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Cannot rename system files after root

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dawids9, Feb 1, 2020.

  1. dawids9

    dawids9 Lurker
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    Hi, I rooted my phone in order to change the shutdown.qmg and bootsamsung.qmg to an end with .bak or .old so to delete the logo from my carrier when starting up/restarting.
    Yet, any app would not let me rename the files after a root. With this I mean root browser and other. The phone was set to factory settings before rooting. Thank you in advance!
     

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  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    Root would only give you the authority to change the r/w permissions on a file. I think you still need to change those file attributes in order to rename it. I think any root explorer would enable this.
     
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  3. dawids9

    dawids9 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi, thanks a lot. It worked and now when turning off it shows the original samsung logo :) Only thing which I can't figure out now is why the screen is just black (where the carrier's logo now disappeared) when turning on the device. Might you know a solution to this?
     
  4. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    I'm sorry, you'll have to hope one of the more technical folks here knows. I get the basics and the concepts mostly.
     
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  5. svim

    svim Extreme Android User

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