Some manufacturers bundle a lot of unnecessary and sometimes even suspicious apps with their devices. Some can still be uninstalled or disabled, but for those specific apps that the manufacturarer wants to force on the user these actions are not available.
With a rooted device there’s no limit on what you do on the device you paid for, but in case you’re stuck with a non-rootable device there’s still a chance you may force disable or remove apps.
Magisk is a great solution for customizing (rooted) Android devices via modules without modifying the firmware (much…).
Magisk modules are easy to install and activate (through Magisk Manager), however in rare cases when something fails you can end up with a bootlooping device. In such instances you can either resetting/reflashing the device or use the handy Magisk module installer tool.
There comes a time in a tablet’s life when firmware crashes and needs recovery (due to events beyond the user’s control, of course, such as OTA updating a rooted firmware).
In such times the unwritten details (like procedures and filenames) are what separate a brick from a successful recovery.
After flashing a different firmware with FlashTool you might discover that you’ve ended up erasing a custom partition that was holding factory preset configuration, including the IMEI value(s).
In this case the device will end up not being able to register to the mobile networks.
Be it your neighbour’s network or your friend’s (whom you visit once a year) wifi, those pesky twisted hard-to-remember passwords ask to be forgotten. But your trusty Android phone remembers them all.
Wouldn’t it be great if it could tell them to you? Well, if you have a rooted device, you’re in luck. You can quickly re-discover the password of all networks you’ve saved them for. Use your favourite file manager and…
The nJoy Devi B700 is a budget tablet, running Android 4.2.2 on a dual-core Actions ATM7021 at 1.2Ghz and 1 Gb of RAM; other specs are 8 Gb of storage and a 7 in. screen.
It seems to be using the same firmware – gs702c – as a P706 tablet, one that is a bit more heard of on the internet, so the same method of rooting works.
Moving contacts from one phone to another is a tricky business. And when the manufacturers of the said two phones are different, this process quickly turns into a pain in the b**t.
It’s a known fact that Android (and, weirdly, older Sony-Ericsson) phones export their contacts as a single multi-contact vcf file. And it’s also a know (and hated) fact that Nokia’s (otherwise great) Suite program can only import single-contact vCards.
A VPN connection is still mostly regarded as “business solution”, only useful to connecting employees to the company network. But this is no longer true nowadays.
VPNs can be very useful in protecting the integrity and security of data transfers, no matter who the two communicating parties are. To learn how to set up a connection and connect to a VPN server…