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How to grant certain apps root permission through ADB? [duplicate]

I have an Android TV box (4.4.2, armv7), and I can login the device as root by ADB (local network). What I want to do is to give certain apps root permission. How can I do it?
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How do I flash stock Android rom on my Nokia 2.1 - to which I've forotten both PIN code and Google credentials?

So I recently inherited a Nokia 2.1 from a relative who passed. I don't know the pin code, nor do I know the Google credentials 0needed. When I enter recovery, Fastboot mode is not selectable and is ...
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Init ignores .rc in the /system/etc/init [duplicate]

on boot iptables blah --blah iptables blah --blah service myservice /system/bin/myarm64binary --config /path/to/conf.cfg class main user root According to the documentation: https://...
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How can I install a supersu root zip on a system.img to create a pre-rooted system?

I'm looking to create a pre-rooted system.img for a specific device. running Marshmellow (6.0) on ARM. I have a SuperSU zip for marshmellow and the compiled system.img for my device. OK. I know you ...
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How to make phone say something from commandline

I want to send a command which makes the phone say something. Is there any way I can install such a command, or is there one that I don't know about? The phone is rooted so I have full access to it ...
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System not mounting as rw

I wanted to copy an app to the system folder so I tried it using es file explorer but it said read-only so I looked up online and tried mounting it using this command mount -o rw,remount /system but ...
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How to block all trafic outside home network and VPN by patching Android code?

I would like to patch LineageOS on my phone so it opens Wireguard tunnel through the 4G network to the home network routes all traffic from Android applications through a Wireguard tunnel or through ...
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i'm not member anymore in groups after moving from the modified to official whatsapp

I installed whatsapp plus year ago or so. I entered several groups did some conversions. a month ago whenever I press or go to the app it showed me you can't use it anymore after the 1st of April and ...
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How to copy files from Android root directory app to SDCard or PC (Rooted Device)

I have an app which allows downloading videos too but it can be viewed only via app. Now I've rooted my tablet but still unable to copy those videos from Root Directory App Data to SDCard or My ...
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I need help with my bricked tablet!

I recently rooted my tablet,using kingoroot.I messed up and now my tablet is stuck on the manufacturer logo...If I try to connect it to a pc,it does not recognize it.It is a chinese turbo-x rubik ii ...
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How to root Tecno Camon 12 air?

I want to root my Tecno Camon 12 Air but nothing works. I got samsung devices rooted within a blink but this one just does not. I have: Allow OEM bootloader to be unlocked checked Tried different PC ...
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WIFIKILL Permission denied

I have an s8+ rooted device i've installed wifikill and gave it super user from magisk after that i opened it, pressed on the start button and it gave me an err message saying(sock_fd, siocgifhwaddr, ...
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Rooting an Android Motorola Moto G4

Rooting Motorola Moto G4 I have a Motorola Moto G4 that I would like to root.Quick summary of specs: Developer options are enabled OEM unlocking = enabled USB debugging enabled Android version: 7.0 ...
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Android Font Deleted/Not Working

I was trying to change the font for BENGALI language in my phone. I have my phone rooted. Copied these six fonts to someplace else and then Deleted these six fonts from system/fonts. I could not ...
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root and stored passwords concerns

I think I've read a lot about the good and bad of rooting devices, probably some outdated info also. I'm a bit confused. I confess I'm a little root-o-phobic and I take a lot of precautions what I ...
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Is it possible to use the phone’s hardware through Asterisk?

I would like to convert my android phone into a personal pcbx (being able to perform basic automated answering based on speech and who is calling and performs hang up). Something requiring the power ...
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Remote control for android using pc with local wifi, without internet

I want to control an application in my android mobile using wifi lically. Is there any way to control android device from pc using local wifi or access point without internet !!. I searched alot but ...
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How to install split-apk as system app?

I would like to know if its possible to convert a split-apk user app to a system app. One example is the google messaging app, it has a couple of apk files, lib and oat folders and base.dm file in its ...
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How to decrypt a dumped android partition on a pc?

I chose to boot android on the from the sdcard in order to have more storage. So I dumped though dd the internal 32Gb storage to the 256Gb sdcard with the partition table included. By just changing ...
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How to run `chmod` command on boot on Android 10?

I have an Android 10 device whose bootloader is unlocked. I have downloaded its firmware, modified it and get the adb shell rooted in recovery. Following are the steps for it: Download AIK Extract ...
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How to disable zip verification flag in stock recovery.img?

In stock recovery there is an option to install zip from the sdcard but it doesn't allow installing zips with unknown signature. Twrp can install any zip without concerning about the the zip signature....
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is it possible to delete a file from system folder without being root?

I found this file: /system/recovery-from-boot.p and I've read this is preventing me from entering in the recovery mode, but as I'm not root, I can't find a way to delete it or rename it...any ...
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Can't enable Developer Mode on Nexus 7 2013 with tapping the Build Number

I am trying to root Nexus 7 2013 and for the purpuse I need to enable USB debugging. As instructed from multiple resources, to enable developer mode one needs to tap the build number 7 times. Did that,...
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How to create manually create my own ᴏᴛᴀ update file to be used for adb sideload?

In my case, I don’t want to permanently root my own device and if possible, I want to modify the /data partition directly. In order to do so, I want to add a single file to the /system partition or ...
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How to add a simple file on /system without actually modifying it but with using kernel sources? [closed]

From the time system-as-root came, developers have rooted different devices by patching the Magisk su binaries in the kernel. I want to understand how exactly they have done this so to start from ...
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How to mount system under super partion?

