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They can't as all 3rd-party apps on a non-jailbroken iOS device are limited by the sandbox, both installed from the App Store and from ad-hoc/enterprise distribution. Either they are using public APIs to access data 'the iOS way' (structured and anticipated) such as accessing the Camera Roll to import/save photos, or are integrated with an app to share data ...
One way to recover files from a "broken disk" without buying software, is to use the Target Disk mode. You will need a second mac to do that, to which you would transfer the files.
Open Terminal and type: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true; killall Finder. As suggested in the command, it shows all hidden files.
If it's not listed in Activity Monitor, you can probably delete it using Terminal. Open Applications -> Terminal. First type: rm -rf Note there must be a "space" typed after the "-rf". But don't panic if you miss it, because rm will just complain about "illegal option" and you can try again. Then drag the file from the Finder window into Terminal, ...
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