Can't edit system files


  1. Mike1215

    Mike1215 Member

    I have a rooted AT&T S4 (I337). And I watched a video of a guy who downloaded an app and simply changed a file in the system folder. When I attempt this, all (I've tried 4 of them) file editors either freeze or say "Failed" when renaming.

    Here's ASTRO:
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    Anyone know why this is happening?

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  2. AlexRayquaza

    AlexRayquaza Well-Known Member

    Download ROM toolbox from jrummy and then open the app.
    From the first screen ,scroll down to where it says scripts.
    In the menu should be a script that says "mount system as r/w"
    Tap that and grant it root permission.
    That should allow you to edit system files.
  3. Mike1215

    Mike1215 Member

    Thanks for the quick response. I remounted the system as rw... but it didn't work for some reason.

    Tis all good now though.
  4. AlexRayquaza

    AlexRayquaza Well-Known Member

    Alright friend.
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