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android model lenova a319 [on hold]

Root Apps ethuvum download panala vibenu vanthutu theriyama updateana kotuthuda update mari kattunuthu ,off aye restart ,backup. Restore ,wipe partition,factory reset appdinu 1to6line vanththu ,how ...
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How to get out of stuck boot animation?(Android One)

I am stuck at the google boot animation of the android one phone(Micromax AQ501). I had just flashed it into custom recovery for the first time. It rebooted for the first time after that and then got ...
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Yellow exclamation mark on boot on rooted Samsung Galaxy device

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos, and after I rooted it by following Root Samsung Galaxy S Duos, I had an exclamation symbol when I turn my mobile on. What happened? What are the consequences now? How ...
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How to unset ROM Toolbox set device density

I pretty much bricked the UI now with the build property editor's ro.sf.lcd_density setting. I first set it to mdpi (160) which made my UI elements tiny (should have made them bigger) and the keypad's ...
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Deleted play store accidently form my rooted Sony Xperia C2305 using lucky patcher

I've already read the answer of this similar question here but in the first answer in step-6 it is not asking for replace the application because I've deleted it from my phone and it is not disabled. ...
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Process com.android.systemui has stopped

So my phone (Samsung Galaxy Avant) was working just fine until last night where I keep getting this error. I can use my phone just fine for maybe,2 minutes,but after that,it crashes. I already tried ...
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Is there a way how to hide an app from other apps?

I am looking for a way to mask the presence of an app from other apps, so that other apps would not be able to detect the app is installed on that phone. Is there a way to do that? PS: the phone is ...
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Which root android app can fast access to root permissions without any hassle? [duplicate]

Which root android app can fast access to root permissions without any hassle? KingRoot, Kinggo, Greenify...
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every picture or music stored on the internal memory cannot show on gallery,unless i go to files and choose the sdcard the i will see they are there

please assist and advise, my s3 mini had the insufficient space error and I did the *#9900#, then the delete dumpstate/logcat and from then the gallery or media has no files and even if put in new ...
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Download Mode in Galaxy Grand Prime

Ok so I rooted my phone useing King root downloaded twrp, busy box pro. Anyway I went to reboot in bootloader and i got a downloading screen. How long should this take. Anyway I'm a noob to rooted ...
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How to fix mobile hotspot?

Shortly said, my mobile hotspot doesn't work. I can connect my laptop to my phone but I can't get on the web. Mobile data on my phone works flawlessly. What I've tried: Putting my SIM card into ...
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hi, i have a Karbonn A26 4.1.1 , after rooting and used for 3 years. But mistakenly once I deleted one file from boot. Now it's not powering up

i have a Karbonn A26 4.1.1 , after rooting and used for 3 years. But mistakenly once I deleted one file from boot. Now it's not powering up. I gave to service centre , they told it's waste , throw it. ...
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OverlayFS and external SD card

Last days I get (not so) old Samsung Xcover2, I root it and install CM 11 (KK 4.4.4). Unfortunately Samsung GT-S7710 have small amount of internal memmory (1.18GB). Now I want to know if there is way ...
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UID of app, file permissions and backups

I have a slight problem, I'm running the same app (App X) on 2 devices, device 1 & device 2. I have backed up data from device 1, and have attempted to copy this data into data folder of App x on ...
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Edit root files

I have installed Jota text editor on my rooted device but Jota isn't give root permission when started and I can't save edited files. I tried to clear the app and data cache to no avail. How can I ...
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How to remove root backdoor on an Allwinner device?

I read on The Register that a root backdoor is triggered by writing rootmydevice to the special file /proc/sunxi_debug/sunxi_debug. That gives the current running process root privileges. If that file ...
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How is rooting done under the hood?

I recently rooted my device which got me curious regarding the process. I would really like to understand how rooting applications work under the hood. Articles I have found over the internet have ...
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Unwanted android apps keep reinstalling

​Recently I received a phone through a special offer with a company. (see here) The phone doesn't have a brand name printed on it but mentions on the back the name of the company through which I ...
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How to unroot Asus FonePad 7 ME175CG

I have Asus FonePad 7 Me175CG running Android 5.0. I'm unable to root it. I've tried many apps from store and also tried to unlock oem using fastboot oem unlock command etcetera. I've not much ...
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Debugging aboot with KGDB (serial)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Qualcomm. Rooted and unlocked. Is it possible to debug aboot (android bootloader) with KGDB (kernel debugger through serial connection)? More specifically finding an address ...
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Remove specific application from Data usage

I'm using Marshmallow and I'm rooted. After looking in alot of places and search in google I didn't find any answer. My question is, is possible to remove specific information in Data Usage in ...
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Can I copy the app data from one phone to another phone if they both use Android?

I will be buying Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 phone and my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. My S3 has Android 4.2.2 and the Redmi should have Android 5 with MIUI on top as the user interface. I'm ...
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Malicious malware on phone. How can I make it like new again?

I have ran multiple anti-virus apps I have factory reset my phone. Probably gained root access. I know I will probably have to reinstall the OS. I have upgraded to android 6.0 (marshmellow) but ...
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How does adb shell differ from a terminal emulator?

I have a couple of tasks I want to accomplish on Android 6.0.1 and they need root access when I run them on the device. This target device is not rooted. Can I use adb from a PC to run commands just ...
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Ways to check if your phone has been compromised?

