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9th November 2014, 02:40 PM   |  #1  
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KitKat Write to ext_sd FIX


Sometimes when you edit the build.prop and restart your phone, the changes you have made in the build.prop are gone.
This zip must be flashed through recovery, custom recovery of course.
After flashing this, your apps will be able to read/write on external memory. Apps like Titanium Backup for example, or any app that needs to read/write the external memory of the device.
For example in Titanium Backup you can set your external memory as the default storage for backups, this way saving some internal memory.

INSTRUCTIONS

Put the zip on your sdcard
Go to recovery
Click Install
Choose /external_sd
Click on KitKat Write to ext_sd FIX
Swipe to confirm Flash
These instructions are for TWRP recovery, but in CWM it's pretty much the same.


Thanks to @TEKHD for making this for SAMSUNG devices.
I just ported this to HTC and modified the platform.xml
Should work on both stock and custom rooted ROM's.
NO S-OFF required.

WARNING :
I am not responsible for any damage to your device while installing this, proceed at your own risk.

This zip was tested on a HTC ONE M8 device.
Dev-Host Download link
KitKat Write to ext_sd FIX
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9th November 2014, 04:03 PM   |  #2  
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Download link soon....what is soon ? Why open a thread without a link. Why not wait until you got an actual file to share ?

I find that so weird......and useless
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9th November 2014, 05:07 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by Mr Hofs

Download link soon....what is soon ? Why open a thread without a link. Why not wait until you got an actual file to share ?

I find that so weird......and useless

Ok, delete it if you want. The link will be up in a few hours. Do what you want.
EDIT : The file is up for download in the first post.
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9th November 2014, 05:41 PM   |  #4  
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Do what i want......yeah thought it was the opposite way haha

I won't delete it, but good for you that you got the link up. As you probably have read in the xda rules that so called "placeholders" are not very welcome

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9th November 2014, 05:51 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by Mr Hofs

Do what i want......yeah thought it was the opposite way haha

I won't delete it, but good for you that you got the link up. As you probably have read in the xda rules that so called "placeholders" are not very welcome

Cheers.

Yes, I know the XDA rules, and I understand your point of view.
No ''placeholders'' here
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11th November 2014, 04:53 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by GRAPHIKXS

KitKat Write to ext_sd FIX


Sometimes when you edit the build.prop and restart your phone, the changes you have made in the build.prop are gone.
This zip must be flashed through recovery, custom recovery of course.
After flashing this, your apps will be able to read/write on external memory. Apps like Titanium Backup for example, or any app that needs to read/write the external memory of the device.
For example in Titanium Backup you can set your external memory as the default storage for backups, this way saving some internal memory.

INSTRUCTIONS

Put the zip on your sdcard
Go to recovery
Click Install
Choose /external_sd
Click on KitKat Write to ext_sd FIX
Swipe to confirm Flash
These instructions are for TWRP recovery, but in CWM it's pretty much the same.


Thanks to @TEKHD for making this for SAMSUNG devices.
I just ported this to HTC and modified the platform.xml
Should work on both stock and custom rooted ROM's.
NO S-OFF required.

WARNING :
I am not responsible for any damage to your device while installing this, proceed at your own risk.

This zip was tested on a HTC ONE M8 device.
Dev-Host Download link
KitKat Write to ext_sd FIX

You should add info that You are not the one who tested it first even, xseroboy - that's what you should have in your profile. You better write step by step tutorial, as it will take less time to change the file by hand, than it will take to flash the file.... or should I say, copy it from the original?
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11th November 2014, 06:32 PM   |  #7  
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You should add info that You are not the one who tested it first even, xseroboy - that's what you should have in your profile. You better write step by step tutorial, as it will take less time to change the file by hand, than it will take to flash the file.... or should I say, copy it from the original?

Say what?
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11th November 2014, 07:19 PM   |  #8  
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Originally Posted by GRAPHIKXS

Say what?
What step by step tutorial man, are you crazy?
I've flashed this and it's all good, the tutorial is more then enough, or you are an idiot?

Taking our little misunderstanding yesterday, i must say that you come in pretty strong (hostile)....calling people crazy....and an idiot. I would strongly yet kindly suggest that you consider your your words as it's not the other party here calling you any names.

You kinda did the same to me

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11th November 2014, 07:48 PM   |  #9  
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Originally Posted by mateenf

Hello All,

Since kitkat 4.4.2 was released on the Galaxy Note 3, many users were unable to write files to the External SD Card. Below is a simple fix for rooted users on the Galaxy Note 3 N9005 ( International Snapdragon Variant).

**Please be advised that I have only tested this on my personal N9005. However, you are free to test it on your own devices at your own risk!! **

1. Using a root-enabled file manager, navigate to /system/etc/permissions
2. Edit platform.xml and find the WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE permission.
3. Add an additional group definition for this permission...<group gid="media_rw" />
4. Save the changes to the file.
5. Restart.

Relax, and see above.
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12th November 2014, 07:42 AM   |  #10  
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Originally Posted by Mr Hofs

Taking our little misunderstanding yesterday, i must say that you come in pretty strong (hostile)....calling people crazy....and an idiot. I would strongly yet kindly suggest that you consider your your words as it's not the other party here calling you any names.

You kinda did the same to me

Cheers

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