Root Explorer

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.

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New permissions:

Full network access - Required for network and cloud access. No information is passed to us over the internet.

Add or remove accounts - Used by the Google Drive SDK to add a new account if desired. No changes are made to existing accounts and no details accessed apart from the account name.

Find accounts on the device - Used to list available accounts for logging into Google Drive.

Prevent from sleeping - Used to stop the device sleeping during long operations so they are not interrupted.
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What's New

Version 4.2.3
• Fixed problem when using MX Player to play streamed videos from SMB v2 shares.
Sorry about the quickfire updates but there were some SMB v2 issues which needed urgent attention. Hopefully this will be the last emergency update!

Versions 4.2- 4.2.2
• Support for SMB Version 2 on Android 5.0 and above.
• Fixed problem with lost connection after streaming videos or music files using SMB v2.
• Fixed crash if permissions, owner or context change attempted on previously deleted file.
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Additional Information

February 6, 2018
Current Version
Requires Android
2.3 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
Speed Software
Speed Software, The Old Emporium, Bow Street, Langport, Somerset TA10 9PQ, United Kingdom
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