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Questions tagged [root-access]

For questions specifically requiring root permissions. If your issue is about rooting your device, use the 'rooting' tag instead; for unrooting, use the 'unrooting' tag.

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How to reduce the minimum screen timeout?

I was trying to programmatically set the screen timeout to 5 seconds, because the minimum value provided by my Android OS is 10 seconds, which is more than enough for me. But I was out of luck! Is ...
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Sony Xperia X Rooting issue when the unlock bootloader flag is set to no

I am trying to unlock a Sony Xperia X that was locked to a Canadian carrier ( freedom). the previous owner sold me the phone unlocked(sim) but he failed to unlock the boot-loader. I followed the ...
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Does mount /system in stock recovery work to root the Android system?

I have an Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) 5040 on Android 6.0. I rebooted into the stock recovery for the first time, and to my surprise I found a Mount /system option available. Now my question is: Can this ...
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Supporting Android rooted

Have a way to support android updates and upgrades after get a root access in this system?I don't be able to install a Custom ROM cause Lineage OS do not have a software to support CAT S41 device yet....
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Why lsusb gets “permission denied” error in Termux?

When I run this command in Termux the output gets permission denied. I don't have root access, perhaps Android system allows me to get the specific access in root.
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Root and unroot Cat S41

Does anyone knows how to root then unroot this device? I've just installed Termux emulator but I am not able to run some commands. The terminal's output comes with a "Permission denied" issue. I've ...
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how to always show homescreen after unlocking?

On a Nexus 5 and I am looking for a way to configure it to always show the homescreen after unlocking it. is it possible? how? Right now, after unlocking it shows the screen exactly as it was left it ...
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Rooting Sony Xperia xa2 ultra

I permanently deleted my "DCIM" folder from my internal storage while connected to my pc using a usb cable, before unlocking the bootloader and factory resetting my phone and rooting my phone and ...
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Methods of recovering android deleted sms message [closed]

After looking in to this topic, I get the feeling that there may be a few legit software purchases that may function because some one
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How to give an app permission to write to external SD on a rooted phone [duplicate]

I have a rooted Galaxy S7. I'd like to give permission to an app that does not request it to write to the external SD card storage. How can I do this?
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How to set up a socks5 with Android cli?

I found articles how to set up a http-proxy. But can't find any info, how to set up a socks5 proxy. My goal is to route all traffic from apps, etc throught this proxy. Is this possible? How then ...
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Need urgent help in fixing soft-bricked Moto G5s

I was trying to root my Moto G5s. I did a mistake while flashing twrp, I flashed cedric instead of montana. As a result, whenever I reboot, I am getting error: Start Up Failed: Your device didn't ...
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how to remove/toggle headphone icon manually [Root]

So my phone (Xiaome Redmi 2) has -stuck in Headphone mode always connected even if the headphone is not connected. -so earpiece do not work during phone call. -SmartAbout app fixed the issue but ...
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Can I trick an app to think it is device admin

I want to install an app that needs to be a device administrator. Is there anyway to show the app it is administrator without giving it any privileges?
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Creating copy of phone (apps, settings etc.) [duplicate]

I have two rooted Huawei P9 Plus phones running Android 7. Now I would like to copy the apps, the settings of the apps, the system settings etc. from one phone to the other phone so that both phones ...
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Is insecure kernel required to install TWRP?

I am new to this android rooting. I'd like to install custom ROM in an old Xperia SL. The bootloader had been unlocked successfully, and preferred next step is to install TWRP, then install custom ROM ...
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How to root Mi TV 4A?

I tried all rooting technique but nothing is working Problem no 1: I can't use USB debugging options (don't have USB to USB cable) but I can able to use adb over network after boot. Tried all kinds ...
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Does Android supports .wav audio?

In many internet blogs I read that wav audio files are not supported by Android OS. I have also tried to play .wav audio files with the default music player software in Android, but it couldn't be ...
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How to backups whole phone storage (android) [duplicate]

Is it possible to backup android phone including partition table if its possible then how to backup whole phone storage in android including all partitions, partition table, whole phone, and how to ...
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Can firewall block connection over VPN?

I would like to block specific apps from making connection to internet. I sometimes am connected by VPN but not always. How can I make firewall work for both VPN and not VPN, wifi and mobile data? My ...
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How to safely root the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)?

I am wondering what would be a safe way to root my Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)? I understand there is CF-AutoRoot and such but I have no experience in rooting any device with that method and ...
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android bootloop after flashing supersu

i can't turn on my android device after i did following actions. i flashed twrp using odin. then flashed supersu.zip with twrp.(latest version of supersu) then i rebooted and stuck with SAMSUNG logo....
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How to let apps think phone as a tablet?

I have a Phone which has snapdragon 845 chipset on it. I've never noticed any lagging issues on this device which is far better than most decent TABs. But because of mobile, i saw some features on ...
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Is it safe to enable Clean Master service?

The above are capture of Clean Master that asks for service enable. Is it safe enough to turn the service ON?
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How to recover a deleted file from /data partition?

I factory reset my rooted Android M phone but now I realize that there was a file in the /data directory which I need. Is it possible to create an image (.img or something similar) of the /data ...
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Moving app from “/data/app” to “/system/priv-app” leads to reboot (Magisk, Android 8.1) [duplicate]

I have a rooted device Samsung SM-T590 (Galaxy Tab A, 2018, 10.5, Android 8.1.0) I have Root Explorer app installed When I try to move some app from "/data/app" to "/system/priv-app" (using Root ...
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How to transfer system app (built-in app) from android to android?

