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Azpen A1040 root method [duplicate]

I have an Azpen A1040 10" tablet and I have tried multiple root methods, nothing seems to work for this kitkat device. I see some android enthusiasts successfully rooted this device. Please let me ...
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How can I root my device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I root my device? What is involved in rooting an Android phone? I am thinking of rooting my Motorola Droid.
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What is the meaning of “Root Access Required”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I root my phone? what is root in android OS, some time i read rooted OS uprooted phone what it mean and recently i read "Root Access Required" on an android article.
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Root android lg ms690 version 2.2.1 [duplicate]

Does anyone know how I can root my lg ms690. It is android version 2.2.1. Build # FRG83. Kernel version 2.6.32.9. SW version MS690ZV4. HW version 1.1. PRL verdion 3042. ERI version 1003. I have tried ...
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Root “Nexus 5” Android 4.4 kitkat to install custom rom? [duplicate]

What is the best guide to root the "Nexus 5" 4.4 Kitkat version? There seem to be so many guides and I'm not sure which one is the easiest and quickest to follow. Also when rooted, where can I get ...
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How to root and what apps to use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I root my device? I have an HTC Incredible 2. I would like to know how to remove the locked pre installed apps and what apps I need for longer battery life and to ...
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Can someone provide a list of the things to ideally do when rooting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I root my phone? I have found some decent guides on how to root your Android device on various forums, but I would interested in hearing what everyone hear feels is the ...
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Root access in android [duplicate]

How to get root access in android ?. While I am trying su or sudo in my samsung galaxy core phone ,I am getting /system/bin/sh :sudo :not found
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Root not available? [duplicate]

Root not avaliable? So far all of Rooting APK's Either don't download (Just disappears) Or say Root failed or not available. So far These are what ive used. KingRoot KingoRoot OneClickRoot - If ...
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I've rooted my phone. Now what? What do I gain from rooting?

This is a common question by those who have just rooted their phones. What apps, ROMs, benefits, etc. do I get from rooting? What should I be doing now?
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What is the difference between: Rooting, Jailbreak, ROM, Mod, etc.?

What is the difference between: Unlocking the bootloader (prerequisite for doing many, though not all, other things below) Rooting Jailbreaking ROM NAND and Nandroid Operating System Mod (e.g. ...
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What does “to root a phone” mean?

I heard this phrase or the variants (rooted phone, rooting, etc.) in android forums but I don't know what it means. Can you explain it in simple terms?
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Are there any risks to rooting a device?

I see lots of tutorials telling me how to root my phone (Motorola Droid), but none of them mention any potential "side effects." Aside from a few relatively minor issues that seem to require rooting ...
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How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor?

I'm using a Samsung I9000 and I have some annoying apps that came pre installed by the phone vendor, like a music store, a custom web browser and other memory leaking apps. Those crappy apps can't be ...
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Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it?

Every now and then a red star icon appears on my brother's notification bar, as shown below. The message related to this notification is some advert like "Turbo Boost Your Battery". He has been ...

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