[Fixed] Root Explorer: Unable to Change File Permission

Due to Fat32 File System Format of some files in your device you may be unable to change the permission of the files with Root Explorer.

A quick fix of this error is to  –

  1. Open Root Explorer File Manager.
  2. Navigate to /Data/Media/0/
  3. Search your file -> Long press it -> Change File Permission.

The files in data/media/0/ are in Ext3/Ext4 format which is why you can easily change the permission.

[Fixed] Root Explorer “Delete Failed” Error.

A lot of users have reported us of an issue where when user try to delete any image/screenshot from their device and Root Explorer gives “Delete Failed” error.

Currently there’s no official news by Root Explorer developers on getting this fixed however there’s a way of bypassing this and successfully deleting the files.

  1. Open file manager.
  2. Navigate to /data/media.
  3. Select and delete the media.

Note: Ensure that the folder is mounted as Read & Write.

Use the same technique to remove the other files from your device in case the following error occurs.

Root Explorer v4.1.1 Released!

The developers finally released the latest version of Root Explorer file manager.

The v.4.1.1 rolls out the following updates –

  1. New setting for enabling/disabling the auto launch.
  2. Automatic launch disabled.

The bug fixes –

In Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphones the file manager used to automatically launch by USB connection notification on every reboot despite no connection was ever made. The latest fix on the Root Explorer app solves this problem.