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Allow Super User permission programmatically [on hold]

I want to use shell command for my app as root permission. I put in my manifest: <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.ACCESS_SUPERUSER"/> I want to know if there is a way to ...
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Can i root my device with a locked bootloader? [on hold]

i'm asking about rooting an Android device with a locked bootloader and if this possible please tell me. Thanks
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Can I copy the app data from one phone to another phone if they both use Android?

I will be buying Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 phone and my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. My S3 has Android 4.2.2 and the Redmi should have Android 5 with MIUI on top as the user interface. I'm ...
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Malicious malware on phone. How can I make it like new again?

I have ran multiple anti-virus apps I have factory reset my phone. Probably gained root access. I know I will probably have to reinstall the OS. I have upgraded to android 6.0 (marshmellow) but ...
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How does adb shell differ from a terminal emulator?

I have a couple of tasks I want to accomplish on Android 6.0.1 and they need root access when I run them on the device. This target device is not rooted. Can I use adb from a PC to run commands just ...
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Ways to check if your phone has been compromised?

With more and more people using custom ROMs and APKs from unknown sources (some with root access) it's inevitable that Android phones are getting compromised. What are some methods that can be used ...
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Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly?

Question: Why does it say that my phone isn't rooted properly? Also, can it get bricked? Full story: I got some malware, which my antivirus couldn't detect, so I installed an app called "Stubborn ...
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Can MTP be configured to show the root?

I have a rooted device running Android 6. When I connect it via USB, I can browse files via MTP, but it is limited the the /sdcard folder, for instance I can see Downloads and DCIM but I can't access ...
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How to gain access to the fm radio on my phone with root access?

Android is based on a Linux Kernel, and is therefore a variant of Unix. As such I would expect some sort of command console/command prompt to be accessible. According to this site and this site, most ...
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Icon packs on stock Huawei Launcher

Is there any way to use icon packs on the stock launcher in the same way they can be used on third-party launchers? I have a Huawei P8; it is rooted so I'm guessing there is a way but my searches have ...
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xPosed Installer on HTC One M8

I have rooted my HTC One M8 running Android 4.4.3 (using this method). The process went fine and I did not have any hiccups. One of the main reasons I rooted my phone was I wanted to utilize AppOps, ...
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Error installing Xposed Framework on Android Marshmallow

I have a completely successfully rooted Nexus 6p running the tawin project. I checked many tutorials on how to flash the xposed file via recovery, but every time it comes up with an error stating that ...
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WEACH ROOT CHECKER BASIC APPS. IS REQUIRE FOR MY CELL [duplicate]

HOW CAN ROOTED MY SM-500G A5 Wich ROOT CHECKER BASIC APPS. IS REQUIRE FOR MY CELL
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What does “mount namespace separation” in the app SuperSU do?

The title pretty much says it all. What does "mount namespace separation" in the app SuperSU do and how does it affect other apps?
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Need superuser permission for TMS [duplicate]

for some cloud syncing purposes I want to give TMS (Titanium Media Sync) superuser privilege over my rooted device even if it doesn't asks for it. I use SuperSU.
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How can I unbrick a phone without being able to access recovery?

I have rooted my Zenfone 2 ZE551ML using a method which permanently replaces recovery (I didn't realize it back then). Can I unbrick it using only fastboot? I can't use adb, as I can't open recovery. ...
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instagram not showing photos

I am not able to open some websites on my Android Kitkat 4.4.4(REDMI 2 - rooted) device since 3-4 days. Not able to open Stackexchange, some other websites (I don't remember). Also, Instagram app ...
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Android devices not allowed to connect to WiFi

I am a college student and they provide us free WiFi here . When trying to connect to the WiFi all devices connect to it instantly except Android devices. When Android 6.0 was launched the devices ...
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How can I root my ZTE Android phone

How can I root my ZTE Android phone? There doesn't seem to be any applications that can do that. Do you know of any way to root a ZTE phone? My model is Z812
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What happens if I remove a file from /etc/permissions?

So I rooted my phone recently and want to thoroughly clean up my phone. I specifically want to remove a file in /etc/permissions (or /system/etc/permissions) called android.hardware.location.gps.xml, ...
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Unable to mount /system as read-write

I want to modify a file under /system. The problem is that is read-only, and even with root I cannot set it as read-write. I've tried the following: Root Explorer (the automatic button) A one click ...
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Cryptfs : unmounting /data failed: Device or resource busy

I am trying to encrypt my rooted Nexus 5 (running CyanogenMod 13/Marshmallow). Here is how I am doing: With the phone running and connected to USB, make sure that /mnt/asec/ is empty Long-press the ...
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Grant superuser permission to an app which hasn't asked for it [duplicate]

Hello android enthusiasts, I am using Titanium Media Sync (TMS) app to keep some folders synced from my microSD card to my Dropbox. Now I want also to, on demand, be able to sync one of these folders ...
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ADB-client stops working when root is turned on

Very strange - I've Cyanogenmod rooted device and cannot use the adb-client from computer when rooting is turned on. In other words i have to go to developer settings, turn off rooting - then I can ...
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mount in shell as user or root with different output

I have a rooted Android Phone and a native service which detects if the system partition is mounted read-write or read-only. If I run the mount command in the user shell, the partition is mounted ...
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How do I bring custom app (activity) atop of lock screen?

