root access

  1. F

    Thread Is it possible to change userid of an android app with root access?

    I've seen an app that records voice calls on a phone while microphone is muted. As you know in android for recording a voice call we have to use microphone or uplink and downlink that the former needs CAPTURE_AUDIO_OUTPUT permission. This permission isn't for third party libraries. So the app...
  2. I

    Thread Phone rooted but can't edit or overwrite system files

    Hey i just rooted my phone. And I wanted to replace system files. I downloaded ES File Explorer, gave it the Root access and tried to edit a system file. But it won't allow me to. I even tried to modify read/write permissions but that was also denied. Tell what to do ?
  3. U

    Thread HP Slate 7 VoiceTab not entering Recovery Mode

    I have a HP Slate 7 Voicetab running Android 4.4. I was trying to root it through Kingo Root and then flashing with a custom ROM using TWRP. But I think I made some mistake while installing TWRP and now it won't boot to recovery mode. Tried the key combination (Vloume Up + Volume Down + Power)...
  4. urvutihlavu

    Thread Factory reset - data recovery

    Hey there everyone, Well, my daughter had factory reseted(is that how it spells or just reset?) my wives phone. She propably held the buttons for too long and then panicked when the screen with the options showed. Anyway....as it happens my wife did decide not to backup her photos. I am a a...
  5. garreth83@gmail.com

    Thread Strange "system_server" & "system_server (1000)" Apps Requesting for Root Access

    Strange "system_server" & "system_server (1000)" Apps Requesting for Root Access Hi all, Need your expertise advice on the below mentioned issue I encountered yesterday. There are two strange apps name called "system_server" and "system_server (1000)" prompted to request for root access...
  6. Heathcliff74

    Thread Windows Phone Internals - Unlock bootloader, enable Root Access, create Custom ROM

    I am proud to announce the immediate availability of Windows Phone Internals 1.0. This tool allows you to unlock the bootloader of selected Lumia Windows Phone models. After unlocking the bootloader, you can enable Root Access on the phone or create and flash Custom ROM's. I created two video's...
  7. doctor-cool

    Thread [Q] Problem: All APPS upgrading on every boot

    The phone has been working great on Android 4.1.2 as I describe in the thread ( Optimizing [Rom][I605VRAMC3][4.1.2]) Found Here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/note-2-verizon/help/rom-optimizing-t2817294 EXCEPT NOW, every time I boot the phone, I get a message that says All the APPS are...
  8. doctor-cool

    Thread [Q] Optimizing [Rom][I605VRAMC3][4.1.2]

    I want to use an official Verizon stock ROM and still be able to take advantages of Root Access. Because 4.1.2 was the last OTA update that can be be unlocked. I want to solicit help in Optimizing it. (1)To get back to 4.1.2 I used the guide found here...
  9. B

    Thread [Q] SuperSU root access issue after OTA update to 4.3

    Hopefully some nice person will help out a noob. I just used Tomsgt123's method on my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 (SCH-1545) to OTA update to 4.3 and keep root, found at on YouTube and at rootjunky.com. I successfully went from MI1 to MJ7, no problem... ...until I noticed that SuperSU is logging...
  10. B

    Thread [S-OFF Only!!!] Install OTA Update and Maintain Root Access

    This method worked great for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. See this thread for more information. I haven't actually tested this exact method listed below for the HTC One but I did it almost identical to this. The only difference is I used a different hboot on my phone. Anyone that tries it please let me...
  11. Dan Law 001

    Thread Rooted, but can't use SuperUser???

    Hello, my device is rooted and I can check it through the Root Checker app and I can also use all the features that require root access (Android Tuner, Root Explorer, etc.) but I cannot use the Permission Pro (aka Permission Denied) app. For instance, when I want to disable some permission...
  12. J

    Thread [Q] superuser not giving root access. How to fix?

    i reverted back to the official sony ics recently(by a generic file) then i wasnt able to root using the doomlord's toolkit, so i flashed mesa hybrid kernel v4.2, and I rooted my phone. I have superuser installed, but it is not granting root access to any app. Please help I already tried to...
  13. isko95

    Thread [Q]making a new rom

    i'm trying to make a rom based on latest minicm7 nightly for x10 mini pro when i flash it everything works, except root access.. i tried to change superuser app (superSU and superuser) but nothing.. maybe i deleted some files that needs superuser to work.. ANY IDEA? SmG67 nobodyAtall...
  14. Absolon

    Thread [Q] Java security threat

    Don't know if this the right place to post this in but here it goes. There has been a big security vulnerability discovered in the Java-platform and my question is if this can affect Android and be used as an exploit to gain access to the phones? http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/625617 It...
  15. Dan Law 001

    Thread [Q] Really rooted?

