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All the essentials you need for your rooted handheld and wearable.
All in one toolbox for your rooted phone, tablet and Android Wear. This set of tools delivers all you need for your rooted handheld.
"Do you need more in this all in one root toolbox? Why don't you tell us!"

Features
★Adoptable Storage★
Enable Adoptable Storage on any Android device running Marshmallow or later. (Including Galaxy S7 and LG G4).

★App Install Location★
Set the install location where apps will be installed to by default.

★App Manager★
Get in control of your apps. View details and uninstall system apps.

★Battery Calibration★
Calibrate your battery when it is empty too quickly (e.g. after ROM flash).

★Build.prop Editor★
Easily edit your build.prop file.

★Device Info★
View lots of information about your device.

★DPI Changer★
Edit the DPI (LCD Density) of your device.

★Emoji Changer★
Change the Emojis of your device. Requires Android Lollipop or higher.

★Flasher★
Flash Custom ROMs, GAPPS and more; Install Recovery & Boot images. Create your own script!

★Font Installer★
Select a font to install on your device. Over 700 fonts to choose from.

★Freeform Window Mode★
Enable 'Freeform Window Mode' on any Android device running Nougat or higher.

★Language Changer★
Change system language of your device.

★Mount /system RO/RW★
Mount your /system partition rewritable or readonly.

★Rebooter★
Reboot, quick reboot, reboot recovery, reboot bootloader or just power off.

★Root Browser★
Explore all the files on your phone. Swipe left or right between panels.

★Root Checker★
Check whether your device has root access (Rooting requires 3rd party tools).

★Samsung CSC Editor★
Change your Samsung device.

Requirements
  • Android 3.0+
  • Root access (The app has a built-in root check)

Android Wear
Some features of this app are also available on Android Wear. The wearable device must be rooted for most features. Currently supports App Manager, Build.prop Editor, Device Info, Rebooter and Root Browser (including copy/move/delete operations). Please see this thread: [APP] Root Essentials.

Support
For support or feature requests please reply to to this thread or send an email to superthomaslabmail@gmail.com.

Download
Root Essentials is available on Google Play and XDA Labs.


Changelog

Code:
2.3.3:
• Emoji Changer with new Android 7.1 emoji & previews;
• Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts (long-press app icon on 'Google Now' & 'Pixel' launcher;
• Round app icon on Google Pixel/XL (Android 7.1);
• Upstream bug-fixes;
• Translations updated, looking for Greek, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic translators through http://goo.gl/pmbOJp.

2.3.2:
• How to get 'Google Assistant' (Build.prop Editor help);
• Updated translations - Looking for translators at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp
• Interface and colour scheme updated.

2.3.1:
• Adoptable Storage compatibility with more devices;
• Quick Settings tiles updated;
• Font Installer improvements and restore;
• New languages - Chinese Traditional and French;
• Upstream bug-fixes.

2.3.0:
• CRITICAL UPDATE - Disabled Google Firebase Crash interception due to failing on Google Play Services (9.6.80) (Google is testing a potential fix);
• New: Demo Mode - Force Android System UI into a fixed state;
• Updated help section Adoptable Storage & Font Installer;
• Upstream bug fixes;
• Updated languages from Crowdin: http://goo.gl/pmbOJp - Who helps on French (90%)?

2.2.17:
• Paranoid & SuperSU added in Flasher;
• Open .ttf files with Font Installer;
• Incompatible tools are greyed out (viewable);
• Night Mode update (System UI Tuner);
• 'Complete action using' Root Browser for ringtones (Samsung);
• Upstream bug fixes (beta);
• Languages updated;
• Parlez-vous français? Você fala Português? 你說中國話? Join our Translation Program at https://goo.gl/pmbOJp.

2.2.16:
• Flasher: corrected TWRP download locations (thanks Arthur).

2.2.15:
• Flasher: aligned TWRP download locations;
• Updated translations;
• Help Adoptable Storage;
• Parlez-vous français? Você fala Português? 你說中國話? Join our Translation Program at https://goo.gl/pmbOJp.

2.2.14:
• New language: Portuguese Brazilian (by brenosnt & Vanhopra);
• New: Night Mode on Android Nougat;
• Bug fixes.