Some applications (for example, MortPlayer Music and other music players, Camera app, etc.) can work atop of lock screen, without requiring to enter PIN. How do I force existing app to show an ...
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Change android full-disk encryption algorithm

I've recently managed to get data on my device encrypted. However, after I learn that Android full disk encryption uses dm-crypt underneath I've decided to go a bit futher and replace default ...
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LG G Pro E980 stuck loop on TWRP openrecovery script

My LG G Pro E980 is rooted. It was working fine. Today I did factory reset to reset phone and delete data. But after restarting it has got stuck on TWRP openrecovery script, showing errors and keeps ...
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Are there any Google devices that support capabilities in their default kernel?

If I systemless root (no modification done to /system partition) a nexus device, would I be able to able to set capabilites on executables without changing the original kernel binary ? I often want ...
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Root access, and /system mounted rw - but can't access /system/bin

I get a "permission denied" prompt when trying to delete php from /system/bin. I moved it there about a week ago. I have root access and can modify all other /system folders such as /system/xbin, just ...
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Default Android apps

I've just rooted my phone and trying to clean up a little bit what's inside. So, in order to do that, I need to know more about each default app. Is there a list with complete specifications (what it ...
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Internal memory of my Moto E is almost full even after uninstalling and disabling so many apps. Will rooting it out help? If yes, then how?

I feel that in 2-3 months my phone will stop even updating the existing very few apps. So I am thinking about rooting it. But even if I root my phone will I be able to do something to fix this ...
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How can a rooted Android phone generally get bricked?

I've rooted my phone but now I'm scared that it would be bricked. I've seen a page on "Tips to prevent from bricking" and it said to install custom ROM recovery or something like that. I think there ...
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I've been locked out of my Snapchat account??? (Can't log in anymore, no matter what)

It's just like that. I had the original account and after I updated the app via Play Store, it won't let me log in to my own account! I've already changed the password several times, but nothing ...
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How can I disable 'factory reset' function?

This is not a duplicate as I'm not trying to protect it against being stolen. I'm trying to protect it from tech illiterate people that keep resetting it. I basically need to make it so that I can ...
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How can I run linux debian under my android phone without root?

Is this possible? Emulate it via vm or chroot it in some way? Wich trusted app can I run for this purpose (even paid but must work flawlessy). The problem is that I use the stock rom of my phone and ...
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Enabling root access for an app (TeamViewer) on Android Marshmallow 6[Moto G]

I am attempting to use Teamviewer(control my Android phone from a Windows PC) Using the host Teamviewer App I can currently see the screen but not control it, some of the reviews say it requires root ...
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Rooting lenovo k4 note

How can I root my lenovo root k4 , kingo root gives an error every time .I have tried rooting with PC also but that also gives a error.
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Any other rooting methods [duplicate]

I wanted to root my Android lately so I installed Framaroot and there were two exploits, Boromir & Barahir. But both generate error #9. And then I tried kingroot but that also failed after ...
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Root Troubles For Metro PCS LG Leon

I tried to root an older Metro PCS LG Leon with Rootking today and all that happened are now a bunch of words are running up and down the screen but the phone still works om wifi. Should I just toss ...
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Why a system app disappears unless updated?

I happened on lollipop 5.1.1 and to one or two app at a time, for some reason the said app just won't show app in application list(and i can't use it)... ahh i can still see it in system/app or ...
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Remove stock android apps via file manager

I have a rooted HTC One (M8). I want to remove some pre installed apps like Play Newsstand, Play Movies, Fitbit etc. I tried uninstalling them using System App Remover by jumobile, and Titanium ...
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Is it possible to exclude apps from the “open with” dialog?

I have two browsers on my device, Chrome and Opera, but generally always want to use Chrome. But even if I select Chrome for opening weblinks and press the "Always" button, it might still ask me again ...
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How is CyanogenMod's built-in root access different?

I don't know a lot about Cyanogen but realizing Snapchat fails to detect the root in it catches my attention. Does it have a different binary than su for root access? What mechanisms are different ...
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Google Play not responding after CM13 install

Today I installed Cyanogenmod CM13 and Gapps on my Asus Zenfone 2. The install went fine, but when I booted my phone, I selected the language, then when it went to look for updates, a system message ...
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Malicious hidden in root partition

Hello everyone :) excuse me for creating a new thread but i couldnt find any info on this matter. As a gift, my parents brought Samsung galaxy s4 from someone i dont trust who sells it. I factory ...
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LG G3 (VS985) won't recognize SIM card

I've had my vs985 (LG G3 VZW) for a little while now. It was working fine but I decided to remove the SIM card and place it in another phone. But when I tried to put it back in, my phone won't ...
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Can't modify build.prop

I have a nexus 6 with version 6.0.1 of android flashed and rooted using Nexus Root toolkit 2.1.4. I am trying to modify build.prop and doing adb pull/push and even trying to move it to ...
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How to block touchscreen?

How can I block touchscreen? Using root permissions is acceptable. I was able to do it by removing /dev/input/event0 but recreating it with mknod does not enable touchscreen back. Thanks.
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Can't remove remaining facebook files

so I have 2 remaining .cnt files in /data/data/com.facebook.katana/cache/image/v2.ols100.1/44 and /data/data/com.facebook.katana/cache/image/v2.ols100.1/45 The thing is that they can't be removed in ...