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Caterpillar s40 + Xposed?

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By Wirusx, Member on 11th December 2015, 06:13 PM
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10th June 2016, 06:52 PM |#11  
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Wirusx, thanks for the feedback.

Can i get more detail and confirmation :
First use kingroot 4.9.3 found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/andr...x-5-0-t3107461
After that it's rooted, and then you install the script in supersubinary.rar . But can you explain in detail to put what file where on the S40, or do we only need to install the superuser.apk file?

Is xposed framework nessesary found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=3034811

How about use uptodate kingroot and after that supersumepro ?
 
 
22nd June 2016, 11:11 PM |#12  
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Rooted Cat S40 running 5.1 Lollipop
After several attempts and reboots all ok. Caterpillar Cat S40 running Lollipop 5.1 working fine.

1st thanks to all devs. (VickyB, MrW0lf, Chainfire etc).

Then. My attempt consisted from pointers or several threads. Started with Wirusx and got something else from somewhere else. I try getting a whole picture here.
(I did not look for fresh look, but better battery consuption, better security and such. So no new roms etc needed. Cat is quite plain and sleek anyway.)

Basically it was of Wirusx instructions, but with some tweaks as apparently at this stage some update has tightened Cat OS that fewer exploits work.
Several files has be in phone (internal storage worked for me, sdcard not). One app from Gplay (Terminal Emulator) and ->
see this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/andr...persu-t3339950

1. Kingoroot - 2. Reboot - 3. Run Script (which will give you also SuperUser app). - 4. Reeboot - 5. Updated Superuser and another reboot.
- Done.

There were some moments when not all ok. After 3, verified through Emulator who is "in charge". "su -v" in same directory as you ran the original script. Showed SuperUser 2.65, so all ok. But apps listed listed KingoRoot/Purify. But not SuperUser, although the root was through it. I had to download it again via Play. After 5 all ok "in Wonderland".

Some pointers from unknown threads (which I failed to find again). Apparently the situation was like the following exerpt shows.

"It seems that the script doesn't work the same way on every device. For me, it just deleted Kingroot,
and left me with just a temporary root terminal, . SuperSU was never launched nor installed,
and when I installed it I got a "There are no su binaries installed".
I did the following to install SuperSU:

1. Run the script for your proper architecture.

2. If it doesn't launch SuperSU at the end or even worse, if you install it but get the
" no su binaries", DON'T close the last root terminal.

3. Run
su -v

If it returns something like SUPERSU-2.65 you're good to go. If it doesn't,
re-run the script again in order to push the proper su binary again.

4. Go to the terminal and type:
mount -o rw,remount /system
chmod 7777 /system/xbin/su
chmod 7777 /system/xbin/daemonsu
Note: at this point SuperSU will start to work, even if you didn't update its binaries.

4. Open SuperSU. It'll ask you to update its binaries, press yes.

5. Since it's highly advised to have SuperSU in /system in order to preserve root access
through updates, you just gotta move the SuperSU.apk included in the zip to /system /app and
chmod it with 0755 permissions.


I downloaded SuperSu from Play and it worked.
27th July 2016, 10:25 AM |#13  
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Rooted Cat S40 firmware update
Hi!

Is it possible (ad if yes, how) to update the firmware of a rooted Cat S40. My rooting process was the previously mentioned Kingroot -> SU, but after this the OTA update does't finish, even with FlashFire.
27th July 2016, 02:11 PM |#14  
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Originally Posted by jeroensky

Wirusx, thanks for the feedback.

Can i get more detail and confirmation :
First use kingroot 4.9.3 found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/andr...x-5-0-t3107461
After that it's rooted, and then you install the script in supersubinary.rar . But can you explain in detail to put what file where on the S40, or do we only need to install the superuser.apk file?

Is xposed framework nessesary found here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=3034811

How about use uptodate kingroot and after that supersumepro ?

supersumepro = android frezze on boot = send phone for warrianty ;/
13th July 2017, 11:57 PM |#15  
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25th August 2017, 10:58 AM |#16  
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anyone else succeeded in rooting?
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