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How to tell who is spying on your phone [on hold]

How do I find out who is spying on me and hackung my android phone.
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Can you stream videos in HD on the Pocophone F1? Also can you root it and flash different OS? [on hold]

I am planning on getting a Xiaomi Pocophone F1, I live in the U.S. and I was told that I shouldn't because of the phone signal, which with my carrier still works even though it's bad, but that doesn't ...
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How to stop WhatsApp form forcing me to update?

It is good to update WhatsApp to get any new features or bug fixes. I have been using WhatsApp for long time. But, almost each month the chat is disabled requiring me to update. I am running a metered ...
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How do I root my phone ( it's an Itel P31 running android 7)

How do I root my phone ( it's an Itel P31 running android 7) so that I can move my apps to my SD Card. I've tried root king and a few apps but they all failed. Thanks
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How can I disable functionality on a rooted phone from my computer? (To reduce distractions)

I want to be able to disable bits of functionality on my phone and only to be able to re-enable them with considerable effort (e.g. having to plug into a pc) For example, I'd like to be able to ...
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LINE lite app - “All account information has been deleted as this account has been registered with the same phone number on another device”

I can't find a way to backup my chats on LINE lite. I understand there is a way to backup and restore LINE chats on the regular LINE...LINE lite though, i am not finding ANYTHING on. The methods ...
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Root Processes Identification

I want to understand which thread/processes are executed at system level while an applications reads/writes something on root directory (for example - If an application is storing some user data on ...
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Access /data/data without OEM unlock

Is there any way to access /data/data folder without actually rooting the phone or without oem unlocking? I have to access few files on /data/data folder on Android root without losing data while oem ...
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How to access the full file system in Android 7 and higher?

I am running Android Nougat x86.But in Android Nougat, one of the adverse changes is the inability to even view the files. They are invisible, apparently even to root app. I already tried root ...
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Link2SD suddenly stopped working properly

I installed LineageOS 14.1 on my Huawei P9 Lite about a week ago. Shortly after I installed Link2SD to convert some apps from user into system apps. During this time I was setting up my phone, ...
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Enable debug terminal in android x86

I download android-x86-4.2-20130228 from https://code.google.com/archive/p/android-x86/downloads and run it as live daul boot with windows i try to root it with Android-x86-RootScript but the ...
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Why can't Odin recognize the phone in system recovery?

If I boot the phone in system recovery, it doesn't detect the phone: But when I boot the phone normally, Odin can detect it: If I flash TWRP recovery anyway, the log is: <ID:0/004> Odin ...
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How to keymap controller button by time of pressing interval?

I want to map USB/BT controller button to press Q button in device but if I hold button for example more than 1 second, press W button. Is it possible? Is there any app that could to this. Root ...
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Permission denied when working with/without “su -c” in /cache

I am trying to issue this command adb shell "su -c echo 'boot-recovery' > /cache/recovery/command" //OR// adb shell "echo 'boot-recovery' > /cache/recovery/command" outputs the same: /system/...
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How to update Android System WebView on MIUI

I'm on rooted MIUI 10 8.8.9 Android 8.1 Currently there is WebView version 62.0.3202.84 installed inside /system/app/WebViewGoogle/WebViewGoogle.apk with /oat/arm and /oat/arm64 directories ...
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showing errors like “unable to mount/data/system/cache” in lenovo a6000+

My phone is Lenovo A6000 Plus. When I try to wipe it or try to flash any zip or img it shows errors like "unable to mount/data/system/cache" and also fail to wipe Dalvik cache.i tried to flash new ...
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How to change system app setting from data to system partition?

I have a system app, and I need that both the application itself and its settings shall be in system partition. I can change the application to be in system by moving from /data/app to system/app. ...
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How can I root Lg K317 (Phoenix 2

I see that One Click Root say that it can root Lg K371 but I don't really know if it really .
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Generic method for rooting mediatek devices

Usually, when I want to root a new device I do the following: starts with rooting, and similar application. search google for custom ROM. I would like therefore to ask: Is there a better way to do ...
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How do I install nethunter?

My device is Motorola G3(2015) [XT-1550] android version 6.0.1(osprey-apac-cust) and I want to install nethunter but I am confused with which .zip should I flash? Different different tutorial saying ...
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How to reuse phone board without casing, screen

I have galaxy j7 2016 board with this rom installed. I have a lot of knowledge about hardware but my question is how to access shell without screen if usb debugging is not enabled? I basically want to ...
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How to gain access to /data directory through ADB shell

Despite the fact that I have root access, nevertheless I can not work with this directory. But why? Info about my phone: Android version - 6.0.1 Android security patch level - 2016-11-01 Kernel ...
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How to manually remove an app?

I lack proper keywords to google efficiently to know how to manually remove an app. Basically I want to uninstall Chrome, but I also want to know deeper about Android system rather than rely on a ...
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Huawei p9 lite usb working but not working

(trying to root the phone but haven't got any because of the USB problem) so i have had this device for a while and through the couple of years its gotten pretty beat up but still works. so the ...
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Possible to patch the Android kernel with root?

Basically there's a boot rom exploit on Tegra X1 chips, specifically the Nintendo Switch that allows you send payloads while it is in Recovery Mode and basically run unsigned code (homebrew, custom ...
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Enable USB debugging in an Android broken screen

I have a broken display which belongs to my friend. The mobile can power on but the display is still blank. I need to enable USB debugging to recover the data. While doing so there are these following ...
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How to make root-created files accessible to normal users?

My device is running Android 8.0, rooted using Magisk as the su manager. I log into it using SimpleSSHD. I'm trying to do some actions which require root access, and in the process I'm creating some ...
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How do I get rid of boot screen on unrooted phone?

I have an old Samsung galaxy a5 2016 (sm-a510f). I had previously rooted it and installed a custom ROM called the Google Product Rom along which came a boot animation that flashed the google logo ...
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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 ...