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How to root Asus Zenfone 5(100CG) Kitkat

Please help me in rooting Asus Zenfone5(100CG) kitkat. I am trying to get the information and files,but no success. Please suggest me ,where to download the required files to change to custom ROM on ...
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Multiboot with windows

I would like to multiboot my SM-T210 with Windows 8.1 and Android. I have a windows 8.1 ISO file,A rooted SM-T210. I do not want to remove android from my tablet because of all my game progress and i ...
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How remove prompt messages on nexus 4 root?

Is it possible to make warning messages not appear? Example, when I try to turn off 'Cellular data' in data usage, I get the stupid question "turn off..?" Is it possible to force the phone to do as ...
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i am sooo cofused my phone m860 says no uim card [on hold]

I have YouTube vids galore but don't get it. Too many different apps, ways, etc etc. Now everything is a mess. Apps wont run so I have to force stop, my phone info is gone. Obama phone, metro pcs! ...
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How to root my Micromax A44 without bricking my phone?

I am new to these root permission stuff. I want my phone to be rooted , so that i can extend my internal memory and add memory from my external card. I would like to know how to root my phone and what ...
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How to remove all Google-specific apps from a rooted Android?

Some time ago I read somewhere that Chinese carriers are removing Google-specific software (Google Search, Google Play, etc) from Android devices they carry. What I wanted to know is if this is ...
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Previously Rooted Nexus 5 is not recognized via USB after stock 5.0 OTA update

I have a previously rooted Nexus 5 on 4.4 and updated it recently with the Lollipop OTA. I am trying to re-root it again but it is not recognized using my Windows 7, Windows 8 or Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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I have mistakely uninstalled all system apps [duplicate]

This is my first post here and I start with respect to everyone. Sorry if I am rude or if my English is not correct. I rooted my Symphony Xplorer T8i Tablet and then I mistakely uninstalled all apps ...
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How do I root my Huawei S7-961wd aka PLDT Telpad QS?

I couldn't find any one-click (no PC needed) rooting solution for my PLDT Telpad QS.
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How can I force a media rescan on Lollipop?

I would like to force a rescan so that the MTP file listing is correct when I use Android File Transfer on my Mac. I've tried a half dozen apps but none of them seem to work on Android 5.0. I have ...
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Restrict read access on certain folders

I am looking for a way to limit read access for certain folders, for privacy reasons. E.g. I want to have a folder somewhere, that will be used for sensitive data. It shall only be accessed by a file ...
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Root Nexus 4 Lollipop without PC

Is it possible to root Nexus 4 Lollipop from the phone, without needing to connect to a PC of some sort? Since Lollipop update, Android file transfer cannot find my phone.
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Install linux distribution on Android chroot [on hold]

I am a beginner in this topic. I would like to know how to install ubuntu on android using chroot? Or how to prepare your distribution and install it? Could someone share the experience with test ...
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How to pull every file on the target device

My rooted device (production build) has been remounted successfully with: adb remount When I try to chmod -R 777 / it says : Unable to chmod /: Read-only file system The goal behind this ...
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Root a Moto G running 4.4.4 KitKat

I have a Moto G. I need to root my phone to use some apps. Can anyone given me the steps to root a Moto G running 4.4.4 KitKat (the most safest and easyist way).
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Does rooting a phone expose the phone to security risks? [duplicate]

I have a very simple question. If I root my phone, will it be easier for malware to run on my device and cause more damage (due to the nature of the extended set of operations that applications with ...
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i am not able to identify my Android Phone

i am not able to identify my Android Phone...Nowhere on internet i found such manufacturer,model,or brand. Details as in About Phone : Model P6B, Manufacturer MT6598, Brand CSZ, Android 4.3,Internal ...
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MTK Android (X920E) not booting?

I want help about my android. I have a MTK android phone (Model is X920e) (It is the copy of HTC Butterfly). Now I have changed its boot animation manually and as a result my android is not booting it ...
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Lightweight launcher…? [closed]

I HATE the Google Search Bar at the top of my home screen, I tried removing the Velvet folder in my file manager, cannot find the specific .apk file to remove just the white Google Search Bar, so I ...
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Nexus 6 defaults to Call screen upon unlock [duplicate]

Is the Nexus 6 supposed to default to the Call screen every time I unlock my phone? I get tired of unlocking my phone, and hitting the Home button every time. I want to unlock my phone and get the ...
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Remove White Google Search Bar on Lollipop?

I have been reading for days about how to remove the Google Search Bar from the top of my Nexus 6. It's annoying, really white, and I NEVER use it! I have gotten mixed answers on exactly what file to ...
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galaxy s3 backup location

To backup my data from the recovery reboot using clockworkmod , must I put backup in clockwork/backup location or just in my exsdcatd?
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Automatically power on Nexus 7 when plugged in

Is there any way to power on Nexus 7 2012 automatically when charging started? I want to use Nexus 7 as a car PC, so I need this feature for energy economy. PS - my Nexus 7 is rooted and uses CM 10.1 ...
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Restore Google Authenticator on New phone without Root

I have ~8 logins that use Google Authenticator (Google, FB, Bitcoin stuff, etc). I made a backup of my Authenticator app/sqlite database before moving to my new phone. How do I restore the ...
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error copying files after rooting

I rooted my micromax a27 a few days back. It installed an app Kinguser to give root permission. Earlier it was working fine. I did a factory reset last night. Now, when I try to copy file to root ...
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Windows mount android file system

I want to edit some files on my phone but I can not access the root folder on my phone. I'm using a rooted Google Nexus 5 running Android 5.0. I can read/write to my /, and /system by Android's ES ...
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How to fix file permissions on Android 5 so that a certain app can access certain files?

