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Root access?

Adept
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎2011-10-13

Root access?

Hi I'm using W8 adn when tried to move apps to SD via link2SD (downloaded from market) I got a message like this app need ROOT ACCESS to continue.

What does it mean? What shoult I do to provide root access to this app? Why there is no toutorial for doing this?

Master
Posts: 6,617
Registered: ‎2011-06-28

Re: Root access?

just google "root" you will know what it is..its advantyages and diadvantages..

the above metioned app can only be used in a rooted device..

google " rooting an android phone" smile happy

its a complicated prcess..by it you can alter delete system files...

so very complicated..

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Forum Legend
Posts: 7,321
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Root access?

Forum Legend
Posts: 7,321
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Root access?

As I recall you can use an X8's custom ROM on the W8

here is a list of Custom ROMs for the X8

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=914513

Adept
Posts: 54
Registered: ‎2011-10-13

Re: Root access?

Thank you so much for the advice. I'm surprised wy sony is not responding for this?