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Hi i have the same problem yes it is rooted and i installed gingerbread but no edit just view...any help?
 
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i am still stuck on 1.6 android with the 020 firmware..and not gettin any updates.
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You have to have your phone rooted first of all. And then mount the card in R/W mode and then u can edit any file u want.
 
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1.root via xrecovery
2. mount r/w in root explorer
3. long press txt file
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I dont have xperia i have moto defy
 
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Phone must be rooted.
Download "File Expert" Free from the market.
Install/Open.
Choose "Phone Internal Storage"
Menu/More/Settings/File Explorer settings.
Check "Root Explorer".
Go back to "SD Card/Phone Internal Storage"
Menu/More/Mount//Mount As Read Write
Back/Phone Internal Storage.
Choose whichever Folder/File you wish.
Long Press File.
From List Choose "Permission".
Check "Read All" and "Write All" then "Apply".
Long press your chosen file again.
Choose "Open As/Text/" Choose a text editor from list. Change text to your liking. Menu/Save.
If asked to save on exit, save again.
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thanks its help me in editing In build.prop i m struck from last 2 days
 
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mark the system file you want to edit> select option>open as text or text editor

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