I have Collins dictionary in my Samsung Galaxy S6 edge which is System app (it can only be disabled, no uninstall option). I want to transfer this dictionary to my j7 mobile but it does not transfers ...
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Access App data

I want to get my Netflix password out of my Android, because I forgot it. I tried the Google Chrome method but didn't work. If I want to access app data and cache, do I have to root my phone?
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Why wont my device run Twrp img for rooting

Okay, happy post Vday. 🍥 💕 So, Im trying to root an unlocked Blu J1, running Marsh. 6.0. I recently reset it, due to perf. issues & now trying to root. My setup is Win7, w/ the latest Usb ...
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Do I Need a Super User app on a rooted phone?

Our company uses a few devices for in house tasks. I have the SU binary flashed to my devices. I have proprieteary apps installed that access the SU through hardcoded shell commands. My devices are ...
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rooting gigaset phone

I am trying to root my Gigaset phone (GS 160), but I couldn't make it with http://kingoapp.com (probably the model is not supported) and https://towelroot.com (model is not supported) Does anyone ...
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Question can I rest Samsung Galaxy s9+ knox Counter

I have Samsung Galaxy s9+ and I want to root it but I have problem that if I rooted my device the Knox counter If Root works for a device, the counter will recognize the process of modification. If ...
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How to fix SELinux “avc: denied” errors when launching DNSCrypt as init.d script?

I've installed an unofficial lineage OS 14.1 ROM on my phone and i want to have dnscrypt used on boot by default. There is what i have done: Download arm binaries from: https://github.com/jedisct1/...
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to Flash TWRP on Device with just different device storage

Hello Its my first time i'm asking question regarding the Android for flashing TWRP and later the custom ROMs. I'm familiar with rooting, custom ROMs and all that but now I am confused that will the ...
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Recover hidden android files without root rights (browser session backup)

I lost the tabs on my browser app (AdBlock Plus), and I'm trying to recover them. I know that there's a chance they are not entirely lost, the browser history remains (plus the browser is Firefox-...
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Rooting Oppo Realme C1

I want to root my Oppo RMX1811 running Android 8.1.0, I have tried many ways but failed every time. Is there any specific root app to root this device?
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My phone is now bricked after trying to make my external to internal

My phone, Alcatel 4033e, was perfectly rooted with supersu. No problem with that. And so I wanted to increase my phones internal using my external. I searched how to do it on youtube, using ES file ...
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Alcatell_50560 having issues

Can it be rooted ? Also it stops running apps often. It is super slow and lagging, is there a way to boost or speed up my phone's performance? Also doesn't like to read ty he as card all the time? ...
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Amazon Prime Video HD support via device spoofing?

So I've notice Amazon Prime Video quality on Android has always been abysmal, even on max settings, and it turns out Amazon are cherry-picking devices to support HD+ streaming. See here: https://www....
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Need to make Wacom One digitizer tablet work with Mi Pad 4 Plus via OTG

I tried working with my Wacom One tablet on my Mi Pad 4 Plus stock ROM via OTG. Mi Pad 4 Plus was not even recognising the device. I unlocked the bootloader of the device and installed TWRP. I tried ...
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Can I still update apks currently on my android device with an apk updater app if I uninstall the package installer?

If I were to find a way to disable install via ADB, install an APK updater app that auto updates apps and then uninstall the package installer, would the apk updater still be able to update apps ...
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How do I remove Incognito mode on a rooted phone? [duplicate]

Device : samsung galaxy j3 2016 sm-j320fn android 5.1.1 Root : Kingoroot So how do I disable Incognito mode (chrome) using SuperUser?
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Error mesages after uninstall samsung scloud and youtube

After uninstalling Samsung bloatware (*) (using root), I am receiving the errors "Unfortunately com.samsung.android.scloud has stopped" and "Unfortunately com.google.android.youtube has stopped" even ...
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How can I set the screen to turn off during a video?

I want to set the screen to turn off during a video from the gallery if there are something about 30 seconds without any touch, How can I do that? Is root necessary? My android version is 9.0.
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Is there a way to remove the multi-user option without root access in Oreo?

I'm looking for a way to remove the options of adding a "guest account" and adding "another user" from the top pull-down menu in Android 8.0. Even if these options are still available in Settings > ...
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Would disabling the package installer prevent updates?

If so, how can I disable the ability to sideload apps while still being able to update apps already installed?
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How can I shoot a 60fps video?

I have xiaomi redmi 5 plus/Note 5 that have the option to record 1080p60fps but actually the result would be 30fps .. So i have rooted and enabled camera2 api .. But I still have the same result even ...
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Root file access without root

I am using a samsung geo neo 2 smart watch i found recently i ran into a big error with it and in an effort to reset it every time i try to on this phone it keeps trying to refrence a local save which ...
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While using CWM recovery on my nook touch I foolishly used a tool that wiped my entire partition, how do I fix it?

My nook simple touch has been bricked by a tool designed to wipe all partitions that I found on a deep google search. I can still boot up into CWM and attempted to use the backup to restore my nook ...
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Is there a way to make an app executable only by the system on android?

I'm trying to make an app executable only by the system or by root on android so that when the user tries to open it (for example, by tapping it) he gets permission denied. Is this possible on a ...