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Run an app on my rooted phone as another device

I just rooted my phone and installed LineageOS. I managed to install Masgisk, even though it was not clearly documented. The only reason why I wanted to root my phone is so that I can run on my Pixel ...
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Obscure Mio Tablet Stuck when Booting to Bootloader

In my journey to turn my extremely weak and unsupported Mio Tablet 10 into a Linux machine, I've come across a hurdle when trying to boot into bootloader mode from either ADB or the recovery menu on ...
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Multiple networks simultaneously

I have a wireless sensor (A) that sends the captured data to an Android device (B) over a wifi network created by A. The data is received correctly on an app running on B, however the problem is that ...
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How to install custom rom on completely broken screen

So I have a samsung S7 with a broken screen. It's completely black and no longer responsive. I've been using scrypy to control the device. It has twrp installed and its rooted. However, I want to ...
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How can I retrieve WiFi passwords via (rooted) ADB on a Pixel 4a with LineageOS?

I have a Pixel 4a with LineageOS (Android 13) that can connect to various WiFi networks. Not all passwords can be viewed through the WiFi page in settings, e.g. those with WPA Enterprise or those ...
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Need to push files to android data folder in android 14

I use Fl Studio Mobile to make music on my phone, and I recently switched to a Pixel 8 and need to transfer all of my Fl Studio files to my new phone. It's all in the app's data folder, due to how ...
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Why does the app Automate require ADB?

I need to set up an app-killing service for unrooted Android 9 devices using Automate. The service has to launch automatically at device start and keep sending kill commands to selected system (!) ...
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Rotate touch input on android

Is there a way I can edit touch input on android? The best way i can explain it is I want to rotate my touch inputs by (-1°). Without the display actually being rotated. This is a feature that ive ...
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Set up remote camera monitoring on Android OS without user input

Bringing my question over from stack exchange as it was suggested I ask here instead. I'm developing a personal project app (NOT for Play Store) to run on an old pixel phone I have. Here are my ...
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How to know if there are still hidden hidden files after revealing them without root?

I did write hidden twice on the title, that means, there were hidden files, and I managed to reveal all of them or perhaps some of them using Shizuku and FV File Manager and there might be hidden ...
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How to run my service on a rooted Android 10 as a root?

I have a rooted Android 10. And I've written a service which I want to run under too, in background. A service uses a microphone and location. I've not found any information of how to run a service on ...
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Can't find ro.securestorage.support

I want to see my wifi passwords. I have a Samsung Galaxy M31 with Android 10, rooted with Magisk. I was told I could find my passwords on the wpa.supplicants.conf file, but it's practically blank. I ...
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What is "root" and why does it keep contacting different servers?

I have blocked this "root" [app/service/user] from accessing the network. However, I can find no specific answers as to what it is and why it attempts to contact only random servers. I use ...
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How to set secondary screen as default for mirror mode?

I have a rooted LG phone running android 12. There is screen+ feature in LG like samsung dex that gets activated only when connected with usb to monitor. But when I connect via wifi to any display ...
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How to give an APK higher boot priority?

I have a KernelSU rooted & Xposed/LSPosed enabled Android device running Android 10. Greenify by Oasis APK can detect what receiver trigger the startup of an APK, but when Greenify boot late, it ...
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How to upgrade Android past the device's supported limit

Bought a cheaper tablet and it only supports Android 8. I'd like to install OneNote for Android but Android V8 does not support it. Is there a way to force the upgrade of the Android OS version past ...
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Modifying /data/data file from PC

I have an android app (uses sqlite db) that I created and installed on my device. It's an app for my personal use. It's debuggable and its /data/data folder is accessible from the PC with adb pull. ...
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How to disable bloatware for secondary users?

