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Internal and external SD storage inaccessible as root

I'm having a bizarre issue where apps, adb, etc. can properly access my internal and external SD storage without issue unless they are running as root, in which case they are completely inaccessible. ...
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Low memory message on cm 9.1.0

I need help to free up my memory. Today I tried to add a new app, but my phone says its memory is low. So I decided to delete some apps, did not work at all. I already deleted about 2 or 3 Apps and I ...
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Can I remove my custom recovery?

I'm in a weird predicament with my Nexus 5. I rooted easily when I first got it then 5.1 was rolling out and I really wanted to upgrade and did, then I was able to reapply the root access but didn't ...
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Quick Settings toggle icon not working

The icon (its in the Notification Status Bar see screen print) to toggle Quick Settings does not work in my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. Any idea what is the cause and how to fix this or remove the icon. ...
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How Recover deleted data from internal memory of non rooted Moto G device?

This is my first post here :). My question is to recover accidentally deleted data from a Moto G (the device is not rooted and has Android 4.4.4 inside) with avoiding any potential data loss. So the ...
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How to remove sim selection from notification drawer

phone: Samsung Ace 3 (gt-s7272) android: 4.2.2 (rooted) As you can see in the attached image(red part), is there any module or tool that let me remove sim selection from the drawer? Thanks in ...
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/storage/emulated/legacy is read only :(

For some reason, no apps on my phone (including adb, after running su) can modify any files in any subdirectory of /storage. I also can't use my file manager on my computer to edit, create, or delete ...
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Android 5.0.2 dialer settings

I have no idea about coding and in-depth android settings. I installed a cutom ROM called Aurora on on my Galaxy S4 I9500. It has the S6 Dialer and other S6 apps. There is a bug where the dialer's ...
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How to install Cyanogenmod on Xolo Q1010i? [duplicate]

After successful attempts, finally I have rooted my Xolo Q1010i. Now I need to try something new on it. So I thought of installing CyanogenMod(CM) on that. I googled out for applying CM to Xolo ...
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How to break Android OS security and root a phone, manually?

Not only that one click applications don't work on my phone, I want to DIY root my phone. Upon googling for quite some time, I couldn't find any updated guide. I am willing to write one myself, but ...
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I want to Root the Motorola Moto G(2nd Gen) (XT1068) with Lollipop 5.0.2 and install CyanogenMod 12 too. Please help me on the procedures

I want to root the Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen - XT1068 with Lollipop 5.0.2 and install CyanogenMod 12 too. Please help me on the procedures. Tried apps like towelroot, kingo etc but they don't support ...
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Can we set different limit to internet data for each device connected via same router?(unrooted)

I just wanted to know that can I set a limit of data usage to my devices connected through same broadband without setting the limit in each phone (settings). There are plenty of apps which shows the ...
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Is it possible to change navigation buttons after a Cyanogenmod theme has been applied?

I'm currently using a Cyanogenmod theme (Lumin). I only checked the "Style" option in the Cyanogenmod theme selector. I really like how the status bar/ drop down menu looks and other elements. ...
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How to see if Knox is tripped on Samsung S6 Edge?

I would like to check whether the Knox counter is now 0x1 on my phone. I booted into download mode, but I see nothing there to tell me. How can you check the state of your Knox counter on a Samsung ...
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Android shows no lock screen, and homebuttons doesn't work after accidentally deleting MediaProvider.apk in MTK6582 device

I have an MTK6582 phone. I accidentally deleted MediaProvider.apk from /priv-apps folder including its .odex. Now it does not recognize SD card. So I did a factory reset, and now: there is no lock ...
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Can a looped Android be rooted?

I deleted a system file from my Android (com.android.providers.settings.apk) and now my Android is in a loop. It is a KitKat tablet and I am able to use adb sideload. Is there a way to root the tablet ...
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Where are settings for `svc power stayon true` stored?