    Hello,, I recently got a Galaxy note 2 GT-N7100 and I decide to root it using the following method (http://galaxynote2root.com/galaxy-note-2-root/how-to-root-galaxy-note-2-easiest-method/) and it really works. For example, I saw the installed Supersu app and I am able to use Titanium Backup to...
  16. Heathcliff74

    Thread [XAP] WP7 Root Tools 0.11 alpha

    Download: www.wp7roottools.com UPDATE: WP7 Root Tools 0.12 alpha is now available! More info here. This thread will be closed. New in version 0.11: 3 fatal exceptions fixed Better support for some Samsung devices New in version 0.10: Many user interface enhancements Multi-file operations...
  17. Setialpha

    Thread [BOOT][GT-P3110] NanoBoot r6 [UPDATE][ROOT ACCESS][INIT.D]

    I made a boot.img (flashable via CWM) with full root access to your GT-P3110. CHANGES: INSTALLATION: boot.img: unpack the tarball put folder "NanoBoot-r4" inside sd:/clockworkmod/backup/ boot into CWM in CWM go to "backup & restore" choose "NanoBoot-r4" reboot et voila init.d: unpack...
  18. G

    Thread [Q] Not A Common Occurrence? Help PLEASE

    I have a Galaxy S2. I ran a root access today and this is what i can gather so far. My problems consist of the following: 1. HOME soft key does NOT work. 2. I'm stuck in ClockworkMod Recovery. I cannot click HOME to select a command nor can i get back to the download screen. I'm not sure what...
  19. C

    Thread [Q] Problem with MIUI Rom, version 1.12.25

    Hi There, I'm running the above ROM that I had flashed yesterday, and I had realised today that the ROM hadn't given me root permissions. I have followed many guides on how to fix this. One of the main ways was too enable root permissions in SuperUser, but it isn't working as it's not showing...
  20. Sib64

    Thread [Closed] New Update 3.0.6 - For users who's got FC with SuperUser update 3.0.5

    A lot of people have a problem with the new update SuperUser app 3.0.5. Bug, bootloop, FC with the root access. @Eddy315West have found a workaround, only for HTC Users (sorry for the others) All for HTC users using version 3.0.5 1 - Cleardata first in Settings/ Applications/ Manage...
  21. J

    Thread [Q] Help with turning my s-off

    ok, I am definently someone who is still learning the Android ropes, but I do work in the IT field and am in school pursuing my advanced degree in the computer world. Anyways I have: HTC EVO 3D PG86100 1.5 HBoot 2.3.4 OS HTC Sense 3.0 2.6.35.13 kernel I WANT ROOT! I went through a few methods...
  22. farazjk

    Thread [Q] Lost CWM & Root Access in HC 3.2 ROM. Need Help

    Hi, I updated my A500 from 3.1 stock to Taboonay 2.0 HC 3.2. For some reason I decided to revert back to HC 3.1 Stock but in trying to do so I messed up and lost both CWM and Root Access. Now I can still boot into Taboonay 2.0 HC3.2 but I cannot access CWM and I cannot flash any other ROM as I...
  23. smallz2k

    Thread [Q] x10 mini pro rooted now will not give permission help plz!

    1st i am new to rooting (n00b) yesterday i successfuly rooted my x10 mini pro using superoneclick,xrecovery and installed android 2.3.3,i wasnt totally happy (i was trying to get it working as a wifi hotspot using quicksettings and wifi tether to no aveil and every few hours it would blackscreen...
  24. A

    Thread [Q] z4root, Defy and android 2.2 - can not root due to a z4root unexpected quit

    Hi! I'm trying to root my Defy (froyo - v2.2.2) using the z4root (v1.3.0) but I can not finish the operation due to an unexpected exit of the program. The z4root quit after message "Acquiring root shell..." Nothing happen, just quit... No errors or any other message to understand something. In...
  25. F

    Thread [Q] CWM Installation Queries - SGS2

    Hi guys, First off, I'm a total newbie to custom ROMs, root etc - so whilst I'm considering following ChainFire's directions to install CWM, it makes me nervous... I did read all 20 pages of the thread, but am still left wondering about a few things: 1) Once installed, is that it? Have I...
  26. T

    Thread [Q] HTC Desire(Bravo) GingerBread ROM Root access.

