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    droid 4 xt894 version 4.1.2 looking for safe root and android 4.4 or higher upgrade

    Yes I am very old school and smart phone newbie not wanting to give up on my physical keyboard yet. I'm running android version 4.1.2 and would like to root my droid 4 to update the android version to the newest one my droid 4 can handle. New to all of this so just need help or advice on how to...
  2. DroidModderX

    Some Verizon Pixel 2 Users Are Able To Unlock Their Bootloader

    The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are the perfect phones for those who are still interested in rooting their device, that is as long as you are not the owner of a Verizon variant. Verizon has decided to lock down the bootloaders on their devices making rooting a thing of the past on their network. Last...
  3. DroidModderX

    OnePlus Installed An App On Their Phones That Offers A Backdoor For Root Access.

    The OnePlus lineup of devices may have just become the easiest phones out there to root thanks to an app that OnePlus installed on devices that offers a back door for root access to be enabled. This news will make some OnePlus 5T buyers less than confident about their decision to buy when the...
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    Soft Bricked Pixel 2

    I was trying to install some custom kernel and then eventually root my phone, however during the process I have soft bricked my phone. It is basically stuck on the bootloader screen. I tried flashing a number of pixel 2 ( walleye) factory images, ranging from .010 build number to 0.025 build...
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    AT&T S7. Just the weirdest series of problems I have ever experienced

    I successfully rooted my unlocked S7 based on a series of xda posts. I don't know exactly the rules for outside links are, so I'll just explain that I flashed an engineering boot image than ran a fairly simple cli command. I than tried to flash a room and bootlooped. Odin'd new firmware, good to...
  6. DroidModderX

    Get Google Lens In Google Photos NOW!

    A stand out feature on Pixel devices is Google Lens. This feature uses Google's machine learning technology to scan images and bring up information that is relevant. There have been many foiled attempts to get Lens working on non Google devices. We now have a new method to make this happen. The...
  7. DroidModderX

    Chainfire Announces Retirement From SuperSU

    SuperSU has been helping Android fans manage super user administrator access on their devices for the past 5.5 years! Boy how time flies. Chainfire, the app's developer, is also known for many other projects like Flashfire, DSLR Controller, and one of my favorites 500 Firepaper. He announced...
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    Help with Galaxy S5 (rooted?) phone

    Hello, I recently bought a used Samsung Galaxy S5 from a Sprint retailer and they told me everything was normal and that it was released for every company and...:eek: welll.. I`m from Mexico, I asked him if it would work and he said yes but now that I want to use it I can only make phone calls...
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    Root Guidance for LG Optimus Zone 3

    Bought the phone strictly for wifi use at a discount store... Not Verizon although it launches to a Verizon panel.. Went through the steps as I have done for other phones with no issues. Apps and features have progressively disappeared making the phone virtually useless. Never rooted a phone...
  10. DroidModderX

    S-OFF Now Available For The HTC U11!

    You can now flash whatever software you like to your HTC U11! Firewaterdevs has officially S-offed HTC's latest flagship device. With S-OFF you will be able to bootloader unlock your device, flash roms and much more. The method used to S-OFF the device is the SunShine method. This is the only...
  11. DroidModderX

    Android Oreo On The Pixel XL Has Been Rooted!

    The traditional root method no longer works on the Pixel XL once you update your device to Android 8.0 Oreo. Luckily there is already a root method for the device. GroovinChip of XDA also put together a step by step guide for the method which is linked below. To get your updated device rooted...
  12. DroidModderX

    SuperSU Updated To v2.82-SR3 With Plenty Of Bug Fixes!

    I for one have not rooted a device in at least 6 months. This is mostly due to the fact that Verizon and some OEMs have made it very difficult and in some cases impossible to achieve root on some devices. That coupled with the fact that many of the things we needed root for years ago are...
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    Solved Having problems rooting a tablet (SM-TM560NU

    So I've been trying to root the Samsung Galaxy tab E SM-TM560NU. I have tried Odin and I've flashed the superSU.zip file, but after my tablet reboots it says it's not rooted. Anybody know what's going on?
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    Having problems rooting a tablet (SM-TM560NU

    So I've been trying to root the Samsung Galaxy tab E SM-TM560NU. I have tried Odin and I've flashed the superSU.zip file, but after my tablet reboots it says it's not rooted. Anybody know what's going on?
  15. DroidModderX

    The Cat and Mouse Game Continues Between Magisk and Google SafteyNet

    If you have rooted your Android device in the past several months you have probably used Magisk to root your phone. Last month google updated SafetyNet which made Magisk useless in terms of easily rooting your device. Magisk was able to publish a quick update which bypassed the new SafetyNet...
  16. DroidModderX

    Root Closer For The Amazon Moto G4 Play

    Amazon has been selling devices at a discount if you are willing to sell them ad space on your lock screen. Basically this just means for a few dollars off the purchase of your smartphone you are inundated with ads galore on your lockscreen. Of course XDA members have been looking for ways to...
  17. DroidModderX

    Honor 8 Pro Has Root!

    The Huawei Pro 8 is the new and better version of the Honor 8 that took the world by storm last year. Now the phone is even more attractive with a working custom recovery that will allow you to easily root the phone and install custom Roms! Developer OldDroid from Team OpenKirin has just...
  18. DroidModderX

    OnePlus 5 Has ROOT!

    And just like that the OnePlus 5 is rooted. This is one of the perks of owning a OnePlus device. The developer community is strong with OnePlus phones. The phone hasn't even been officially released and we already have a working TWRP and working root. You can root your phone by simply flashing a...
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    Note 3 N9005 doesn't root

    Hello All, I have a galaxy note 3 N9005 LTE with 4g option unavailable unless I modify a data file and change its value from 0 to 1 (I don't remember the exact file name right now!), however, I can't change that file value unless I have my device rooted. I have rooted my device before and had...
  20. DroidModderX

    SuperSU Updated To v2.82 With Many Bug Fixes!

    SuperSU has just been updated to version 2.82. This update includes many new bug fixes. There have recently been all sorts of issues with SuperSU including total root loss on older device running Android 4.4 and older. The update gets rid of that problem, but some other problems like Sony Xperia...
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