Fixing Host File Violation Of Freedom SMS

Freedom SMS or FSMS do not allow users who are blocking our ads but some of the phone sellers are using custom ROMs with embedded ad blocking  in the hosts file by default. Some user are willing to comply to use this app so we created this tutorial.

There are two methods to fix the host file violation:

Notes:

  • You need to be rooted to execute the steps below. If you are not rooted try this method to root your device --> Here or Here .
  • install ES File Explorer for file navigation.

Method 1:

Fixing host file violation by deleting the hosts file.

  1. Open ES File Explorer menu -> Root explorer -> click Mount R/W then move all the selection to RW column.
  2. File Explorer menu -> Local -> Device -> system -> etc, you will see the file hosts then delete the file.
  3. Open FSMS again, It should work.

Method 2:

Fixing by editing the hosts file for compliance.

  1. Turn off WI-FI or Mobile data or disconnect internet connection.
  2. Open ES File Explorer menu -> Root explorer -> click Mount R/W then move all the selection to RW column.
  3. Open Es File Explorer menu -> Local -> Device -> system -> etc
  4.  Click the hosts file -> Text -> Es Note Editor - then in the menu click edit. Remove all the content except this line
  5. Long press hosts file -> more -> properties -> click change under permission row then uncheck write. 
  6. Open the app it should now work..

 

If you have any questions or you need help please contact us HERE.

 

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