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Running a rooted Galaxy S2 with DarkyROM2 2.3.5 & SuperCore kernel. I have a 32 GB microSD card in addition to the 16 GB internal storage, and it takes ages to scan both when the phone boots. At times when I connect USB mass storage mode and later turn off, it goes into an infinite reboot loop. Have tried this, but it doesn't appear to work. Any other workarounds?

  • Did you enable USB Debugging? The app just sends one system command so if it doesn't work I don't know if anything does (see the relevant XDA Thread). – joweiser Dec 13 '11 at 10:54
  • Yep,it's on, you can't use mass storage mode otherwise! That's the thread I originally got it from. – Rex Dec 13 '11 at 12:16
  • Is it possible to do it without rooting the device ? – Basj Jun 17 '14 at 8:55
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Via the command line:

$ su
# pm disable com.android.providers.media/com.android.providers.media.MediaScannerReceiver
  • Does this method require rooting the device ? – Basj Jun 17 '14 at 8:54
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    Yes. su is the super user command. – Ken Sharp Oct 24 '14 at 1:12
  • is it possible to do this without rooting the device? – Basj Oct 24 '14 at 6:37
  • pm disable com.android.providers.media/.MediaScannerReceiver is enough. – iBug Jun 6 '17 at 11:17

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