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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...

Magisk Manager gets a dramatically redesigned UI in the latest Canary update

As of 2020, Magisk is the most popular and recommended rooting solution for hundreds of devices. A big part of its success comes from the developer's activity and consistency of quality updates. Canary, Beta, and eventually Stable channels of Magisk often get updated with exciting new features and better support. The rooting solution's front-end client,...

NFCScreenOff mod enables scanning NFC tags when your Android phone is locked

Have you ever wanted to be able to scan NFC tags when your phone screen is off? That's not a possibility as there are security risks in doing so - imagine if someone could trigger a mobile payment from your smartphone while the screen is off? There are other security risks as well, but the...

1Controller Magisk Module adds PlayStation Dualshock and Xbox game controller support to rooted Android devices

Over the last couple of years, mobile gaming has evolved from casual games to a burgeoning industry chock full of a variety of eSports titles. We also saw the release of some amazing gaming smartphones and along with that came a slew of gaming accessories, including controllers, secondary displays, cooling fans, and more. However, Android...

Magisk v20.2 lets modules include custom sepolicy patches and introduces a new module installer format

Magisk is one of the best tools for Android users looking to unlock the full potential of their device. It's a systemless interface developed by XDA Recognized Developer topjohnwu that can be used for everything from rooting your device to adding unique features to it. The best part about using it is that it allows...

LineageOS is dropping its own superuser implementation, making Magisk the de facto solution

LineageOS is one of the most popular custom ROMs available for Android devices, if not the most popular custom ROM out there. This custom ROM takes Android as found on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and adds its own flavor on top of it. A lot of custom ROMs tend to then adopt LineageOS...

How to get the Pixel Launcher with overview text and image selection on any rooted Android 10 device

When Google switched up the Overview screen in Android P, they introduced a new feature called "Smart Selection." Basically, switching the Pixel Launcher Overview to horizontal scrolling cards with high-resolution previews allowed OCR (optical character recognition) to work on them. You can literally select text and images from what is essentially a screenshot of the...