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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...

Magisk Module enables Camera during call, Call Recording, AppLock, and more on Samsung Galaxy S20

OEM Android skins, such as Xiaomi's MIUI or OnePlus' OxygenOS, often feature multiple regional variants. While a few region-exclusive services can be controlled from the server side, some manufacturers prefer to ship a complete set of features inside the firmware, with selective access to regional features being controlled via hidden parameters that are not visible...

Magisk v20.4 released with script consistency changes and bug fixes

Magisk has basically become synonymous with root access on Android at this point. One of the most popular custom ROM distributions, LineageOS, is even dropping support for its own addonsu binary in favor of this systemless solution developed by XDA Recognized Developer topjohnwu. The developer recently talked about potential shortcomings of the MagiskHide component, originating...

Magisk may no longer be able to hide bootloader unlocking from apps

XDA Recognized Developer topjohnwu's "Magisk" project has essentially become synonymous with "root" in the Android community. One of the main reasons it's so popular is because it can hide the fact that the user has modified their device. However, Google may be cracking down on the ability of Magisk to hide the bootloader unlock status...

Your rooted Android phone can jailbreak an iPhone with checkra1n

A lot of us here at XDA-Developers.com actually chanced upon the forums for the first time when we were looking to root our Android devices. After all, our forums are over 17 years old at this point, and currently, boast of over 10 million members who have created more than 3.4 million threads and 77...