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How to get permission over data/data/ directory

asked 2014-02-24 09:04:21 +0300

Nikka gravatar image

My Jolla is running out of space and I noticed that when I remove an app the data files stay in the phone. I have tested so many apps that I have like 2gB s worth of datafiles of apps that I don't even have anymore.

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answered 2014-02-25 11:56:10 +0300

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updated 2014-02-25 11:59:51 +0300

In terminal, run command: "chmod -r 777 /data/data" to give the folder and its files all permissions. Also "chmod -r u+w /data/data" should be enough if you don't want to add all permissions. Adds write permission to user.

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Thank you!

Nikka ( 2014-02-25 20:20:12 +0300 )edit

this is in the SFOS terminal?

kakow ( 2019-06-22 08:15:36 +0300 )edit
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answered 2014-02-24 22:46:01 +0300

Ryan gravatar image

updated 2014-02-24 22:48:54 +0300

To remove the android app data, you could download an android file manager. There are other posts that answer the terminal commands for this regarding native apps (after enabling developer mode) I'll post them if I find them

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