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Patricia Carlson
06-28-2012, 09:48 PM
Please help me with rooting my android huawei M865. I'm confused....

furbearingmammal
06-28-2012, 09:56 PM
:welcome1: to the forum!

What is confusing you? Why do you wish to root the phone? :)

Klaipedaville
07-03-2012, 05:28 AM
Hello there,

I'll try to be concise. I thought I would chip into this conversation as I saw someone was also "confused about rooting". All I would like to do is to remove a whole bunch of useless system applications and this is the only thing I need rooting for. I guess I could un-root it after uninstalling /freezing all that garbage bloatware in order to stay on a safe side and do not brick the phone accidentally. I was wondering are there any other ways to remove or disable unneeded and unwanted system applications without rooting? Will the latest update have that option? I run android 2.3.6 and my phone is brand new (just three weeks old). I would appreciate any comments, ideas or suggestions at all. Many thanks!

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Astrix
07-03-2012, 05:40 AM
Root will give you superuser permission.
Bloatware only can be remove by superuser permission.

Unless you can decompile official stock tar image. Remove bloatware, recompile, signed and flash via Odin. Confuse:confused: so dont take the risk :)

Klaipedaville
07-03-2012, 06:35 AM
Root will give you superuser permission.
Bloatware only can be remove by superuser permission.

Unless you can decompile official stock tar image. Remove bloatware, recompile, signed and flash via Odin. Confuse:confused: so dont take the risk :)

Right, thanks. By reading some more on the subject I see that rooting is my only option.

Honestly speaking this is my first smart phone that I own and I have never thought that they (phones) needed some "hacking" boosts in order to be used properly. I mean to say I have to have root access to install / uninstall system applications when I thought that I had bought that access together with the phone, like when you buy windows CD you are allowed to install / uninstall applications by inserting the CD.

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Astrix
07-03-2012, 06:47 AM
Frenly advise: Before rooting and flashing.
- ensure you know how to unroot or return to stock.
- ensure you know which can and cannot be remove.

Enjoy and welcome to the darkside of the Android world.

Klaipedaville
07-03-2012, 03:55 PM
Frenly advise: Before rooting and flashing.
- ensure you know how to unroot or return to stock.
- ensure you know which can and cannot be remove.

Enjoy and welcome to the darkside of the Android world.

Great. Thanks! Appreciate your assistance.

All I need is to remove crapware and I am pretty much aware of the applications I will disable / freeze.

I found and downloaded z4root.apk Do you think it is advisable and safe to use on my Samsung Galaxy Note?

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Klaipedaville
07-04-2012, 01:45 AM
Just to let you all know. Z4root (utility for rooting) does not work on Samsung Galaxy Notes. I tested it on my "Note" for hours. Don't waste your time. Hope it will help someone.

Klaipedaville
07-04-2012, 07:32 AM
Hello there,
SuperOneClick did the trick for me! Yay! I am now rooted. Now I've run into the next question... I found superuser elite on googgle play for US$ 3 and simply googled it later which gave me thousands of downloads of the same application for free... What's the difference? Would appreciate your experts' advices in this respect. Many thanks in advance!

furbearingmammal
07-06-2012, 02:40 PM
First off, if you didn't get Super User during rooting, just download the FREE version from the Play Store. Secondly, don't, ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE ROOTED, download apps from non-trusted sources. Third, you'll also want the free busybox/busybox installer from the Play Store, too.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.noshufou.android.su

You pick on the busybox. :)

Klaipedaville
07-07-2012, 12:54 PM
First off, if you didn't get Super User during rooting, just download the FREE version from the Play Store. Secondly, don't, ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE ROOTED, download apps from non-trusted sources. Third, you'll also want the free busybox/busybox installer from the Play Store, too.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.noshufou.android.su

You pick on the busybox. :)

I had super user on right after rooting with SuperOneClick. I did not download and install it separately. Secondarily, I was not downloading anything from any third party sources, I was just ASKING about differences between paid and free versions. Asking and downloading are two DIFFERENT things... geee... ;-) I'm not going to develop or hack anything and I needed rooting for removing crapware only therefore I do not need any extra UNIX utilities such as busybox whatsoever... boo.. ;-) Appreciate your suggestion though, thanks

furbearingmammal
07-07-2012, 05:54 PM
Many rooted apps require busybox. Android is Linux and Linux uses busybox.

I was passing along a good warning because people do get malware on their phones from downloading from non-curated sources around the web, and being rooted is a big security risk if you're not serious. I wasn't accusing you of anything, I was pointing out the risks of downloading from another source than a truste done. No harm, no foul. :)

fill4
07-25-2012, 06:53 AM
How do i root my sph-m820-bst prevail?