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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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Do not open as text, choose the next option down which is open in text editor

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i am still stuck on 1.6 android with the 020 firmware..and not gettin any updates.
Attach phone to PC and run pccompanion...

How to get root on Xperia Z1 with KitKat 4.4.2, 4.4.3 & 4.4.4

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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
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I dont have xperia i have moto defy
 
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I dont have xperia i have moto defy
Try what has been suggested, or ask in the moto defy thread

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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.
We are done.
 
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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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