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Why does stat report no space on / (root) but space available on /system?

On my rooted Android 4.4.2 Samsung Galaxy S4 phone with armv7l chipset, if I start a shell, I can use the stat command, but some devices report strange. In particular, the / device shows zero size, ...
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How to root htc desire 516 dual

Is it possible to root HTC desire 516 (dual sim)? If yes, please tell me how?
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How to root lenovo A7000?

I have tried to root lenovo a7000 with kingo root application with no success. My computer will be infected due to this method as the download page for apk file forces me to download malicious file. ...
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Kingroot not working

My tablet is turned on but the screen stays black.. It happened when i try to root my tablet using kingroot and after a few minutes it reboots but still not rooted. I tried it again but after a few ...
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What is the pathname to my application executable? [on hold]

I wish to get the pathname for an application I am creating and have installed via Eclipse and ADB. My application is installed as I see an icon that I can invoke to launch successfully my ...
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How to root micromax A116(canvas hd)

Is there any way available to root this phone, stuck with this problem for so long.
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Hide rooting to an application

I'm currently using a custom Android 5.0 ROM on a Sony Z1c and thoroughly enjoying the freedom. Looking forward to a point very soon when I can install MultiROM and have the Ubuntu Touch installed ...
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totally new to android development: why should I keep my Nexus 5? [on hold]

I recently changed from a Nexus 5 to an LG G2 thanks to a good deal on a new LG G2. Within the next year I intend to get into writing android apps; I've dabbled with Xposed a bit. Should I keep the ...
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Root commands on terminal emulator not working system-wide

I want to run the following command as root on the android terminal emulator mount -o bind /storage/extSdCard /data/media I have tested this on a Samsung Galaxy S3 running CyanogenMod 11 and it ...
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How to flash stock ROM on Galaxy Young

So I had a perfectly rooted Galaxy Y w/ Android 2.3.6, but then I can't remember why, but I changed in some system files and my device is no longer rooted. I've tried everything but nothing resets all ...
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rooting android phone file change

does rooting the phone change file permissions on sms or chats database, is there anything being deleted from the phone? or the root just changes attributes to folders that have no permission without ...
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start app on startup and click coordinate

I want the tethering app to start whenever I start my phone, when the tethering app starts there is a big button on the center of the screen which has to be pressed so the phone would start to tether. ...
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Rebooting a non responsive Android device remotely

I have an Android devices connected to a PC at a remote location which I don't have physical access to. But I do have ADB access to it. The problem is that the phone sometimes crashes and I would ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace (Android 2.3.5) Not working correctly

I am new to this, I have no idea what to do, as when I went on a trip, and booted my phone, I realised it wan't supposed to be on at all. However, me being in a hurry I didn't have the time to wait ...
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My phone keeps restarting after factory reset

Hello everyone i'm new here and recently i started having a problem which my xperia l android 4.2.2 started restarting every 30 seconds after a factory reset. I have rooted my phone using the iroot ...
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Xperia E3 Flashing in Recovery superuser su

I installed the BusyBox but when i open it says 'Install' "Uninstall". After a while(i have not clicked on anything) i get the err 'There was a problem opening a shell with root access. This is either ...
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if I know nothing about Android, is it crazy to have a rooted phone? [closed]

I bought my first Android phone off ebay, a Samsung Galaxy S4 after always using Windows phones. It was supposed to be unlocked and a "store demo", but when I started playing with it, I was getting ...
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How to completely remove Clean Master?

I am having some troubles with my android phone. It's a Nexus 5 running CyanogenMod 11. I once installed Clean Master from the Google Play Store and decided (non long after) to uninstall it. The ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi • MAC address unavailable every time after restart

For some days it doesn't load my MAC - so I cannot connect to WiFi. If I remove everything in /data/misc/wifi folder and restart again it works again.. Of course I've to save WiFi networks. is there ...
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Reinstate button backlights timeout (root)

I recently installed an app on my phone which turns on or off the button backlights. However, when I turned them off and then on again, the button backlights remained on even after the 10 second ...
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Customizing charging animation in Asus Zenfone 5

I recently rooted my Asus Zenfone 5. When I looked at the system files using ES, I found that the animation used while charging the phone, when it is charging. I was wondering if I would ruin the ...
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Are flash counters a part of Android?

I have heard that many Samsung devices have a flash counter so that the company can know if the device had been rooted, even if the device was unrooted later. Are such flash counters or any similar ...
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Grant root access without using SuperSU like utility

I wonder if it is possible to let every application work with elevated privileges without a utility (such as SuperSU or SuperUser) to manage such requests... :/
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My android phone is missing part of its /data directory

I had a rooted Sony Xperia M, and it was working fine. I then went to go delete a folder in .data, for a tool called botbrew, with Root Browser. Now, either I derped, or the app failed, but for ...
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Help with LG Bello rooting

Does anyone have any ideas on how to root an LG Bello running 4.4.2?I have tried several one-click methods including iRoot,towelroot,Kingoroot but none seems to work.
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Which file stores internet connection (and timing) details in android?