    I wonder if I'm the only 1 experiencing this but I have... 1) rooted my Desire with Unrevoked, 2) installed Auraxtremeginger 8.6 And then I'm trying to remove some system app with Root uninstaller... Failed. I tried to create a new folder in /system/etc using Super Manager with root functions...
  27. S

    Thread [Q] no recovery or boot img

    Some how I've lost my boot img and can't flash recovery anymore. Has anyone had trouble like this? Basically my recovery mode is missing or something tried to flash just stock 2.3.4 and nothing it just reboots and turns black
  28. Heathcliff74

    Thread WP7 Root Tools - Announcement: Coming to MANGO and to other devices: SAMSUNG, HTC, LG

    Hi hackers! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! WP7 Root Tools will soon be available for Mango! More info HERE With this tool you get root-access to parts of your WP7 device. The first release only contains a registry-editor. The file-explorer and certificate stores will follow. This tool is in alpha...
  29. S

    Thread New Simfree DHD want to root, what not to do? Please help

    Hi All, I am coming from an HTC Desire to the DHD, my phone is simfree and unlocked from Carphone Warehouse, am on Tmobile though. I have read a lot about S-ON and S-OFF and Radio etc. I am confused on what to do Next all I want to do is root...and be able to run any superuser apps. What...
  30. Q

    Thread [Q] Sudden lost of root access Milestone

    Hey guys, I've been messing around with my phone trying out nadlabak's CM6 for milestone. After removing it (because of lack of apps2ext) i flashed my nandroid recovery back (GOT android 2.1 with root) but somehow I seem to have lost my root access. The superuser.apk is still present, and...
  31. M

    Thread How do I move my Apps 2 SD without having root access?

    I've tried rooting my device using the Unrevoked method which says it has worked fine.. but when I go into my menu I don't have Super User access.. I also can't use Titanium. I was mostly doing it on order to be able to move my apps over (as most posts I'm comng across seem to need root) but a...
  32. BobtheSkull

    Thread [Q] Conceptual Rooting question

    Hi all, First post here, be gentle. I am a linux user (pretty noob but learning) and I'm a bit confused about what I've been reading on rooting android. I'm looking at getting a Droid X and I'm just trying to understand things before I dive in (already running 1.6 as a VM to play with it)...
  33. G

    Thread [Q] Alcatel OT-980 root and rom development

    Hello, just bougth a low-cost and really little android phone: Alcatel OT-980. It's quite cheap as long I bought for 79 gpb from new. And it has quite nice specs: -CPU 600mhz -256 Rom / 192 Ram -Android 2.1 -Slide-out QWERTY keyboard Anyone is working on it? Is it possibile to have root...
  34. R

    Thread Gain root access to hardware locked vibrant

    We now know that the new vibrant phones have the hardware key disabled to enter recovery mode. But these phones are not defective. The hardware key has been purposefully disabled as part of a misplaced strategy to secure a phone that has basically no security built into it. Therefore it is...
  35. R

    Thread Gain root access to hardware locked vibrant

    We now know that the new vibrant phones have the hardware key disabled to enter recovery mode. But these phones are not defective. The hardware key has been purposefully disabled as part of a misplaced strategy to secure a phone that has basically no security built into it. Therefore it is...
  36. W

    Thread [Q] Rooted but adb says I am not?

    I searched around several threads and saw a few people with the same issue but no fixes. I rooted my phone using this and it worked great. I then installed clockwork manager from here and then installed the clockwork recovery and made my nandroid. So far so good. I booted up and then checked the...
  37. C

    Thread App Vault and Superuser Permissions

    I recently bought App Vault, hoping to stow away and hide some applications I didn't exactly want cluttering my application drawer. In the process, I hid the Superuser Permissions application. Unfortunately, little did I know that this application actually disables any hidden applications...
  38. M

    Thread Anyone know of a good .torrent downloader app?

    just looking for a good .torrent downloader app, one that downloads the torrents to the phone and not remote to your computer. Trying the bittorrent app right now, and it seems to be a little crappy. when i start a download it only connects to about 4 seeds and only goes about 3 kb/ps with WiFi...
  39. M

    Thread Problems with****ROOTING AFTER OTA 1.47.651.1 (Full Root)****

    Ok guys, I have been trying this Thread for about 8 hours now and I keep getting the same exact thing over and over again. If someone could please help me that would be grrrreat. :D here is what im getting alllll the time. c:\Users\Bryan>cd c:\evo-recovery c:\evo-recovery>adb-windows shell $...
  40. M

    Thread How do you set back your evo, if you bought the phone with the OTA update?

