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Support MOAR but not rooted??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xxandroidxx1, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. xxandroidxx1

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    Hello,

    I purchased a Samsung Galaxy S3 that was supposedly rooted. It has MOAR on it as well as some other items that make me think it is rooted; however, I can't install Titanium backup because it tells me it is not rooted, and then using a few apps and terminals it doesn't appear I am rooted.

    Am I just missing something? While i'm new to rooting, I've read about it for hours over the past couple of days to try and understand as much as possible about it.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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    If you type 'su' (without the quotes) into a terminal emulator, what does it output? It should show a '#' if you're rooted
     
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    It stays a dollar sign.
     
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    Have you tried flashing the SU files?
     
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    Maybe simple but wonder if superuser just got uninstalled? Is it in your app drawer? If not just search superuser in the play store and install.
     
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    funkylogik share the love peeps ;)
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    Yup that happened to me and i simply installed it :thumbup:
     

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