Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




729 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 97

Subscriber

Topic # 191545 8-Feb-2016 12:15
Send private message

Hi All,

 

So I'm fed up with my Samsung S5 mini waking up in my pocket and draining the battery. Its a well-known problem and google turns up several ways of fixing it, and I've been trying the ones that will suit me:

 

 

 

Buy a flip case - no thanks

 

Use the Slidelock app  - doesn't work on Samsung.

 

Root the phone, mount as R/W, edit the keyboard file. Followed the instructions carefully. The home AND power buttons stopped working completely. Felt very hot all of a sudden (me, not the phone!). Undid it. Not touching that again. No. Siree.

 

The next thing to try is wanam xposed. But apparently I need the xposed framework, which isn't on playstore any more.

 

Where can I download it?

 

Is there anything else I need to know?





HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


Create new topic
1482 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 128

Trusted

  Reply # 1487375 8-Feb-2016 12:23
Send private message

Follow a tutorial for your phone!

Some samsung roms don't play nice. And will boot loop your phone.

Make sure you have a backup and know how to restore it and give it a go




CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440

 

Want to be with an awesome ISP? Want $20 credit too? Use this link to sign up to BigPipe.




729 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 97

Subscriber

  Reply # 1487381 8-Feb-2016 12:33
Send private message

mentalinc: Follow a tutorial for your phone!

 

 

 

A tutorial for what?

 

 

 

I'm looking for the xposed framework.





HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


 
 
 
 


1482 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 128

Trusted

  Reply # 1487464 8-Feb-2016 13:27
Send private message

Look on xda... Kinda questioning your ability to do it if a google of xposed and your phone model didn't work...




CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440

 

Want to be with an awesome ISP? Want $20 credit too? Use this link to sign up to BigPipe.


621 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 1487465 8-Feb-2016 13:28
Send private message

google xposed framework xda

 

 

 

its part of XDA developers as google bans rooting and things that give people full control

 

over their own product :)

 

 

 

you will first need to root the device.. depending on firmware patch.. framaroot 1.9 apk worked

 

on mums galaxy note 10.1 but often I had to use a cable and pc win soft to root

 

then a product like supersume to remove the chinese non standard superuser

 

 

 

google tag DO NO EVIL

 

 

 

if only..




729 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 97

Subscriber

  Reply # 1487494 8-Feb-2016 13:55
Send private message

kiwigeek1:

google xposed framework xda


 


its part of XDA developers as google bans rooting and things that give people full control


over their own product :)


 


you will first need to root the device.. depending on firmware patch.. framaroot 1.9 apk worked


on mums galaxy note 10.1 but often I had to use a cable and pc win soft to root


then a product like supersume to remove the chinese non standard superuser


 


google tag DO NO EVIL


 


if only..



I'm all rooted up thanks.

I've been having a good look at xda, and I can find lots of chat about it, but nothing to download.




HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


621 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 1487497 8-Feb-2016 14:01
Send private message

its normally on the first page and updated there and chats and requests and problems reported

 

 

 

there on wards


621 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 1487500 8-Feb-2016 14:07
Send private message

a few links

 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/xposed/unofficial-xposed-samsung-lollipop-t3180960

 

 

 

http://forum.xda-developers.com/xposed/xposed-installer-versions-changelog-t2714053/post24267797

 

 

 

just check which framework is compatiable. 5+ android still working on and experimental I know

 

some warn about bricking and lock ups at boot and making recovery.. Ive never played with or learnt

 

roms and recovery myself all worked fine for my android 4 to 4.4 devices I have like smartwatchs zygpax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


621 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 1487501 8-Feb-2016 14:10
Send private message

latest is framework 2.7 by looks but you can get older ones.. I would search xda with framework and your device model and check what people say if any problems and what build to use to be safe

 

 

 

http://repo.xposed.info/module/de.robv.android.xposed.installer


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28


Vocus Communications wins a place on the TaaS panel
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:16


SwipedOn raises $1 million capital
Posted 26-Jan-2018 15:15


Slingshot offers unlimited gigabit fibre for under a ton
Posted 25-Jan-2018 13:51


Spark doubles down on wireless broadband
Posted 24-Jan-2018 15:44


New Zealand's IT industry in 2018 and beyond
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:50


Introducing your new workplace headache: Gen Z
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:45


Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Posted 22-Jan-2018 12:41



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.