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How to re lock bootloader on samsung galaxy s5?

I have Unlocked Rooted Samsung Galaxy S5 recently it has been giving me a lot of issues and I want to send it to Samsung for repair meant. I understand that once you root your device you loose the ...
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My Device has Randomly encrypted itself???Restore data?

After flashing Ubuntu touch my whole device encrypted itself i don't know the pass code I cant wipe nor restore a backup nor backup what can i do to save all my data. How can i restore this and my ...
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Any Fast Charge Kernel for Nexus 7 grouper? Franco Kernel?

I have the latest Franco kernel on my N7 2012 WiFi, normally it should be able to fast charge but I cant? Anyone have a solution or another kernel supporting fast charge for my device? This wont ...
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Problem with Chinese language Apps on my Coolpad F1 android phone [on hold]

Recently i purchased phone from china; Coolpad F1 8297W, OS Android 4.2.2. I face following problems. I dont have much knowledge of software stuff (being a mechanical engineer :P). if some body could ...
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Deleted important apps after rooting [duplicate]

I have accidentally removed some important applications after rooting my gts5360 (Ex text input,SNS accounts). Can you help me to recover my device applications or to recover it to original state? I ...
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Can I root karbonn titanium S1 plus with the kingo root app?

I just want to make sure that I can root my karbonn titanium s1 plus with the kingo root app cuz I dont want A bricked phone. Please help. And also, I have asked a question on how to fastboot karbonn ...
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Already S-Off, need root on HTC One M8 Verizon

I'm relatively new to Android and I'm just trying to get root on my HTC One M8 Verizon device. I've successfully used the SunShine utility to S-Off, but I'm just really confused about what to do next ...
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How can I control my Azpen Android Tablet with a broken screen without root or usb debugging?

I've had this Azpen A700 tablet for a while, but at some point it got the touchscreen broken. I can still see an image but the touchscreen is completely unresponsive. I'd like to still get some use ...
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Problem with rooting my HTC Wildfire with Mobogenie

I tried to root my HTC Wildfire using Mobogenie but the phone shuts down when it is 50% and reboots with a notification that it just recovered...
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Installing system apps on Android 4.4

I've installed apps on the system partition on Android 4.1 and it's as easy as moving an APK to the /system/app/ folder and restart the device. The PackageManager (I assume) will recognize a change in ...
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Ringtones incompatible with custom rom. How to improve compatibility?

I have been using Samsung Galaxy s4 stock firmware up until now. Yesterday I switched to AOKP 4.4.4 (18/10/2014 build) and I've noticed that none of my old ringtones work (12 unrelated ringtones). I ...
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Need one-line adb shell su push & pull to access /data from Windows batch file

I've been struggling for two days. Hope for help here. I wrote a Windows batch file that replaces Amazon lockscreen ads with user images on rooted kindle fire hd 7", 2013 (kfsowi). Just learned I ...
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Serious problem after Rooting Micromax A210

I am really in a serious problem, recently i rooted my Micromax canvas 4 A210 and installed an App called font installer for root devices, i had a TTF font and i installed it from the app and the app ...
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can I remove the stats bar while I'm in task switching?

I am rooted, will use xpossed framework, won't use custom roms Status bar gets in the way of my ram Meter in my xpossed module for showing ram in multi tasking. I want it gone In multitasking only ...
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How do I root Android Lollipop?

How can I best root the new Android Lollipop developer preview? Chainfire's original SuperSU binaries don't seem to work: There is no SU binary installed, and SuperSU cannot install it. This is a ...
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How can I add the user of an application to the group of another application?

I'd like to add the user of one application to the group of another so that I can read the other applications private content without doing a su every time. I can't find the adduser or the useradd ...
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Nexus 5 charging problem

My Nexus 5 recently has a charging problem.. If I wiggle the charger a little it sometimes give the notification that the charger is not connected and if I release the charger it says its charging, I ...
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Control Mobile via pc using USB (No URL Control)

I want to control the mobile via pc using usb cable, I found out lot many solution like Droid@Screen & AndroidScreenMonitor etc., but this is an one way communication am not able to control from ...
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OTA update removed root and broke Google apps

I recently had a wireless update on my phone, and now my phone is no longer rooted. SuperSu cannot install its binary, and Google Play Store or any other Google app doesn't work. I can't get into any ...
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Allow specified apps write access to external sd card in kitkat?

Is it possible - and if so what options are there - to allow only some apps access to all files on the external SD card in KitKat on a rooted device? I see the value in proper permissions on the SD, ...
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Unable to set pattern lock on S4 KitKat 4.4

There is an identical question on stack already, but I've already tried the accepted answer: 4.4 Update (Sprint Galaxy S3) disabled pattern lock, can i reenable? I had a rooted 4.3 Galaxy S4. I put ...
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Confusion between system/xbin/which and system/xbin in android

Hi I am trying for root check of android device I am using following code to check whether the device is rooted or not but bit confused, public static enum SHELL_CMD { check_su_binary(new String[] { ...
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How to do root an android device? [duplicate]

How to root a xperia mini device? is it safe? Am i need a program or an app? is there an open source or private application for this procedure?
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How to root emulator [duplicate]

I want to root an emulator so that I can have proper way to implement it on the real device. Is there any way to root emulator?
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Why is taking root access check so long (> 10 min.)?

