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Okay, so one of the issues currently with the leaked firmware is that some apps (e.g titanium backup, file explorers, etc) cannot save files to the extsdcard due to a incorrect parameter in the platforms.xml

So here is the fix:
Method 1
1.) Download the extsdcardfix-flashable.zip below and save to sdcard
2.) Reboot to recovery (CWM/TWRP)
3.) Flash the zip
4.) Reboot


Method 2
1.) Download the platform.xml.zip attatchment and extract
2.) Navigate to ~/system/etc/permissions
3.) Replace the platforms.xml with this one
4.) Set permissions as RW-R--R-- (644)
5.) Reboot and test if apps now have access to external storage

And NOTE this may or may not work so do so at your own risk!
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12th January 2014, 09:41 AM |#2  
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Okay, so one of the issues currently with the leaked firmware is that some apps (e.g titanium backup, file explorers, etc) cannot save files to the extsdcard due to a incorrect parameter in the platforms.xml

So here is the fix:
1.) Download the attatchment and extract
2.) Navigate to ~/system/etc/permissions
3.) Replace the platforms.xml with this one
4.) Set permissions as RW-R--R-- (777)
5.) Reboot and test if apps now have access to external storage

And NOTE this may or may not work so do so at your own risk!

Great ! It works. My Titanium and even Sygic 13.4.1 (starting from SD Card) is working again on my S4!
13th January 2014, 05:44 PM |#3  
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Sorry,

But how can I do the step 4?
I changed the file, but I don't know how change these permissions...
Could someone explain it to me, please?

Ps.: sorry for bad english.
13th January 2014, 05:46 PM |#4  
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Sorry,

But how can I do the step 4?
I changed the file, but I don't know how change these permissions...
Could someone explain it to me, please?

Ps.: sorry for bad english.

What explorer are you using? On most of them you just have to long press the file and it will display the menu option (copy, move, delete, PERMISSIONS).

Click on permissions and you will find where to check the option you need to make RW-R-R.

I use Root Explorer by the way.
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Ok,

So I change only the permissions of platforms.xml file?
Is that right?
13th January 2014, 08:05 PM |#6  
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Ok,

So I change only the permissions of platforms.xml file?
Is that right?

Yes.
12th January 2014, 11:50 AM |#7  
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4.) Set permissions as RW-R--R-- (777)

Eh? those permissions not equivalent. Which should it be ?

rwxrwxrwx == 777
rw-r--r-- == 644
12th January 2014, 12:06 PM |#8  
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I set permission as the original file was...
rw-r--r-- == 644
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Eh? those permissions not equivalent. Which should it be ?

rwxrwxrwx == 777
rw-r--r-- == 644







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I set permission as the original file was...
rw-r--r-- == 644

Sorry, thanks for that.

I'll update the OP



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12th January 2014, 01:13 PM |#10  
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What root explorer You use to set permissions?
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