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Default [Q] root access with ES File Explorer?

Will someone please help me get root access with ES File Explorer?

I was looking for a good file explorer utility with a root explorer feature. I already had ES File Explorer installed and saw that it supposedly has a root explorer feature. Well, I've searched all through it and I must be missing something because I can't find any way to explore anything on my NT except for the sd card.

I've went into the settings, down to the Root settings and checked Root Explorer and Mount File System but this hasn't seemed to help. I see no way to "get to" the root directory. If I try using the up arrow to move up a level in the directory tree, I can't get up any further than the sd card. It just say press again to close.

What am I missing?

Thanks to anyone that may be able to help get to where I want to be.

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In settings, and you need to set home directory as "/". Then you'll have access to the entire file system.
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What tgraves said as I have complete access to my nook with Es File explorer.
 
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duh! That was so easy. Now I really feel like an idiot.

I think my wife is right. Sometimes I can make even the simplest things seem soooo hard...

Thanks for your help guys.

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I wanted to say thanks as well as I was wondering the same thing today, didn't think it would be so simple as just changing the home
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don't worry... this was a great thread to start because i just found it with google and was looking for this answer also!

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If you don't want to change your home directory to '/', you hit favorites and hit the icon that looks like a phone. That should take you to '/'. I think that's what the icon looked like. Anyways it's in the favorites menu.

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