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    Default Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    [Root] WeakSauce APK - 1.0.1 - xda-developers

    I'm using that method to root my phone. Every time I try to install SuperSU's binaries it keeps saying installation failed. How do I fix it?

    EDIT: Do I even need SuperSU?
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Yeah, you need some kind of Super User app. SuperSU is a good one. I am curious if you downloaded the most up to date one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Yeah, you need some kind of Super User app. SuperSU is a good one. I am curious if you downloaded the most up to date one?
    Yeah I downloaded from the Play Store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CannedBullets View Post
    Yeah I downloaded from the Play Store.

    Posted via Android Central App on HTC One (M8)
    My mistake....I was thinking of the superuser zip file.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    My mistake....I was thinking of the superuser zip file.
    Yeah I tried rerooting the phone. Reinstalled SuperSU. Same issue. So I reboot my phone. And then SuperSU says I need to reroot because it doesn't have a binary for 4.3. Which is weird because I'm on 4.4.2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CannedBullets View Post
    Yeah I tried rerooting the phone. Reinstalled SuperSU. Same issue. So I reboot my phone. And then SuperSU says I need to reroot because it doesn't have a binary for 4.3. Which is weird because I'm on 4.4.2.

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    Did you see the Update part in red?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Did you see the Update part in red?
    What part?

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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Quote Originally Posted by CannedBullets View Post
    What part?

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    In the thread at Xda. I just noticed it while looking over the thread.

    P.S. Sorry if my other reply seemed on the rude side. I did not mean for it to be.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    In the thread at Xda. I just noticed it while looking over the thread.

    P.S. Sorry if my other reply seemed on the rude side. I did not mean for it to be.
    You mean the one for uninstalling? I tried that. I just pressed restart though. I can't get adb reboot to work. It keeps saying device not detected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CannedBullets View Post
    You mean the one for uninstalling? I tried that. I just pressed restart though. I can't get adb reboot to work. It keeps saying device not detected.

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    Is the device pin locked? You have USB debugging checked in developer options?
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Is the device pin locked? You have USB debugging checked in developer options?
    Yeah I do, but what's pin locked? For now I think I'll on;y root when HTC stops giving updates.
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    Pin locked meaning do you enter a pin number to unlock your device.

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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    +1 I'm having the exact same issues. Rooted with weak sauce. Downloaded supersu from play store. Getting same error.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    And not to hijack the thread, but I just downloaded and ran Sunshine S-Off. It rebooted my phone. Now weak sauce says I'm rooted and Will not let me run the program again. But Supersu and Sunshine and Root Checker now says that I am not rooted.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Sorry. A reboot fixed my root, s-off issue. The Super User app persists.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Golfdriver97 View Post
    Pin locked meaning do you enter a pin number to unlock your device.

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    No its pattern unlocked.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    I'm trying to root my m8 for the first time and am experiencing the exact same thing..... It says there is no SU Binary installed and Supersu cannot install it. Any ideas why?
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    No, i used weaksauce to root my verizon m8 and it is working fine without superuser or supersu. I can use root just fine.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    I'm having trouble installing the super su app too. Weaksauce worked but that's where I'm stuck.

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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    Quote Originally Posted by allroy75 View Post
    I'm trying to root my m8 for the first time and am experiencing the exact same thing..... It says there is no SU Binary installed and Supersu cannot install it. Any ideas why?
    Quote Originally Posted by Josh Meade1 View Post
    No, i used weaksauce to root my verizon m8 and it is working fine without superuser or supersu. I can use root just fine.
    Quote Originally Posted by Manphibian View Post
    +1 I'm having the exact same issues. Rooted with weak sauce. Downloaded supersu from play store. Getting same error.
    Quote Originally Posted by sicario666 View Post
    I'm having trouble installing the super su app too. Weaksauce worked but that's where I'm stuck.

    Sent from my HTC6525LVW using Tapatalk
    Glad I'm not the only one.

    Super SU binaries not installing. - xda-developers

    Yeah someone outlined some possible solutions on the CDA thread though, I haven't tried them yet because I don't think I'll get a custom ROM on it.
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    re-root your phone.

    If you do it with an one click app, download the lastest. And try again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by allroy75 View Post
    I'm trying to root my m8 for the first time and am experiencing the exact same thing..... It says there is no SU Binary installed and Supersu cannot install it. Any ideas why?
    i have the same problem do you fix it? and how?
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    The only thing that worked for me was running Sunshine to get S off. Then I ran Kingroot (you can google the app) to get temp root and installed SuperSU.

    After that I removed Kingroot and with S off and SuperSU it works fine on 5.0.1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Assimov View Post
    The only thing that worked for me was running Sunshine to get S off. Then I ran Kingroot (you can google the app) to get temp root and installed SuperSU.

    After that I removed Kingroot and with S off and SuperSU it works fine on 5.0.1.
    pls share the link to Sunshine and kingroot. can't find dem on playstore
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    Default Re: Super SU Installation Failed. How do I fix it?

    To get the kingroot.com you can either root through the android app or through the windows program.
    The other application i have never heard of.
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