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How to root my Karbonn A51+ Mobile?

My phone was is rooted. I'm using Stock Rom. Please do help me to root my phone via PC (which is running on Ubuntu & Windows) or anything else? Thanks in advance.
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Rooting Estar mini HD

Hello guys my sister bought this tablet and i want to root it. I downloaded One Click Root Opened it but i couldn't press the root button because there are no drivers installed on my computer for this ...
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My Samsung SM-T310 won't boot properly

Let me explain my situation. I was installing an unofficial port of CM11 (4.4.2) to my tablet using TWRP. I have wiped my original OS, but did a backup. However, I didn't check if it failed or not. ...
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Wifi won't turn on after rooting

I have an Epson Moverio BT-200 Wearable glasses with Android 4.0.4 and kernel "3.0.21-00003-OMAP-Android+". I rooted the glasses, tried every method without success until I found KingRoot, which ...
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help for rooting Android tab Winmax TX5

I have a tab named Winmax, model TX5, with hardware mt8312 :) Now I want to root it, my friend suggest me to root with kingroot. Is it will work??? and my Android version is Kitkat 4.2.2. I hope ...
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is there any problem if i reset my unrooted andoif mobile that is previously rooted?

My phones play store is not connecting to internet it shows connection error.... and some of the app is not connecting to internet. I think factory reset may solve this problem but I have rooted my ...
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LG G Flex Power button hangs-up when on calls

LG G Flex Rooted no Roms. I have the power button hangs up on calls unchecked, but it hangs up when I am on a call. What do I need to do fix this?
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How SElinux protects android from rooting

I know when rooting we execute a script and we use a thing that is already root and tell it to execute if it executes the script as root and then roots the phone so how does SElinux helps to protect ...
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Not able to install google play services!

I can't install google play services, either from play store or from a downloaded APK. When I downloaded it from play store, the following error was displayed: incompatible with other apps using ...
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Check android device for malware or unauthorized access

Hello StackExchange community, I'd like to check whether on my rooted android device (running with Cyanogenmod 12.1) there is malicious software or some unauthorized access, because some days ago the ...
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Unable to add Google Apps Account on M Beta 3 Rooted Nexus 6

I recently updated my Nexus 6 to rooted Marshmallow Beta 3 and I cannot add my google apps account (uchicago.edu). Any suggestions?
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How to block some URL`s in Android Louncher App without root?

There is a list of sites, but the user should not be able to go in the running, installed application (Launcher). How to implement this feature on phones without root rights ? For example, I ...
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When I do a factory reset the phone just restarts.Why?

When I do a factory reset (I've tried from the Settings menu as well as from recovery mode) the phone just restarts and all apps are intact. This happened since wanted to root my phone and it didn't ...
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Use SIM card from Samsung S3 on Samsung Note 4

I have a US cellular SIM card that I want to be able to use on account of it has been running with no cost whatsoever for two and a half years. It is currently linked to a Samsung S3. I want to be ...
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Where are the lollipop OTA system upgrade files stored?

Android devices automatically download OTA system update files and store them on your device until you install them. Then you get a notification that the file has been downloaded. I do not want to ...
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best way to change files in system partition from a PC (no root)

What is the best way to access the via USB the system partition of a Android device (not rooted)... Through Windows, directly or via ADB Or through Linux, via ADB, direct with console or with shell ...
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Delete a path too long

An unstable version of Android 5.1.1 caused a bootloop on my phone. I fixed things, but after the incident the 0 directory located inside /storage/emulated/0 dived DEEPLY DOWN. Now I can't delete ...
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Why root makes phone fast

I have heard many sites saying that rooting makes phone faster but in technical detail it just increase process and more process = slow phone so why people say it Example : we have phone A and ...
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What exactly does “rooting” mean (for a new device that has no ready-made tools yet)?

Disclaimer: The question is not meant like these: How do I root my device? – Take tool X/Y/Z! Where do I find tool X/Y/Z for rooting? – Link, Link, Link! What is "root"? – Full ...
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How to get OK Google from Lockscreen back? OnePlus One CM 12.1 nightly

I recently updated to the new CM 12.1 nightly on my Oneplus One from the official version because of constant touchscreen issues. The touchscreen issues are now fixed, but OK Google doesn't work from ...
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Not able to replace GPS & Screen-Cast icons in status bar

I've a rooted Nexus 5 with Android version 5.1.1 I wanted to replace GPS & Screen-Cast icons that appear in status bar with my custom created icons in framework-res.apk. Method I used to replace ...
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Process List of Charging Powered Off Device

Is there any way to access or log the process list when the phone is off, but plugged into my computer charging? I'd like to see what system processes are running when the phone is connected to a ...
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Upgrading galaxy s2 GT-I9100T 4.0.3 to 4.4

I'm pretty desperate trying for a day now rescuing my phone. I am new in this whole updating android firmware stuff and I did the following: root my phone, enabled USB debugging downloaden ODIN, ...
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LG Escape 2 - bricked

I tried running a script that I got online. I downloaded the whole file which included the .bat file. I tried running the .bat file while forgetting that I needed to download the drivers (from the ...
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Need a way to deploy Android images

So a client of ours just upped a notice on us to deploy thousands of phones in two weeks (10,000 to be exact) and they all get rooted so the client can load software on it. But as of right now the ...
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How to remove pattern lock from Huawei G525 without using OS?

