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How can I completely remove multi-user in Android?

I made work profile and another user profile. And I deleted the user profile (userId=11) and create new one(userId=13). So now I had three profile, who's userId is 0, 10 and 13. But when I explore the ...
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I need help unlocking my bootloader on my galaxy note 9 sm-n960u using kali linux 2021.4

I need help unlocking my bootloader on my galaxy note 9 sm-n960u using kali linux 2021.4 iv'e tried window and android to unlock bootloader so that's why i am asking with help doing it with linux it ...
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Root Unlocked Mi A2 without fastboot

I have a mi A2 device that I unlocked it and flashed TWRP on it. I flashed TWRP on both slots and everything was ok. After that, my USB board or charging board damaged for unknown reasons and the ...
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what are effects of factory reset while in rooted condition of mobile

Question : what are effects of factory reset while in rooted condition of mobile In my lyf water 7 mobile device having 16gb internal memory and 2 gb ram and 64gb external sd card I had first factory ...
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Cloned Galaxy S20U? Will it function?

Bought what I thought was a Galaxy S20 Ultra, but not so. Will it work? My SIM works as far as phone and text but the internet doesn't work. WiFi is on and it's all fine. IMEI says Apple iPad 10 Pro ...
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Which root method is safe and can be unrooted easily safely without aftermarks

Question Which root method is safe and can be unrooted easily safely without aftermarks I want to root my mobile lyf water 7 and change modify settings of PM set install location and if it works ...
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How can I unlock/root the Vivo Z1?

I have enabled developer options, enabled USB debugging and unlocked bootloader (OEM unlocking). fastboot flashing get_unlock_ability (bootloader) get_unlock_ability: 1 OKAY [ 0.000s] Finished. Total ...
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Samsung boot loop after flashing patched Magisk image

My phone keeps showing both the Samsung logos while booting. It also shows the unlocked boot loader screen. I tried flashing the stock boot.img but it only removes the red text when booting. After ...
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The phone is not running Samsung’s official software

Does anybody why my Samsung a40 phone briefly in red text say "The phone is not running Samsung’s official software." and then booting to Download mode. I got this error after trying to ...
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Enabling developer options does not work

I have a Samsung J3 (2016) which I would like to root. To do so, I want to enable the developers options. I tried the method which always works (tap 7 times on build number). This method does not work ...
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Unbricking a Samsung A40

I used Heimdall and I can't really finish flashing anything because I get this error "Error failed to send end session packet". I also got the cyan screen saying "An error has occurred ...
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Root Xiaomi Qin F21 Pro Touch for Android 11

How to root Xiaomi Qin F21 Pro Touch? (I have the firmware)
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How do I upgrade my Alcatel Idol 4s (6070O) from Android 6.0.1 to a newer firmware? [duplicate]

I have an old Alcatel Idol 4s laying around which is on Android 6.0.1 and I was wondering if there's any way to upgrade it to Android 7 or 8? I tried every single method I could find but no luck. ...
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Towel Root saying "Please ensure you are connected to the internet"

I am trying to root my android device with TowelRoot, but when I click the make it ra1n button it tells me to ensure I am connected to the Internet, even though I am. The device is an LG G Pad IV 8.0 ...
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How to root my tecno camonX CA7

How to root camon X (CA7) or application for root access. How can i get root access? Whenever i try it root it, it keeps saying no root access
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Lost permission to modify external storage from PC after rooting my tablet

I have a highly secured proprietary tablet I was able to gain root access to. It's a mediatek device, I used mtk-su to root it. It has 32gb of memory, 8gb allocated to the system, and the rest ...
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Unable to transfer files from Mi A1 to PC and wifi is also not working

I have a Mi A1 device which I didn't use for months and today I charged it to root for some work. I am sure Wifi was working earlier, but not sure about USB file transfer. (I didn't check wifi this ...
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Note 10+ not showing up in Device Manager while in fastboot

I'm trying to unlock my bootloader so that I can root my Samsung Galaxy Note 10 plus. The problem is that fastboot devices doesn't show any devices, so I found out that I need to install new fastboot ...
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Reverse engineering the Stylo6 bootloader unlock

I've unlocked the bootloader and I'm analyzing the backups from before and after the unlock to find many partitions have changed, I want to find a way that will anyone to unlock their bootloader in ...
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My proifie pic shows up on tbe left side then quitly moves to tbe right side?

My profile pic shows on the left side then quickly moves to the right side of Google? Is someone else log in my account or over writing my screen? It's said not secure at first in the search bar then ...
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DTH-A1300L Cintiq Hybrid root won't charge, broken buttons

Device: DTH-A1300L (or ...H) - Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid A while back I rooted my Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid. This worked, BUT, then the physical buttons (undo/redo, quick access buttons) ...
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How to root Gabb Wireless Z2?

I have a Gabb Wireless which is an Android that is programmed to be "dumb". By "dumb", I mean it only has core apps such as Settings, Phone, Messaging, etc. I like it because it is ...
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Stock rom after magisk

I have got samsung galaxy a8 2018 device. I rooted my phone with this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYYyxWH3xew Several days later I downloaded stock rom in sammobile. I flashed stock rom to ...
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Rooting a phone that doesn't have stock rom download on the internet

I've posted here here earlier about me needing help to restore a system application that I uninstalled using adb. After trying for the entire day with no solution I've decided to download Bromite as ...
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Installing SuperSU with Twrp to root android

I am having trouble installing SuperSU from Twrp Recovery. The steps I used are as follows: Boot into bootloader: adb reboot bootloader Flash recovery to twrp image file: fastboot flash recovery twrp-...
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There is no way for me to boot recovery mode on my tablet

So, I recently thought about rooting my Lenovo Tab M10 (according to the TWRP site, TB-X605F), so I flashed the latest version of TWRP to my tablet from fastboot, and realised: "Oh. I can't boot ...
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How to root Redmi 9C (Redmi 9 India)?

