tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Media

Yucatán Photos

St Lucia Photos

Photo Album

Videos

Blog

< July 2013 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Rooted My Android Device

For a long time I was timid about rooting an Android device, fearing the complex procedure and the risk of ruining the device. I have finally done this today. But this is not without spending a lot of time sorting through the advices and free programs that suppose to do this. The few free programs I have vetted all looks like Trojan that are bundle with spyware.

Finally I have found the program from 刷机精灵官网-安卓(Android)一键刷机工具. It rooted the device effortlessly. As far as I can tell, it does not seem to carry any spyware. The UI is entirely Chinese though.

After it is rooted, I use the shell to disable Phone.apk and TelephonyProvider.apk. This stopped the "Cell Standby" function from eating up the battery. Which is absurd given the device has no 3G capability. This is the command I have ran

c:> adb shell

# cd /system
# mkdir app_backup
# mv app/Phone.apk app_backup
# mv app/TelephonyProvider.apk app_backup

After reboot, the cell standby row is removed completely.

2013.07.28 comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies (28 Mar 2017)

 

Cyclone Debbie: Australia activates disaster response plan (28 Mar 2017)

 

Cyclone Debbie seen from space (28 Mar 2017)

 

Turkey 'spied' on pro-Gulen opponents in Germany (28 Mar 2017)

 

New population of rare tigers found in eastern Thailand (28 Mar 2017)

 

Paris clashes after French police kill Chinese man (28 Mar 2017)

 

Carlos the Jackal : Third French life sentence for notorious militant (28 Mar 2017)

 

Sweden reacts to anger at 'risky births' and maternity care shortages (28 Mar 2017)

 

Kasai unrest: UN experts 'found dead' in DR Congo (28 Mar 2017)

 

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Kathrada: 'Same pain as Mandela' (28 Mar 2017)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Bay Area News (7 Jan 2012)

 

City Insider (11 Feb 2012)

 

Crime Scene (13 Feb 2012)

 

C.W Newius Column (10 Jan 2012)

 

C.W. Nevius Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

Education News (10 Jan 2012)

 

KALW (11 Feb 2012)

 

Matier and Ross Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

United’s leggings, Samsung’s Bixby and London’s luxury rentals (27 Mar 2017)

 

Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension (27 Mar 2017)

 

Mission Beach Cafe sued by workers claiming wage violations (27 Mar 2017)

 

Panel grapples with pot banking laws (27 Mar 2017)

 

Business News Roundup, March 28 (27 Mar 2017)

 

Shiptraffic, March 28 (27 Mar 2017)

more »

 


Site feed Updated: 2017-Mar-28 12:00