I want to make a simple utility where I can read the current setting for the stayon portion of svc, and also change it. I got changing the setting down, but how do I find out the current value of it? ...
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UDP communication between PC and Android via ethernet

1. I am testing with a rooted nexus 5 operating on lollipop 5.1. 2. This is all with no wifi connection. I am trying to send UDP packets between a PC and an android device with an otg cable and ...
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Edit the root directory android 4.4

I have to edit my fstab in android 4.4 but the root is mounted in read only. I've try to remount the root with mount -o rw,remount /And I can edit the root files but when I reboot the device the ...
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Disable disable option

Is it possible to disable the disable option for a system app? For example, if I turned Google now launcher into a system app, the disable option is grayed out. However, if I do the same for Google ...
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SafeStrap wont re-install on galaxy s5? (read full story)

So i had originally safestrap already installed, and tried to flash a custom rom. but because I have the shittiest luck on the planet, I hard bricked my rom slot. so I just plugged in to PC and ...
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I want to root my tablet but cannot

I have a samsung tablet that is entitled samsung tab 4 t-351. I wish to root it, but can find nothing. I have tried towelroot, framaroot, one click,root master, king root , vroot,iroot, and poot
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I have different Interface of ES explorer where i don have root settings

I want to move some files from sd card to system files but it doesn't give permission to move those apps.. and in search i have seen some app called es explorer and after installing to access the ...
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Remount /system rw

i'm new here, so i apologize in advance if this is a n00bish question: how could one remount /system (or any partition, for that matter) in rw and allow suid on a booted system via ADB wifi? here's ...
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Smart Lock not working, is it due to Outlook?

I have a Nexus 6 with Android 5.1, kernel version 3.10.40-geec2459, build number LMY47D. When I first started using the Nexus 6, Smart Lock worked. After a while it stopped working. If I open the ...
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Can't access internet from wifi in third partly app

i have hp slate voice tab in which m work in a third party apps what some time ago its stuck me to access internet on wifi but its working fine in sim network internet. how can able to access the ...
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Can't uninstall Cyanogenmod11 themes

Recently I installed a number of Cyanogenmod11 Themes from the Android Market. Now I want to uninstall some of then But whenever I try to uninstall it my phone soft reboots. And the theme is still in ...
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Is my device rooted if I can delete system app, but doesn't have SU installed?

I recently bought a new Allwinner A13 tablet. I wanted to side load Google Search app, but because there is already Google Search system app, it conflicted and failed to install. Knowing this would ...
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Why am I not getting access to the full internal storage space?

Please note: There are similar questions to this one, but this is different: in this case I am root reading all the block data directly from /dev/block/*, not a regular user trying to save files to ...
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How to remove SuperSU when phone is improperly rooted?

I attempted to root my Motorola G 2nd Generation, and failed. I tried to remove everything and go back to normal, but the SuperSU app stayed. The phone stated it as an system app. I tried factory ...
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How to access my rooted Android from Mac?

I have a rooted Android device. Now, I'd want to access it from my Mac machine. I want to look into the file system. How do I do that? Nothing is mounted when I plugs it to a Mac machine.
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cynogenmod Sim unlocked Samsung nexus s?

Hi I have a samsung google nexus s (Sim unlocked) with android KitKat. I am planning to install #cyanogenmod 11 on it. The question is : will upgrading to cyanogenmod lock my Sim again ? Will I have ...
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How to see all TCP connections being routed for hotspot?

I want to see a list of all active TCP connections on my Android device, regardless of whether they terminate in the device. E.g., when my phone is serving as a WiFi hotspot, I would like to see all ...
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How to root LG Optimus L3 E400 Smartphone

How to root LG Optimus L3 E400 Smartphone? I followed the instructions on this webpage: http://www.rootlord.com/2013/02/root-lg-optimus-l3-e400-smartphone.html. But nothing happens, it says on the ...
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Modifying hosts file does not have any effect

Since I spend too much time on websites such as 9gag.com and the like, I decided to try and block them by modifying the hosts file on my rooted Nexus 5. So I created a new hosts file using ...
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One M8 Root failed. SuperSU says, “No binaries found.”

