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Android 10 forensics - Root a cellphone without SD Card and without installing any external apps [duplicate]

I would like to root my Samsung J6 mobile phone that is running Android 10 in order to apply forensically sounding techniques on it (basically recovering deleted data etc). So far, as I researched on ...
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Root Android with no apps [duplicate]

I want to root my Android 11 on Samsung A72 without using any third part app. Is their a way? I cannot find anything on google on duckduckgo that mentions a terminal or a manual root.
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How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question asked by those who want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device? Are there risks involved?
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How does Magisk work?

Magisk is known as a “systemless” root method. It’s essentially a way to modify the system without actually modifying it. Modifications are stored safely in the boot partition instead of modifying the ...
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How does rooting work?

Or, how do I root my device without a rooter? Rooting instructions for Android devices that I have seen are typically of the following form: Download Gingerbreak.apk Run Gingerbreak, click “root ...
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Why are the rooting apps not working anymore?

A couple years ago, it was easy to root any device: Install KingRoot, KingoRoot, or a similar app, hit the large ROOT button, and let it do the rest. After 5 minutes or so, a green "Root Succeeded!" ...
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How to disable dm-verity on Android with "user" build type ROM?

I have One Plus 6T Android device which has a ROM of build type user. This device is rooted with Magisk and I want to disable dm-verity on this device. I have tried to run adb disable-verity but I got ...
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How to run an executable on boot and keep it running?

I have an executable build from a ndk-build program. I want to run it on a rooted Android device. How much is the possibility that Android will kill my executable? Using adb shell, I am able to ...
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Why "adb root" does nothing?

I have a OnePlus 6T. It is rooted by TWRP and Magisk. I have set ro.debuggable to 1. But when I type adb root it does this: I cannot even use adb pull on system files.
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How does SuperSu provide root privilege?

Has a write-up ever been released on exactly how SuperSu works? After searching around for a while I found mostly guides on how to use the app, not the implementation details. I did, however, find ...
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How to boot system-as-root device always as rooted?

I have a Samsung S10 5G device that is actually a system-as-root device. I have rooted it by following the instructions given here. As the system-as-root devices have no ramdisk in boot.img but in ...
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How to run SSH/SFTP server for multiple user logins with password authentication on Android?

I want to run an SSH server on my Android phone so that my clients (varying between 10 to 20) can easily and securely share data with me when I'm on the go, without using any third party hosting ...
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How to grant certain apps root permission through ADB? [duplicate]

I have an Android TV box (4.4.2, armv7), and I can login the device as root by ADB (local network). What I want to do is to give certain apps root permission. How can I do it?
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Manually Rooting - What Else Is Needed?

I have copied the su binary and superuser.apk to my device via an adb root shell. The su binary is in both /system/bin and /system/xbin, and I am able to successfully use it in my adb shell (for ...
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Fix SELinux contexts for a SU binary

I am trying to root my android 6.0.1 phone using the following method: I first booted into a TWRP image using fastboot boot, then using the TWRP terminal I copied the su binary from the SuperSU kit ...

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