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How to Root Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Got yourself a brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and want to root it? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide we’ll talk about how to root Samsung Galaxy Note 3 using CF-Auto-Root method by Chainfire, an elite recognized developer at XDA. Samsung is known for shipping devices with unlocked bootloader, making it easy to root their devices. The latest Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is no exception, even though it comes preloaded with Samsung’s Knox security features. Hit the jump for detailed instructions on how to root Galaxy Note 3 using CF-Auto-Root…
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ADB & Fastboot: Install ADB Drivers, Setup and Use [Windows & Mac]

If you want to unlock bootloader, install custom recovery, root your android device or flash a custom ROM on your device, you’re bound to encounter the terms such as ADB, ADB Drivers and Fastboot. In this guide we’ll talk about What is ADB and Fastboot? How to install ADB drivers and finally how to setup and use ADB and Fastboot for Android on your Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.
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USB Debugging – Enable USB Debugging Mode in Android

If you’re an Android user and ever tried to search for solutions to a certain problem or tried to root, hack or tinker with your device, you’ve probably come across the term “USB Debugging” every once in awhile. You may even have seen it in Settings app on your Android phone/tablet. In this guide we’ll talk about what USB debugging in Android is and how to enable USB debugging mode in Android phone/ tablet… Continue reading

How to Enable Developer Options in Android

Despite the fact that Google’s Android mobile OS comes with loads of features, many of you will probably want to root, hack/mod it as much as possible. This cannot be achieved without enabling USB Debugging mode, which can be found under Developer options. Since Android 4.2, Google has made the Developer Options menu hidden. In this guide we’ll show you how to enable developer options in Android 4.3/4.2 or later.
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How to Install TWRP Recovery on Nexus 7 2013

In this guide we’re going to talk about how to install TWRP recovery on Nexus 7 2013 tablet. Why install TWRP recovery? If you want to root your Nexus 7 2013 tablet, the first thing after unlocking the bootloader, is to install a custom recovery. There are two popular custom recoveries in Android world: ClockworkMod Recovery and TWRP Recovery. In this guide we’ll show you how to flash TWRP custom recovery on your Nexus 7 2013.
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How to Unlock Bootloader of Nexus 7 2013

Rooting, installing custom recoveries, custom ROMs and testing different mods on your Android device, it all starts with unlocking bootloader. Nexus 7 2013 tablet is no different. You need to unlock bootloader of Nexus 7 2013 tablet before you can root it, install customer recoveries or custom ROMs. In this guide we’ll guide you on how to unlock bootloader of Nexus 7 2013 tablet. It’s just a single line command and takes less than a minute to unlock the bootloader.
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What is Bootloader? How to Unlock Bootloader of Nexus 4/5/7/10

In this guide we’ll try to explain what is bootloader? Why is it locked and how to unlock bootloader? And how to unlock bootloader of Nexus devices. When it comes to Android hacking or rooting, there are many confusing technical terms that may keep you from tinkering with your device. Bootloader is one of such terms. You need to unlock bootloader before rooting, installing custom ROMs, or doing anything hacks related to your android device.
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