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Old 23-05-2019, 11:38 PM   #1981
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Which path should I mount?
/ or /system or others?
Just set to RW?
Sorry, novice.
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Did you mount the system partition as R/W under Root Explorer (part of ES File Explorer)?
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Old 24-05-2019, 06:49 AM   #1982
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Just mount all as R/W.

But you need to learn to be able to flash the firmware first before experimenting.

Which path should I mount?
/ or /system or others?
Just set to RW?
Sorry, novice.
Thanks

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Old 24-05-2019, 08:56 AM   #1983
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Thanks.
Never done any flashing before. PC not working. No male usb cable.
Tv box playstore unusable, can't update itself or install any apps. Saw in YouTube how to upgrade playstore using es file explorer. Hope it works after mounting.

Just play play no harm. Learn something new. Might do flashing after getting usb cable. Have old tv box to play.

Just mount all as R/W.

But you need to learn to be able to flash the firmware first before experimenting.
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Old 24-05-2019, 09:20 AM   #1984
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Thanks.
Never done any flashing before. PC not working. No male usb cable.
Tv box playstore unusable, can't update itself or install any apps. Saw in YouTube how to upgrade playstore using es file explorer. Hope it works after mounting.

Just play play no harm. Learn something new. Might do flashing after getting usb cable. Have old tv box to play.


It is not necessary to have playstore. Just disable or uninstall playstore and install alternative such as yalp store.
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Old 24-05-2019, 01:58 PM   #1985
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I am using apkpure and aptoide.
Just want to learn how to play with root edit.
Also want to know how to solve if playstore has problem

It is not necessary to have playstore. Just disable or uninstall playstore and install alternative such as yalp store.
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Old 24-05-2019, 02:01 PM   #1986
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It seems /system is locked for this tv box. Try many times still shows RO for system.

Just mount all as R/W.

But you need to learn to be able to flash the firmware first before experimenting.
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Old 24-05-2019, 02:05 PM   #1987
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It seems /system is locked for this tv box. Try many times still shows RO for system.
Looks like the root is not properly implemented in your box.
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Old 24-05-2019, 03:36 PM   #1988
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I am using apkpure and aptoide.
Just want to learn how to play with root edit.
Also want to know how to solve if playstore has problem


you can using es explorer's root explorer to uninstall playstore, then install again.

installation of playstore is not straight forward, if you are interested to do it, google to find out procedures.
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Old 24-05-2019, 05:02 PM   #1989
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Not feel surprised, usually it is not a good idea to buy from shows anyway. In fact the best places to buy is still online shops like Lazada.
Yap yap, but is always a common sight the IT show...
very scale down this year compare to the March one.
Xiaomi store at suntec do have ex-stock of Mi box S @ $98 (if i rem correctly)

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Old 24-05-2019, 05:39 PM   #1990
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Nice interview of TV Box manufacturer.
https://www.cnx-software.com/2019/05...enzhen-tomato/
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Old 24-05-2019, 05:43 PM   #1991
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Yap yap, but is always a common sight the IT show...
very scale down this year compare to the March one.
Xiaomi store at suntec do have ex-stock of Mi box S @ $98 (if i rem correctly)
Yes it is reported that there are Mi Box S boxes selling in some local Mi Shops (run by local Mi Distributor, not Xiaomi Singapore) now at around S$99. If you value one year local warranty it is not a bad buy. The normal price from Lazada is around S$75 to S$86.
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Old 24-05-2019, 06:32 PM   #1992
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Had Google many times but unable to get solution.
Saw in YouTube using es file explorer root explorer but still fail.
Had chat with Google and they say my box not supported by them . Already give up.

you can using es explorer's root explorer to uninstall playstore, then install again.

installation of playstore is not straight forward, if you are interested to do it, google to find out procedures.
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Old 24-05-2019, 08:05 PM   #1993
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What is the advantage of this tv box compared to plug in the laptop to tv via hdmi or using chromecast?
I have old laptop connected to tv at the moment to watch streaming? Alternative from using netflix directly from tv, because some show is not available at netflix.
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Old 24-05-2019, 08:39 PM   #1994
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What is the advantage of this tv box compared to plug in the laptop to tv via hdmi or using chromecast?
I have old laptop connected to tv at the moment to watch streaming? Alternative from using netflix directly from tv, because some show is not available at netflix.
It is easier to use a TV box than a computer and the space/power required is also less.

For example you typically use a remote control and not a keyboard/mouse with a TV box.

I use mouse and keyboard and the remote with my TV box but I am not a typical user of TV boxes.

Compare to Chromecast, then the Android TV boxes like Mi Box S obviously support more apps and do not require a mobile or computer to function. In fact Mi Box S even has Chromecast 4k function built-in.

But if you have a smart TV and Chromecast, you may not need an Android TV boxes if your apps required are fulfilled.

And if you are willing to use a laptop or HTPC, then you probably do not need an Android TV box either.
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