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Cant BackUp specific app data

okay so i am unexperienced in all that stuff. software really isnt my cup of tea. i try to be detailed here so i will probably be wordy. prologue: i use a acer liquid e700 (it uses android 4.4.2 ...
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I want to push this file to my cell phone

I do adb shell Then I do ls ~ $ ls -l drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Feb 14 08:54 cache lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Jan 1 1970 charger -> /sbin/healthd drwxrwxr-x ...
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how to unlock screen of samsung s6

Desperate to sort this out, before i do a factory reset! Samsung Service Centre useless, said factory reset is the only option.... Had fingerprint set to lock samsung s6, don't remember ever setting ...
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How do I backup complete app data if my phone is stuck in bootloop?

My moto g is stuck in a bootloop. I want to backup a specific app. My phone is rooted and usb-debugging is enabled. I have access to bootloader and twrp recovery. I have tried wiping cache and dalvik ...
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adb option like fastboot -i <vendorid>?

Hi I was wondering if there was a command similar to fastboot's -i in adb. I'm currently trying to find my device in adb, but I could only target the device in fastboot with -i and the vendor id (I ...
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Fastboot doesn't see nexus 6p

Currently trying to unlock my bootloader, but cannot get my nexus 6p to determine that it's connected to my PC. I can use adb commands while it's on, but booting it into fastboot mode with the adb ...
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Does HTC boot image contain CID information?

My phone has an unlocked bootloader and root access. It runs cynanogenMod but I want to get it back to stock Android ROM. I've got the stock Android ROM ready but can't install it becuase I'm ...
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Problem in build.prop file

I am using Micromax A25 smarty with Gingerbread and it is rooted a long time ago. Most of the new apps are not running because of my android version so I changed my version by editing build.prop ...
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adb not listing my bootlooped android phone

First of All I am telling the whole story....be patient..will be brief.. I wanted to install Xposed on my Coolpad Note 3.It was successfully rooted but installing the "xposed v67 sdk 22 arm64.zip" ...
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Don't have a keyboard in my phone, and cannot install a new one with ADB either

I had a keyboard in my phone (Google Keyboard), which, when I somehow installed yesterday, didn't give me the option of moving it to the SD card. Today, for some reason it gave me the option to move ...
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apps pulled from phone sometimes base.apk, sometimes com.example.my.app.apk

When I pull apps from my device using adb, some apps are pulled and are named base.apk yet some are called by the package name .apk, com.example.my.app.apk. Why are they different, What makes some ...
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Restore SMS messages from a rooted phone with a broken screen to an unrooted phone

I'm trying to restore my SMS text messages from my rooted Nexus 5 with a broken screen (no display or touch capabilities) to my functioning but unrooted Nexus 5X. I can turn the rooted phone to ...
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Custom ROM - easiest way to default to functional adb

When building a custom ROM (or for that matter, modifying existing) - what's the best way to make sure that the OS starts up with adb-USB enabled, and with the host's key already accepted?
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trying to adb backup but dialog doesn't show

I have sony xperia P device and I want to flash its ROM to get Marshmallow(I currently have android 4.0.4). I want to do full backup of my phone before doing this, I knew about adb backup command, ...
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Wondering if i can debloat some google apps from unrooted lg phone for my father?

My father being older does not want to modify his phone, however he has a LG L70 and no sd card, and doesn't use some unnecessary Google apps, such as play, books, and whatever else. My question is ...
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Nexus 10 + Cyanogenmod 13 with Android 6.0.1 + TWRP 2.8.7.0 ---> ADB Recovery device was not found

Hello to every Android lover. I'm trying to "Create Nandroid Backup w/Custom Recovery" as shown on the attached pic called "2016-02-02_14-12-02.png" with the "Nexus Root Toolkit 2.1.4". The process ...
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My phone is soft-bricked after ADB update

This is the problem: I always connect my phone to computer, to charge it, but I tried to execute ADB shell into recovery mode. 1- I've entered into recovery mode 2- I tried to go to "Apply update ...
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ADB backup will include file system to?

Will adb backup include the file system to? I mean folders like lib,etc,framework,vendor...or just the app and private app?Thank you?
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Is it possible to pull data in ADB sideload mode

My phone is locked, as explained here. Since I can't find the password, I want to backup my data before a reset. I've just installed Android Studio and Samsung USB driver. Boot my phone on "apply ...
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ADB failed to detect Nexus 5 running Android Marshmallow

File transfer is working properly. Latest drivers are installed. Settings -> Developer options (Enabled) Android Debugging (Enabled) (ADB Detects my phone when it is in Recovery mode) So probably ...
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Is it possible to use adb to push to the extSdCard (Samsung S3, getting permission denied error)?

I am trying to push a media file to a rooted Samsung S3 running Samsung's stock Android 4.3. I have tried $ adb push file /storage/extSdCard failed to copy file to '/storage/extSdCard/file`: ...
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Can't use chmod to alter permissions on emulated phone

So, I'm trying to make an app in android studio and I need to reference a particular file in the app, cascade.xml. I've pushed it onto the emulated phone no problem using adb (it's in the ...
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Lockscreen is missing, can I reinstall the lockscreen somehow?

On boot my mobile phone goes to the lockscreen background but doesn't show the unlock symbol. I've tried dragging the button blind but it's not just that it's not visible, it's not there. Neither ...
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Backup/flash system and data without unlocking bootloader?

I was wondering if I can make a full backup of my system partition via fastboot or adb and re-apply the backup to a different phone of the exact same model? Or is this only possible if the bootloader ...
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I flashed recoveries with Odin, why doesn't my phone boot bow?

