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Adaway fails when appying

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7th May 2014, 04:34 AM   |  #1  
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On my adaway app, i can get to downloading the hostfiles but it always fails and hangs when it trys to apply the new host files. I am rooted and permissions are granted. Anyone have this issue or a solution?
7th May 2014, 09:22 AM   |  #2  
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Use a root enabled file explorer, go to /system/etc and change the permission of "hosts" to rw-rw-rw.

Reboot and try again.

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7th May 2014, 12:48 PM   |  #3  
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I installed AdFree without issue. Might wanna try that if you can't get adaway going.

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7th May 2014, 05:33 PM   |  #4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by benni2903

Use a root enabled file explorer, go to /system/etc and change the permission of "hosts" to rw-rw-rw.

Reboot and try again.

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thanks! that worked perfectly.

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24th May 2014, 05:38 PM   |  #5  
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It actually has nothing to do with permissions. It runs as root, so permissions are irrelevant.
The problem is with SuperSU's toast notifications. Set them to off for the AdAway app and it'll work right every time.
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Ad away is much better,it it updated regularly.Just google ad away download:yes its also free.
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