Questions tagged [root-access]

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How to delete recovery mode [duplicate]

Which files I need to delete from the system of a rooted device to delete completely the recovery mode, and in which folder I can find them? Ty
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Make system app remain uninstalled/disabled permanently

I already know that I can uninstall an android system app using adb pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.package.name, which is quite useful but not enough. There are some system apps that I have to ...
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Phone refuses to allow custom rom flash

I did something to my phone to where when I flash my phone with custom memory, I press the home + down + power button, it asks me if I want to flash a custom rom, and I select yes, the phone restarts ...
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I rooted my phone but my root is saying “binary reserved” as the app was uninstalled, causing me to be unable to reroot or unroot

I rooted my phone but my root is saying "binary reserved" as the app was uninstalled, causing me to be unable to reroot or unroot, I can't do anything when it comes to rooting. My phone is ...
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How do I move apps to SD card on Android 7

I'm getting tired of deleting apps to install an app. Right now I need every app I got but also need to download another app. I got no more space left. I've searched high and low for a way to move my ...
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Have volume buttons wake phone

I'd like my volume buttons to wake my phone when asleep AND change volume when awake. (LOS style) Want to do that manually (ideally by editing keylayout files/build.prop/settings put...), don't want ...
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Non-root user in rooted Android phone?

In my Arch Linux setup(and most others), the default user is non-root. Any admin work needs access to root account which is given temporarily with a password(generally using programs like sudo and ...
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I want to draw firmware from xiomi Qin 1s+ and I can not?

I searched for all kinds of information on the net and did not find anything that is clear.
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Replacing Android OS on Android phone with Linux OS

I'd like to entirely replace Android on my phone, which I plan to eventually root. I've learned so far that Linux Deploy can be used to run a full Linux distro alongside the Android OS, but really I ...
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Sometimes on home screen I need to tap app button twice for it to launch

I have a rooted Galaxy phone with Oneui 3.0. I have installed Nova launcher and set it as the default launcher. Sometimes on my home screen I need to tap the app twice to launch it. For example I like ...
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How to encrypt deleted data on Android 10

I'm running a custom ROM (MIUI xiaomi.eu 12.0.2/Android 10QKQ1.90910.002) and my phone is rooted. I want to encrypt my old deleted data (photos and videos) so that they can't ever be recovered after ...
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How to reopen 1000 synced Opera Tabs from a different device?

Last time, I could simply copy the appstate.bin file to the new device, as described in this Q&A. But this time, either my backup is too old or something else changed. Copying that file has no ...
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Is Android 10 unrootable?

I'm trying to root my device but after doing so much research, I've found that the rooting apps either don't work because it was made for an older version of android, it found that it's not rootable ...
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How to root Huawei RIO-L01 (Android 6.0.1)?

I need to gain root access in Huawei RIO-L01 phone with Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). I have tried installing King root, Kingoroot, Towel root and Frama root apps. All these apps failed either because ...
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Can i root samsung, change boot image and then unroot for the updates to come back?

I want to change my boot image, dont ask why. So I read a few stuff about how to do this and the only way is to root my phone but this comes with loads of disadvantages like no more updates. My ...
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Why does Afwall require that I apply or enable and disable everytime I switch between connections?

If I change wifi connection or cellular data, I see the exclamation mark at the wifi signal and the pop up which says there is no internet, would you still like to have wifi connection enabled. It's ...
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What happens if I modify ro.product.abilist64?

I'm on a 32 bit SO (64 bit hardware). I built a 64 bit app, and somehow when it is built, it just turned to 32 bit (the app). So if I just add the arm64-v8a abi it should install? I'm not asking if it ...
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How to Find the files downloaded from an Android app? [duplicate]

I have been using the following app for a while: Economist a modded version, which allows me to read the Economist for free, download the articles for offline use as well as getting the audio for the ...
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Get an actual detailed data and specs about current established Wifi link and agreed CAPABs with AP/Sation?

I thought getting this info would be as easy as running old good iw with root but to my surprise it turns out even here Android manages to screw you and your expectations yet again. I've asked around ...
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Im concerned about my android phone

So i just recently got a new phone. Android - LG K51 - however after running a root checker it says my phone has two available android versions. Android 9.0 and Android 10.0. Ive checked and the ...
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How to delete the Multiuser mode in my mobile?

I would like to remove(delete) the Multiuser mode in Realme XT. I want my phone to be simple. I have unlocked bootloader and rooted my phone and removed all useless bloatwares. Can someone please give ...
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Is it possible to update from Android 4.2 to 4.4 without disturbing the bootloader?

I have, for example, downloaded an update from android 4.1 to 4.2. All it consisted of was 10 new system apps, 5 libraries, 3 fonts, and a new bootanimation. What I would like to know is if an update ...
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How can I restore Google Chrome after I deleted it on my rooted phone?

I have a rooted Mototrola G6 Play, and today I deleted google chrome because I don't use it, but once I deleted it a bunch of apps stopped working like LastPass and Coursera just to name a few... I ...
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How to find where an app is saving its data and then acess it?

This app provides offline acess to a big database. So it must be somewhere in the device. But i'm having trouble finding where, and if I could even access it when I found it. I can't find the folder ...
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How to run hostapd on Redmi 8

I have been trying to run the hostapd with my own hostapd.conf but it's refusing to work and keeps saying segmentation fault and I am wondering how to get it working on Redmi 8 running Android 10 I ...
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Can google accounts be restored to a phone that was factory reset or wasn't backed up properly?

