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Android: Oem Unlock greyed out after rooted upgrade

Case: Upgrading from Android version 6 to version 7 Bootloader is unlocked Phone is rooted After upgrading from v6 to v7 the OEM Unlock is greyed out as if shut off and locked.  This is apparently a security feature from the upgrade. Note – you do not need to do anything.  Your phone is still

Android: Getting AdAway working on Android 7 Nougant

Google is trying hard to lock people out of blocking Ads.  Here is a work around if AdAway is not able to write to your hosts file. On your rooted device: Start a local terminal application on your Android device Type: su Type: mount -o rw,remount /system Type: rm /system/etc/hosts Type: ln -s /data/data/hosts /system/etc/hosts

Android: android.process.media – high cpu – battery

Android Jelly Bean 4.2 seems to have a problem with the android.process.media consuming a lot of cpu time. This is normal for short durations like after a reboot as this process scans your device. With this current issue the media scan never stops as if it is looping or stuck. I have read pages of possible

Android: Mount an image file

Sometimes you may wish to put multiple files into a single image file. This makes moving around a large number of files more efficient. Eg. I use an image file to hold an entire html version of technical references. Rather than adding over 28,000 files to my Android phones file system, I can put a

Android: Linuxboot.sh – Script for booting Linux in Android

#!/data/data/com.galoula.LinuxInstall/bin/busybox sh # Many variables export kit=/mnt/sdcard/linux/ubuntu.img export bin=/system/bin export mnt=/data/data/com.galoula.LinuxInstall/mnt export FS=ext2 export PATH=/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/bin:$PATH export TERM=linux export HOME=/root export USER=root export LOGNAME=root export UID=0 export SHELL=bash export BINDS=”/dev /data /proc /sys /system /cache /devlog /vendor /acct /sdcard /config /app-cache ” export busybox=”/data/data/com.galoula.LinuxInstall/bin/busybox” testmounted() { $busybox mount | $busybox grep $mnt > /dev/null || false

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