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Can I safely do a factory reset without losing root?

Sadly my quesiton isn't that simple. To make sure everyone unerstands I will explain as short but specific as possible: Initial: stock state, not rooted, nothing special I updated my HTC One M8 to ...
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Can I change the *maximum* brightness from a system file/apk?

My old Asus TF101 has a faulty backlight and cuts out if it goes above (roughly) 60%. Therefore, I am hunting for a way to change (lower) the maximum brightness that the tablet will reach - both in ...
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Can't boot my android after changing permissions

I recently rooted my android (Nexus 4). I wanted to make /system folder permissions 777, I needed that for another application. I got Root Explorer application, and changed permissions to 777. Then ...
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Any way to disable the app crash dialog?

At least two times that I can remember, my phone has got stuck in a crash loop. That is, an app crashes, the OS starts it again in the background, then it crashes again. This repeats ad nauseam. This ...
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Where to place a binary file to make it executable from all apks on device?

I have a binary that I want to make executable by all Applications on my Android device, just like the commands in /system/bin (ls, etc.). What is the best way of doing this? Does it have to be in ...
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Increase touch sensitivity Nexus 5

So I've fixed a broken screen by replacing the digitizer but am now faced with less than optimal touch sensitivity. I have to press harder (I know wider) for my touches to be recongized which actually ...
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Control phone with broken screen and no root/adb

I have an old Nexus 4 with a broken screen which seems to be fine otherwise. I would like to use it for something else which doesn't require a screen. But unfortunately it seems like it is stock ...
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I cant set live wallpaper

I root my mobile and then install dark L by flash recovery tool , its ok but now I cant set live wallpaper, please help me ... my mobile is micromax a 106.
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UDP Ports used by an Android Application

I am trying to figure out how to get a complete list of UDP ports opened by a specific PID within a given time interval, on and Android Device. In my current solution I am using a combination of ...
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Rooting Vodafone Smart 4 turbo (Cortex A53)

Using several different rooting software, may it be one click apps, or quite complicated flashing tools, it is usually quite easy to root an android device. However, I am quite unsure what occurs ...
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The basics of rooting android 4.4.4 [duplicate]

Using several different rooting software, may it be one click apps, or quite complicated flashing tools, it is usually quite easy to root an android device. However, I am quite unsure what occurs ...
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2.3 Tablet bootloop, trying to pull logfile with root adb [duplicate]

I have an old android tablet (2.3) which I've had for a number of years now. I've been trying to get access to the application data storage, because I had some important documents stored in a notes ...
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Trying to root using a Mac. Galaxy Note II SCH-I605.

Right now I'm trying to use ghettoroot tool to gain root access to my phone. I'm really not sure if this will work from Mac... and I'm not sure what to do after I've gained root access. I have no ...
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Unroot HTC ONE X CM11

can you tell me can I use this methood https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owjiYLQNbnI to unroot my One X ( at&t ) ?
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Rebooting when Rooting

My Acer Iconia B1-710 kept rebooting whenever I rooted my device and it is still unrooted. Is there a problem in its specifications? I used Kingroot to root my device and I checked the SuperSU ...
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SD card damaged

My phone model is Micromax A77 operating system is 4.2.2 jelly bean.SD card company Sony. My phone shows that SD card is damage format it.I format it but not shows.I restart it I again shows to format ...
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Replaced /system/bin/toolbox. How to I revert that?

I renamed the original /system/bin/toolbox" to "toolbox_alt". I replaced the file /system/bin/toolbox with a file that was supposed to work, but doesn't work at all. My filemanagers and the most ...
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Flashing N9005 (N9005XXUBMI5)

Firstly the reason why I've opened this thread is because previously over a year ago I wrongly flashed a s2 and I became a little scared of flashing phones. I got a samsung note 3 whose current os is ...
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How to root andriod device automatically [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to root my andriod device automatically. For example if there is an app, skript or mechanism that do the rooting for me. I would just need to start the app, ...
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ANDROID Locked out rooted WiFi off

Ok so im rooted (just rooted), so i was just checking some apps, i am running the motorola moto E 4.4.4 so i used Xposed and applied the 4x4 lock screen now i by rebooted the phone, to apply some ...
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Is it possible to temporary root my device without uploading any file neither installing any APK?

There are exploits like the called towelroot that may be used to temporary root an Android device. For example, in order to use towelroot I have to upload an APK and install it in the device but ...
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Why does Orbot need root for transparent proxying but OpenVPN doesn't?

Orbot requires a rooted device for transparently providing proxying to all applications, but if I understand correctly, the application OpenVPN doesn't. I understand those two applications do ...
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how to change the permission and ownership for internal sdcard

I have a problem with my internal SD card on my android 4.2.2. It shows there are no files on the internal SD card but there is a shortcut called "legacy" and I can't write anything on the internal SD ...
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My LGG2 is stuck in fastboot and not showing up on the PC

I have tried to add Cyanogen Mod 12 to my LGG2 and flashed my recovery and now it is stuck in fast boot. I have looked everywhere nobody has an answer the phone does not come up on my computer as a ...
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Can't establish a reliable connection to the server google play?

