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Particular WiFi does not connect after trying to root Samsung Galaxy S10e with Magisk

I followed this tutorial: https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/samsung All went well until step 14 (so, right after flashing the ROM and rebooting). At step 14, Magisk tried updating, but could not. I ...
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I got a Wiko Sunny 3 from my uncle, I don't have the Google accounts info and don't know the password pin to unlock it [duplicate]

I have tried to reset it by accessing recovery mode and then hitting the wipe data/factory reset option, but as after rebooting it i found out that it has Factory Reset Protection, so even if I reset ...
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“System ui has stopped working” error on not opening phone

I have an LG K10 mobile phone. I was on Whatsapp and my phone gave an error saying that there is no enough space. Then, it restarted itself and gave "Unfortunately, system ui has stopped working" ...
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fastboot check password failed

I try to unlock OEM, using command fastboot oem unlock. My device is Huawei MediaPad Т5 tablet. I got the error: ... FAILED (remote: check password failed!) finished. total time: 0.014s Why?
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Can I use Galaxy Themes if I Root the S8?

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S8 and I am interested in rooting it. Will I be able to use Galaxy Themes, if I root it, or is this specific to the provider (AT&T)?
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How to root Samsung Galaxy S10/S10e/S10+

Samsung Galaxy S10 unfortunately comes up with apps that I don't need: Unfortunately [...] the South Korean smartphone maker decided to bundle tons of apps inside the firmware of their flagship ...
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Delete mobile data using Root

I'm looking for the right Android files I can delete to completely disable mobile data I have an open root (Android 4.1.2) I'm not looking to do using APN or other solutions, but by deleting the ...
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Update a rooted Android phone from 4.4 to newer version

I have a rooted sony xperia Z2 with Android 4.4.4 Is it possible to update the phone to a newer Android version and still have root permissions?
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Is speed improvement to be expected from rooting/modding a Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 YP-GI1

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 YP-GI1 lying around and would like to use it either as a media player or a media center remote. However even after a factory reset the device or the UI reacts ...
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I rooted my phone and its memory got deleted. Is that normal? Any way to recover=

I rooted my phone, a HTC, and its memory got deleted. This was the fourth telephone I rooted and I can not recall it has happened before so I was a little sloppy when I read the warnings displayed ...
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Can custom roms like aim rom or aex increase gaming performance over stock Android?

Note: I have zero technical knowledge about Android or custom roms or root etc. Am using Moto G5 plus (4bg) and I play games like PES 2019 and pubgm a lot. Now my device runs these games with some ...
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can't access recovery mode after flashing clockworkmod

I flashed clockworkmod through adb and fastboot but after fastboot reboot my phone goes into boot stuck in the logo. after that I turned it off and go to bootloader recovery mode but after selecting ...
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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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lg q710em rooting

Does someone know how to root a LG Q710EM? I read that kingo root via app is possible but I read that they steal dato from your phone so I want to ask if other posibilities are avaible.
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How can I remove system apps from stock android? [duplicate]

Hi I'm using stock android with Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2. Running on android version 8.1.0 So should I root to remove system apps I don't use some social media apps so I want to remove them.
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How can I disable ability to make outgoing call, messages but keep incoming calls?

Is there some Android app, which could be installed while enabling a password - that blocks ability to bring up Dialler, Addressbook/Contacts, Messaging application screen, but still allows incoming ...
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Is it possible to install a clean Android on new Amazon Fire HD 10?

I see that Amazon is selling Fire HD 10 for $99. Aside from not wanting to see their ads I am deeply suspicious of Alexa spyware and not interested. I have seen claims that FIre HD 10s 2017 could be ...
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How to root Alcatel A3 10 4G?

Follow up to the question How do I root my Android device? Tools mentioned in the answer fail to root the device Alcatel A3 10 4G iRoot, 360Root also failed. Droid Info Device Model: 9026T ...
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Rooting Samsung J5 Pro (2017) [FAILED]

For the last while I've been trying to root my Samsung J5 using Odin. Firstly, I cannot find OEM unlock in dev settings after waiting a week. Secondly, when I try to flash a twrp, an error comes ...
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Need to set up a phone with limited permissions to help with a learning disorder

I need to set up a phone that will allow the user access to installed apps but will not allow them to install new apps. In addition I need to allow access to only a whitelist of websites. These ...
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Boot from SD or external hardware device?

I've tried researching this before, but was unable to encounter an answer. Can you boot a rooted device through USB-C, SD, or something? I'm currently running a Galaxy S9+ and want to keep Android Pie ...
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How to flash Cubot r11 stock rom on bricked phone?

I am using Ubuntu and while attempting to root my phone using fastboot I ended up on a boot-loop cycle. Also power+volume-up to enter recovery mode isn't working. How can I fix this issue(Linux tools ...
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How does rooting and unrooting work? [duplicate]

How does rooting work? What kind of code/programs the manufacturers don't want to install in the phones (so that people have to root)? Why? Can it be unrooted too? Thanks in advance.
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How does game guardian collects data from? [closed]

I have a rooted android phone, I just only wanted to know how to get apps Variable values by using the android shell.
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How to root a rare Android device?

I have with me a Sharp RoBoHoN (SR-01M-W), it is an android device only sold in Asia, and there are very limited information about it on the internet and it is very hard to find outside of Japan, so I ...
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Moto E2(otus) bricked after flashing Supersu

I'm using CyanogenMod Nougat 7.1 and TWRP. It started when I reset my device. After resetting the root was gone, so I decided to flash Supersu to root the device again. But after flashing when I ...
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Can I uninstall security updates for rooting?

