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Is there a way to delete from /data/local without root access?

I copied a file to my phone with this command: adb push large.zip /data/local/ It took a few minutes and copied successfully, but then I realised that I couldn't find it on my phone. I copied it ...
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Is there any way to convert call voice audio/sound (Duo/Meet call) to default audio on rooted devices?

My purpose is to route/convert the call voice audio from a Android phone to TV speaker via chromecast in screen mirror mode. Becasue chromecast can only output the media sound/audio from default audio ...
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ADB SU root inputs location

Simply, where do I enter the commands for SU abilities and root access or settings? No, I'm not doing this for any reason and I don't need to throw an explanation at all. I'm just tooling around and ...
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Using Swift backup proper without loosing data

As you know the most popular app in root users was originally titanium backup but as you know that titanium backup cannot backup split apks not work properly, as I found a new app and if you are a ...
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Move app data to external memory

I'm on android 11 rooted with magisk, I downloaded and installed a large game, occupying most of my internal storage (64gb). How can I link the app data to my external card (128gb) and play the game ...
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Remove Safe mode completely from an Android from the root

No app blockers works as I can go into safe mode and delete the app blockers. How do I tune my Samsung Galaxy S24 enough to not have an option to go into safe mode altogether?
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veth peer with netns in android

How I can create veth with netns in android, with internet connection. What I try: sudo ip netns add client sudo ip link add veth0 type veth peer name veth1 sudo ip link set veth1 netns client sudo ip ...
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Need help in rooting cph1809 (OPPO a5)

I have a CPH1809 RUNNING android 8.1 and coloros 5.2.1 I am completely new in the process of rooting and I can't find tutriols releated to my device if anyone can provide me guide to root my phone
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Infinix S4 refusing to hard reset

My Infinix S4 is refusing to boot/on completely whenever I try to turn it on. It just shows Infinix and then turns off and then shows Infinix again and then turns off. It keeps doing that way till the ...
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How to access ADB shell on Samsung Galaxy S10 stuck in boot loop?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10 that is rooted and the bootloader is unlocked. Recently, I disabled a series of system packages, and now my phone is stuck in a boot loop. I need to re-enable those ...
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How can I change system file values?

I had the original battery on my Redmi K20 Pro for like 5 years. The battery degraded quite a bit so I disconnected the original battery from the bms and attached an external battery on the back of my ...
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How to use a USB cord and a rooted Pixel 4 tablet to root and jailbreak other devices?

I have a Pixel 4 tablet that is rooted with a functional USB and port. I'm trying to figure out how I can use the USB cord and hook it up to the same device that isn't rooted, clean out all of its ...
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iptables for route all packet except some process

My tailscaled magisk module run in userspace mode, in order to proxy traffict to localsocks5 on port 1099 I'm using hev-socks5-tunnel. Using iptables to mark packet the connection going to 100.64.0.0/...
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Bricked my phone after messing with Knox permissions

I have a Samsung S20FE with Android 11 and rooted with Magisk. I have installed 'autostarts' from F-droid wanting to disable the Spotify app which pops up at each boot. When browsing through the app ...
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SMS/MMS Backup with offline search

Over many years, I have established a cumulative backup of all text messages. I have used various utilities with root over the years: Titanium Backup, SMS Backup Restore, Swift, etc. My final zipped ...
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Is there any persistent root method for LineageOS 20?

The gist of it is that I use LineageOS for the Samsung S9 and I use Magisk. Every time the system updates the root is removed, so my question is - does anyone know of any persistent way to get a ...
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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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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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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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