SuperSU Beta 2.23 Increases Root App Support

SuperSU Beta 2.23 Increases Root App Support

You may recall that back when Android 4.4 KitKat was the cool kids’ Android version and Android 5.0 was just a name floating on everybody’s lips, we spoke about the next Android version bringing root headaches. Fast forward to the present, Lollipop is rolling out quickly to Nexus devices and most of this year’s flagships, and we already have root access on it thanks to CF-Auto Root being patched accordingly. But due to the aforementioned hurdles and subsequent exploits, some root apps are still unable to acquire root permissions.

Earlier today, XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire pushed an update to the SuperSU Beta flashable zip on his website, which bumps up the version to v2.23 and fixes a number of SELinux policy issues–previous attempts at which resulted in a failed boot. The new workarounds may allow previously non-working root apps to function normally, and Chainfire urges extensive testing on Lollipop and KitKat.

Head on over to the SuperSU Beta thread to get started with flashing the latest version. However, keep in mind that this is beta so report any and all issues you may encounter.

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