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Regarding the "couldn't capture screenshot; storage may be in use" error, check the answers to this question and see if it solves it for you: Unable to take screenshots, "Couldn't save screenshot, storage may be in use" error You can obviously try checking whether your SD card is properly formatted, mounted and is in a usable state. ...


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KingRoot is a possible option - it is a one-click root app which is reasonably easy to use and works for Android versions up to 5.1 on most devices - it has been known to work with the OP's device too. Do note that KingRoot installs some bloat apps on the device - but those can easily be removed (uninstalled) as they are not system apps.


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Since you talk about updates that take you to TWRP, I assume you're talking about Stock ROM with a custom recovery. If you have a stock ROM, any updates are made through recovery. However, the update is programmed to be installed through the STOCK RECOVERY Therefore, you won't be able to install the update. If you already have a rooted device with custom ...


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This helped me, before step 13 "Enable USB debugging on the phone (Settings => About phone => Click 7 times on Android Build to unlock developer options)" make sure you have enabled MTP over USB on the phone. Sometimes it helps to revoke the approved debug devices as well.


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Updating your Samsung smartphone to a stock firmware Most Samsung smartphones can be flashed with the Odin Tool. But before you can flash you have to get your devices model number, a compatible firmware, the USB Drivers and Odin. Get your model number: Visit your settings menue - navigate to "About Phone" and see if you can find your model-number. See ...


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So long as you don't try an OTA (Over The Air update, such as you would be offered with a stock phone), you shouldn't lose root. You just need to choose and flash a new ROM. There are many ROMs you could choose from but I always used Cyanogen Mod on my rooted phones. CM has it's own updater, so you can update with this in future. Google your options and ...


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Since it's lollipop you'll have to unlock the bootloader before being able to root.(warranty will be void) Then you can download a compatible recovery and flash it using fastboot. You can then use the recovery to install su. Caution: Unlocking bootloader will clear all the data from your tablet. Lemme know if you understand the risk and are willing to do ...


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There are a few advantages to rooting using the official process. It's officially supported on many phones. This means you can use a process that's documented by the manufacturer, and tools from an official source, or a trustworthy third party (CWM or TWRP), instead of having to run a tool that you got from some dodgy website. Because it's officially ...


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Thanks to AndrewT who posted a link on chat, having this research paper as a refernce in one of the answers. This answer is entirely based on the this paper (May 2015) and highlights common user understandable aspects ( it has a lot of security related material for those interested) What are the pros and cons apart from above? If a device has ...


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Three steps to regain full control over your phone, Root your phone. There are dozens of rooting software out there. Last I used for a Huawei phone was Kingo Root, did the job quite well. Note: This might involve factory reset. Install custom recovery. It might be tricky to learn which version will work with your phone. XDA should help. Otherwise trial and ...


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Before you flash the recovery, untick the Auto Reboot option in ODIN. Then flash the recovery. After flashing in done, reboot your device directly to recovery mode from download mode bu pressing Vol up + Power + Home button together. Now you will see the CWM recovery is booted in your device. Now you can reboot normally and your CWM will be installed.



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