2.2.13:
• New languages: Chinese Simplified (简体中文) (by Robotxm & 54seancheng), Arabic (العربية) (by Tomedes.com);
• Improved handling of purchase;
• Help section Font Installer & App Install Location;
• Updated changelog window.

2.2.12:
• New languages: German (Deutsch), Polish (Polskie), Turkish (Türk);
• Other languages: English UK and US, Greek (Ελληνικά), Hindi (हिंदी), Spanish (Español), Hebrew (עִברִית), Russian (русский), Dutch (Nederlands);
• Partial languages only through Beta releases;
• 你是中國人嗎? Você é português? Would you like to translate? https://goo.gl/pmbOJp.

• EmojiOne added to Emoji Changer;
• Splash screen;
• Upstream bug fixes.

2.2.11:
• Improvements for reliability;
• Chrome OS support.

2.2.10:
Languages supported:
• English UK and US;
• Greek (Ελληνικά) (by Antmex);
• Hindi (हिंदी) (by ps1ove);
• Spanish (Español) (by MarioGR);
• Hebrew (עִברִית) (by Tomedes.com);
• Russian (русский) (by Gengo.com);
• Dutch (Nederlands);
• Partial languages only through Beta releases;
• We are still looking for Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian and other translators: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp;

• Minor bug fixes.

2.2.9:
Languages supported:
• English UK and US;
• Hindi (हिंदी) (by ps1ove);
• Spanish (Español) (by MarioGR);
• Hebrew (עִברִית) (by Tomedes.com);
• Russian (русский) (by Gengo.com);
• Dutch (Nederlands);
• Partial languages only through Beta releases;
• We are still looking for Chinese, Arabic, French, Portuguese, German and other translators: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp;

• Migration to Google Firebase;
• Minor bug fixes.

2.2.8:
• Android Nougat 7.0 developer preview 5 improvements;
• Tutorials in side-menu;
• Side-menu logo updated;
• Move app to /system or /data in App Manager;
• Hebrew (עִברִית) language support;
• Do you like to help on translations? Are you native Chinese perhaps? Join at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp.

2.2.7:
• Russian (русский), English, Dutch (Nederlands) language support, other languages through Beta release;
• New: Samsung CSC Editor - change your Samsung device;
• New: System Language Changer - change system language of your device;
• Speed up our Translation Program at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, etc translators are welcome!

2.2.6:
• Russian (русский) language support;
• Localisations updated (partial) for French, German and Hebrew;
• You can still join our Translation Program at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. Thanks to all those participating!

2.2.5:
• Bug-fix for Flasher (flashing zip on OnePlus One);
• Beta sign-up (starting with translations): https://goo.gl/AlVdXq;
• You can still join our Translation Program at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp. Russian, Hebrew, Spanish, and so many more languages are needed. Thanks to all those participating!

2.2.4:
• Updated translations
• Bug fixes

2.2.3:
• Do you want to be a Translator for Root Essentials? Check it out at: https://goo.gl/pmbOJp
• Partial translations added for French (Français) and German (Deutsch).

2.2.2:
• Translations added for: Dutch (Nederlands), Hebrew [limited] (עברית);
• Design Adoptable Storage;
• Support for older Android versions in DPI Changer;
• Help section for Build.prop Editor;
• Russian and Portuguese guides for Adoptable Storage.

2.2.1:
• Bug fixes
• Adoptable Storage redesign

2.2:
• Get the latest Android Nougat Emojis on your device with the new Emoji Changer.
• Android Nougat Quick Settings tiles added for 'Mount /system' and 'Rebooter'.
• Android Wear app improvements.
• Help section updated for Adoptable Storage and Android Wear.
• Bug fixes.

2.1:
Android Nougat support: 
• Let your app windows float in it free form with 'Freeform Window Mode';
• Multi-Window;
• Bug fixes;
Other changes:
• Root Browser now supports Media Directories, Bookmarks, and shows Storage Devices;
• Updated DPI Changer.