I have a rooted Samsung A7 Lite tablet. I rooted it and installed Ice Box from Google Play store. It is given root access in Magisk and I use it to disable some Samsung bloatware. However I realize ...
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adb daemon started but no device detected

I need help with adb. I'm using rooted Xiaomi Redmi 6A (Android 9). Recently, I flashed the Magisk ADB Root module, which is used to access adb root command (adb push, adb pull). This module utilizes ...
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Terminal - restorecon -R isn' running recursively

Device info: I'm running Phh-Treble GSI Android 13 on a Lenovo TB-9707F device. Rooted Tablet. I'm trying to run restorecon -R on a folder to recursively restore SElinux context for the whole tree. If ...
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What all methods can be used for detecting malware on lower partitions where antiviruses cannot reach?

I had bought a used phone from a friend and was facing issues like password changes and media leakage as shown by my other friends so I scanned using antiviruses like Malwarebytes,Kaspersky,lookout, ...
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How to show all of my data usage as tethering?

I have a 50 GB tethering package but I want to use it on my phone too. My carrier said I can't use this package from a Windows phone. Probably because Windows phones don't support their check method. ...
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How to change input device for Android Voice Access (Accessibility)?

I am running Lineage OS v20, my device is rooted OnePlus 7. I want to use my Bluetooth device as an input for the Voice Access, but it doesn't work. I tried changing audio_policy_configuration.xml by ...
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How do I root my Sonim XP8?

I'm working on rooting a Sonim XP8. This is a pretty obscure device, so it isn't easy to root. A lot of the normal options (fastboot, rooting apps, etc.) don't work because it's a pretty locked-down ...
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Visual Voicemail Storage Location on Android 14

Does anyone know where visual voicemail files are cached on Android 14? I am using a Pixel 6 Pro with root access and I would like to track down the location where the visual voicemail files are ...
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Android stalkerware abilities

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 4 (4X). I just unlocked the bootloader and cleaned all flashed my phone because the stalkerware my friend installed wasn't going away by a factory reset. After some days from ...
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Can't root ADB Daemon [duplicate]

I have a rooted MediaTek Infinix Hot 5 (X559C). It was Android 7.0 Nougat before. And I don't remember correctly, but I think adb root was working. But after installing custom Android 8.1 Oreo XOS ROM ...
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How to increase microphone level?

I just installed a custom ROM and everything is working fine except my microphone is very quiet in audio recording and voice messages. Works fine on calls. I've read on XDA that it can be fixed by ...
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Access to folders that require root [duplicate]

I'm trying to find my deleted notes in xiaomi phone(i'm still hope :( ) since May. But i coulndt done it yet with adb. Therefore i'm going to do last decision:''Rooting my phone to access folders'' ...
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Clearing an app's *cache* and not the app's *data* via pm (or other CLI utility)?

I'm running Android 13 in a rooted environment, and I want to use pm or some other Android command-line utility to clear an app's cache. If I do pm clear package.name, it clears the app's data, and ...
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Setting Date on Android device works from settings menu but requires root access via ADB (which I do not have)

If not set to automatic, the date and time of the Pico G2 4K headset is never correct. I'm attempting to set it manually via the command line like this: adb shell "toybox date 110309162023.14&...
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Remapping Wacom Tablet input on Android 11 using .idc files

OS: Android 11 with root access Tablet: One by Wacom Small CTL-471 The Issue I'd like to use my Wacom tablet on my Android device. Connected tablet using OTG cable is detected, but it suffers from ...
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if I update magisk, will I lose my installed magisk modules?

I have a rooted Xiaomi smartphone with Magisk version 23. I would like to update it to version 24, or even 25. If I update it via boot recovery or otherwise, will I lose the modules I installed on ...
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How can I change system files to read/write for rooted Android 13 without TWRP?

