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Root Samsung S ii PLUS (9105p) without usb

My USB is not working and I want to root my phone in order to instal the blisspop rom.
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Where in the filesystem are settings saved? Namely ADB backup password

Where in the phone filesystem are settings saved? I've lost my ADB backup password and simply want to delete it. If it affects other settings that won't matter too much. I will be interfacing the ...
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rooted gionee elife e7 rom help

I have a rooted gionee elite e7.. I want to remove amigo and put some other rom. Pls help . Is there Any other awesome stuff I can do with it. I have uninstall ed almost all pre installed apps. There ...
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File Recovery of Bricked Kindle Fire HD 7"

I bricked my rooted Kindle into a bootloop, and would like to get to transfer files to my computer before unbricking it. I don't think I have any specific backup software installed (though have heard ...
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How to root my AT&T Galaxy S4

I want to root my s4, but I haven't found out how to do it. It runs on 4.4.4 KitKat, and my carrier is ATT. I tries using kingo, but that didn't work. It told me my phone wasn't supported. Is there ...
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How do I safely reset a rooted phone?

Alright, I have a somewhat unique problem, so bear with me. I have a Oneplus One that I rooted and then tried to encrypt (under Settings > Security). What I didn't know before encrypting was that ...
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Rooted LG optimus l70

Help. Rooted LG optimus L70 crashed. Cannot get past factory reset screen. Is there anything that can be done at this point?
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USB malfunction and rooting of my Samsung SIII (GT-I9305)

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII (GT-I9305), and here are my problem(s). It can't be detected by PC via USB (not showing on device manager, odin, kies, not even charging) but it is charging when connected ...
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how to give airdroid root permissions on kitkat?

i have a rooted S4 Mini on kitkat 4.4.2 now they have changed the permission so normal applications cannot write expect a given location on the external sd card. (which is not bad as security). but ...
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Update and then root Infocus M512. Device Found but is offline. Can't enter Fastboot

I am having a really frustrating time updating the firmware on an Infocus M512 as a prelude to then rooting it. I am using the (flawed but usable) how to at this site, ...
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How to find out where is the baseband/radio located in MTK6582

I have A Micromax A120 Handset(India) http://www.gsmarena.com/micromax_a120_canvas_2_colors-6363.php I want to upgrade the baseband of this phone , but before that i want to backup the current one , ...
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How to fix “Unfortunately, the process xxx has stopped”?

I was having some trouble with my rooted Samsung GS3, so I "tried" to perform a reset by flashing a stock ROM in ODIN. Once I booted it back up, the first thing I saw was "Unfortunantly, the process ...
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Which filesystem do Android use?

I know that android uses FAT32 for SD cards and mounts them via FUSE. But which FS is on / ? Some kind of ext? zfs?
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internal storage read only on s4 mini after root

i have an s4 mini which i rooted using "ClockworkMod recovery" method from xda-developers. the problem is that after rooting the device internal storage (5GB) which is named /storage/sdcard0 became ...
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Framaroot is not a permanent root app

framaroot is not a permanent root method, what does it mean? My phone is no longer receiving updates, so root won't cause problems I think
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Alcatel One Touch S'Pop remap power button

How can I remap the camera button to work as a power button? I have a rooted Alcatel One Touch S'Pop. I edited system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl by copy-pasting POWER WAKE string from the power button ...
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Having issues rooting Nexus 5, ADB refuses to recognize

Ever since updating to Android 5.0 I've been unable to connect to my phone via ADB. I've rooted it multiple times on 4.4.4 and previous versions using both WugFresh Nexus Toolkit and manually ...
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does samsung galaxy ace support otg?

I currently own a Sony z1 and had not hqve any troubles with an otg storage device. But I coulndt make the same storage device this to work with my galaxy ace. ROOTED Version 2.3.6 I have so far ...
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View log files on rooted Nexus 9

I'd like to check some log files of a app I've downloaded from the browser. I rooted my device already and saw in the "SuperSU"-App a Logs-Tab. How can/do I use that? Or do I have to do something ...
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Connecting to a network that blocks non-computer devices with Galaxy S4

I would like to connect my Galaxy S4 to my school's WiFi network in order to cut down on expensive data usage. The problem is that some mobile devices (including my phone) can't connect, so I can't ...
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System Files Edit Without Root?

can I change system files on my android without them being rooted. And does changing the files mean my phone is now rooted ?
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It that possible for the wallpaper cache saved in Android /data folder being hacked? (Not Rooted)

My boyfriend was kidding with me, setting my private photo as wallpaper. I deleted the photo but the wallpaper still remains there... After browsing through some information on the net, I found out ...
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Rooted, but Failed to push selection: Read-only file system

I rooted my Alcatel OneTouch S'Pop using an exploit app Framaroot.apk. When I tried to push a file to system/usr/keylayout/Generic.kl using Eclipse's File Explorer, I got this error: [2015-01-06 ...
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Terminal emulator permission denied on complex commands

I'm porting a script that runs well on android 4.0.4 to android 4.4.2 Simplified it does this: ls *.a | ./busybox xargs ./busybox rm -f I'm using a busybox binary in mi app's folder. The error ...
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Rooted app, infinite restarting

When I installed Top ntp on my S5, It did a restart and now it keeps restarting at least 5 seconds when coming to the home screen. It has been rooted for a while now and I have done a hard restart on ...
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Remove root via update

I want to remove the root, i.e. unroot the phone Nexus 4. The automatic factory image downloader using Nexus toolkit takes ages (for some reason). I also read somewhere that updating your rooted phone ...
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flash a custom rom and procedure to rooting my device [closed]

