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That pretty much depends on two things: the area you're living in the manufacturer's fairness/good will For 1., inside the EU there's a ruling that, put simple, "software changes" such as root won't void your hardware warranty. You might lose "support" concerning software things, but if some hardware component shows problems (e.g. your battery starts ...
When your phone is "rooted", applications can be installed (intentionally or otherwise) that can do almost anything on your phone, including breaching the Android application sandbox. Thus, by rooting your phone, you are removing a critical layer of the multi-layered security system. This can be mitigated, to a degree, by restricting root privileges to ...
This happens, when you have installed some kind of overlay app like Twilight. It is a security feature against screen manipulation. Solution: Find that app and disable it. After that you will be able to hit the Install button.
The answer is the update won't push through if you have a custom recovery like TWRP. I had to restore the stock recovery using the Nexus Root Toolkit. Then the update showed again, and it went through flawlessly. Even the re-rooting part (again using NRT) was perfect.
In general, no. The basic goal of rooting is to place an executable su binary somewhere accessible via $PATH. Nothing else needs to be left behind. The specific exploit that was used need not have side-effects, and multiple different tools could use the same exploit anyways. In fact, there need not even be an exploit — many devices just let you ...
Linux/OSX Run fastboot as root or with sudo. Other OS: credits
You can try installing the app Root Checker to know if your device is rooted or not. And yes you can root your device again even if its rooted. But yes first its better to check if it has the rooted privileges or not. As far as running of apps is concerned sometimes some app stop responding even if one has the rooted privileges better would be to first check ...
Towelroot supports most Samsung devices. Based on a quick Google search, it sounds like it has been confirmed to work on GT-I9082. It's extremely simple: Navigate to towelroot.com on the mobile device. Tap the big red lambda (λ) to download the APK file. Find the APK file, either in the notifications or the Download folder, and tap it to install the app. ...
Rooting is the easiest part, but it still may be impossible. Some of the methods I would try: You can try to log in through ADB, see if you're already logged in as root. You can also try universal root exploits, one of them may work. Also you can try to obtain an original ROM for the device, root it on the PC and flash it on the device. What is very hard ...
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