Samsung S3 Android phone, not rooted, stock firmware. In chronological order: I turned on USB debugging, although could not use fastboot. I used Odin to flash multiple recoveries, but I don't think I ...
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How can I connect to ADB on my Galaxy S3 without connecting with USB at all? [duplicate]

So my Galaxy S3's microUSB port is broken and it won't connect to PC. It doesn't have root. I tried rooting it but none of the methods shown on the internet gave me results (I installed the newest ...
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How to add contacts using adb without user interaction?

Following this I found out how to add a contact using adb. The only thing that's bugging me is that the user has to okay/cancel the action, because a create-contact dialog appears on the screen. What ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 on Android Studio doesn't work

Need some help installing Xiaomi Drivers on Windows 10! I tried to install drivers from this question, but it didn't work. Could anyone help me with this problem? Thanks in advance!
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Remove a folder I created in /system/lib

I have root access and am able to remount. I created a folder in /system/lib/ named rfsa, but I don't know why I cannot see or open that folder. When I type ls, it is there. But when I type ls -l, I ...
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Galaxy S5 SM-G900F programmed as SM-9006V

I have a Samsung S5. On the box, on the sticker inside the unit, checking the IMEI and using CPU-z they all said the unit is an SM-G900F and is using the Snapdragon core. My biggest problem with it ...
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How do I install missing command line tools onto an Android device?

Android installations do not always have all the tools one would expect to have on a Unix-like system. For example, right now I have a problematic device which doesn't have find CLI utility. I mean, ...
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Installing USB driver for XIAOMI Android Studio

I read the Using Hardware Devices page that describes how to connect your device to Android Studio that allows you to install and run your apps on your device. But I have a Xiaomi RedMi 2, and the ...
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Cant boot Android tab

I have a android tablet. Touchmate TM-MID 722N I tried installing Chainfire 3d and it was not bootable now. I can boot only to recovery. and adb sideload and flashing zips from sdcard is working. ...
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Cant run adb through TCP on kitkat

On a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7" Wifi (SM-T210) Jelly Bean 4.1 I used to be able to use permanently ADB through TCP just by turning on Developer Mode, activating ADB, setting the property ...
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Send Multi-touch/Sensor from one phone to another

Hey folks I'm trying to connect two Android devices. I want to send the Multi-touch/Sensors from one device into another device for testing (long story to why :) it's for testing my apps). DO any of ...
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ADB command to wipe data the phone?

I have 200 Russian Phones to flash with UK Firmware. Now when i flash the UK firmware through Odin, it works fine but Russian firmware is still on it, however it does become UK if i factory reset the ...
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My phone storage is empty when connected to pc

I need to back up all data and media on my phone but every time i connect it to pc everything is fine and my pc recongize the phone but not every time i need to plug and unplug phone several times to ...
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Can't update samsung galaxy s4 to lollipop

So i recently bought a phone from an independent seller. When trying to update the phone from kitkat to lollipop i'm getting "Registering device" which is then followed by the error message ...
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can't connect to my lan with my ethernet cable?

hi everybody this is my first post and i hope i might answer here my phone model is huawei y625 (rooted) and I bought this adapter and when i connect this adapter to my phone is gives me nothing so ...
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Can a hacker simply copy shared prefs from one device to another to hijack a user session/state?

I'm an Android apps developer. I'm trying to address a security concern in one of my apps. I need to test a scenario in which someone will try to copy the shared prefs file (or files) from one ...
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How to enable adb in bootloader mode?

Is it possible to enable adb in bootloader mode? I've already managed to enable it at boot following this, but couldn't figure out yet how to enable it in bootloader mode (if it is even possible?). ...
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LinuxMint not detecting Nexus 5

I'm trying to test a custom ROM for my Nexus 5 however I can't get started because my computer can't detect my phone. I've switched on USB debugging and downloaded adb/fastboot however my adb devices ...
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Xperia Z5 Compact not visible in adb

I got two android devices: Nexus 7 and Xperia Z5 Compact. Both of them are easily find by adb on my local computer, but I usually work on my notebook, and here comes the problem. Both my devices ...
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What results in blank net.hostname property on Android device using ADB?

Referring to http://superuser.com/questions/408539/how-to-set-friendly-network-name-of-android-computer/1022739#1022739 You can check the device's hostname with net.hostname property (no root needed ...
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How to restore SMS from adb backup file without root

Similar question to this one: I have an ANDROID BACKUP file containing SMS history, produced from phone A using adb. That phone is gone, and this file is the only record I have of that history. I ...
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Transfer image after completely wiping Nexus device

I've completely wiped my Google Nexus device. I still have Team Win Recovery Project. But, seems that the device isn't detecting USB. Executing adb shell returns error: no devices found. Executing ...
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How to Run a script or get adb devices from machine 1 to mobile device which is connected machine 2?

I am attempting to run a Script from Machine 1. [Script would be calabash or Appium]. In machine 1 i didnt connected any device and In machine 2 I have connected 2 Android devices. Machine 1 and ...
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Unsuccessful unlock prevents data wipe

My phone is in a difficult state right now: Can't boot normally (tries to complete unlock). Can't make use of adb (because it is not fully unlocked or locked yet). All I can seemingly get to is the ...
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Grant permissions app Android to avoid root

I want to use an app on Android to modify dpi of mi device. It needs root but i want to avoid It. I have already grant permissions to an app to change the localization of apps that are installed on. ...
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adb command to disable Headsup notification in Android 5.1 [duplicate]

Is there an adb command to turn off the headsup notification at the top of the screen? I get loads of notifications throughout the day, but everytime it popsup I have to wait for it before I can press ...