Samsung Galaxy Xcover: All Things Root Guide (update 1/24/2012)

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  1. scary alien

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    Samsung Galaxy Xcover: All Things Root Guide

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    General Information


    • rooting information (courtesy of mdmd):

      since the xcover root guide is still very empty I wanted to let the people know, that it works with zergRush. I used from


      - The zip contains a windows runme.bat; since I am linux-only I executed the commands therein step-by-step from the cmd line, which was a good thing since:
      - the upload of SuperUser.apk to /system/app fails, because: No space left on device.... which is actually true. Pushing this apk to /data/app worked and does hopefully not reduce its functionality
    • un-rooting guide
    • removing apps guide / safe apps to remove
    • various how-to guides, etc.


    • None as of yet
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    Overclocking / Underclocking / Undervolting

    • overclocking / underclocking
    • undervolting
    • related apps


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