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HTC One - keeps shutting down when rooting

Im rooting my phone (HTC One Alps) via Kingo Android Root. When i connect my phone to the computer and start rooting then phone shutdown itself. Is there any partition or disk problem?
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push app from root adb terminal

So i have a rooted ms690, but su keeps crashing, the recovery is just a hard reset, I have no sd card, and metroweb is gone. The problem I want to solve is metroweb. I have the apk, and the only way I ...
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Can't root with kingroot app

when I tried to root my huawei android my pc with kingroot app it shows a message as "failed to connect server".someone please tell me why and how I can solve it.(I have activated debugging too)
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Sony Xperia Z won't start up

So I applied custom font (I did it myself) via iFont (the phone is rooted), it prompted for a reboot for the font to be applied, but after that the phone just shows Sony, Xperia, then the wave ...
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How to enable Ad-Hoc in **Rooted** Galaxy Tab 2 , GT-3113 , Android 4.2.2

I have a Rooted Galaxy Tab 2 GT-3113 and need to enable support for ad-hoc on it. I have searched all around the Net and I did all of suggestions (all of them were tested in other devices) and none ...
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Can't get file to copy from /sys/ on rooted Android

I'm currently rooted on a Samsung S3 i9300 running a custom rom on Kitkat 4.4.2 I use es file explorer to perform root tasks on directories and files, I wanted to permanently turn off the led lights ...
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Shorcut on desktop that enables packet data and 3G

In order to save battery (it works a lot!), 99% of the time I disable packet data and I use only 2G networks, because I don't want the phone to go on internet / use data. But sometimes I want to use ...
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Huawei Y330 bricked

I have a problem with my y330 device, I rooted my phone and then I tried to install CWM but when I rebooted my phone, it started to reboot gain and again and I can`t enter the recovery. What can I do? ...
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Need Suggestions: Good apps for recording android device screen [ROOTED] [closed]

I am using a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note II. I tried recording my device screen using screencast but it crashes, And shows unable to start. Can you guys suggest any good applications (preferably ...
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Root/unlocked bootloader/custom ROM - Is my warranty still valid? [closed]

I know its not strictly an Android question but felt this was the best place to post. So I have a problem with my HTC One; feels like the phone is "live" (electrically) when on charge. If I touch ...
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VPN Connection command

Good day! i need to connect to vpn at phone/tablet startup and reconnect if disconnected. im planning to use userinit.sh file to to this, however, i cannot find CLI commands for vpn. please help or ...
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Serious doubt regarding rooting my Samsung Galaxy Note II [duplicate]

I went through some tutorials for rooting my Note II(GT-N7100-International version), and i could find people saying that bootloader unlocking is needed. I am not sure what bootloader unlocking is. ...
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VPN app in Google Play Store prevents me from connecting the Internet

I was using the app called VPN 1-Click for a long time. Recently I got root and granted it permissions when it asked for it. I recently removed the permissions from the app because the servers weren't ...
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Galaxy S4 restarting and freezing after root

I recently made the mistake of rooting my Galaxy S4, accompanied by a few more customizations. Problems that occur: TouchWiz freezes. One way to unfreeze is to hold down the Home button to see ...
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SDCard empty, works on PC

On my rooted Nexus 5, when I open any file manager the sdcard shows empty. Some apps however are able to read from it and I can see it is intact when I connect it to my PC. This means I can't access ...
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How can I spoof my mac address on Bluestacks?

My Bluestacks is rooted already with terminal installed. (Busybox 1.21.1) Thus far, I have tried Mac Address Ghost - App runs, but simply does spoof MAC Xprivacy - xposed framework keeps getting ...
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Disable Android OTA update WITHOUT rooting

How can I completely disable OTA updates on Android devices? The devices are NOT rooted and I DON'T want to root them. Further data: I have multiple device models and Android versions, so the ...
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Change network time (Fake)

In android you have a option to change your GPS location to a fake location. Is it possible to "fake" the network time, so my app thinks that the actual time the fake network time is? My phone is a ...
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Would updating my rooted Sony Xperia Z brick it?

I updated my phone, rooted it and then realized the current version isn't the latest, so I would like to update it. Is there any chance my Xperia Z would brick? Or do I have to unroot it first?
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Can't exit recovery mode after intalling HD revolution 71.1

I started with a HTC ONE m7 with HD Revolution 12 and Android 4.2.2. Downloaded and installed Android_Revolution_HD-One_71.1.zip. Install seems to go fine. After installation it asks me to fix ...
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Stuck at samsung screen…

I got a problem with my Samsung galaxy TAB 3. So the problem is the next: its always show this ONLY: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 i can only get into the downloading ...
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Possibly a trojan named “SuperUser [UID]”?