    Hey guys, new to the forums and had a question. How do you set back your Evo if it came with the OTA update 1.47.651.1? Or is it just not possible? Ive been doing ALOT of reading the past few days...and I couldn't find anything on how to do this or should i just keep the phone the way it is and...
  41. missingtoof

    Thread Seeking advice rooting MyTouch 1.2 (HTC Magic 32a)

    Hello all, thank you for this great resource and any insight you can provide. I need some of your wisdom, as I've been banging my head against a brick wall for about two weeks now, trying to root my T-Mobile MyTouch 1.2 (HTC Magic) with the 3.5" jack. I did a couple hours of homework and began...
  42. overthinkingme

    Thread Messed up my superuser whitelist, help

    Hi, I am on Darchdroid 2.7 and while I was trying to push Camera.apk to my phone I kept getting the "read only file system" message. I did not know at the time that the first thing I should've done was "adb shell" followed by "su" to make sure adb got onto the superuser whitelist. Well, i...
  43. D

    Thread Lost root access?

    Guys I don't get this at all, can anyone please help out? I have a Nexus One. Have been running Cyanogen since purchase, upgraded to 5.0.6-N1 few weeks ago. Obviously, root access and all that. Just a few days ago, I backed up the device with nandroid and flashed it with a Enoc theme. That...
  44. S

    Thread Problems after "Official Sprint 2.1 build"

    So I wanted to post a few problems I'm having that I can't fix after flashing damage's official sprint rom. Sprint no longer shows on the lock screen; PRL, Pofile and Firmware upgrade get a 1012 error; Device Self Service errors; and adb shells only last about 30 seconds. Problem is, after...
  45. F

    Thread wifi tether don't ask for su

    Hi guys, I have rooted my htc hero, on MoDaCo was wifi tether that asked for su permission but I uninstall that. I installed wifi tether from its official site on google code. now new wifi tether doesn't ask for su and it doesn't work. How can I solve this problem.
  46. D

    Thread Downfalls of rooting

    Appreciate your responses in advance guys. I am new to Android (Nexus One being my first) from a long line of rooted Nokia phones (N73, N86, N81, N95, E61, E71, 5800, E75 and now sick of those products and their manufacturer). Anyways, my single biggest gripe with the Nexus One is poor use of...
  47. acidbath5546

    Thread Root Status & Bounty Thread!! Updated: 02/28/10

    This Thread is dedicated to the Bounty for the Rooting Htc Droid Eris. Rules of this thread: No Flaming. No Swearing or Rude comments directed at fellow members. If you see this taking place, or feel a victim of Flaiming or any other form of Negativity, please PM me or report it to a Moderator...
  48. Z

    Thread LG GW620 Development/Kernel hacking (Have LG source mods + trying to get 2.0 working)

    Important: For all general posts, please use the forums at OpenEtna.com. PLEASE leave this thread clear for developers. -Please try to keep this thread clear for discussions of the ongoing effort to get the 2.6.29 kernel + Android 2.0 working on this device. For all general questions please...
  49. V

    Thread [PRJ] Rooting the Droid Eris

    Title: Rooting the Droid Eris: What else needs to be done? So, I've looked around a lot, done some snooping, and I've hit the point where I think I need some help... Over the last two days or so, I have been messing around a lot with the Eris. I've been able to get fastboot as well as adb to...
  50. J

    Thread Rooting ADP with AT&T SIM. Stuck

    Hello. First off I am a self proclaimed newbie. I have been studying and searching on how to root the ADP phone. Previously I had RC83 and downgraded it to RC29, using Dreaimg.nbh. Unfortunately now I realize that I have AT&T, so when I try to log in to my gmail account, it is trying to...