2.0:
• Root Checker for manual root verification
• Bug fixes

1.9.1:
• Bug fixes

1.9:
• Flash Custom ROMs / GAPPS and more through the added Flasher;
• Install Recovery & Boot images in Flasher;
• App Manager & Root Browser improvements;
• Mount '/system' RO/RW & Rebooter redesign.
• Android N Preview 3 support.

1.8.6:
• Device Info: Change device hostname
• Help section updated
• Bug fixes

1.8.5:
• Android Wear support for "Device Info" (including DPI edit) and "Build.prop Editor".

1.8.4:
• Root Browser: More folder icons have been added.
• App Manager: View total size of all apps (in toolbar) and Android Wear support.
• Device Info: Custom DPI support for more devices and added build.prop method.
• Bug fixes

1.8.3:
• Root Browser: Added icons for some folders
• App Manager: Speed improvements
• Bug fixes

1.8.2:
• Bug fixes

1.8.1:
• App Manager: Sort 'by first install' or 'last update' time. Configure in settings.
• Device Info: Hidden testing menu now works on Samsung devices.
• Fixed App Manager crash on some devices (e.g. Galaxy S5).

1.8:
• Redesign of Root Essentials with new colour themes.
• Device Info: launch a hidden testing menu on your device.
• Font Installer: live previews of fonts when scrolling through the list.

1.7:
• Adoptable Storage: View disk storage of adopted SD card.
• Main menu interface changeover
• Build.prop editor

1.6.2:
• Device Info: LCD Density (DPI) improvements.

1.6.1:
• The App Manager, introduced in rel. 1.6, which can uninstall and disable (system) apps, shows sizes of your apps and can be sorted. This feature shows total size and not just APK size of apps which takes more time to calculate. It can be disabled in settings.
• Device Info has added icons. 
• Help section has been updated.
1.6:
• The new App Manager gets you in control of your apps. View details and uninstall system apps.
• Font Installer has improved preview responses and local font selection.

1.5.4:
• Settings Root Browser
• Swipe-to-Refresh Root Browser
• Help section

1.5.3:
• Android Wear Root Browser

1.5.2:
• Speed improvement

1.5.1:
• Compute checksum
• File permissions
• Text editor

1.5:
• Root Browser
• Dark/Black theme

1.4.5:
• Bug fix

1.4.4:
• Adoptable Storage revert option
• LCD Density (DPI)

1.4.3: 
• Adoptable Storage Hotfix. Special thanks to Hans K.

1.4.2:
• Bug fix

1.4.1:
• Bug fix

1.4:
• Adoptable Storage

1.3:
• Font Installer
• Marshmallow support

1.2:
• Device Info

1.1:
• App2SD
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So, I will be the first to ask....
You have changed/ updated this over 18 times, and not a single reply about anything..
OK, let me be the first, I have seen NO pro apk, at Playstore. However, you do have some upgrade to Premium, paid apk...So...
What is in this Premium apk?
(Should be more just, adds removed, I hope!!!!)

Do have to say, it does not seem to do much on the Formatting my SD card. Now I have a Galaxy S5 which now see's my SD card as corrupt!!!

I have tried through your apk, on my Galaxy S5, Stock 6.0.1, rooted phone, to try this Adoptable Storage. Which did seem to worked... just for a second. then the System flagged it as corrupt. So powered down, to try test this SD card, on the PC. Everything tested out fine on the SP 120gb SD card. Plus, all the data was still there.....
NOW, I did wipe the card. (Have back ups) I did format it the old Fat32! Put it back into the phone and power back up. Now, the system tells me there is an error on the card. I let IT , format the SD card. ... Bamm.. just seconds later, the system flags it Corrupt!!!

In short I have not been able to fix this problem. I have tried so many different things, all of which tell me the SD card is fine. It WAS Prior to using your apk. Not really happy, however, I have not seen any sort of fix yet. System was fine and working for a few weeks before trying out how to use half the card as Adoptable and still have the other partitions

Will shortly, be try a brand new SD Card. i will report back. However, I will not be trying to do any such Adoptable storage .... Rather have the darn card working the way it was... at least I was able to use the phone to it full specs...

