Neowin News Feed for: Rooting https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/rooting/ Neowin News Feed for: Rooting en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net App on several OnePlus devices grants backdoor root access [Update 2] https://www.neowin.net/news/app-on-several-oneplus-devices-grants-backdoor-root-access/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/11/1510683639_oneplus-engineer-mode-app-root-access_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>It appears that an analytics system app for engineers was left pre-loaded on OnePlus smartphones that allow users to root their devices without unlocking a bootloader. OnePlus is looking for a fix. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/app-on-several-oneplus-devices-grants-backdoor-root-access">Read more...</a> john.keefer@neowin.net (John Keefer) Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/app-on-several-oneplus-devices-grants-backdoor-root-access CyanogenMod Installer pulled from Google Play Store https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-installer-pulled-from-google-play-store/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/cyanogen-scr_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Cyanogen, Inc. has announced that they have removed their recently launched CyanogenMod Installer app from the Play Store after being told by Google that it violated the Store&#039;s developer terms. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-installer-pulled-from-google-play-store">Read more...</a> shreyas.gandhe@neowin.net (Shreyas Gandhe) Thu, 28 Nov 2013 05:28:39 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-installer-pulled-from-google-play-store CyanogenMod team raises $7m; aims to become larger than Windows Phone https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-team-raises-7m-aims-to-become-larger-than-windows-phone/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/66883386cyanogenmod.png" alt="" /></div>The team behind the CyanogenMod firmware for Android plans to grow its user base to become larger than Windows Phone, with $7m in funding and a hardware manufacturer partnership to be announced soon. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-team-raises-7m-aims-to-become-larger-than-windows-phone">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:48:03 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-team-raises-7m-aims-to-become-larger-than-windows-phone Simple Android Backup brings backups to non-rooted phones https://www.neowin.net/news/simple-android-backup-brings-backups-to-non-rooted-phones/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/241536846android-blue-bg.png" alt="" /></div>Preserving a backup from your Android handset can be a wise idea, though it has been one that has long required root access. While not the first to avoid this, SAB claims to be able to avoid rooting. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/simple-android-backup-brings-backups-to-non-rooted-phones">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:12:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/simple-android-backup-brings-backups-to-non-rooted-phones CyanogenMod Ice Cream Sandwich expected in two months https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-ice-cream-sandwich-expected-in-two-months/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/14318727126303097342118119623cyanogenmod_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>One of the developers for the CyanogenMod ROM for rooted Android phones has estimated the release date for their ROM to be somewhere in January. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-ice-cream-sandwich-expected-in-two-months">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Wed, 16 Nov 2011 19:41:10 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cyanogenmod-ice-cream-sandwich-expected-in-two-months Virgin Mobile USA's "true Android experience" forbids rooting https://www.neowin.net/news/virgin-mobile-usas-true-android-experience-forbids-rooting/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/android-logo_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>You may remember we previously ran a story regarding Virgin Mobile USA's decision to only sell Android devices that use the stock UI, instead of the customizations that the likes of HTC and Motorola often... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/virgin-mobile-usas-true-android-experience-forbids-rooting">Read more...</a> donaghy.steve@googlemail.com (Steve Donaghy) Mon, 13 Jun 2011 20:21:50 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/virgin-mobile-usas-true-android-experience-forbids-rooting Google's new movie rental service is blocked if your device is rooted https://www.neowin.net/news/googles-new-movie-rental-service-is-blocked-if-your-device-is-rooted/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/773785712786139543ad.jpg" alt="" /></div>In what's sure to surprise quite a few people, Google has decided to block their new Movie rental service on all rooted Android devices, according to a report from Android Central. &quot;Rooting&quot; is a common practice... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/googles-new-movie-rental-service-is-blocked-if-your-device-is-rooted">Read more...</a> donaghy.steve@googlemail.com (Steve Donaghy) Sat, 21 May 2011 20:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/googles-new-movie-rental-service-is-blocked-if-your-device-is-rooted