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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Can't enable NFC after uninstalling Card Emulator app

A few weeks ago, I installed the Card emulator app, to read a nfc tag of mine. After playing a bit with the app, I uninstalled it. Right after that, I went into nfc settings to check everything was ok ...
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How to run an Android init service with superuser SELinux context?

I want to run an Android init service. I have a device which has rooted shell (purchased from manufacture as rooted). This device doesn't have Magisk or other su manager but adb shell is rooted and it ...
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Malware installed in my phone is huawei y7 2018?

I have problem with my phone.I shut down my phone but the black screen with steps color red.When I formatting my phone at end of steps of google his says you phone have been rooted. Please Answer me!
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Link2sd pkg error

I have problem with Link2sd app. When i'm trying to move any app to sd card following error appears. Any ideas how to fix it? Samsung galaxy J3, 5.1.1 Android
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Managing fonts in Android

I've been researching that but I still haven't found a solid answer, so here I am. Is there a way to manage fonts in Android system-wide, without root access? I'd like to install different fonts to ...
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Does my Galaxy S6 have an unlocked bootloader?

I want to install the Resurrection Remix custom ROM on my SM-G920I (Australian Version). Before I start doing anything, I need to make sure that the bootloader is unlocked, so I don't brick my phone. ...
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How to load kernel module with Magisk root but without custom kernel?

I am having a really hard time finding anything about this on Google which is not from 2011. I have a Samsung Galaxy S10+. I have rooted it with Magisk without TWRP, i.e. no custom recovery or custom ...
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TOTP key extraction from Xfinity Authenticator

I've been trying (and failing) to find where the Xfinity Authenticator app stores the TOTP secret. Nothing in any files in shared_prefs looks like a TOTP key, and I'm beginning to suspect that it's ...
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Why can't I move apps to external sdcard? [duplicate]

I'm using Redmi 5 Plus with global Oreo 8.1 ROM, rooted with Magisk. And I can't move my apps to external sdcard. I tried with native method of Android. But the Redmi 5 Plus or MIUI doesn't seem to ...
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I can't integrate updates to system

I am using Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. Unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP recovery. Then installed Magisk as root agent. Everything seems to be working fine. But I can't integrate updates of the ...
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How do I root an Oppo phone?

I have installed kingoroot but need to grant root access... I think I need superuser APK to do this but SuperSU APK doesn't require any permissions. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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Iam using android emulator but i can't access root, su is not working for root in adb shell

In this image i have given the screenshot of my command prompt,anyone know this please explain how access root in android emulator
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Can a malicious application running in a container root the Android?

Can a malware root the Android when running in a container such as when running through VirtualXposed or Parallel space, or when a person is using the Guest user or any other secondary user in Android?...
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Backup WhatsApp from NANDROID

Hi guys: refering to this: Restore Whatsapp Get the same issue. I just reset all my phone after an OTA bricked. I made an nandroid backup, but, i dunno how to acces - on my phone - the "data/data/...
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How to power off when charger is removed?

Device: LG G4 Android version: 6.0 Status: rooted What can I do to power off the device (with a 20 sec delay) when I remove the charger. I tried with AutomateIt app, but after first cycle of power ...
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Bluetooth audiocontrolling doesn't work

When connecting my Samsung Galaxy S7 to bluetooth-devices (cars, bluetooth-loudspeakers etc.) the music is normally played but the devices' control units do not work. It is not possible to control the ...
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Android NetHunter can't find several files

I'm trying to get KaliNethunter to work on my OnePlus5. I'm facing a problem though, and I really don't know what to say of it. There are several errors and they're all No such file or directory. ...
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Disable back and recent keys while gaming

The title speaks of itself, I keep pressing them by mistake and lose my games progress , is there anything like Samsung game launcher to disable those keys? (I can't install game launcher for some ...
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Why deleting system files on a rooted Android says “device or resource is busy”?

I have FX Explorer, I was trying to delete some stuff in /system/app (the stuff are just empty folders) but it keep saying The operation isn't permitted on a mounted filesystem. What should I do to ...
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Unrooting phone

I bought a new phone from someone the other day and I would like to use it. The only problem is when I was going through it I noticed that they at some point rooted their phone and put some of there ...
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Is it possible to make multiple adb commands a one-liner command? (case change bootanimation.zip)

Is it possible to make the following commands a one-liner command ? to change bootanimation.zip quickly and gain some C:\Users\User\Desktop>adb push bootanimation /sdcard C:\Users\User\Desktop>...
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Not Rooted Huawei Device, Android 4.4.4, Locked Out. USB debugging not enabled One is huawei. h60 -L01 Second is CHM-U01

Thanks for your time. I have a huawei phone which isn't rooted and USB debugging isn't enabled. Furthermore, I am locked out. Please suggest any remedy. I have searched out the whole internet but ...
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Is it possible to access Chrome data without root?

I have a OnePlus 5T. Android version 9. OxygenOS version 9.0.5. Is it possible to access the /data/data/com.android.chrome/app_tabs/0 folder without root privileges? As I understood, rooting will ...
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TWRP Wipe question

I want to root SG S7 Edge. I have not installed twrp. Once I install twrp, all I want is root acess not custom roms or whatever. My question is if I only will install Magisk, do I need to wipe. If yes,...
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An app on the play store promises to TRIM without root access but I highly doubt if it even works [duplicate]

My phone is new so I can't root it because I don't wanna void my warranty just yet and trimming my phone would also not make a significant difference. Since most other apps on the Play Store promise ...
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This app promises to run “fstrim” without root but I am not sure if it works

I am not sure if this app works. Can someone please help me? My phone is new and in its warranty period so I can't root it yet. I tried this app but I am not sure if it actually did something. Unlike ...
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Reassign Bixby button on rooted S10

I never use Bixby on my rooted Galaxy S10e, so I would like to repurpose the Bixby button, for instance as camera shutter or to open an app of my choice. Question: How to do that? Note: I tried ...
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How to run an executable on boot and keep it running?