Background: I had a rooted Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.4 that was working well. Then I got the notification to update to Android 5. To this end, I flashed the stock recovery for Android 4.4.4 from Google ...
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Unlock bootloader using Ubuntu/Linux

I'm trying to root the device name: Overmax SteelCore 10+ to install ubuntu touch. When i use $ adb devices sometimes i get: 0123456789ABCDEF DEVICE and when i type to reboot ...
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Help towelroot Motorola razr HD (xt925)

everyone I have Droid Razr HD, but not verizon - xt925 - kitKat was pushed only a couple of weeks ago. Now I have system: 181.46.3.XT925.RCI.en.CA Android: 4.4.2 Build: KDA20.117-3 as of Oct 15 2014 ...
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Root for HTC ONE M7?

Is there any way to root the HTC M7 and flash CM without loosing any data? My friend has recently rooted his phone, a M7 too, and lost all his data. Any way to prevent this? Links will be ...
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LG G2 How to get out of ADB window

I am stuck in a difficult situation. While trying to root G2 (D802) I used Ioroot. It says to enter into adb sideload whicj I does. But after it nothing happens. Please help me. How can I restart G2. ...
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possible to ssh into android phone over 3G?

Is it possible to run an ssh shell on an android phone when the phone is remotely connected but on 3G? I have my phone remote and sending data over 3G but I might want to change something on it. I ...
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How can I root my Samsung Admire sch-720

I've tried everything to root my sch-720. It goes to the black screen and restarts and it is just not working for me. I've tried one click and one other one that I can not recall. It goes through all ...
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Getting OTA update once phone is rooted

My nexus 4 is rooted with a team win recovery. In the past week I've been asked three times to update to lollipop, downloaded the update but all three times the phone rebooted and the custom ...
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Can't access S/W upgrade mode

I have a LG 4x HD ( P880 ). I have rooted it and tried to install a rom but the error : " invalid image signiature " turned up when trying to turn it on and it shuts down right after. My idea was to ...
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What should I do before root? [duplicate]

I am going to root HTC Desire (with Android 2.2). How can I do best backup, and how can I get sure that I won't lost my whatsapp history and other files?
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Install Moto E stock ROM

I rooted my Moto E and installed CyanogenMod 11, but I forgot to take backup. So when I try to factory reset it still boots into CyanogenMod. How can I reinstall the stock ROM?
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Remove pre-installed configuration on Android phone

I have an Android phone which constantly tells me to install a specific app from Google Play. It's just a configuration which is pre-installed on my phone but I cannot figure out how to remove this ...
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Auto turn off switch for android phone according to battery status

Looking for any switch with Bluetooth connectivity with mobile and auto turn off power to mobile charger according to battery barfing status. Would be great help for charging overnight. If it comes ...
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Nexus 5 IMEI number gone after updating

My IMEI number has disappeared on my Nexus 5 and now can not call or text . Status of the phone says: Network: Unknown Mobile network type Unknown Service State: Out of service Mobile network ...
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Stuck on Boot Animation

Recently I installed MIUI v5 rom on my smartphone. When I rebooted my smartphone it got stuck on the MI Boot Animation Logo. What is the problem? Please Help me.
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Any way to get root without a custom recovery? (Unlocked bootloader)

I have a phone with an unlocked bootloader (Motorola Moto Maxx XT1225) but there's no custom recovery available for it yet. Is there any way to get root/flash super su without a custom recovery? Or ...
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Cannot Root HTC EVO 3D, Will Not Install zip

I've been trying for days to root my HTC EVO 3D. I successfully unlocked it and flashed a custom recovery (4EXT 1.0.0.5 R7). However, when I try to flash SuperUser 3.1.3 I get the Aborted error. I've ...
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GSM International Galaxy HELP

I have a GSM Unlocked Galaxy MEGA, but it's all in Chinese letters. I factory reset the phone but it still had the chinese apps and everything. It is also missing some device apps like the Play Store. ...
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HOw do I work with 'saved for offline reading ' files in android 4.2.2?

I have a Samsung tab 3 8.0 with android 4.2.2, rooted. I wan to work with (not just view) the files I saved for offline viewing. I read they are supposed to be in: android, data, com/android/browser, ...
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How can I root my Singtech i50 (Android 4.4.2)?

How can I root this device? Model: Singtech Infinity i50 Build: i50-A25E-V1.0.1-20140923-103613 OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
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Linux Deploy on Android 5.0 (Nexus 5): “Configuration file not found!”

I used Linux Deploy on Kitkat before and it worked. Now that I updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop (Chainfire-rooted the device), I installed Linux Deploy again, but whenever I would like to create the ...
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Unable to get in Recovery Mode in AllWinner A23 tablet

I have a AllWinner A23 tablet with dual-core arm cortex-a7 1.5ghz + arm mali 400mp2 gpu. The tablet has only 3 buttons (1 power button and 2 volume buttons). I have tried by all sort of means to get ...
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Samsung Galaxy SCH-I545 won't update?

Here is the full story: I bought my galaxy around 2 months ago (September 2014), and i rooted it using towelroot Then what i did was i tried getting clockwork mod, so i can use the cyanogen rom... ...
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SuperSU lost binary code after updating my OnePlus One… How do I fix this?

I have a OnePlus One... Rooted myself using TWRP... A week ago my phone asked me to update and after that, whenever I try to open SuperSU, it says "There is no SU binary installed, and SuperSU cannot ...