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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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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 ...
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How to lower the minimum brightness?

On my Moto Z Play on the stock 8.0 Oreo ROM (rooted, of course), I find that the lowest brightness setting is still a bit too bright for my liking. This is in contrast with my dad's Galaxy S8+ which ...
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Can you force enable NFC in the android system files?

Problem: My sister's android phone has got a custom android rom that doesn't use the NFC functionality of the phone. Is there a way to edit say system files to "force enable" the NFC feature in the ...
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Enable Live Wallpaper on Lockscreen for LG Tribute HD

With LG Tribute there is no option to set a Live Wallpaper to Lock, only homescreen allowed. Is there some kind of Hack to work around?
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Disabling power button restart

How can I disable android from rebooting when the power button is pressed for few seconds? Is this done in software? Context: my power button is broken. I tried to remap it by changing the relevant ...
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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 root android one without pc?

When i try to root my spice dream uno mi 498 without pc with kingroot it give me the error above👆👆👆please prefer another app or give the solution I am begging🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 please! Device: spice dream ...
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after rooting phone, can I remove all traces of original phone carrier?

Forgive my mobile ignorance. I have a Galaxy S4 from Verizon (sch-i545), and I do not use it as a phone anymore. What I want to do is turn it into basically a very simple media device for kids' use ...
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Is it possible to get root permission using Magisk in Work Profile?

I had flashed Magisk in the recovery, but when I run Magisk Manager in Work Profile it says Magisk is not installed. Does this imply that there is an independent recovery for Work Profile as well? Is ...
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Consequences of removing Launcher3's APK (com.android.launcher3)

I have a rooted tablet with my own custom launcher which is already the default launcher. Are their any side effects if I delete the Launcher3's APK (com.android.launcher3) which is stored in /system/...
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How to make Termux obtain root access?

I am using a rooted Samsung S8+. But, Termux cannot gain root access. I tried su, sudo unsuccessfully. When I tried installing termux-sudo, I had the error cat: sudo: no such a file or directory. ...
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Is it possible to have temporary root access on termux or any other terminal without rooting your android phone?

I would like to know whether it is possible to be able to have a temporary root access to an android phone using a Termux or any other terminal in the same way that ubuntu does without rooting your ...
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Please help! Bootloop. Can't get into recovery

My wife, unfamiliar with rooting, agreed to update my rooted Moto C Plus when it requested an update. Needless to say, that didn't turn out well. It started booting to TWRP. I tried finding a ...
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How to root Exynos S8 SM-G950F?

I have rooted devices before: an A3 2016 and a Note 3 Neo. I don't remember the exact procedure, but it was quite effortless. Now I have an S8, the SM-G950F variant to be precise, and everyone states ...
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Installing TWRP on locked Sony Z3 Compact D5803

I was googling that for ages and couldn't find any decent solution. I have locked Sony Z3 Compact [D5803] and I need to install TWRP and backup the current OS. I CAN use flashtool to install custom ...
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Phone can not reset and cannot boot to recovery mode

Actually I don't know what I did or did not do. I'm running a stock jellybean ROM. It is rooted. I've tried to soft reset the device but when I hit the "delete everything" in factory reset, the phone ...
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Unlock with fingerprint instead of PIN after Device reboot or Device Locked by admin

Android has a security feature that requires the user to input PIN/Pattern/Password if the device was locked by an app using the Device Administrator permission or when the device is restarted. ...
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Error in Galaxy tab a: 'Unable to restart your device. Verification failed' after supersu

I own a Galaxy tab a 10.1 with s pen (2016). I flashed via odin, twrp 3.1.1.0 and the system booted fine. Then I flashed the last version of SuperSU and since then the system doesn't turn on and I get ...
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Is there a way to give root privileges to an app through the ADB?

The Android Debug Bridge (ADB) itself has root access (after executing the adb root command). Can that be used to give the same privileges to apps on the device? Is there a file somewhere in the ...
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Lucky Patcher broke my Google Play services

I have a OnePlus 6 running Android 9.0.2 rooted with Magisk, but no recovery. (I tried to install recovery before rooting it every way I could imagine, with no success.) I had Lucky Patcher installed ...
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Is possible to invoke an Android API without declaring the related permissions but with root access?

While reversing some malware, I have realized that despite they use an exploit that gives them root access, such malware declares a lot of permissions in the manifest. Because (AFAIK) "normal" apps ...
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What permissions does root give to an app?

All of the normal permissions are listed here, but it does not say anything about root permissions. I can't find the names of individual permissions anywhere else either so I am asking here.
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Is it possible to use the Android Hardware without using android APIs?

I've always liked cheap smartphones ($ 50) because with little money I can have a powerful system with lots of sensors and things like that. So I wondered if it was possible to use the hardware ...
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Are all Magisk Modules Open Source?

I noticed the main place to download modules is here https://github.com/Magisk-Modules-Repo some in the links section link the source which just loops back to the same page. So are all the modules ...
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How to disable hidden trackers, in google play store applications

So most applications, on google play have hidden trackers, analytics they don't tell you about. This site lets you search any app shows trackers. The article explains what i'm talking about. Example: ...
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How to “safely” root a Motorola XT320 (running Android 2.3.6 / Gingerbread) without loosing data?

Related to this question: How to extract calendar data from the stock calendar app of Android Gingerbread (2.3.6) without a Google account? How can I "safely" root a Motorola XT320 phone running ...
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fastboot set_active command does not exist

I am trying to root my Xiaom mi a2 phone. But i am stuck on changing the active partition. When i enter "fastboot set_active b" it doesnt execute the command. Instead i get a list off all available ...
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How to edit the list of reserved ports (under 1024) on Android?

Is it possible to edit list of reserved ports on Android (0 - 1023) to move lower port (under 1024) to higher port (equal or above 1024). My mobile phone is rooted and I want to use lower port. One ...
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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 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 ...