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Root Explorer

by Speed Software
Rated: All Ages

Price: $3.99
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  • ACCESS_SUPERUSER
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
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Latest updates

What's new in version 4.1.6
  • • Reduced size of tabs and added tab size preference. To put the tab height back to how it was, select the large tab size in preferences.
  • • Fixed problem replacing files in Dropbox.
  • • Fixed problem accessing SMB servers belonging to a domain.
  • • A few other performance improvements and fixes.

Product details



Product features

  • Multiple tabs.
  • Network (SMB), Google Drive, Box and Dropbox support.
  • Concurrent, background processing of multiple operations with notifications.
  • Action bar and multi-select action mode support.
  • Fully customizable list icons.

Product description

Root Explorer is the ultimate file manager for root users. Access the whole of android's file system (including the elusive data folder!).

Features include multiple tabs, Google Drive, Box, Dropbox and network (SMB) support, SQLite database viewer, Text Editor, create and extract zip or tar/gzip files, extract rar archives, multi-select, execute scripts, search, remount, permissions, bookmarks, send files (via email, bluetooth etc), image thumbnails, APK binary XML viewer, change file owner/group, create symbolic link, "Open With" facility, MD5, create shortcuts.

Technical details

Size: 3.3MB
Version: 4.1.6
Developed By: Speed Software
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • ACCESS_SUPERUSER
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Read from external storage
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Write to external storage
  • Allows verification of Google app Entitlements
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Allows installation of home screen shortcuts
Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3
Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

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