After two many pattern attempts on Huawei G525-U00, there is a sign in Google account request to unlock the phone. I've tried all of my Google accounts, and it seems none of my accounts are ...
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How to Root my LG Optimus L70 LGMS323

I know there are many ways to root a LG Optimus L70 LGMS323 but I don't understand some of it. Is there a simple way to root my of device running Android 4.4.2?
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Create symlink/mount/bind in root [closed]

I want to compile (through make) on my Android phone. I have root access. I have almost all the things set up. But there's this hitch. All the configure files have a shebang of #!/bin/sh. I can ...
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File system wacked, since accidently saying yes to “do yo want to change defaultbwrite disk”

I rooted my rca tablet. Always says sd card unmounted, do you want to change default write disk.? I hit yes one day and that's when problems began. I don't have a recovery, and can't make backups of ...
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does rooting LG ally with gingerbreak stop fastboot access?

Hi I am trying to root my LG ally (2.2.2) using gingerbreak and I keep on hearing that it prevents the usage of fastboot so Im wondering if that is true and what I can do about it?
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Deleted Stock Dialer App, Not Receiving Call Notifications

So, I have the BLU STUDIO 6.0 LTE and am rooted. I deleted the Stock Phone app, replaced it with Reactiv Dialer. I can make calls just fine. But I hear the ring when someone calls but no screen pops ...
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AdAway and Xposed Framework unable to edit system files in a rooted Huawei Ascend Y330

I rooted my Huawei Ascend Y330 using King Root (verified it with Root Checker). The problem started when I was trying to install AdAway and Xposed Framework. They both are unable to edit files. I ...
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Unable to ROOT Lenovo S660? [duplicate]

I have framaroot after installing to my phone i clicked BOROMIR it says failed as i was following this site: but doesn't help is there any other way. Actually I want my USB to work with my phone. Is ...
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How to root the SM-G900F Android 5.0 without tripping KNOX?

I know the Galaxy S5 can be rooted without tripping knox on Android 4.4. but that "bug" has been fixed by Samsung, and the developer of TowelRoot won't fix it because he works by Google now. So ...
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What are the current rooting options for Galaxy S6?

I've sort of been following the development scene for the A6, enough to know that there are multiple rooting options, each with their own pros and cons. What are the current ways people are rooting ...
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Is Link2SD completely safe on a rooted device?

I have a rooted device, and I was wondering: Is Link2SD app safe to allow root access to? Is it a scam or anything? Does it work as is says it does and does it actually save the stuff to the SD ...
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Is there a way to root the Android 5.1.1 update on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4?

Samsung finally released 5.1.1 for my Tab 4 T330NU. I was previously rooted in 4.4.2 Kitkat and when I saw Lollipop I just couldn't resist upgrading even though I knew I would lose my precious root. ...
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How to reinstall google play app after deleting it? [duplicate]

I have a rooted phone and tried to link my play store app to the second partition of my memory card. However, when I wiped the data on the second partition, I forgot to remove the link of my play ...
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How to root Samsun Galaxy Tab S running Android 5.0.2?

I've been trying to root my Tab S (Model SM-T700). I haven't gotten very far before encountering this issue. What I have done is gotten the Google USB Driver installed -- meaning I can use adb. If ...
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Root checkers tells me my phone is rooted but most root required apps warns me that the system denied to root. Why? Anyone, please explain it to me

Before my phone was said to be rooted by root checkers, I tried many rooting apps, both Android and PC based. The first significant change which happened occurred when I first installed and used the ...
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Amazon Kindle OS version changing update lower than current version fails to work on Kindle 7th gen

I own a Kindle 7th gen, as those who have seen "Can I watch security footage on any type of Amazon Kindle?" know, and as many people do, i want to root the device so i can install custom screensavers ...
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I rooted my mobile and my google play store is not working

I uninstalled updates and force stoped it. I even uninstalled the updates and cleared cache. I did factory reset but not working. Now i can't even add or sign in my old account. What should I do? Help ...
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All app stopped after rooting and removing some google app

Last day i have rooted my phone then install Link2SD App, after this i have uninstalled some google app and move some app to my memory card memory, then google play stopped, when i try to open any ...
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Installing File Explorer on Droid 2

I have a Droid 2 (very old, model from 4-5 yrs ago). My phone is stuck on airplane mode and I am unable to turn airplane mode off. I found a way to fix it that looks very promising. ...
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Android bind obb error?

So, I am on Android 4.2.2 I have the obb file in /storage/extSdCard/obb/ending directory And want it binded in /sdcard/Android/obb/starting directory So, I run in my busybox #!/system/bin/sh mount ...
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Root for Xperia Z3 D6616

Does anyone know if there is a working root for the Sony Xperia X3 D6616 (T-Mobile)? I just got upgraded to 5.0.2 but the battery life is awful now. I know the biggest hurdle is that T-Mobile has ...
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Changing PATH, HOME env variables of dropbear ssh session

I made a dropbear multi binary that has android patch. But everytime , when i login via ssh using dropbear as ssh server. On checking environment variables, I get :: HOME=/sdcard ...
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sdcard appears empty for sshdroid, samba fileshare etc, but not for total commander

I have rooted lenovo p780 with VIBEUI 2.0 (not sure that this matters). The issue is well described in subject. When I enter /storage/sdcard0 directory via remote terminal it appears empty. It's all ...
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How to backup / partition before rooting?

I would like to root my Nexus 5 but I am worried it will cause a bootloop or some other sort of problem and therefore I would like to back up all my phones data including / before hand. Is this ...
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Is there a way I can make the font size smaller on default messaging app of LG L70

I have a rooted LG L70 (D325) and I want to make the font size of default messaging app smaller. I changed the font size on the settings but it is quite large to me that the person beside my can read ...