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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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LOST.DIR file in Android [duplicate]

Is there anyway where I can recover the files from LOST.DIR? I have a 4.4 Android Version.
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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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How to make root Motorola XT1080 Root and unRoot

I got Motorola XT1080 also called droid razr maxx, I want to root my device, there is 4.4.4 version installed, I tried famaroot, motoroot Verizon, and other third party software’s those are use usb ...
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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 ...
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Note 4 SM-N910c sim network unlock code

I have bought a note 4 international variant from KSA and i dint use that there, when i brought it to india and tried to insert a sim there it was the sim network unlock code. Anybody please help me ...
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Rom Toolbox Pro Crashing awkwardly!

Rom Toolbox Pro Crashes! I'm using rooted 4.1.2 Xperia P. I used this app to change my stock Font and Boot Animation. It ran so perfectly then. Then I deleted some of the boot animation downloaded by ...
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how to root fonepad 8 equiped with android 5?

I have an Asus Fonepad 8 tablet and I've recently upgraded it to Android 5. Before that I'd rooted that with CWM as custom recovery and SuperSu 2.40 when it used to run android 4. Now I want to root ...
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how do i root my samsung galaxy grand 2 sm-g7105 (not the duos version)???

i cant find root files on my above mentioned device i've searched everywhere but it only gives solutions to the grand 2 duos version and it 4.4 counter parts if you can help it would be a great help ...
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Underworld Empire after Root

I rooted my android but I can't play underworld empire because they don't support rooted devices. I resorted to downloading the first version of the game which worked for a while, but with the new ...
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Problem trying to root Moto G LTE x1040 'E: failed to copy su binary to /system/bin (…) is read only'

I've been trying all I can too root my phone but I have problems when installing the SU to the /system/bin (or xbin, don't really remember). I used TWR in recovery mode to install the 'superuser' ...
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What is happening exactly after executing ADB REMOUNT

I have a rooted device, with a production release, so the su binary exist. i modified "default.prop" in boot.img before upgrading the firmware to: ro.secure=0 ro.allow.mock.location=0 ro.debuggable=1 ...
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Where are SMS stored on Samsung Pocket DUOS GT-S5302 (Gingerbread 2.3.6)?

I've had this phone for a really long time and it has so many messages that are important to me, that may be the only reason I'm keeping it. So does anyone know where can I find them and how to copy ...
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Change functionality of menu key to recent apps

phone: Samsung Ace 3 (gt-s7272) android: 4.2.2 (rooted) Is there anyway than I can remap the functionality of the capacitive keys of my phone? Currently one touch on menu key obviously will load the ...
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The SU binary must be updated

Xiaomi redmi 2 runs MIUI 6.2.4.0(KHJCNBK) I ran a zip file in CWM, and had a success done!: Then installed SuperSU from google play, it wanted to update binary, so I clicked normal. It said failed ...
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Switch cameras in rooted device (between front and back)

My back camera has broken although the front camera is still working. Certain applications, such as WhatsApp web, only let you use the back camera to read the QR code. Is there a way to switch ...
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Cannot root phone by installing superuser.zip CWM v6.0.5.1 Stable

Xiaomi redmi 2 runs MIUI 6.2.4.0(KHJCNBK) In order to install CWM, I downloaded both the adb and fastboot, I extracted recovery.img in the folder, together with them. I entered fastboot mode. Then, ...
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Android root HTC ONE M7 infinite boot

I have HTC ONE M7 and I tried to root it . I did everything but it seems I did something wrong. It stuck at the recovery thing when I reboot it again and again it opens the recovery page. what should ...
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How to mount /system rewritable or read-only? (RW/RO)

How can I mount the /system directory rewritable or read-only on my Android phone?
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How can I run an installed system application that doesn't appear in the app list?

I have a rooted Android device and have a couple of pre-installed System apps in the /System/App folder that do not show up in the normal App list. Using various file explorers, I can "look inside" ...
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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 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 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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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 ...