I recently rooted my OnePlus Nord N30 5G using Magisk, but I still cannot edit the build.prop and hosts files (which was my reason for rooting in the first place). There is no TWRP in the directory ...
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Mounted directory using rclone is read-only

I am on a rooted Android 12 device (Orange Pi 5 Plus) and I have managed to setup and mount a samba share to a local directory using the following commands: su export PATH="/data/data/com.termux/...
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Android OPEN_DOCUMENT activities failing on OnePlus 8T (KB2005)

I have OnePlus 8T (KB2005), OxygenOS 13.1.0.581 (KB2005_13.1.0.581 (EX01)). Rooted with Magisk (26300), Zygisk enabled. When an app attempts to bring up a file opening dialogue, it either crashes or ...
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how to access the data cache of an application [duplicate]

worked for some company using their own application to deliver parcels. never got paid and they claim that "i never worked" their application was used to track every single delivery I did.. ...
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How to allow execution and creation of files on a filesystem mounted to /mnt

I have a rooted device with Android 11 (LineageOS) and Termux. With root permission an app (that's EDS for crypto containers but should not matter) mounts an ext4 file system to /mnt/eds/Data. The ...
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Can't recover Storage Taken By Linux Deploy

I used the Linux Deploy app to install Linux on my phone using root Access. It seems to make a partition on my device to install Linux which took up some storage on my Phone. Now I want to recover ...
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How to use `adb push` after mounting /system R/W without losing R/W permissions to install app as /system/apps?

I'm using a rooted Revvl 6 5G - TMAF025G_0.05.29 - MT6833 - Android 12. Without a recovery.img, I rooted using Magisk_Patched-boot_a.img. After this, I used the RO2RW module to aid in making the ...
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Revvl 6 5G - A/B Root??? - W/O recovery.img

I have a Wingtech - Revvl 6 5G [Mediatek-MT6833] that has an A/B boot partition with vbmeta, OEM unlocked, Debug Mode, and Bootloader Unlocked (Via MTKClient). I've tried rooting the easy way with ...
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/system/sbin in $PATH variable, but the folder doesn't exist?

I have a Chainfire-rooted Samsung Galaxy J5 with Android 7.1. The $PATH variable is /su/bin:/sbin:/vendor/bin:/system/sbin:/system/bin:/su/xbin:/system/xbin But /system/sbin appears not to exist at ...
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Rooting issue Xiaomi Mi 9t Pro

I recently got my hands on a Xiaomi Mi 9t Pro. I tried to root this device using twrp-3.7.0_9-0-raphael and Magisk 26.1 but it doesn't seem to work. Phone Specs: MIUI-version 12.5.1 Android version ...
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Android fake "having a pin/password protected phone" (lock-screen)

I have a rooted android phone and want a specific app to believe that I have configured a device pin (or fingerprint) to lock the phone, basically the same as this guy: Android “fake having a locked ...
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Who is "Dr. MAD"/who composed the default Android ringtones?

I found Android's ringtones (in /system/product/media/audio), and a lot of them have metadata. The most common name that shows up in the Artist section of the metadata for most ringtones, as far as I ...
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Lenovo TB-9707F Y700 How can I remount /Vendor as read write

My device is rooted but as of yet I don't have TWRP recovery. I'm trying to change a file in the /vendor/etc folder. I'm getting an error that it is a read only system. How can I mount it as read ...
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Run a root script using Magisk mount space

There are many questions on this site about running a root script but none using Magisk mount space. I have a Pixel 6a and came across this post (65) in a thread dedicated to improve the speaker ...
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Cannot update Android version on my Oukitel RT3 after unrooting it

It's been a while since I've rooted my Oukitel RT3. After seeing that an update was available, I unrooted it so I could install it without any problem. The only problem is that it says this: Couldn't ...
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Spotify turns into "Google Assistant" and crashes

This is a weird one - I'm running Magisk rooted Lineage on a Pixel 4a When I reboot, Spotify is renamed to Google Assistant and I get a popup saying "Google Assistant keeps stopping", and ...
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How can Phones such as Oppo be vulnerable to Privilege escalation exploits

Oppo (to my knowledge) makes it basically impossible to root, due to locking the boot loader and removing fast boot. So I'm wondering if this changes anything in regards to Privilege escalation ...
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