Ok so i have samsung galaxy s3 i rooted it a week ago and it worked flawless then afterward when today i opened google play it says no connection .i tried all methods like setting date and time ...
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Moto g 2nd gen, lollipop bootloader unlock issue

I have just bought Moto G 2nd generation smart phone with 16 gb internal memory. To root device, I tried to unlock bootloader. But it didn't go smooth. When I hit command fastboot oem unlock ...
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Unable to sign into google

I am unable to sign into google because every time it says they it cannot establish a secure connection... I have a micromax canvas a1 and this problem is occurring ever since I rooted my phone... It ...
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Is it possibile to find the full SELinux ruleset for OEM's sotck ROMs?

I'm writing a root app following Chainfire's documentation, but I found I've to run some command in another SELinux context. Using that context on my device (OnePlus One with CM12 nightly), I've no ...
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Change Screen Geometry (Disable vertical line)

i have an old Atrix 4g phone that has a vertical line where the touchscreen isn't working but the screen works (i.e. i can see but i cannot touch), anyone knows some way to make the screen "smaller" ...
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Recover deleted app data

I'm having some trouble with an app, it is an app for a service provided by my local bank. Apparently for security purposes it is not on the Play Store and when you subscribe they send you an SMS with ...
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how to make complete os backup to create update.zip? [duplicate]

how exactly can i create a update.zip file from an android device that runs on android kitkat? i tried to backup using titanium backup but it needs root access. is there any way to backup the ...
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Stock OS or any other supporting OS for a rooted HTC rhyme S510b

i rooted my HTC rhyme about a year before and installed MIUI OS of version 3.5.3 of android version 4.0.3. now i need my stock rom back what should i do?
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Root galaxy note without extern devices, software or internet

Hi I wondering if I can root my phone (Jelly bean 4.1.2) without computer or else. I want to root it man manually by myself, in other words without any apps or something. Also, if is possible to root ...
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Can't get Lenovo a390 to boot to recovery

I Have a Lenovo A390 and I'm having trouble going into the recovery mode. Everytime I boot into recovery mode, a dead android icon with a red triangle appears and nothing happens. The icon is ...
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Minimum set of apk in /system for S2 boot and a minimum launcher

So, basically, I have root access on my S2. The phone is GT-I9100, with Android 4.1.2 Build Version: JZO54K.I9100XWLSD I can remount the system partition rw, what I want to know is: If I do a backup ...
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Why I cannot SSH as root into my android?

I set an public key auth SSH server in my rooted Note 4 through Dropbear (Terminal IDE). I am being able to log in as any user, except root. I get: [2085] Jan 31 20:05:21 exit after auth (root): ...
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How to get access to administrative accounts on Android?

Please forgive the basic nature of this question. Android is based on Linux, and Linux is a multi-user OS. As I understand it, every version or distribution of Linux must have at least one admin ...
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APP - Root/unroot any device from the app, no PC required [duplicate]

I am a newbie with Android programming, quite franckly, I dont even know half the basics, but so far I have create an app and is in the making, it can either apply a temporary root or a permanent root ...
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ADB, root, fastboot help?

I have a non rooted htc, s-on with usb debugging off and can't get into phone to turn it on. I'm wondering if it's possible(and how if so) to turn usb debugging on via ADB? Remember usb debugging is ...
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Rooting Android

I have problem with rooting Android, I tried various methods (including Kingo, EasyRootTool, and etc.) and none pf them worked. My device is Sony Z C6602 Android 4.4.4 Build Number ...
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Rooting Android Samsung G7102 grand 2 duos

I want to recover lost pics from my phone samsung g7102 grand 2 duos and the recovery software requires that the phone be rooted. I tried: 1. Using towelroot, didn't work. Device not supported. 2. ...
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how to flash my memopad me170c without droidboot

i try to flash my device but fast boot recovery bricked now i cant open droid boot or android Os. when i try to power on device an USB logo show in the screen and device powered off in 1 second. in my ...
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Rooting android using kingo root

So I was trying to root my samsung android 4.4.2 using the software kingo root. I first connected it to my pc and then began the rooting process. After it began, the pc app of kingo root was blank ...
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Where in the filesystem are settings saved? Namely ADB backup password

Where in the phone filesystem are settings saved? I've lost my ADB backup password and simply want to delete it. If it affects other settings that won't matter too much. I will be interfacing the ...
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rooted gionee elife e7 rom help

I have a rooted gionee elite e7.. I want to remove amigo and put some other rom. Pls help . Is there Any other awesome stuff I can do with it. I have uninstall ed almost all pre installed apps. There ...
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File Recovery of Bricked Kindle Fire HD 7"

I bricked my rooted Kindle into a bootloop, and would like to get to transfer files to my computer before unbricking it. I don't think I have any specific backup software installed (though have heard ...
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How to root my AT&T Galaxy S4

I want to root my s4, but I haven't found out how to do it. It runs on 4.4.4 KitKat, and my carrier is ATT. I tries using kingo, but that didn't work. It told me my phone wasn't supported. Is there ...
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How do I safely reset a rooted phone?

Alright, I have a somewhat unique problem, so bear with me. I have a Oneplus One that I rooted and then tried to encrypt (under Settings > Security). What I didn't know before encrypting was that ...
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Rooted LG optimus l70

Help. Rooted LG optimus L70 crashed. Cannot get past factory reset screen. Is there anything that can be done at this point?
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USB malfunction and rooting of my Samsung SIII (GT-I9305)

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII (GT-I9305), and here are my problem(s). It can't be detected by PC via USB (not showing on device manager, odin, kies, not even charging) but it is charging when connected ...