MAGISK Posts on XDA

The Magisk Manager APK can now be flashed from within TWRP

Topjohnwu, the developer of Magisk, announced a major change today to the popular open-source rooting tool. The biggest change is that the binaries and scripts required to root your phone are now contained within the Manager app rather than being downloaded over the Internet. As a result, you'll only need to download one file —...

Magisk v21.2 and Magisk Manager v8.0.4 released with bug and stability fixes for root access

XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu's Magisk is inarguably the most popular root solution for Android devices. With it, rooting your Android device is as simple as flashing a .zip file ina custom recovery like TWRP and installing the Magisk Manager app. The tool recently received a major update that introduced support for Android 11, an...

Magisk (Beta) v21.1 and Magisk Manager v8.0.3 bring along Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G support, and more

XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu has released Magisk (Beta) v21.1 and Magisk Manager v8.0.3, bringing support for the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G. Magisk provides users with an easy solution to root your Android device. TopJohnwu previously launched updates to its Magisk apps that brought support for Android 11. Topjohnwu announced the new updates on...

Customize the Pixel Launcher on the Google Pixel 5 with Pixel Launcher Editor [Root]

The Pixel Launcher Editor is a combination of a Magisk module and Substratum theme that lets Pixel users build their own custom theme for the stock launcher on their devices. The mod was created by XDA Senior Member eg1122, and it's already available for the Pixel 3/3 XL, Pixel 3a/3a XL, Pixel 4/4 XL, and...

Magisk v21 and Magisk Manager 8.0.0 released with Android 11 support, app redesign, and much more

Magisk by XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu is inarguably the most popular root solution for Android devices. With Magisk, rooting your Android device is as simple as flashing a .zip file in a custom recovery like TWRP and installing the Magisk Manager app. But because of the modifications it has to make to allow for systemless-root,...

KTweak is a new kernel adjustment mod that optimizes the performance of Android devices

Here at XDA, we love to keep tabs on kernel source code release events by various Android OEMs. The modus operandi of this practice lies in the fact that our brilliant aftermarket development community often tinkers with those stock kernel sources to fix existing bugs or even add some kind of novel feature. The concept...

OxygenOS 11’s new OnePlus Sans font now available to sideload via Magisk Module

Last week, OnePlus gave us a sneak peek of OxygenOS 11 as they released the third (and final) Developer Preview build of Android 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. The latest iteration of the Chinese OEM's custom skin comes with a plethora of design language changes, including a brand new font named OnePlus Sans.OnePlus Sans...

Enable OxygenOS’s Horizon Light notification feature on the OnePlus 6T [Root]

OnePlus maintains a somewhat common codebase for its Android-based OxygenOS software across all its devices for the sake of easy maintenance and interoperability. Take the example of the highly anticipated Always on Display mode: It has finally appeared in the latest OxygenOS 11 developer preview builds for the OnePlus 8 series, and the OEM has...

Fix the Razer Phone 2’s camera viewfinder and EIS with this Magisk Module

The Razer Phone 2 (review) offers some solid specifications, even by today's standards. The phone sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset clocked at 2.8GHz, a decent 4,000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0+ as well as wireless Qi charging support, and a surreal 120Hz IGZO LCD 1440p display. However, the OEM is having a hard...

SafetyNet’s dreaded hardware attestation is rolling out, making it much harder for Magisk to hide root

Back in March, a few users with Magisk installed noticed that their devices were failing SafetyNet attestation. This news was troubling to the community at XDA because it means that many crucial banking/financial apps and popular games like Pokémon Go and Fate/Grand Order were refusing to run on rooted devices. For some time, it seemed...

App Volume Control lets you control the individual volume levels of Android apps [Root]

If you've ever tried to play audio from several Android apps simultaneously on your smartphone, you've probably realized that it sucks to do this. It would be nice to casually enjoy an Android game while your favorite music from Spotify is blasting in the background. On the other hand, it would also be nice if...

Latest Magisk Canary release adds support for Android 11

Magisk by XDA Recognized Developer topjohnwu is the most popular root solution for Android devices, but because of the modifications it has to do to allow for systemless-root, it usually needs to be updated to be compatible with the latest Android release. The first Developer Preview for Android 11 was released back in February followed...