As I understand I can get root access without installing a custom recovery with fastboot commands as described in the Magisk Installation Instructions. I have downloaded the Magisk app and under ...
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Redmi Note 8 Pro flatly refuses to boot into TWRP

Before we start, just want to make it clear that I am aware how easy it is to brick this device, and have decided to go ahead rooting and installing a custom ROM anyway. My goal currently is to use ...
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Pixel 4a : adb detects device but fastboot command doesn't work

This is a self answered question that is different and may save hours of frustration to somebody Related questions but none that helped ADB detects my device but fastboot doesn't Yureka fastboot ...
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How to root the LGLS676? Is the idea I have about how to go about it the most efficient method?

I want to root my LGLS676, because I want to install the gnu coreutils on my android phone. The only way I can imagine doing this is making the phone think it's not a phone, because I can't use adb ...
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Why does Kingo Root app need network access?

I installed the Kingo Root (aka KingoRoot) APK on my Android device and launched the app. My phone was on airplane mode and I saw the screen Kingo ROOT Please make sure your network connection is ...
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Is there a way to root a locked Motorola phone?

Someone gave me their locked phone and I want to install a custom rom on it but it's not rooted and developer options aren't enabled. The phone model is Motorola Moto G6 Play.
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How to Unlock Bootloader in HUAWEI P30 Lite New Edition (MAR-LX1B) phone?

I want to root my HUAWEI P30 Lite New Edition (MAR-LX1B) phone. To achieve this I wanted to install Twrp on my smartphone. TWRP and the stock ROM I already have. But now to my problem. To install TWRP ...
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how can i boot Oppo a12 into fastboot mode

I am not able to boot my oppo a12 into fast mode. Because i want to root my oppo a12 withot going fastbbot mode it is not possible .so please help me
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Is it possible to corrupt the bootloader from within the System / ROM?

I had a previously working Pixel 3XL, running Dirty Unicorns (flashed in December). I hadn't touched the bootloader / fastboot since then, but just a couple of days ago, I rebooted the phone and it ...
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Smasung Galaxy A51 stuck in bootloop, recognized by adb, not responding to adb commands

I have a Samsung Galaxy A51 that is stuck in a Boot-loop. Phone was originally water damaged, but worked until my Dad tried to charge it. I replaced the inside part of the phone with the USB port. ...
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After rooting through Odin My Samsung galaxy j7 Max is Crashing

After rooting my phone is crashing continuously it is on 8.1.0 and rooted through Odin 3.07 I open any application it gets crashed a samsung logo pops onto the screen making the background black and ...
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Is it possible to have a rooted Galaxy S8 running Pie on a U.S. network?

After checking around to make sure Samsung Galaxy S8 can be rooted on Pie, I bought a model SM-G950U phone, but discovered to my dismay that the bootloader on U.S. versions with Snapdragon processors ...
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Uninstall system apps on rooted android 10

I've been trying to remove the chrome, youtube and playstore applications from my android device, however, I've run into some issues. I've tried rooting my device, but the systems folder is hard-coded ...
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How to root access a motorola one fusion plus

I don't have a pc and I want to root my motorola one fusion+ I've tried kingroot farmaroot
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Temporary rooting of android device

Recently, I was wondering if rooting needs to be a binary choice - root or no root. Can I have a phone that is unrooted, but for specific tasks, I temporarily root it, or temporarily get some ...
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Block IP/Domain (youtube.com, facebook) and other distracting sites connected via phone's hotspot

Is there a way to block youtube.com and other distracting site like facebook.com when my Laptop is connected via android hotspot at my phone's end i.e. blocking sites via android hosts file. After ...
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Is there a way to backup Samsung's OneUI configuration?

I recently set up the home screen and app drawer of my Samsung Galaxy A70. The apps in my app drawer are organised into folders, some apps are hidden and some default apps are disabled. My home screen ...
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Phone stuck in fastboot mode

I've rooted my OnePlus 6 yesterday. To do so, I followed this guide: Root Your OnePlus 6 with Magisk — A Beginner's Guide TWRP version: 3.5.1_9-0 Magisk version: 22.0 I also installed the Magisk app ...
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ROG phone 5, Unable to unlock bootloader

i have ROG phone 5, chinese variant with global ROM. i installed Asus Bootloader unlock app which to no luck. i tried to do it via fastboot using adb..tried the following commands fastboot flashing ...
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Kingo Root fails and gives error code 0x11f116 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 9) [duplicate]

I unlocked bootloader on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and tried to Root it with Kingo Root mobile and desktop. Both keep failing and mobile gives error code 0x11f116. Now mobile version crashes when ...
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What is a SLOCK file and how I can get it (Huawei Bootloader)

I found this post on the XDA Forum (https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/unlock-bootloader-for-free.4054619/) to unlock the bootloader of phones that have Kirin 970/710 and lower and with EMUI 8.0 with ...
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Is there a way to root a Samsung Galaxy S4 running LineageOS 17.1?

Following the "Samsung (System-as-root)"* instructions, I cannot get Magisk to patch lineage-17.1-20210304-nightly-jfltexx-signed.zip for a Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-M919). Magisk throws an &...
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Deleting Hardware files leads sometimes to brick the phone

I started recently to look up for a way to permanently disable my wifi, bluetooth, NFS, Network and GPS. Unfortunately I didnt find a proper method to do that. There was the option to physically break ...
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Remove or hide a ui element from android rendered xml layout

Context I have automated a production app (dont have control over it's source code) using appium but in an attempt to speed up this automation I would like to remove a dynamic animated element (with ...

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