I have an executable build from a ndk-build program. I want to run it on a rooted Android device. How much is the possibility that Android will kill my executable? Using adb shell, I am able to ...
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How to record internal audio on Android X86?

I would like to know how to screen-record on Android X86 (I am using PrimeOS which is based on Android X86) with Internal Audio. I have tried using Mobizen from Play Store. I have tried using AZ-...
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Device does not boot

I have a OnePlus 6T i disabled my magisk hide and rebooted but it gets stuck in the animation of a red dot and two white dots revolving around it after sometime it boots in twrp. i have uninstall.zip ...
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Root Browser app not changing permissions

I recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy S7 to remove all the t-mobile bloatware. After I removed all the t-mobile apps I proceeded to remove the boot animations. I was able to delete all the bootsamsung....
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Multiple User Accounts on rooted Galaxy S10

Samsung has disabled the Multiple User Accounts feature on the Galaxy S10. So I rooted it with topjohnwu's method involving Magisk. What are the next steps to enable me to set up multiple accounts? ...
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what would happen if there as a rooted device from the factory?

Would it be feasible to see some manufacturer of devices launching a device that comes rooted from the factory? If the user of said device accepts the responsibility and the power of getting a rooted ...
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Root Huawei Honor 9 Lite without screen access

Is there a way to root the device without access to the screen itself (which is broken). All methods I've seen require access of device to allow rooting etc. I need some hack into the device, whilst ...
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Why “adb root” does nothing?

I have a OnePlus 6T. It is rooted by TWRP and Magisk. I have set ro.debuggable to 1. But when I type adb root it does this: I cannot even use adb pull on system files.
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How to get boot.Img from Samsung tab a 10.5 sm-t595

I have been trying and failing for days to root my tablet. As far as I can tell there is no TWRP available for this device and the only way that looks possible to root it is to use magisk adb method. ...
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I have unlocked my bootloader but ADB doesn't detect my phone so I cant get into my bootloader mode to install TWRP

I have a Huawei P10 lite and I wanted to root my phone, so I had unlocked my bootloader after much effort, and now I'm trying to install TWRP but every time i try to enter my bootloader mode it doesn'...
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I think I broke my phone while trying to root it

I tried rooting my phone a few minutes ago and it ended up erasing my data but now it keeps trying to reboot but it never makes it past the "Samsung galaxy j5 prime" screen. help? is there anything I ...
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Force proxy to be used by all of my android applications

As mentioned in the title I'm looking forward to forcing some applications on my phone to use a proxy whom certificate in installed on my phone. Some applications (like Instagram, youtube ...etc) are ...
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Where can i locate the file responsible for activating charging in my jellybean and kitkat android?

I have Tecno H3 running android 4.4.2 kitkat and Tecno P5 running android 4.2.2 jellybean. I want to completely disable charging at 85% and re-enable it at 50% without rebooting the phone. So i went ...
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How to set SELinux enforcing, config file not found?

I have Samsung Galaxy J7 Core (SM-J701F), I'm running Magisk on my device and I ran the SafteyNet test and it failed. While trying to solve this I tried to change selinux state to enforced by editing /...
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Track files created/read by a certain app

I want to monitor a system app, say "S1." In particular, I want to know what files S1 is accessing/reading. S1 can also download files over the Internet and save them in the root of the system. I ...
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Restore backup.ab file on firestick?

I'm trying to restore a backup file onto a fire stick 2 using adb restore backup.ab, however the restore confirmation doesn't come up on the fire stick. The device is rooted and currently have twrp. ...
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Odin Flash error: SW REV CHECK FAIL : [lk]Fused 2 > Binary 1

I've been trying to flash stock ROM on my Samsung J7 Max. Briefly, these are the steps I followed : Enable Developer Options Disable OEM lock Reboot phone and open into Download Mode (Power+Home+Down)...
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Error when using DirtyCow

I get an error when launching an exploit CVE-2016-5195. The work of the exploit is completed, without getting root rights. I checked my phone for this vulnerability with make test, as a result I ...
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Power button no longer turns screen on/off - apps don't fix this properly, cannot turn off phone to root it, help!

I dropped my phone into water the other day and the power button has stopped working. What is odd though is that I can force restart the phone by holding power+volume down, it's just the power button ...
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How to permanently change default Android camera setting so other apps get the same quality as the default camera app?

I usually do live streaming via the Facebook app with my Android phone. But the Facebook app camera is really crappy compared to default camera app’s quality. In the Facebook app, there’s no setting ...
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Gaining higher privileges

When an application requests access to some features of the phone, for example to read SMS storage, it always asks the user for permission for the second time. Is there a way to bypass/disable this ...
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Power on when charging but only when battery level is greater than 20%

I have recently tried to fit a tablet into my car and I came across a problem with waking up the device without using the power button. My solution is to boot the device whenever it is charging, but ...
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Block/whitelist in chrome on android

I have a rooted Samsung galaxy s4 and I’m trying to figure out how to whitelist websites on chrome. I can do this with the yandex browser with the whitelist manager extension but I’d prefer to use the ...