... Really‽
This is an answer?! you are not even understanding the analysis written above
Am I dreaming ! This means that the architects at Samsung are the following line of contact:
"IF YOUR SAMSUNG DEVICE DIES, WE, SAMSUNG WANT YOUR DATA TO DIE ALSO WITH OUR SAMSUNG DEVICE."
"WE, SAMSUNG, WANT YOU OUR USER TO LOOSE THEIR DATA IF THE USER SAMSUNG DEVICE IS DEAD"