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So, I will be the first to ask....
You have changed/ updated this over 18 times, and not a single reply about anything..
OK, let me be the first, I have seen NO pro apk, at Playstore. However, you do have some upgrade to Premium, paid apk...So...
What is in this Premium apk?
(Should be more just, adds removed, I hope!!!!)

Do have to say, it does not seem to do much on the Formatting my SD card. Now I have a Galaxy S5 which now see's my SD card as corrupt!!!

I have tried through your apk, on my Galaxy S5, Stock 6.0.1, rooted phone, to try this Adoptable Storage. Which did seem to worked... just for a second. then the System flagged it as corrupt. So powered down, to try test this SD card, on the PC. Everything tested out fine on the SP 120gb SD card. Plus, all the data was still there.....
NOW, I did wipe the card. (Have back ups) I did format it the old Fat32! Put it back into the phone and power back up. Now, the system tells me there is an error on the card. I let IT , format the SD card. ... Bamm.. just seconds later, the system flags it Corrupt!!!

In short I have not been able to fix this problem. I have tried so many different things, all of which tell me the SD card is fine. It WAS Prior to using your apk. Not really happy, however, I have not seen any sort of fix yet. System was fine and working for a few weeks before trying out how to use half the card as Adoptable and still have the other partitions

Will shortly, be try a brand new SD Card. i will report back. However, I will not be trying to do any such Adoptable storage .... Rather have the darn card working the way it was... at least I was able to use the phone to it full specs...

The app was posted recently on XDA. Good to see your first response! The app has in-app purchase to disable the ads and has no support for extra features (yet). All features are available (ad-based) in the standard version. Updates have been posted regularly with new features or bug fixes.

It is strange that Adoptable Storage did not complete on your card. We tested it on a large batch of phones including several Galaxy S5. Basically, in case it does not work, you format the disk through settings/PC or via the revert button within the app, restart phone, start over with adoptable function. Note that in case of existing multiple (hidden) partions on the SD card, that there might be errors. Perhaps the type of SD-card could be the reason.

We would love to see the feature working on your phone, too. Quite some users have reported positively on the Play Store.

Thank you for reviewing Root Essentials!
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Where do I find downloads folder 📁?
Where do I find my downloads folder while in recovery? I'm using twrp, and can't find my old files from old internal.
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Where do I find my downloads folder while in recovery? I'm using twrp, and can't find my old files from old internal.

It may be that you need to mount your SD card under TWRP. Then you can find it under /sdcard.
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It may be that you need to mount your SD card under TWRP. Then you can find it under /sdcard.

When I look in that folder, it only shows my recent backup of twrp.... But in android everything is there, runnin 6.0.1 on galaxy note 4 twrp 3.0
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When I look in that folder, it only shows my recent backup of twrp.... But in android everything is there, runnin 6.0.1 on galaxy note 4 twrp 3.0

If you took a backup from within Root Essentials then it stores it under /sdcard/TWRP/(serial number)/. If you have specific problems with TWRP then you'd better check on their forums.
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It may be that you need to mount your SD card under TWRP. Then you can find it under /sdcard.

Here is what happened, I made a Nandroid backup before fiddling with the app... Then I made my 120gb 100% internal. All was working fine til I did something wrong and messed my Rom up. So I cleared data, system, cache and dalvik... But when I went to go install my backup everything was moved by the app somewhere and yes everything is mounted properly in twrp. Like I said, i find them in android with no problem but not inside recovery, it's moved ????
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Here is what happened, I made a Nandroid backup before fiddling with the app... Then I made my 120gb 100% internal. All was working fine til I did something wrong and messed my Rom up. So I cleared data, system, cache and dalvik... But when I went to go install my backup everything was moved by the app somewhere and yes everything is mounted properly in twrp. Like I said, i find them in android with no problem but not inside recovery, it's moved ????

If you can find the path to your nandroid backup in Android, then check very well whether this is on your internal, external / sd. Then make sure that in TWRP the storage is mounted correctly and that you check the right path.
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If you can find the path to your nandroid backup in Android, then check very well whether this is on your internal, external / sd. Then make sure that in TWRP the storage is mounted correctly and that you check the right path.

After the swap, twrp backs up files to internal /data/media/0, I had to search for these but these are my new backups and my old ones are somewhere else while in twrp
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