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Problem rooting intex y2 aqua 1gb

I am trying to root my phone using Ubuntu. When I try adb reboot bootloader My device boots into fastboot mode When I try fastboot devices It list my device. But when I try ...
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Is it safe to remove “Google app” from android system completely?

I rooted my device and I removed some obvious bloat-ware, such as Cardio trainer (I bike to work, I definitely do not need that), some Google music, Google books, Google maps and many other Google XXX ...
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Android root not working

I tried rooting my intex aqua y2 1gb using kingo root. It said root was successful and superuser app was installed. I was able to delete system apps using kingo super user. But when I try to run su ...
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Is it possible to change Device's location?

I want to change my device location (lat,lang, etc) to a different place. I don't want to mock. I want it to function like If I open Google Maps, it points to my desired location not the real location....
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Samsung Galaxy J3 Rooting headaches

What's good tonight? Okay I'm having trouble rooting my J3. I suspect the problem is KNOX, but I'm new to android and everything. I have dev options enabled. When I go to usb debugging it is greyed ...
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How can I root the Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 on Ubuntu?

I am trying to root a Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005 on Ubuntu. I have attempted to install TWRP for the purposes of getting root access, but the installation of TWRP appears not to have worked. What I've ...
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Link2SD, I can not play movies or music from the first partition

I have a tablet (Archos 101d Neon) with Kitkat 4.4.2 installed. I want to move my apps to the SD card. I rooted the Tablet (Kingroot), partitioned the SD card (first partition FAT32, second ext4) and ...
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Cannot remount /system partition even when rooted (Sony xperia M2)

I have a Sony xperia M2 D2303 with kitkat 4.4.4 and compilation number 18.3.1.C.1.17. I have rooted using KingRoot v4.9.5. I have checked that system is rooted using tools such as root checker. Now, I ...
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Sony Xperia M2 D2303 - Rooted Successfully but cannot write to /system partition

I have a Sony xperia M2 D2303 with kitkat 4.4.4 and compilation number 18.3.1.C.1.17. I have rooted using KingRoot v4.9.5. I have checked that system is rooted using tools such as root checker. Now, I ...
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Permission control on Android 4.4.2

My tablet is Android 4.4.2. I rooted it but unable to unlock its boot-loader. After rooting it … How to control application permission, startup application and background running apps? I tried some ...
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How to see apps which were granted for root access in cyanogenmod?

It's not a problem to set root access in cyannogenmod. But how to see which apps have root privileges?
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How can I access cache files of an app? [duplicate]

I have a marshmallow device, it has custom ROM, and is obviously rooted. I am looking for a way to access the app data, cache of other apps. As I am rooted, I guess this is possible. I tried ...
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Help, I rooted my lg volt 2 and I factory reset it. I need help getting it back to working

Okay, so I am new to this whole thing. My lg volt 2 will boot up and I can go past the accessibility section to the "set internet connection" part, after I set internet connection the phone is stuck ...
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su available but not busybox and Superuser.apk

I have tried searching various methods to either root or delete this su (it is a kinguser su) but in vain. I found a very useful site http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2684210 but did ...
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SD card root access

Hey I just wanted to ask how it is possible to access my sdcard data with command lines on a rooted phone ? I tried to ls in /sdcard, also in /mnt/sdcard/ but my files are never displayed, yet a ...
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How do I prevent an app from force closing due to low memory

I have a floating application (a paint pad) which "floats as a window" in the foreground, while other apps are running. However, when I open some large applications, it is force closed. What I ...
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Will copying everything from /data/app and /data/data be enough for app's backup?

I've got an android device (Xiaomi MiPad-I, Stable ROM) which is not quite amenable to rooting, so I can't install Titanium backup on that. However, I can boot the device using the CWM recovery and ...
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4-seconds press on home or power button lanches something

On a rooted 2.3 Android, how to make that a 4-seconds press on home or power button lanches something, for example "Voice recording" app? (I would be happy to buy an app, even if it's 30€, for this ...
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Apk pushed into /system/priv-app/ disappear after reboot

I have been trying to push an apk into my priv-app folder so I can use it without having to enable mock locations. I have been using this method. adb remount adb push apk-filename-here /system/priv-...
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huawei y635 L01 root - maybe

I may have precisely the wrong phone BUT according to 'Root Checker Basic': Device: Y635-L01 Android Version: 4.4.4 SuperUser App: Installed (ChainsDD Version 3.1.3) SuperUser Binary Files: ...
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Does Root Boaster override system power management?

In Root Booster I have it set to Speed. Does Root Booster override the system's battery mode? For example when I change the battery mode from "balanced" to "power save", nothing seems to happen. Does ...
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How to root MK 809 iii?

I have an Android MK809 III stick and I am looking to root it, to run apps with super user permissions. How do I do that?
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Caller Name Presentation (CNAP) enable android

How do I enable Caller Name Presentation (CNAP) in android? Essentially in Canada there is an option called "Name Display" that comes with caller id. There used to be a page here explaining it here ...
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Weird Jack Behaviour

The rooted IdeaTab device is configured to start the stock Google Play Music as-soon-as I plug-in the 3.5mm Jack. Play Music does its thing. The problem is with the mx-player which upon playing a ...
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Rooted phone Samsung galaxy s5 (6.0sdk) , give root permission for specific app

i sucessfully rooted my phone , I am also using superuser (grants root permissions to some apps), and it worked. There was mostly when needed always an popup with grant root access etc. But my ...
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After rooting and re-flashing of stock ROM, Phone cannot render non-English scripts anymore

I have a Huawei Honor Holly with Android KitKat which I rooted in order to have more customisations. The stock ROM doesn't come with any option to change the font, so I used an app which required root ...
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Is there a way to move unmovable apps to the SD card in Android 6.0?