With more and more people using custom ROMs and APKs from unknown sources (some with root access) it's inevitable that Android phones are getting compromised. What are some methods that can be used ...
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Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly?

Question: Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly? Also, can it get bricked? Full story: I got some malware, which my antivirus couldn't detect, so I installed an app called "Stubborn ...
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Can MTP be configured to show the root?

I have a rooted device running Android 6. When I connect it via USB, I can browse files via MTP, but it is limited the the /sdcard folder, for instance I can see Downloads and DCIM but I can't access ...
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How to gain access to the fm radio on my phone with root access?

Android is based on a Linux Kernel, and is therefore a variant of Unix. As such I would expect some sort of command console/command prompt to be accessible. According to this site and this site, most ...
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Icon packs on stock Huawei Launcher

Is there any way to use icon packs on the stock launcher in the same way they can be used on third-party launchers? I have a Huawei P8; it is rooted so I'm guessing there is a way but my searches have ...
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xPosed Installer on HTC One M8

I have rooted my HTC One M8 running Android 4.4.3 (using this method). The process went fine and I did not have any hiccups. One of the main reasons I rooted my phone was I wanted to utilize AppOps, ...
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Error installing Xposed Framework on Android Marshmallow

I have a completely successfully rooted Nexus 6p running the tawin project. I checked many tutorials on how to flash the xposed file via recovery, but every time it comes up with an error stating that ...
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WEACH ROOT CHECKER BASIC APPS. IS REQUIRE FOR MY CELL [duplicate]

HOW CAN ROOTED MY SM-500G A5 Wich ROOT CHECKER BASIC APPS. IS REQUIRE FOR MY CELL
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What does “mount namespace separation” in the app SuperSU do?

The title pretty much says it all. What does "mount namespace separation" in the app SuperSU do and how does it affect other apps?
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Need superuser permission for TMS [duplicate]

for some cloud syncing purposes I want to give TMS (Titanium Media Sync) superuser privilege over my rooted device even if it doesn't asks for it. I use SuperSU.
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How can I unbrick a phone without being able to access recovery?

I have rooted my Zenfone 2 ZE551ML using a method which permanently replaces recovery (I didn't realize it back then). Can I unbrick it using only fastboot? I can't use adb, as I can't open recovery. ...
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instagram not showing photos

I am not able to open some websites on my Android Kitkat 4.4.4(REDMI 2 - rooted) device since 3-4 days. Not able to open Stackexchange, some other websites (I don't remember). Also, Instagram app ...
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Android devices not allowed to connect to WiFi

I am a college student and they provide us free WiFi here . When trying to connect to the WiFi all devices connect to it instantly except Android devices. When Android 6.0 was launched the devices ...
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How can I root my ZTE Android phone

How can I root my ZTE Android phone? There doesn't seem to be any applications that can successfully do that. Do you know of any way to root a ZTE phone? My model number is Z812.
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What happens if I remove a file from /etc/permissions?

So I rooted my phone recently and want to thoroughly clean up my phone. I specifically want to remove a file in /etc/permissions (or /system/etc/permissions) called android.hardware.location.gps.xml, ...
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Unable to mount /system as read-write

I want to modify a file under /system. The problem is that is read-only, and even with root I cannot set it as read-write. I've tried the following: Root Explorer (the automatic button) A one click ...
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Cryptfs : unmounting /data failed: Device or resource busy

I am trying to encrypt my rooted Nexus 5 (running CyanogenMod 13/Marshmallow). Here is how I am doing: With the phone running and connected to USB, make sure that /mnt/asec/ is empty Long-press the ...
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Grant superuser permission to an app which hasn't asked for it [duplicate]

Hello android enthusiasts, I am using Titanium Media Sync (TMS) app to keep some folders synced from my microSD card to my Dropbox. Now I want also to, on demand, be able to sync one of these folders ...
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ADB-client stops working when root is turned on

Very strange - I've Cyanogenmod rooted device and cannot use the adb-client from computer when rooting is turned on. In other words i have to go to developer settings, turn off rooting - then I can ...
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mount in shell as user or root with different output

I have a rooted Android Phone and a native service which detects if the system partition is mounted read-write or read-only. If I run the mount command in the user shell, the partition is mounted ...
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How do I bring custom app (activity) atop of lock screen?

Some applications (for example, MortPlayer Music and other music players, Camera app, etc.) can work atop of lock screen, without requiring to enter PIN. How do I force existing app to show an ...
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Change android full-disk encryption algorithm

I've recently managed to get data on my device encrypted. However, after I learn that Android full disk encryption uses dm-crypt underneath I've decided to go a bit futher and replace default ...
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LG G Pro E980 stuck loop on TWRP openrecovery script

My LG G Pro E980 is rooted. It was working fine. Today I did factory reset to reset phone and delete data. But after restarting it has got stuck on TWRP openrecovery script, showing errors and keeps ...
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Are there any Google devices that support capabilities in their default kernel?

If I systemless root (no modification done to /system partition) a nexus device, would I be able to able to set capabilites on executables without changing the original kernel binary ? I often want ...
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Root access, and /system mounted rw - but can't access /system/bin

I get a "permission denied" prompt when trying to delete php from /system/bin. I moved it there about a week ago. I have root access and can modify all other /system folders such as /system/xbin, just ...
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Default Android apps

I've just rooted my phone and trying to clean up a little bit what's inside. So, in order to do that, I need to know more about each default app. Is there a list with complete specifications (what it ...