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Create symlink/mount/bind in root

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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I have Android Lolipop source. How to prevent anyone from rooting? [closed]

I have Android Lolipop source code.. I want anyone from rooting.. Any help ??
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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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How could i get all the data from an application out?

I have an application that stores it's data in itself, i guess it's because they have to protect the books (Safari Queue), i've downloaded a lot of my queued books, maybe GB's and i have to restore ...
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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 ...
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How to copy the entire contents of an android device to a linux PC

Ok, so some background, My original goal was to transfer some recently purchased nook .epub books to my PC so I can remove the DRM via Calibre. However, nook has removed the nook books from the usual ...
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How about if you have an LG e440 which is rooted and its unable to to power on?

I was changing the systems fonts when it went off before I finished changing them so that they could function and know when you power on it only shows you LG. I need to get those files back but I have ...
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Why won't my Samsung Galaxy S Duos phone power on?

Every time I open my Samsung Galaxy S Duos phone, it always says "factory test has stopped." When I try to open the settings, it just force closes. What should I do?
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Best setup for clean and private phone?

Just bought a refurbished, unlocked AT&T Samsung Galaxy S Alpha. I'd like to remove the AT&T apps (and also some others) and be able to block apps from reading my private info. I know I can do ...
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How can I check when was the phone rooted?

In the adb shell command when I entered su, it prints: su root@hxjgeakt:/ # It means my phone is rooted right? How can I check when exactly was the phone rooted?
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Does beep over SSH work when root?

I tried running a busybox version of beep over SSH but recieved the following error message: $ beep beep: can't open console $ ls -l ...
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Will I lose root access if I upgrade my S5 from KitKat to Lollipop?

Will I lose root access if I upgrade my S5 from KitKat to Lollipop? If so, why?
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Root, but “file cannot be deleted”

I've rooted my worlds-lowest-end-tablet the Azpen A727 successfully a while back. In my quest to recover as much of its tiny memory as possible, I came across a folder called /system/preinstall which ...
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I have unlocked the booloader for my xperia arc s running ICS 4.0.4 and would like to flash a custom ROM.?

I have unlocked the booloader for my xperia arc s running ICS 4.0.4 and would like to flash a custom ROM. I would like to know if i need to root and flash same kernal ? and also need to install the ...
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Is there any way to control my android phone remotely from another android?

I have an Android Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-I257) that is not rooted and running stock software Android 4.4.2 and an Samsung Galaxy Admire (SGH-R830C) rooted running stock Android 4.1.2. Both devices are ...
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After rooting- apps on SD card seemingly non-existant

I have rooted my phone 2 days ago using iRoot (well, actually, a couple of rooting softwares that failed on me before using iRoot). To be safe, I removed my sim card AND sd card before performing the ...
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Note 3 kingo root: Root success but services failed to start

After trying to root with Kingo Root. It said root success but after restarting I get many failed message like:- Unfortunately internet has stopped. Unfortunately S planner has stopped. ...
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Storage system completely messed up after rooting HTC One M8

Just finished rooting my HTC One M8. Everything is looking good however i'm running into a few minor issues. At one point in the process, I restored the phone to factory with an external SD card ...
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Permanently disable app notifications (lollipop 5.0.2)

I am running lollipop 5.0.2 on a Motorola Moto G 2014. I would like to permanently disable notifications for specific apps. However, when I untick Show notifications in the settings for some apps, ...
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Run an application in an unrooted sandbox on a rooted phone?

I have an application that refuses to start on a rooted phone. I don't want to unroot my phone just for that application; is there any way to run an application inside an unrooted sandbox from a ...
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Cyanogenmod not saving video + root missing

After rooting and flashing my LG G3 D855 with Cyanogenmod 12.1 I was quite satisfied, however I noticed that when I shoot a video from the rear camera the video would not save. The capturing would ...
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How do i copy the boot.img without rooting phone?

I want to get the boot.img of my android phone (mobile/model doesnt matter i want a general one) without rooting the phone. I have ADB installed and using a linux machine in which i can communicate ...
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Does data reset wipe batterystatus.bin?

Does data reset delete batterystats.bin? Location of batterystats.bin file is /data/system/batterystats.bin. Note: NVRAM also remains in data partition but data reset does not wipe IMEI. Can I ...
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Can't save to disk after rooting device

I have rooted my Android 5.0.2 (Samsung Tab 8.4 Pro, TM700) the day before yesterday, and I noticed yesterday that my Chrome won't save files anymore, at all. I then installed Firefox, same behaviour. ...
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Create a custom recovery from scratch

I have an obscure Android phone (Orion Pro x500a). I have another question which led me to ask another concerning custom recovery files. Since my phone is rather obscure, I can't find a custom ...
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folder gets automatically deleted after reboot

I have a rooted samsung galaxy y phone running android 2.3.6 As a root user , I successfully created "usr" directory in / path & set permission 755. But after rebooting my phone, usr directory ...
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Copy data from android phone

How do I copy all the content from /data/data/ from a rooted android phone to the PC or SDCard ? ES file explorer so far is unable to copy adb pull does not find the content of that folder adb ...
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How do I swap (reassign) the capacitative hardware keys MENU and BACK on a Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo?

I am on Cyanogenmod 12.1 on a Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo. I found various answers on how to reassign hardware keys on Android devices, but they were always specifically for other devices and did not ...
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rooting my samsung galaxy s4 kitkat version 4.4.2

i have read a lot of articles on rooting my s4 but it just does not happen. I downloaded ODIN to do so and there appears to be some issue there which i just cant figure out. I also tried motochopper ...
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How to run a script on boot in CM12.1?

Most questions I can find related to this are dated 2011 and thereabouts, so perhaps it's not too surprising that things have changed since. I've tried a whole bunch of things, with no results ...