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How to greatly improve privacy against Google apps such as Play Services?

This is really a long and tiresome journey. So I hope you become my companion! Device info changed with build.prop and XPrivacy/Lua. Magisk/Xposed in Systemless mode. I am on my way to achieve ...
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is there any way to convert system apps to user apps?

Hi I have a rooted device and I am stuck at converting Settings from system apps to user apps. Background: Actually there is an education company which provide tablets with their software loaded, I ...
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How to revoke root permission to an app in adb?

I think I have got a scam app in my device. I granted it root access and then whenever I open an app it,the scame app closes the app. Please help me I am stuck in here. Aah my head is aching.
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Stock image dump for running Magisk necessary?

In the offitical installation instructions for Magisk it says: “However, you MUST have a stock boot image dump beforehand, and you also have to be able to flash the patched boot image, either through ...
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how do I root my nextbook aries 8se premium quadcore tablet with android 5.0.1 and do it for free?

How do I root my Nextbook Aries Premium 8se quad core tablet with android 5 OS and do it without any cost? I have tried kingroot, iroot,towelroot, vroot, superroot, and a coplre others with no luck ...
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Moto G XT1033 turned into read only file system(data,cache,system,internal storage)

XT1033 was turned into read only file system , unable to flash or edit or wipe or format anything. Using fastboot i tried to install stock rom (pre validation error occurs) bootloader is unlocked , ...
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How to change bootloader device name? [duplicate]

Please read this first: How to hide or spoof bootloader info from any app? Can we at least change the bootloader name? Thereby altering the device identity by giving a new code name. I hope you will ...
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How to hide or spoof bootloader info from any app?

I have spent hours trying to perfect build.prop and when I finally was at the end I forgot about this leakage. Any app can easily know device's bootloader info. I realized this when I ran CPU-Z. ...
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Is there a way to run adb as host on android without root?

I have an android phone and an android tablet. Both not rooted. I want to use adb as host on the tablet and as client on the phone, using an USB-OTG adapter. I downloaded connectbot as terminal ...
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How can I set priority mode to vibrate on Android 8.1 Oreo?

I have a device (the UmiDigi A1 Pro) running near-stock Oreo. When it enters priority mode, as expected, non-priority notifications do not vibrate and make sound, and priority notifications do vibrate ...
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Tool to find duplicate files and hardlink them

Where might there be a small program (possibly statically-linked binary) like fdupes or rdfind, to help me find duplicate files within the same partition/mount--checking only specified directories--...
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LineageOS with addonsu: root actions lead to frozen UI [duplicate]

I have installed the latest LOS nightly on tenshi (lineage-14.1-20180729-nightly-tenshi-signed.zip) and flashed addonsu (addonsu-14.1-arm-signed.zip). I've enabled "Apps and ADB" in developer settings....
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stuck at “updating partition details” while installing magisk

so I have a moto 4 plus running android 7 that I am having trouble with running twrp. I am following a guide to root it by unlocking the bootloader, flashing twrp (temporarily) and then flash Magisk-...
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Rooting Huawei P8 Lite with 6.0

I'm trying to root my Huawei P8 Lite with Magisk, flashing the .zip on TWRP. But when I flash it, TWRP gives a lot of errors like failed to mount /data. Internal storage is show as 0mb too, so I don't ...
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Is Kingroot/Kinguser reliable for Android 4.3+?

I recently rooted an Android (Yuntab K107, Android 5.1), with Kinguser (KingRoot). So far, it has worked well (except for a hanging Busybox command), but I got this warning starting Titanium Backup: ...
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Adoptive storage Samsung Galaxy Tab S , + others

I rooted the device and upgraded to Marshmallow 6.01. Then installed "Root essentials" and flashed "ASPlugin.zip". When i go to storage i now see 3 SD cards (there is only 1 - actually it took a lot ...
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Get root Access on LYF f8

I am using LYF ls4505 (F8), I have tried many ways to get root access like using adb command (in linux mint 19) and using some apps like kingroot but I can't do that. Is there any way to get root ...
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How to bypass system /signature level for a modified system apk?

I made a modification on a system app but it should be signed with the same certificate as the Firmware to work properly, is there any workaround to bypass this ?
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Is it possible to run two instances of android on your phone at the same time?

Sorry if I am misusing 'instances'. What I mean is the following: I want to run an master OS. The 'only' thing that master OS does is let me boot/kill/switch between OS 1, OS 2, OS 3, etc. I want ...
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How to block an Access Point by BSSID?

I connect to the corporate WiFi and sometimes my phone connects to the other AP with the same name (with poor signal). How can I prevent it on my Android? I have root.
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How to modify display on/off behaviour in non-standard ways (e.g. keep it from ever turning off)

Firstly: my phone is rooted, I am not afraid to use the terminal, modify source code and compile everything myself, I can provide logs, command outputs etc etc, I just need someone who knows where to ...
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How can I fix a blurry/pixelated EditText cursor knob?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8+ that has been rooted. This issue developed quite some time ago, but I tried to ignore it. However, when I looked at it the other day—after a system crash, to be precise—it ...
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How can I flip or mirror the entire screen display (have root)

I have a rooted Android device and I want to see everything that is on the screen "reversed" or "flipped horizontally" basically so that if you viewed the screen in a mirror it would look correct (...
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How can I access the contents of the main disk on my Android device, for data recovery purposes?

I'm trying my best to determine a method of recovering some deleted data on my Samsung S5. I've used tools such as Recuva in the past to recover files on flash drives and devices of that nature. ...
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How to swiping ( scroll ) in apps use usb mouse wheel on Android?