After failure of Link2SD with which I moved all possible applications to SD card (don't have an exact list) (apps disappeared, see Restore disappeared apps on SD linked with Link2SD? for details), I'm ...
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Video and game lags after rooting S3

I recently rooted my phone, and am now using Paranoid and I love it. However, whenever I play videos and games it lags really noticeably. This never happened before I rooted my phone. I'm using ...
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How to make symlinks work inside /storage/emulated in 4.4.4

I created a symlink from /storage/sdcard1/somefolder to /data/media/0/somefolder but apps treat the symlink as a file and not a folder (and crash because they are hardcoded to look for files inside a ...
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How do I root my Dell Venue 3830 tablet?

I went here: http://opensource.dell.com/releases/Venue_8_3830_CloverTrail_plus/developer-edition/ and did all this successfully: ...
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HOW TO REMOVE INBUILT CALL RECORDER [duplicate]

I have I ball andi 3.5 kke winner, andriod 4.2.2. I want to remove inbuilt call recorder permanently. There is a logo "REC" on calling screen, showing recording time. I have rooted my phone and tried ...
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cant download my sysstem app

I tried using 'PowerAMP', I converted it to a system app and then used lucky patcher rebuild and install. When I opened the application it failed to work, after uninstalling I am unable to install it ...
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Uninstalled com.android.phone by mistake. Any way to reinstall it?

I rooted my xperia c and somehow I deleted the com.android.phone app and now my phone doesn't detect the service providers and as a result its no more a phone,instead it has turned into a tablet.lol.. ...
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Uninstalling inbuilt call recorder

I have I ball andi 3.5 kke winner,andriod 4.2.2. It records every call and there is a logo "REC" on calling screen, showing recording time.There is no option of turning call recording off. In apps ...
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Installing GCC For Free?

I have a rooted android device I want to use as a toy server. I need to install GCC, so I can ssh in and compile other software. How do I install GCC and whatever libs/headers I need to compile ...
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I got “Erase Happy” message when I rooted by Android device

When I rooted my Blu Studio 5.0 II, I got the error message "Erase Happy." Now, I cannot download APKs, PDFs and even text files. Any ideas or fixes?
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How can I deny “android:keepScreenOn” to a misbehaving app?

There is a misbehaving app (com.funplus.familyfarm) that keeps the screen on even long after it is ever needed (the app re-synchs with server and reloads the interface after some idle period). ...
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LG G3 Host File

I recently rooted my android LG g3 phone and started experiencing problems with the Google Play Store and was getting errors like 495 and such and have been unable to download any new apps or games. ...
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How to select system CA cert for enterprise WiFi

The college WiFi uses AddTrust External CA Root as it's certificate. If I add this cert to custom certs, it works, but I'll have to enable screen lock, which I do not want. I've installed this ...
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Root Samsung Galaxy S3 with broken USB port

I recently purchased a Sprint Galaxy s3 on ebay with a broken charge port, and have revived it with a wireless charging reciever and charger. I want to root it but there is no way to connect it to my ...
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Unchecking the “show notifications” for the Phone app

My carrier keeps sending the voicemail notification to my device. I can force-stop the phone app (makes the notifications go away), but EVERY SINGLE TIME the device reboots or do something ...
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Running Linux on Android with a rooted OPO

I tried to run Linux on Android and I had some issues setting up Debian. The VM is running, but I can't connect via VNC. I already searched the FAQ & Google what to do, but I found no answers. My ...
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Install ROM to save android samsung galaxy mini GT-S5570

I rooted this device about a year ago and attempted to install a rom however as I failed to find that much information on how to do it I ended up going into the stock recovery mode and attempting to ...
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Recently, I tried viewing a website on my Android device. Some of the content of the website contains text in a specific Indic font. I noticed that the website is not displayed in the Android browsers ...
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How do I fix my data connection after I rooted my Galaxy Note 3?

I downloaded TowelRoot onto my phone and several apps after that. About a week went by and my phone suddenly went from 4G LTE to E, (EDGE). I immediately started clearing up catches, uninstalling ...
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How can I run Comixology HD on an unsupported device?

Comixology supports HD comic viewing on specific devices. Their criteria seems to be 720p and memory. My Nexus 7 2012 meets the resolution requirement, but my guess is they are limiting the ...
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Huawei y530 internal storage problem after rooting with TowelRoot

My phone had a bug that said: "Insufficient internal storage", so I tried to solve this rooting with TowelRoot, but when I did things became worse... Now, it seems I can't access internal storage.. if ...
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Sony M2 (rooted) won't update to 18.3.C.0.37

I've rooted my Sony M2 the day I got it with "towel root" by geohot. The phone was bought early july and it's an OEM. Since version 18.3.C.0.37 came out, I downloaded it and tried to install it ...
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Which Key Layout File for a Motorola Defy Mini (XT320)?

Okay, so I have a rooted Motorola Defy Mini XT320, but it's annoying that its screen wakes every time I press a button, in particular the volume controls while listening to music, as I like to do this ...
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My phone is rooted. How can I chage the current super user to other super user?

Am using samsumg s2 plus. Allready my phone is rooted. I wana chage my current super user to another one. How can I ?
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My phone is 'samsumg s2 plus' i wana root my phone

Am using samsumg s2 plus. I wanna root my phone. Suggests me best way. Already tryed the www.unlockroot.com website. But I failed. Help me ..
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Cannot root Verizon Galaxy S5 with towelroot

I have downloaded towelroot tr.apk for my Galaxy S5 from Verizon which I purchased recently. I have heard of people having success with towelroot on their S5 devices bit for some reason I have been ...