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searched and all the tutorials said go to /data/ folder with root. I have root but nexus 5's /data/ folder has nothing.. it's empty. Help?
 
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searched and all the tutorials said go to /data/ folder with root. I have root but nexus 5's /data/ folder has nothing.. it's empty. Help?
you're using the wrong file explorer or enable root in it.
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you're using the wrong file explorer or enable root in it.
ah yup. I was using es explorer. Now had root but didn't enable it for es explorer.. anyways found it Thnaks.

is there a way for this for non-root phones? there has to be one right?
 
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ah yup. I was using es explorer. Now had root but didn't enable it for es explorer.. anyways found it Thnaks.

is there a way for this for non-root phones? there has to be one right?
unfortunately no. not rooted phones can't see the root filesystem via app.
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unfortunately no. not rooted phones can't see the root filesystem via app.
hmm, knew that but thought someone can do some magic with that :P that's too bad.

btw off-topic... u tried towelroot? it works with most phones but doesn't work with Moto G (dual sim specifically)
 
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hmm, knew that but thought someone can do some magic with that :P that's too bad.
If you have a custom recovery, you can via adb

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btw off-topic... u tried towelroot? it works with most phones but doesn't work with Moto G (dual sim specifically)
It worked for a while on N5 but no longer I believe. Not the ideal solution for a Nexus. Too easy for noobs to root without bothering to learn stuff
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It worked for a while on N5 but no longer I believe. Not the ideal solution for a Nexus. Too easy for noobs to root without bothering to learn stuff

Custom recovery afaik isn't possible without unlocked bootloader no?

I'm unlocked/rooted by manual and right-way method for my nexus 5. But my brother is paranoid as ****. He just get's totally afraid abt hearing the word root/unlock. So I thought of giving towelroot a try for him without telling him and it worked. Phone is rooted and m using supersu aswell. All works well for now. Why would it stop ?
 
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Custom recovery afaik isn't possible without unlocked bootloader no?
Correct but still nothing to do with root

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But my brother is paranoid as ****. He just get's totally afraid abt hearing the word root/unlock.
Paranoid people shouldn't have root

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SuperSU updated or something and cause incompatibilities with the binary
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Correct but still nothing to do with root
Yeah, I know but if I want to extract the file from /data , I gotta have unlock bootloader from other person's phone which won't be possible.



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haha, He was bashing that xperia Z had OTG write capabilities and nexus 5 doesn't. Got him to shut the **** up with towel root :P


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I actually did update his device with supersu. Never got any problems. It still works. Wonder what is up.

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