I attempted to root my HTC One M8 using this guide: http://blog.laptopmag.com/root-htc-one-m8 and everything seemed to be going smoothly until the end. When I open SuperSU though, I get a message, ...
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Can't pair bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor

I've tried a few different Heart Rate Monitor (HRM) models, but none are working with my 4.4.4 Note 4. Other bluetooth (A2DP or file transfer) are working, but no HRM. I can see the device, but not ...
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How to upgrade Jelly Bean to KitKat [duplicate]

I want help to upgrade my device running on Android Jelly Bean (4.2.2) to Android KitKat (4.4) and my phone is also rooted.! Please teach me how to upgrade it.? I have setup file of Jelly Bean and ...
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Need help re-rooting my Sprint Note 3 running CM12.1 Nightly 5.1.1

I installed a Nightly build of CM12.1 earlier today, but a few minutes ago when I tried to install an app that requires root access it said I wasn't rooted. For some reason I figured this was a given ...
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Obtaining root access

I have a LGMS500 (never again), I have used Link2SD and Advanced SD Card manager and have moved as many apps as I can to SD card and this was not many. Any other app I try to move to SD card I receive ...
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Rooting Xperia Z2 (D6502) 23.0.1.A.0.167 Kitkat 4.4.4 build

Just yesterday I downgraded my Xperia Z2 (D6502) from Lollipop back to Kitkat. What I am dearly missing in Kitkat is the ability to move the apps to SD card. So now to be able to move the apps I need ...
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Playing with boot.img & receovery.img to get adb root

first: i have a MediaTek smartphone running a production build, that means if you want to start adb as root it will not function and will say: adbd cannot run as root in production builds My essay ...
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Is there a way to do a shell root (or temporary root) on a locked Droid Maxx 4.4.4?

I am trying to obtain as much data as possible from a Motorola (Verizon) Droid Maxx (with Android 4.4.4 KitKat). To clarify, I need the current data off the phone, so any options that result in ...
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I am able to install new apps from Play Store on my Galaxy Y duos but they dont open or work. (LINK2SD)

I partitioned my SD-Card using Mini-Partition Tool. I made 3 Partitions. One for Local and Domestic stuff ( FAT32 ) One as 2nd Partition for Link2SD. Increasing Internal Memory! And the last one as ...
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The easiest way to root a Moto G (XT1032) Android v. 5.0.2

I have just rooted a samsung Lite 3 tablet...and it was simple. Really simple. Used Odin to install CWM, then installed a superuser app from a zip file. Really straightforward. So I decided to look ...
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Shred an internal or system partition

There are quite a few apps that lets a user delete the media or data partitions so it won't be recoverable - by re-writing "junk" data over and over again on the free storage space. Still, is there ...
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Micromax Canvas Power stucks at boot logo after changing the logo

My phone is Micromax Canvas Power and it's rooted using Framaroot. I changed the boot logo, but now it's stuck at that logo. My phone only shows factory mode, no recovery mode. How to fix it?
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Why does my PATH get set differently for SSH Droid?

I've noticed that depending upon how I enter my rooted phone I get a different PATH setting: # ADB bash-3.2$ adb shell shell@kfotetzx:/ $ echo $PATH ...
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Why does SSH Server (Ice Cold Apps) with a command fail?

I wish to ssh into my rooted Android Samsung Galaxy S4 v4.4.2 phone and run a command. I have SSH Server installed. If I just SSH, it works fine: bash-3.2$ ssh -p 35151 10.1.10.22 ...
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SuperSu not at all functional, can't uninstall

I installed SuperSU from Google Play, and then from a zip file using ClockWorkMod and now it crashes every time I go to log or settings. I tried factory reset, not quite sure how I thought it would ...