I have Android x86 on my PC, so as a mouse and keyboard, I use a physical USB mouse and keyboard on my computer. Many applications for Android do not support scrolling with the mouse wheel and you ...
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Red exclamation mark at top left when booting phone

was experimenting( more specifically, trying to flash ROMs) with my Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace(rooted). It was all going well till I tried flashing the TWRP recovery mode. I followed all the steps ...
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Unable to copy files from one /data/data/ directory to another (Root)

I'm trying to copy one file from /data/data/com.application1/myfile to /data/data/com.application2/myfile The file arrives with owner and group set to the app that it came from. I then changed the ...
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Correct owers and permissions in /data/data (and correct way to fix)?

I have a backup of the app-data directory /data/data on my sdcard which has screwed up the permissions and probably owners. I'll copy some of the folders from the backup to /data/data. I suppose using ...
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Adding Init.d support to Android 5.1 Pimp My Rom didn't work

what I need to do is to create a sym link to the dalvik-cache folder and execute it in boot time, in order to free some internal memory space. I had done this before with an old 2.3 Android, but it ...
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process runs in spite of disabling the app

I have two apps installed on a rooted Sony Xperia z3 ( Marshmallow ) app 2 SD and disable service. both these apps require root . one will disable complete app and the other will disable specific ...
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OEM Unlock for Samsung S9 not shown

I have a brand new sealed Samsung S9 SM-G960F/DS which is most probably Exynos variant however I couldn't find OEM Unlock after activating the developer tools. I've googled that and was surprised that ...
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GCC compiler for android

I want only the GCC compiler to be installed on my android. There are few apps like Terminal IDE. But they require space more than 200 MB which my android lacks. And I want to access the compiler from ...
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How to enable Do Not Disturb for 1 SIM only in a Dual SIM phone?

I have a rooted OnePlus 2 running LineageOS 14 latest. How can I enable the Do Not Disturb feature for just my personal SIM card, without also enabling it for my work SIM card? Specifically, I'd like ...
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How to use Glase on a rooted Android device?

How can I use the Tap and Pay payment app Glase (formerly SEQR) on a device which has been rooted using Magisk?
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How to check if somebody had done a data recovery on my phone?

So I recently lent my phone to my father. He broke its display and took it to a service center for repairs, all unbeknownst to me. I am kinda freaking out now because, only a few months ago, I had ...
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Honor 6x boot error 11: recovery image

I have a Honor 6x that won't boot and I don't believe it has TWRP installed on it. Someone tried to jailbreak it and didn't do it right. When I hold the volume down and power button it still boots ...
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Recording audio jack output [duplicate]

i would like to record the audio coming out of the headphone jack on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Global. Thing is once i connected a 3.5mm headphone cable (one side to my audio jack, and the other to ...
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How can I safely and painlessly root my RedMi 3S to remove some Google apps?

I'm using a RedMi 3S with a modified Android 6.0.1 (MIUI build MMB29M if you must know.) I'll confess: I'm not a smartphone enthusiast. I've note tinkered with mine too much. However, I do want to ...
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Change adb permissions to rw? [duplicate]

I have LineageOS on my phone. I'm looking to edit some files in /system. I'm using root permission for adb devices from Developers Options. When I request to move file into /system, I get the message ...
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moto g4 plus booting back to twrp on installing supersu or magisk

I have a moto g4 plus android 7.0 for which I have unlocked the bootloader and I have flashed twrp and ran root.bat. After installing supersu, I have wiped the cache and dalvik and tried rebooting the ...
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How to Overwrite System File with Script

This script creates another file in the same directory, with the same name as the desired target file. There are now two files in the same directory with the same name (???). The original file has an ...
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How to install GLTools safely without custom recovery

I have rooted my Intex Aqua Y2 pro using Kingroot and downloaded GLTools from Google Drive with plugins (1MB). Now I am not able decide what to do because I am afraid of bricking my phone. Is there ...
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Can't change MAC address on Rooted Android Nextbook Ares 8

I rooted my Nextbook Ares 8" tablet, model NXA8QC116, so I could change the MAC address and host name, as I hate personal data mining and user behavior monitoring. Device specifics: Model NXA8QC116S, ...
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Failed to run root apps on nougat

I have samsung galaxy j5 prime sm-g570f 7.0 device I rooted it recently using super su and twrp but majority of root apps take root privileges bu don't work correctly for example: - Hiromacro don't ...
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Writable System Revets to RO

I rooted with TWRP 3.2.1-0, installed SuperSU zip (later automatically updated) and added Busybox. I presently have three backups plus one of the EFS directory alone. The older one is some three weeks ...
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How can I find out if my device uses FBE or FDE?

Assuming that I have full access (root if neccesary) to a device running vanilla Android 8.1, how can I know if it is using Full Disk Encryption or File Based Encryption?
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LG aristo 2 root file cont [duplicate]

Im the aame aleczander who asked the question about finding my root file for my phone. i know how to unlock my bootloader, ive done it on other androids but i cant seem to find root files on the ...
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My Custom Rom Keeps Failing On my LG G2

Ive been Trying to install lineage OS on my LG G2 but everytime I flash it With G apps it shows the lg logo for two seconds then black screen Im able to recover with a backup I made but no idea how ...
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i need help retrieving data from a phone in bootloop

my aunt has (had?) a samsung galaxy s2 plus. on that phone is a recording that is extremely precious to her. now here is the problem: the damn thing went into boot loop. i tried some things (...
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How to Audit Android Apps (for screenshot activity)

How do I audit my android's apps to determine which apps are taking screenshots of my activity? I recently installed & ran diskdigger to undelete an image I had accidentally deleted, but the ...