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M8 won't root

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By ILowry282, Senior Member on 23rd June 2014, 05:03 PM
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I had a rooted M8, however something was going wrong as it constantly rebooted. So I did a factory reset and that fixed the problem. However now it won't root for some reason. I have TWRP recovery and flashed the root file however when I do root checker it stated that I do not have root access. Anyone know what's wrong?
 
 
23rd June 2014, 05:18 PM |#2  
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I had a rooted M8, however something was going wrong as it constantly rebooted. So I did a factory reset and that fixed the problem. However now it won't root for some reason. I have TWRP recovery and flashed the root file however when I do root checker it stated that I do not have root access. Anyone know what's wrong?

Have you tried flashing a different version of the root program? I assume it's SuperSU (From Chainfire) ? It still gave me root access on 1.94 I saw that he already updated to version 2.00 by now.

Perhaps try a different version and see what it does.

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Have you tried flashing a different version of the root program? I assume it's SuperSU (From Chainfire) ? It still gave me root access on 1.94 I saw that he already updated to version 2.00 by now.

Perhaps try a different version and see what it does.

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I used SuperSU. Should I try Super User?
23rd June 2014, 08:59 PM |#4  
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Just use the normal install method from Google play. Twrp auto Installs the su binary the first time it is booted in to. Then just update super su via play store.
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Just use the normal install method from Google play. Twrp auto Installs the su binary the first time it is booted in to. Then just update super su via play store.

What is the install method via google play? I've only ever flashed a zip file.
24th June 2014, 07:40 AM |#6  
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What is the install method via google play? I've only ever flashed a zip file.

Once booted into the os you should see the super su app. Go to play store and update it.
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