I want to root my Samsung device, but previously, I have installed some updates. From what I know, successful rooting depends on security bugs in the firmware: The process of rooting varies widely ...
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Nexus Root Toolkit says my device has been rooted but SuperSu says “Root undetected”

Output from Nexus Root Toolkit v2.1.9 Rebooting your device into bootloader mode... adb reboot bootloader Checking Fastboot Connectivity fastboot devices ENU5T15B05003467 fastboot + Fastboot ...
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Camera App Crashing

I use a rooted Motorola Moto G3 (2015) Osprey XT1550 running stock 6.0.1 (not custom). It has been 3 years since I've bought this phone but recently while taking 100 - 200 photos at once (college ...
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Android verified boot and custom ROMs

I'm trying to figure out how exactly works the Android Verified Boot process and its usage with custom ROMs. The documentation I found on it is unclear (or outdated) as there seems to be several ways ...
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Automatically power on Android when the charger is connected. Help! I will lose my tablet forever

The power button on my Samsung galaxy 2 has stopped functioning and now I am afraid of letting it die, as I would not be able to turn it on again. So I was wondering if I could maybe force it to power ...
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How to root my sony xperia z2

Is the tutorial from this question still the best way to do it? I still dont get the most part from the linked tutorial.. I remember from rooting an sony xperia s that I only needed some Software and ...
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What sepolicy context will allow any other context to access it?

I am on a bootloader locked Sprint Samsung Galaxy S7, eng boot.img flashed to phone with SELinux permissive, which gives root adb shell from where I can change system partitions, debloat, install ...
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OEM Unlocking Greyed out after Android 8.1 Update. (Lenovo Tab4 10)

I purchased a Lenovo Tab 4 10, I enabled OEM Unlocking, Unlocked the Bootloader to root my tablet, and when I booted back into the Android OS it had an update, so I updated it, rebooted, re-enabled ...
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How to root Samsung Galaxy J1 mini/SM-J105H?

Googled it, but am only hitting some other versions of J105 image for rooting (Not H as I have.) Need to root the phone so to be able to remote control it. Samsung Galaxy J1 mini/SM-J105H, Android 5....
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How to safely root the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)?

I am wondering what would be a safe way to root my Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2017 (SM-T380)? I understand there is CF-AutoRoot and such but I have no experience in rooting any device with that method and ...
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Rooting ASUS MeMO Pad (Nougat 7.1.2)

I'm a freshman that just started working as a research assistant for my school's computer science department. My advisor is having me root some Asus tablets and install Lineage OS 14.1, and I have ...
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How can I restore deleted pictures from Android (LG G5, Android 7.0)?

I was looking at my phone pictures from my PC and I accidentally deleted them. I've looked on my PC trash but they are not there and I can't find them in my phone either. Is there any way I could ...
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Can adb sideload be used to flash/install ZIPs using 'stock' recovery/fastboot?

TWRP isn't supported for my WE_T1 Android Nougat. Can I still use the adb sideload function to install ZIPs using stock fastboot?
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Is it safe to flash dm-verity zip on S8 EXYNOS G905F?

Is it safe to flash the dm-verity zip? I am asking due to, seeing/reading some cases when attempting to flash a ROM the phone will get to the ERASING stage, show dm-verity error, then reboot, and it ...
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How to Extract boot.img from Sharp Z3 Fs8009?

I'd like to extract the boot.img from this device in order to root it with Magisk. Is it possible with adb commands? Or another way maybe? The firmware on it is 00WW_1_310 global version, and I can't ...
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Rooting Panasonic Eluga Pulse X phone

I just recently bought an Android phone named Panasonic Eluga Pulse X, but its internal storage is way too low that I want to remove some bloatware by gaining root access. I have tried so many one-...
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Is it possible to build an ad-hoc network on the application level, without a custom ROM? [closed]

I am currently trying to build an adhoc network using android phones. Is it possible to do so, without touching the kernel and OS level?
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rooting gigaset phone

I am trying to root my Gigaset phone (GS 160), but I couldn't make it with http://kingoapp.com (probably the model is not supported) and https://towelroot.com (model is not supported) Does anyone ...
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How to fix an invalid imei

I am using a tecno y2 android version 4.4.2 and while trying to fix an invalid imei after tapping on the send at command, it replies that"This command is not allowed in user-build
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Root Chinese Huawei​ ​Enjoy 8

Mum got a new phone from China. She can't install our use any Google services or Facebook etc, I think I need to root it but I don't know much about this stuff. Any help please?
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What special privileges “/system/xbin/su” does have w.r.t. root access?

This answer says: Because of the way directory/file permissions are configured on Android, you need to have the su binary on your /system partition in order for it to work. Putting elsewhere ...
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Failed to mount /cache (Invalid argument) TWRP Galaxy S4 i9500

I have a Samsung Galaxy GT-i9500 and I was trying to put a custom ROM (Phoenix Grace UX, to be precise) onto it. So I unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP and then tried installing the .img from ...
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Help an idiot gain confidence / know what to do after a TWRP Data wipe

I rooted my phone sometime mid-2018 or something, just followed some instructions somewhere on how to root. Right now I have TWRP and Magisk on this phone. Currently, I have a strange dilemma with ...