SuperUser is prompting for access for something named "SuperUser [UID]" Why would the app SuperUser prompt for access for itself? Could it be a trojan with almost the same name as SuperUser?
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Camera not Working

Since a couple of days, my brand new Sony Xperia M2 (less than a week old) now has the error message '"unfortunatly, camera has stopped' every time i try to use the camera. I've googled, and even ...
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Disable booting into Safe Mode on damaged S3

I have a rooted i9300 (Samsung S3) that is damaged, and only boots into safe mode. You can read about some people with the same problem HERE and HERE. Took the device to Samsung Tech Center, they ...
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i cant root s4 gt-i9515

I have S4 I9515, I don't find any root for my phone. I even tried to root my phone with root S4 I9505 but when I try to give super user access to my "root checker application" it give me "this device ...
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Monitor outgong web requests as they’re happening [duplicate]

I want to see a list of all outgoing HTTP requests from my rooted Android phone. I think it should be possible to monitor HTTPS hostnames as well for local clients using Server Name Indication (SNI). ...
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Why can't I install safestrap on galaxy s4 nc1

I am on a galaxy s4 on KitKat and I am rooted with towelroot. When I tried to install safe strap I downloaded 3.7.2 but when I hit install it says it is installing but once its done it says that the ...
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Will Factory Reset remove root? [duplicate]

I got my Samsung Galaxy Y rooted a month ago. Will a Factory Reset harm the phone? Will it still have root?
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How to root my LGP500 - I have already tried

I have been at my wits end trying to root my LG P500 v20d with Gingerbread 2.3.3 I have tried Z4root, Gingerbreak they just keep churning away and dont root. I have tried Super1click which says ...
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Nexus 5 Update: Will I Lose Root?

I'm currently rooted but didn't do anything to my Nexus 5. It's just rooted but it's on its stock ROM. My question is, on the next Android update, will I lose root? Will the update just erase root ...
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Can't boot tablet or access recovery mode and can't confirmination

my problem is that i want to upgrade my Acer Iconia a510 to CM11. My old System was CM10. To update to CM11 i had to update my CWM to 6.0.4.9. I want do this with flashfy. I locate the update file on ...
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Is this command safe to run from / as root

find . * -depth -print0 | xargs -0 rmdir It finds and removes all empty folders (including hidden ones) recursively. I only tired it on my home folder and a pendrive in Linux PC and it worked but I ...
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I rooted my phone. None of my apps can access the Internet

I know there were similar threads, but non of them fit my situation. I have had Samsung Galaxy S3 for 2 weeks. After I rooted my phone using Kingo Android Root none of my apps could connect to the ...
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problem with root s4 gt-i9515

I have S4 I9515. Can I use a ROM or root S4 I9505 to my phone or not? I don't find any root for my phone. I even tried to root my phone with root S4 I9505 but when I try to give super user access to ...
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adb deamon run as root - help

I wanted to get adb daemon executed as root. So I followed following steps. adb shell su (now with root) I mount rootfs / in read write mode. I notice default.prop file and open it using vi. Value of ...
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Can I update my [rooted] phone using downloaded OTA zip file? how?

My phone (HTC One M7) is rooted, so I can't update it simply by accepting update option in the settings menu. I downloaded a zip file from a forum for an OTA available for my phone. Now how can I ...
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Prioritise Cell Tower Selection

This question is similar to another one asked here. But I would like to be more specific and add to it to find out if someone can suggest a solution. I live in a area which is within the range of ...
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How to gain access to Android GUI having only remote root access to console?

I have remote root SSH access to my Android device, i.e. can upload and start programs there. How to get GUI access, i.e. view the screen and press buttons there remotely. For X11, x11vnc can be ...
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Does Android's implementation of SELinux's M.A.C. inhibit apps with root privileges from accessing other app's data?

Starting with Android 4.4 SELinux's MAC is enforced. Does this mean that if an app somehow can get installed and exploit the kernel to get root privileges, that MAC will still prevent that app with ...
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Give fake permission details to apps on Xperia X10i

Because of the recent update to Google play stores permissions, I wish that as apps can access very personal information, I want to deny permissions to the apps, but as I have heard that this might ...
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Permissions and owners of /system/etc/hosts

Can somebody please tell me what permissions, owner & group I should give to /system/etc/hosts file? My current script is: #!/system/bin/sh ln -s /system/etc /etc touch /etc/hosts chmod 644 ...
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How to root my android device without losing data? [duplicate]

I want to root my android device but i have so much if personal data stored in it and also doesn't have a micro sd card slot. So what i was wondering that is there any way to root my device without ...
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Make the notification drawer animation faster

I'm running a SlimKat ROM on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. For me the open animation of the notification drawer is too slow. Is there any way to make it faster or disable at all?
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Make more internal storage available

I'm running a SlimKat ROM on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Officially the device has 16GB storage installed, but only 11.79GB are available to the user. I know that all the rest is reserved for the OS needs. ...
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How can I make an Android device go from off to on at a chosen point?

I have a rooted Pantech Element and I want to make it turn on when it is charging (or at some other predetermined event, possibly). I have seen advice that says to edit a file called 'playlpm', but ...
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PIT files and unbricking

I know what PIT is But i don't know how to use it for restore phone from bricking I know odin is used for unbricking HOW TO DO THAT?
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Use phone as USB Bluetooth adapter

I know this question has been asked before, but I've never found a definitive answer. I have a Bluetooth keyboard that I would like to use with my computer. My PC is fairly old, which means it doesn't ...
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XT1034 Custom Recovery

I recently rooted my Moto G and would like to install a custom recovery so I can make Nandroid backups of my device. I apologize for being a noob. Since I am already rooted, I would like to install ...
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Default permissions for new files and default umask

I mounted a NFS share on my rooted Android device using busybox mount. I can read and create files, but when I create a file in any app, the file's permissions are set to 0600 (because the umask ...
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How to set getExternalStorageState()

I have rooted a B&N Nook Glowlight running Android 2.1. The device does not come with an SD card, so I symlinked to another directory from /sdcard/. Now I need to set the ...