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## wazz

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 Reply # 440417 16-Feb-2011 19:40 Neets: Ok, so I already had:C:\Program Files\Common Files\[insert a bunch of other stuff];C:\android-sdk-windows\toolsAnd my screen shot, becuase a picture speaks a thousand words.  And you may instantly see where I've stuffed up.Of course the phone is connected via USB cable and I've turned off Wifi and tuned it back on again, while connected.I'm sorry if I'm wasting your time. I just like to get to the bottom of this.  I'm like a dog with a bone now.  I need to know how to do it :)  Then I probably will never use SDK again - haha.EDIT: Looks like you dont have root access actually, try adb shell again and check your phone for a su request.

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 Reply # 440419 16-Feb-2011 19:45 wazz: Neets: Ok, so I already had:C:\Program Files\Common Files\[insert a bunch of other stuff];C:\android-sdk-windows\toolsAnd my screen shot, becuase a picture speaks a thousand words.  And you may instantly see where I've stuffed up.Of course the phone is connected via USB cable and I've turned off Wifi and tuned it back on again, while connected.I'm sorry if I'm wasting your time. I just like to get to the bottom of this.  I'm like a dog with a bone now.  I need to know how to do it :)  Then I probably will never use SDK again - haha.EDIT: Looks like you dont have root access actually, try adb shell again and check your phone for a su request.nadda, there's no request on the phone for Super User. Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I