My phone was rooted, and I forgot to make a backup of everything, I backed up contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, and all my files obviously but there are things you can not back up before you ...
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Is it possible for a phone to still be compromised/infected by malware or spyware even after a factory reset?

If yes then how can one ensure that its %100 wiped clean? Android 7 | rooted EDIT: Same question but how about when rom is flashed ?
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Can I automatically turn off WIFI completely whenever not connected to a network on Android 10+

Here's my problem: I used to run Lineage 16 on my Pixel3a, which still had the "profile" option where I could do things like "When my home network is not within reach, switch to another ...
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Bootloader is unlocked, fastboot returns ''FAILED (Remote: Verify state locked)

I am trying to root my Vivo V11 with Android 10. The bootloader is unlocked. It says so in the dev settings, and I have to go through the warning prompt every time I reboot my device. When I run the ...
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Recovering specific files and folders from Galaxy S6 edge plus

i have a rooted and factory deleted Galaxy S6 edge plus, from which i want to extract/recover specific files(with specific extensions). All the "common" software only searches for documents, ...
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Permanently set app on launch (kiosk?)

I rooted my old Galaxy J2 today, and replaced the stock firmware with LineageOS. It works great. My next question would be to set Retroarch the first and only app on startup, which supposedly is kiosk ...
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Can you disable a activity with the pm disable command without having root privileges?

Is there a way to disable an a activity with the pm disable command (example: com.example/.activity) without having root access? Is there a difference if it’s a system app or a user app? Is there a ...
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Is there any way to root Samsung a20e android 10 without pc?

I wanted to flash boot.img from magisk but my usb cable killed my pc. Is there any other way to root i/ And if there is any way to do something with that pc? Iys not charging after plugging usb it was ...
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Can't remove bloatware after rooted

After my phone is rooted (confirmed by Advanced Root Checker*) using this tutorial, I can't remove bloatware. Normally this can be done by System app remover pro, but now the removal keeps failing. Do ...
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how to take screenshot and disable flag_secure

I am kind of surprised that there seems to be no clear way to do this. I have a rooted pixel 4 with android 11. I can't pass ctsProfile but it is rooted. I have also tried to use Taichi apk to create ...
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Limiting Display Frame Rate to Lower

Is in Android there is an available database set for limits display frame rate? If they’re available, is using ADB/Root (Terminal), or how, or even it can't? I've been searching this for years, and ...
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How can I enable Android Debugging from a root shell on the phone?

I have a root shell on the phone. However, no adb service seems running, i.e. the port 5555 is on the device not open1: $ telnet 1.2.3.4 5555 Trying 1.2.3.4... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host:...
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Have root & external sdcard mounted rw, but mv produced “Permission Denied”

I have an old tablet running LNOS 14.1. It has an external SDCard with some Books, Videos etc. The card is configured as movable storage. .android_secure is an empty directory, and though I haven't ...
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a process deleted some vital folders and files how do I track it down

admittedly I am rooted on a phone with unlocked bootloader & a Havoc custom GSI rom Android 10 I have hidden magisk root from all applications - every application except the ones that need it ...
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How to root my android emulator

this is a follow up question to Root Android virtual device with Android 7.1.1 I was trying to follow the most-voted answer, however can someone please tell me where to find the emulator.exe from the ...
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I uninstalled/deleted a system privileged app (from /system/priv-app) by mistake. Where can I get the apk of it?

My /system/priv-app/DocumentsUI is empty obviously. Putting any 3rd party DocumentsUI.apk in it results in bootloop. I have a custom rom (Aosp extended). Flashing the /system again would fix the ...
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Android “managed device” recognized as mass storage device. adb doesn't see device. How do I do I determine drivers?

I have an android "managed device" that seems to have been some company tablet. No discernible brand. When I boot, it gives a screen with only a settings app. The settings app is very ...
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Make my screen unlock pin longer than 31 digits

My question is pretty self-explaining. Currently I have a PIN number of maximum possible digits (31) that my Android 10 supports (phone is Huawei P20 Pro). Is there a way to make it longer than that? ...
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Why does Adaway want to install a self signed certificate?

In the preferences for the ad-blocker Adaway, it has option to "Install self-signed certificate". What exactly does this do and what are the risks involved?
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Android 11: Can't see contents of Android /data even with root

Using rooted file explorers like Solid Explorer, Mix Mixplorer, I cannot see content of Android/data Why? How to overcome?
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Taking pictures/videos from both front and rear camera simultaneously?

There are apps that can do this but they are not exactly Bothie. The app allows the user to first take a picture from rear camera and then from the front camera (but not simultaneously). Nokia first ...
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My rooted tablet running 4.2.2 won't Factory Reset? How can I create whatever file might be missing?

I have ADB enabled and wiped data but my tablet is still in a boot loop. I have another tablet that's been altered nearly identical to the boot looped tablet so I'm wondering if I can copy a file ...
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How to get rid of spying app (rooted)

My android phone is installed with spyware (spying app). This can be a breach for my business leaking out passwords. How to clean wipe android OS and freshly install Android OS again cleanly. My ...
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Send data using USB-PD[ROOT]

USB-PD can transfer data at low speeds between devices and is quite a bit simpler than normal USB communication. Is it possible for an android app to send arbitrary USB-PD data? The phone has root ...
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Getting “CANNOT LINK EXECUTABLE ”inotifywait“: library ”libnotifytools.so“ not found. ” when tyring to run a script that uses the inotifywait binary

The script is here: https://github.com/Magisk-Modules-Repo/com.piyushgarg.rclone/blob/master/binary/syncd.sh The code that I do not believe is working is this: while true; do if [[ ! -e ${...

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