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Root explorer not letting me edit the system files

24th November 2011, 01:37 AM |#11  
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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?
 
 
24th November 2011, 06:01 AM |#12  
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Do not open as text, choose the next option down which is open in text editor

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24th November 2011, 07:24 AM |#13  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nocturnal310


i am still stuck on 1.6 android with the 020 firmware..and not gettin any updates.

Attach phone to PC and run pccompanion...
24th November 2011, 08:14 AM |#14  
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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.
24th November 2011, 10:40 AM |#15  
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1.root via xrecovery
2. mount r/w in root explorer
3. long press txt file
4. Select open in text editor

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24th November 2011, 03:10 PM |#16  
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I dont have xperia i have moto defy
24th November 2011, 04:07 PM |#17  
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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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2nd January 2012, 09:24 PM |#18  
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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.
Last edited by FurryCup; 2nd January 2012 at 09:36 PM.
27th April 2012, 11:32 AM |#19  
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Thumbs up its Work
thanks its help me in editing In build.prop i m struck from last 2 days
23rd November 2013, 12:09 AM |#20  
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mark the system file you want to edit> select option>open as text or text editor
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