Im not happy that Im not getting any rom for my galaxy s3 and I want to flash a custom rom but I have no idea how to root my device nad flash a suitable rom for it... Secondly after flashing ...
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How to install carliv touch recovery on my MediaTek MT6572

I own a spice mi 356 which have a dual core 1.0 ghz processor. It is a MediaTek device with MediaTek version MT6572. Now, my question is to install carliv touch recovery(a clockworkmod based recovery) ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 crashing randomly with Xposed Framework installed

I am on a rooted Galaxy S4. Software version 4.4.2. I have the xposed framework 2.6.1 installed. I am getting random crashes every few minutes-hours with it installed, with, or without modules. I dont ...
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Recover files of an App

My phone is a Motorola MOTO G (first generation). Due to some troubles, I had recovered the factory settings of my phone. But I forget to backup some data of an app (Tricount). A this point my phone ...
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How do I disable the backlighting for the menu and back buttons on a Galaxy SIII?

Does anyone know how to disable the lights of the buttons at the bottom of my phone? They are really annoying and I can reach them without the lights on. I've tried several apps but none of them ...
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GS4 i337 safestrap bricked. Adb says libc.so missing

So my brother got a galaxy s4 (I337 model) for Christmas but shortly after he got it it started having issues with the WiFi. So I tried to root and install a Rom on the phone and after a 2 days of ...
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Fast switch between lock screens?

I know there is "No Lock Screen", which is a great musthave app that I have been using for months on all the devices I own. My friends/relatives love it too. My only problem with it it's that I ...
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Error opening terminal: Screen

I just installed nano on my Nexus 9, which is rooted. However, when I try to run nano, it says "Error opening terminal: screen." bash-3.2# nano Error opening terminal: screen. Any help would be ...
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XT1064 - 5.0.1 - Rooted - Issues with writing to /sdcard

I just rooted my Moto G 2014 XT1064 running 5.0.1. I used this article to do the root process: http://maktechblog.com/how-to-unlock-the-bootloader-and-root-the-motorola-moto-g-2nd-gen/#Root Which ...
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Using rooted android device as a bluetooth speaker

I want to use my rooted Android phone (Moto G) running 4.4.4 Kitkat with Bluetooth 4.0 as a bluetooth speaker, is there any way to do that? Thank you!
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Is root ownership inherited in shell scripts? (rsync via ssh permission denied)

I am running Android Revolution HD 52.0 custom ROM (Android 4.3) with Koush's superuser 1.0.3.0 on a Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. In the hope of using some native shell applications on my phone for ...
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Do I need to factory reset to root galaxy note 4 SM-N910V?

I have the Samsung Galaxy note 4 for Verizon. I believe it is the developer edition because the model # is SM-N910V. I am trying to either install CFs auto root or install TWRP recovery and root from ...
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MAC OSX Heimdall Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!

I am getting the error: Failed to confirm end of file transfer sequence!” when using Heimdall on Mac OSx. The error in terminal: Kathryns-MacBook-Pro:~ david$ sudo heimdall flash --RECOVERY ...
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Can anyone please help me root my9 zte quartz?

I cannot find a clockwork mod recovery for zte quartz model z797c would love to root can anyone help?
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Why does Terminal Emulator for Android has completely different commands comparing to GNU/Linux?

I installed Terminal Emulator for Android hoping I could easily get root access,install apps via terminal etc.So,thinking Android is a Linux distribution,I felt that it must have a terminal emulator ...
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File system inaccessible as root, but works fine as user

I'm quite new in the Android development scene. Recently, I installed a custom KitKat ROM and I encountered a strange issue. It is related to my SD cards (one is somekind of "virtual card", it is the ...
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How do I root my Vodafone Smart 4 Power?

I want to install some software like Cheat Engine on my Vodafone 985N (specifications are here) and they require rooting my phone.I heard that is very dangerous and I can brick my phone if I make a ...
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Backup app (Clash of Clans) data from the system partition; monitoring app -write- activities [duplicate]

Yes, I know I can backup my village via google+; yes, I've tried that before; no, it didn't work for me the several times I did it and I don't want to do that again. I've also used the Titanium Backup ...
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Backup app (Clash of Clans) data from the system partition; monitor app write activities

Yes, I know I can backup my village via google+; yes, I've tried that before; no, it didn't work for me the several times I did it and I don't want to do that again. I've also used the Titanium Backup ...
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Not able to remove XOLO secure in rooted xoloq600 phone

I recently installed framaroot-1.9.3 on my xoloQ600(android 4.2.1). I selected option Boromir which was first among the 2 other options(Faramir,Barahir) on framaroot.It reported to success and I ...
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Galaxy S3 , Supersu reports no SU binary installed

The Problem: I've attempted rooting my Galaxy S3 (unlocked, I9300, recently upgraded to Android 4.3 , and 3.0.31 kernel) through heimdal on Ubuntu Linux by following this guide ( as well as following ...
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phone not turning on Asus Zenfone 5

I received an error message on my phone "system.android.acore" has stopped working unfortunately. So I have tried to factory reset it. Now it doesnt turn on at all. It just shows the intel inside ...
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Android device does not respond to touch or buttons but is controllable with adb

Running a rooted OnePlus One with Cyanogenmod 11S. I am trying to enable multiple user support. By editing build.prop I was able to add new users and even switch to the new user I created. The ...
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Android Device not detected by adb on Xubuntu 14.04

My phone (Micromax A092) running stock Android 4.3, has recently got factory reset by mistake. Using Photorec, I was able to recover all my files stored in the part of the phone memory, used as an sd ...