I recently updated to Android 6.0 and made my new 64GB SD card as adoptable storage. Unfortunately, as per here: Apps can be placed on adopted storage media only when the developer has indicated ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 uninstall system app

Hi I just rooted my Z1 using KingoRoot APK app and I installed Lucky Patcher to install Floating Fake Location as "system app". The thing is, I cannot uninstall Floating Fake Location afterwards using ...
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Unable to install kali linux using linux deploy

[14:47:05] Removing environment ... done [14:47:12] Updating environment ... done [14:47:20] Updating configuration file ... done [14:47:20] >>> install [14:47:20] The container is already ...
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Encryption on a rooted Canadian S5 (SM 900W8)

I am trying to encrypt my Canadian S5 and have high and low online for the multiple answers given to me on Google and XDA. I can't seem to do it either way. What happens is when I run the encryption ...
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How to root LG K7 (MS330)?

I have a cleaning program on my phone and one of the program functions is to optimize CPU.When I try this, it says I do not have root privileges. How can I get root privileges on my android LG MS330 ?...
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Stuck in fastboot after trying to root Moto G2 XT1033

Everytime I try to boot is giving me the message ending up at fastboot with message: Fastboot Reason: Fall-through from normal boot mode I already tried to reset to factory but all the options ...
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I have no keyboard!

I have a 'Rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 NT-N8000'(tablet) running Unofficial CM 13 Marshmallow 6.0.1 and a TWRP touch recovery. After i flashed cm13 i had no keyboard anymore, so i couldnt login to ...
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How to use boot animation on my samsung galaxy star pro device

How to change my mobile boot animation I had use the boot animation app but of no use and I can't find any file in root explorer with bootanimation.zip to replace it so how can I fix it? Note: my ...
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How to install Xposed on S6

I rooted my EE Samsung S6 (SM-G920F) (UK) (Marshmallow 6.0.1) yesterday evening using Odin (I followed the tutorial on Tom's Guide). I seemed to root fine. There was no bricking, boot looping or any ...
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How do I use Android device with USB OTG device as MTP client for another device?

I want this setup: [My Android device, MTP client] --USB OTG-- [other Android device, MTP server] For acting as MTP server, one simply chooses something like "Share files with computer running ...
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how to mount /system as read/write in android?

cannot mount /system in android with following command, anyone has a solution for this? root@hwG7-UL20:/ # mount -o rw,remount,rw /system mount: Invalid argument 255|root@hwG7-UL20:/ # mount -o ...
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Android root sandbox?

On Windows I would use a sandbox to easily see file-changes made by shady programs to see how it would affect my system. What are easy methods (except decompiling and looking at the actual program ...
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YT3-X90F - SSH port forwarding on port under 1024 - BusyBox DropBear

I recently bought the Yoga Tab 3 Pro. Pretty thing, really good and easely root with XDA advices. [YT3-X90F / Android 5.1 / Build S100330_160328] Now I really want to do something specific, I want ...
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Android won't mount SD card after using link2sd

I'm extremely inexperienced when it comes to using link2sd but my basic understanding before using it was this: I partition my 16GB SD card to FAT32 (about 12GB) and Ext2(about 4GB), link2sd uses the ...
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How to install apps in SD card on lenovo A1000? Help needed

I have browsed a lot of websites, watched many videos on YouTube but couldn't find how to install apps directly on my SD card. My tablet, has only storage of about 2GB, and so I cannot fit every app ...
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How Do I Install Custom ROM Through PC/Laptop?

I succesfully rooted my android device, and now I want to install custom rom but so many problem. In every tutorial says I need to install custom recovery but, all the custom recovery software is my ...
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How to root Genymotion Android Emulator [duplicate]

I have Genymotion Latest Free For Personal Use, Installed Google Nexus 9 with 6.0 Android Version. Is there a way to root this ?
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Remapping key layouts for security

I was wondering if it is possible to remap the key layout for download mode and recovery mode on Samsung Note 4, what I'm attempting to do is write a security module for my lockscreen password that ...
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Flashing rom of Xolo q2000 in Intex aqua i5(mine)

both these phones have Mt6589 and kernel versions are as follows:- Aqua I5- 3.4.5(200) Colo q2000- 3.4.5(eng.fussen."some numbers") is it possible to flash xolo q2000's ROM in my intex aqua i5.
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Attempt to root AVD running Android 4.4/5.1 is failing

I have referred to various posts but I don't think they seem to work, at all, whatsoever, when it comes to AVDs with Android 4.4 or 5.1. I felt a need to post this. So before posting this question, ...
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Cyanogen Privacy Guard doesn't grant root access (no pop-up)

Earlier today, when attempting to resolve some unrelated app issues I noticed that I was unable to garner root access on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 running the 06/05 Cyanogen nightly (Android 5.1.1). ...
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Compatibility problems with x86 phone?

I have read this and this question and I want to ask for some elaboration. I hope I'm not asking for too many things. Should I perhaps split this question into several pieces? I'm considering buying ...
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What Does “[UID]” appended to a root request mean?

I recently got a root request that came up as "Greenify [UID]". This looked suspicious to me as I usually get greenify requests as just "Greenify". I have tried to contact the developer of Greenify ...
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Moto g 3 root failure mashmallow

i tried to root my moto g3 with king root and after some time it rebooted and got hanged on bootloader and said AP fastboot flash mode(secure) hab check failed for boot failed to verify hab image boot ...