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Date an app was installed / date a phone was rooted

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  1. jamesk84

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    I have an android device that has superuser installed.

    Is there a way for me to tell when this app was installed?
     

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    Is this a used phone you purchased? If it is then you purchased a rooted phone. Superuser is an app installed during the rooting process.

    But to answer you question, No, there is no way to find out when it was installed. You would have to find out when the phone was rooted. It would have been installed at that time.
     
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    This is actually a device that I sold and has been returned to me. Upon inspection I noticed superuser and thought that meant that the person that bought it rooted the device.

    I wanted to find out when this happened so I can prove that they did this.
     
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    I see. No, I can't think of any way to prove when a phone was rooted.

    Any way you can prove it wasn't rooted when you had it?
     
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    Not really except It was NIB when I sold it.

    Is there anything that the user could have done/installed that would compromise the security of the device moving forward?
     
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    Not really.

    Was the box unopened when you gave it to this person? If the unit was NIB then they definitively rooted the phone. I don't know of any phones that come from the OEM rooted.
     
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    This was sold online and was shipped NIB. My fear is that its my word again his and I wanted to have some real proof that the root was done within the time frame that he had possession of the tablet.

    Thank you for the assistance and advice.
     
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    Hi Friends,
    I need the code to get the Last Wipe Applied Date and then Last MDM Policy Update Date..
    Can anyone help me? I am using samsung galaxy neus
    Thanks In Advance..
     

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