Structurally in android, is there any file that stores when the internet (data ) connection started, duration of the connection and types of connection... etc. ?? So we could access in "rooted" ...
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Remove SU after unroot

I lost root access after an update (I'm totally android illiterate). I tried to re-root but Stump Root thinks that I'm already rooted because "/system/xbin/su" exists. How can I remove ...
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How to re-root Samsung Galaxy S 4G (SGH-T959) on KK 4.4.3 without USB?

I need to re-root device without USB, and I am unable to install (most, not all) third party app. Recent upgrade of ROM to 4.4.3 left me without my TWRP recovery at boot accessible and my root gone. ...
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mount: operation not permitted

am trying to mount system as r\w and every app couldn't do it including root explorer and link2sd am using Xperia z2 android v4.4.4 and yes am rooted and I have restarted the phone. mount -o mount,rw ...
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Restoring wpa_supplicant.conf [root]

I have a rooted Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) which just decided to restart itself and clear out my saved WiFi passwords! Luckily I make regular manual backups of the wpa_supplicant.conf file from ...
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Superuser root on Emaitic EGQ327M 7" 8GB tablet

Manufacturer: Ematic Model number: EGQ327M Android version: 4.2.2 Build number: JDQ39.20131111.115554.V006 Kernel version: 3.4.0+ Description: 7", 8GB I wish to root my device with Superuser, but ...
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What's the difference between Wanam Xposed and Wanam Kit?

Is there a difference between Wanam Kit and Wanam Xposed?
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I uninstalled all apps on LG E440 using Es file explorer

I uninstalled all apps on on rooted LG E440 using Es file explorer. then phone can not boot . it restarts within a second . I need help. Android 4.1.2
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Error while installing app

Received error of "Your device is rooted, You have been denied access", while installing my co's email software developed for android phone, the same application was working in other phones (Samsung , ...
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Fastboot devices returns nothing

I have Asus Fonepad 7 dual sim (Build ver. 5.5.1). I want to root my device. adb devices recognizes my device properly. Debugging mode is on. Even device enters in fastboot mode by ...
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root my lg optimus l70 with out pc

my charging prior is messed up so i cant open bootlader to update zip file is there another way to open boot loader without root access i need some help.do u know the right zip files i need also an up ...
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Edited build.prop of HCl me sync 1.0

I recently rooted my HCl me sync 1.0(u3) and changed the build.prop to download some unsupported app. But when I rebooted the tab it stuck in a bootloop(with the screen orientation changed). I have a ...
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How to access internal storage after rooting?

After rooting samsung galaxy star pro S7262 I am not able to access internal storage(sdcard0). When I click on gallery it shows "There is not enough space (100 MB) in your device.Delete Some Files". ...
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S3 Neo Problem with internal sd and cwm

I have a problem, and I think it's because I installed Rom Manager and put up CWM. I can't use my internal sd anymore, at least not actively! Now my file explorer says it's my external sd, and files ...
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How to get write permissions to TTY serial port for USB servo controller on unrooted DROID MAXX?

I'm in the process of building a small robot using the Micro Maestro USB Servo Controller. I've got it configured and working with my Windows computer and HP Stream 7 tablet. I can send it servo ...
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Recover rw system permission

I rooted my Sony Xperia z1 some time ago, and now I have los the rw permission in system, what is the solution? How can I mont rw is system?
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What are the advantages of enabling or disabling Samsung KNOX

I've rooted my Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo Android device by following this XDA Developers link. I would like to know what Samsung KNOX is, and what the advantages of enabling it / disabling it are (as ...
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build.prop changes are not registering

recently Flashed 5.1 on my Nexus 5 , rooted my device then went ahead and tried to change the DPI like I always do after a flash and its not working... I have tried setting the value ...
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How can I extract saved wifi locations and passwords off my old HTC Inspire device? [duplicate]

I am willing to root the old device HTC Inspire to get this information manually if necessary. The objective is to transfer all the save wifi locations and passwords over to a Samsung Galaxy S5. We ...
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Can almost empty system partitions be shrinked?

The first four partitions take up 422.7 megabytes each, despite every single one doesn't have even one megabyte of content. Does this mean that this space is wasted? Can these partitions be reduced, ...
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How to “mount --bind” directories in Android 4.4?

I am just wondering is there a way to bind an internal /sdcard folder to another internal /sdcard folder and normal apps can write into it for Android versions since 4.4? I have a folder named ...
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Grand Quattro boot loop and can't go to recovery mode

Let's keep this simple... I root my phone using Kingo ROOT and now can't boot. This... https://www.dropbox.com/s/8v7fbrlep05oc3y/WP_20150308_15_34_19_Pro.mp4?dl=0 Note that my phone is grand ...
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How to securely root g2 phone (AT&T LGE LG-D800)?

I've been looking to root my phone, only all methods require installing binaries from little-known (by me) sites with no Web of Trust rating. I feel hesitant to do that. Here are some rooting links ...
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Root access in android [duplicate]

How to get root access in android ?. While I am trying su or sudo in my samsung galaxy core phone ,I am getting /system/bin/sh :sudo :not found
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How can I get Google Play store to work on my Samsung S3 mini with CyanogenMod OS?

I got the CyanogenMod OS installed on my Samsung S3 mini a couple of months ago but since then my Google Play store stopped working, giving the error message: No Connection. Retry. OR Check your ...