Google has recently changed the way to mount system and introduced Dynamic Partitions. Previously in a rooted adb shell, I used to run mount -o rw,remount /system to mount system in read-write mode. ...
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How can I lock device on a particular network frequency using android kernel sources?

Motivation My goal is to select or lock LTE frequency bands on mobile devices with Qualcomm chipset. On some devices like Samsung Galaxy S5, we can access hidden menu: *#2263# to select the radio ...
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What is 02 in the magisk patched vbmeta.img?

According to the Additional Info given for rooting the Android device that doesn't have ramdisk but can be rooted via recovery: we need an empty vbmeta.img and I am trying to check what it actually ...
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How to permanently disable mobile data on a rooted Android device?

Hi guys I was hoping for some guidance on disabling my mobile data on my rooted Android. I've tried locating a file do delete with ES explorer, but I'm honestly unsure if there is such a separate file ...
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how to fix ioctl permissions denied error?

I searched in lots of websites/forums but did not find a solution for this problem, and this site is last chance, this is problem: This problem have several other users too. my phone is Galaxy S7 Edge ...
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How to patch and sign android bootloader image to enable "volume_up" button?

Had trouble with it for a long time because manufacturer disabled the button to unlock the rooting functionality.
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Cheap phone disabled flashing with mispelled error message

I have an 'Advanced A4 2019' phone from BLU, and it's known to have spyware. I wanted to flash the phone's recovery with TWRP to install a custom ROM, but I can't seem to enable flashing. It runs ...
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Android fastboot device-id

I have a smartphone lg g6 i try to root it. When i put the command adb devices the cmd show me my attached device name. I test many adb commands all works. Finally i put adb reboot bootloader and my ...
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How to hide installed app from other app?

If app has storage access, how to hide other installed app from it? App consists of files in different locations. Maybe somehow I can make them unaccessible for other app? If I didn't give root right ...
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I'm trying to disable hotspot but I can't find hostapd on android 9

I'm trying to permanently disable hotspot on my phone. I saw this answer here How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot feature? I've connected my phone (ulefone armor 6e) to adb but I can't find hostapd ...
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System Application was uninstalled and could not be recovered in android

I have rooted my device. I have installed crDroid-7.1.2-20171202-j5nlte-v3.8.3 and android 7.1.2 I am using j5nlte model of samsung. I have accidentally uninstalled contact and contact storage ...
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How to make a notification vibrate and sound once, and then ideally be muted afterward?

What I am looking to do is, get a notification as normal with vibration and sound, and then any further notifications from that app I want to not vibrate. For context, it would be the most helpful for ...
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SU binary exists, but not executeable (no error while executing from terminal, just empty)

My friend is having a little problem with his phone where he can't update or use banking software on it because of root even though he has never rooted it and root checkers gave me mixed results, some ...
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Can I edit the hosts file on my android without root access? [duplicate]

I'd like to block access to websites on my Pixel 3 android device. The parental settings leave much to be desired and apps like BlockSite don't work across all browsers. (In this case - it doesn't ...
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Recovery my data on internal storage (deleted permanently 1 month ago) [duplicate]

Does software like Dr. Fone, MiniTool that required "root" on android really work 100% for recovering my lost photo? First of all my phone is not rooted. I've lost my important photo (deleted ...
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Root - patch/change installed application's smali code

I want to modify an existing android application, but I want to have it keep its original signature, or at least its capabilities of auto updating and using Google Play services. I am aware of Lucky ...
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Is it safe to remove "thermal-engine" from system/vendor/bin

I want to play PUBG on LG V20 so I renamed this file. Is it safe? Maybe it's safe until phone doesn't start turning off? Using LOS 15.1.
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Where Firefox for Android is keeping add-on generated files?

I want to find a folder, where Firefox for Android is keeping files generated by installed add-ons (list of saved tabs in OneTab, for example). I've tried to do a full root file system search (e.g. ...
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How to install TWRP or root device

I'm trying to install TWRP but it says (boot image with correct signature or disable verified boot) My device is (Umidigi power) Or root my device I have try with this: UniversalAndroot Framaroot ...
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How to permanenlty disable mobile data by renaming or editing files or directories on rooted-device?

Yes, I read the answers to the question by the link Disable mobile data permanently but I'm interested in a solution related with directories and files on rooted-device and not in using an application ...
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Why `diag_mdlog` not able to write on `/sdcard` if it is fired from an Android App that has write permissions?

I am getting a weird behavior with diag_mdlog executable. I am executing it from my Android app as su -c /vendor/bin/diag_mdlog -o /sdcard/abc -f /sdcard/Test.cfg The issue is: if the android ...
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Removing DRM from android using root

I would like to know what would one have to do to remove DRM (Digital Restrictions/"Rights" Management) completely from an Android phone one has root access to. So far I have thought about removing /...
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removing privileged permissions from pre-installed apps

Many pre-installed apps get privileged permissions, which are defined in /etc/permissions/privapp-permissions-*.xml files. Given a rooted device, it would be possible to edit those files in order to ...
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How can I record call using c code(c executable that can run on Android-Linux) on rooted Android device?

I want to record a call that is called by my application for the call test purposes. We record a call and compare it with a high-quality WAV file to determine the call quality. But the call recording ...
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[Sony Xperia XZ1]Remapping camera button

Hello {darkness my old friend} I have a Sony Xperia XZ1(G8341) with AOSP GSI What I would kindly like to ask how to map the "dead" camera button to any function Currently the button doesn't work at ...

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