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Cannot get root after unlocking and installing custom recovery!!!

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By WiKDMoNKY, Senior Member on 24th February 2014, 02:25 AM
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I have tried every toolkit and manually pushing it and flashing it from recovery and no go. With TWRP it says failed. with CWM it says it installed. But when I reboot and try and run a app that requires root, it says that I do not have root.

Stock Tmo 4.4.2 ROM, S-On, Unlocked

What am I doing wrong?
 
 
24th February 2014, 02:31 AM |#2  
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What file are you flashing with TWRP for root?

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24th February 2014, 02:34 AM |#3  
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I have tried multiple SU.zips as well as Superuser-3.1.3-arm-signed.zip. Is there a different one I should be using?



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24th February 2014, 02:41 AM |#4  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1538053

Flash this in twrp

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24th February 2014, 02:54 AM |#5  
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I downloaded the UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.93.zip and pushed it to the phone and booted into TWRP and chose install and browsed to the sdcard and clicked on the zip file and it says:

Error FLashing zip /sdcard/UPDATE-SuperSU-v1.93
Updating Partition details
E: Unable to mount ./cache'
E: Unable to mount '/data'
E: Unable to mount internal storage
Failed



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24th February 2014, 03:20 AM |#6  
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Huh.. Interesting. Perhaps mount data partition from advanced? Not sure right now

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24th February 2014, 03:28 AM |#7  
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I think I fixed it. I updated TWRP to 2.6.3.3 and it did not say fail when I flashed it. Unfortunately Google is re-installing 100 apps and I have to wait for something to be installed that needs root.

I will report back soon.


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Huh.. Interesting. Perhaps mount data partition from advanced? Not sure right now

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24th February 2014, 03:33 AM |#8  
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It worked!

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!
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Awesome
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