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 Reply # 440420 16-Feb-2011 19:47 Neets:nadda, there's no request on the phone for Super User.Try typing su after adb shell and see if it pops up. You'll know when you have root as the $will change to #. ## Neets 1376 posts Uber Geek Trusted Subscriber  Reply # 440421 16-Feb-2011 19:48 wazz: Neets:nadda, there's no request on the phone for Super User.Try typing su after adb shell and see if it pops up.It returns:adb: not foundAnd that's what I get in Terminal Emulator, I just tried. And I do get the Super User in Terminal EmulatorEDIT: Does it matter if debugging is connected? I would think it should be connected, that's one of the beauties of SDK is being able to kick start your phone if it's got debugging on. Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I ## defragger 231 posts Master Geek  Reply # 440422 16-Feb-2011 19:51 Neets: wazz: Neets:nadda, there's no request on the phone for Super User.Try typing su after adb shell and see if it pops up.It returns:adb: not foundAnd that's what I get in Terminal Emulator, I just tried. And I do get the Super User in Terminal EmulatorEDIT: Does it matter if debugging is connected? I would think it should be connected, that's one of the beauties of SDK is being able to kick start your phone if it's got debugging on.Do it like thisadb shell [enter]su [enter and accept request on phone]If you have an '#', then you have superuser access.EDIT: Yeah make sure your phone is in development mode. Type "adb devices" initially to make sure your device is connected, then proceed to the shell command. ## wazz 159 posts Master Geek  Reply # 440423 16-Feb-2011 19:52 Neets: It returns:adb: not foundAnd that's what I get in Terminal Emulator, I just tried. And I do get the Super User in Terminal EmulatorEDIT: Does it matter if debugging is connected? I would think it should be connected, that's one of the beauties of SDK is being able to kick start your phone if it's got debugging on.Yeah you gotta hit enter after adb shell and then type su. You'll just get a device not found error if debugging isnt enabled. ## Neets 1376 posts Uber Geek Trusted Subscriber  Reply # 440429 16-Feb-2011 19:59 defragger: Neets: wazz: Neets:nadda, there's no request on the phone for Super User.Try typing su after adb shell and see if it pops up.It returns:adb: not foundAnd that's what I get in Terminal Emulator, I just tried. And I do get the Super User in Terminal EmulatorEDIT: Does it matter if debugging is connected? I would think it should be connected, that's one of the beauties of SDK is being able to kick start your phone if it's got debugging on.Do it like thisadb shell [enter]su [enter and accept request on phone]If you have an '#', then you have superuser access.EDIT: Yeah make sure your phone is in development mode. Type "adb devices" initially to make sure your device is connected, then proceed to the shell command.Right, I've got Super User access, I have the # and yes, the phone asked me to accept.I type:adb devices [enter]It returns:adb: not found (I still have the #).Good Lord, this is turning into something huge when clearly for everyone else it's a piece of p!ss.Also before trying for adb devices I had tried all variations listed so far of the dmesg. Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I ## wazz 159 posts Master Geek  Reply # 440435 16-Feb-2011 20:03 Neets:Right, I've got Super User access, I have the # and yes, the phone asked me to accept.I type:adb devices [enter]It returns:adb: not found (I still have the #).Good Lord, this is turning into something huge when clearly for everyone else it's a piece of p!ss.Also before trying for adb devices I had tried all variations listed so far of the dmesg.Once you've typed adb shell you're pretty much executing commands on the phone. You're in the shell of the phone. So adb commands no longer work, type exit to get back to the normal command prompt. Anyway just type dmesg (once in shell) and see if it brings anything up. You may just have to restart wifi again, anyway here's what it should look like:http://www.iforce.co.nz/View.aspx?i=tgxdc4oo.jbd.png ## Neets 1376 posts Uber Geek Trusted Subscriber  Reply # 440437 16-Feb-2011 20:08 wazz: Neets:Right, I've got Super User access, I have the # and yes, the phone asked me to accept.I type:adb devices [enter]It returns:adb: not found (I still have the #).Good Lord, this is turning into something huge when clearly for everyone else it's a piece of p!ss.Also before trying for adb devices I had tried all variations listed so far of the dmesg.Once you've typed adb shell you're pretty much executing commands on the phone. You're in the shell of the phone. So adb commands no longer work, type exit to get back to the normal command prompt. Anyway just type dmesg (once in shell) and see if it brings anything up. You may just have to restart wifi again, anyway here's what it should look like:http://www.iforce.co.nz/View.aspx?i=tgxdc4oo.jbd.pngThe screen shot Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I ## defragger 231 posts Master Geek  Reply # 440438 16-Feb-2011 20:08 Neets: defragger: Neets: wazz: Neets:nadda, there's no request on the phone for Super User.Try typing su after adb shell and see if it pops up.It returns:adb: not foundAnd that's what I get in Terminal Emulator, I just tried. And I do get the Super User in Terminal EmulatorEDIT: Does it matter if debugging is connected? I would think it should be connected, that's one of the beauties of SDK is being able to kick start your phone if it's got debugging on.Do it like thisadb shell [enter]su [enter and accept request on phone]If you have an '#', then you have superuser access.EDIT: Yeah make sure your phone is in development mode. Type "adb devices" initially to make sure your device is connected, then proceed to the shell command.Right, I've got Super User access, I have the # and yes, the phone asked me to accept.I type:adb devices [enter]It returns:adb: not found (I still have the #).Good Lord, this is turning into something huge when clearly for everyone else it's a piece of p!ss.Also before trying for adb devices I had tried all variations listed so far of the dmesg.Type "adb devices" when there is no$ or #. Because you are executing the "adb.exe" file here, and giving it a parameter. So in bold is what you are typing and pressing enter.C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb devices [returns device]C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb shell $su#[now you can carry on with the dmesg thing] ## Neets 1376 posts Uber Geek Trusted Subscriber  Reply # 440440 16-Feb-2011 20:14 defragger: Type "adb devices" when there is no$ or #. Because you are executing the "adb.exe" file here, and giving it a parameter. So in bold is what you are typing and pressing enter.C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb devices [returns device]C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb shell $su#[now you can carry on with the dmesg thing]Yep, doing all that: Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I ## defragger 231 posts Master Geek  Reply # 440443 16-Feb-2011 20:22 Neets: defragger: Type "adb devices" when there is no$ or #. Because you are executing the "adb.exe" file here, and giving it a parameter. So in bold is what you are typing and pressing enter.C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb devices [returns device]C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb shell $su#[now you can carry on with the dmesg thing]Yep, doing all that: Yeah if it makes you feel better I can't get any further than that either. Hmm... ## Neets 1376 posts Uber Geek Trusted Subscriber  Reply # 440445 16-Feb-2011 20:25 defragger: Neets: defragger: Type "adb devices" when there is no$ or #. Because you are executing the "adb.exe" file here, and giving it a parameter. So in bold is what you are typing and pressing enter.C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb devices [returns device]C:\Program Files\Android\android-sdk-windows\platform-tools>adb shell \$su#[now you can carry on with the dmesg thing]Yep, doing all that: Yeah if it makes you feel better I can't get any further than that either. Hmm... Ahhh, I'm laughing.  Ok, I c@cked up a bit at the beginning becuase I didn't realise about the super user bit.  But I've compared screen shots (thanks wazz, that link arrived after I'd hit the quote button).  Glad I'm not a complete waste of space.  I was starting to think it was a gender thing and I should just back away from the computer. Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I
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