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Magisk v25.0 improves SELinux handling, revises root permission management, and much more

At this point, we at XDA are certain that most of you have at least heard of Magisk. Created by John Wu, aka XDA Recognized Developer topjohnwu, the project originally started off as a systemless root method and has gradually evolved into a much more diverse and powerful solution beyond just a plain superuser privilege...

What is Riru, and what can you do with it on your Android device?

Before Magisk became a thing, it was Xposed Framework that vastly shaped the device-agnostic Android modding approach. Rather than having to decompile applications, modify bits and pieces, recompile, and push the modded files back to our devices, we can replace any method in any class at runtime using Xposed and a purpose-built module. The framework...

Magic ToolFlash lets you flash ZIP packages directly from your Android device

When most people install Magisk modules, they just flash it via the Magisk app and then reboot into Android. When it comes to installing regular flashable ZIP packages, there are custom recovery projects like TWRP that do the job. However, if you’re going to be rooting and tinkering your device, you should probably get used...

How to Root your Android smartphone: Google, OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and others too!

Welcome to the XDA-Developers Root Directory. Here, you can find root tutorials for most devices that are on the XDA Forums. Learn how to root any Android device, even the best Android phones! If you don’t see your device listed or you see a misplaced link, send a message to Skanda Hazarika (SkandaH on the...

Magisk v24.2 released with Zygisk improvements, stability fixes, and much more

As of 2022, Magisk is the most popular and recommended rooting solution for devices running Android. Created by John Wu, aka XDA Recognized Developer topjohnwu, the Magisk project has gradually evolved into a much more diverse and powerful tool beyond just plain root. A big part of its success comes from the developer’s consistency and...

Magisk v24.0 release introduces Zygisk, brings along Android 12 support, and more

XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu's Magisk started off as a systemless root method and has evolved over the years into a much more diverse and powerful tool beyond just plain root. But even today, if you need root, chances are that the recommended root method for your device mentions installing Magisk for superuser access. The latest...

How to pass SafetyNet on Android after rooting or installing a custom ROM

SafetyNet bypassing has long been a cat and mouse game between Google and the community. The community loves to modify the software on their phone, a process that usually involves bootloader unlocking as the first step. But this, in turn, trips SafetyNet, which can cause several popular apps to stop working on the phone, some...

Latest Magisk Canary release adds support for Android 12, drops MagiskHide

If you consider yourself a power user in the Android ecosystem, then the name "Magisk" definitely needs no introduction. Thanks to this creation of John Wu, a.k.a. XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu, one can easily gain root access on an Android device by patching its boot image. However, because of the modifications that Magisk has to...

Best Magisk Modules: Call Recorder, Font Manager, 1Controller, and more!

Magisk is undoubtedly one of the best tools for Android power users looking to unlock the full potential of their device. Developed by John Wu, a.k.a. XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu, Magisk offers a distinctive "systemless interface" that can be used for everything from rooting your device to adding unique features to it. The best...

Universal SafetyNet Fix gets updated with support for Android 12 and many OEM skins

It took a long time for the Android aftermarket development scene to find a somewhat universal method to bypass the hardware-backed SafetyNet attestation techniques, but after an immense amount of work, XDA Senior Member kdrag0n accomplished the feat in January. Thankfully, it took significantly less time to make the fix compatible with Android 12. The developer...

Magisk is dropping support for hiding root access from apps

Back in May, topjohnwu, the developer of Magisk, announced that he had joined Google on the Android Platform Security Team. Given that Magisk is used to root Android devices and also circumvent root detection measures in apps, many were skeptical that Google would allow the developer to continue working on the project in its current...

How to Install Magisk on your Android Phone

If you've ever thought of rooting your phone or modding certain aspects of it, the chances are you've heard of Magisk. But what is Magisk? Magisk is a tool that can be used to gain root access on your device, similar to SuperSU but it's not limited to just that. Developed by topjohnwu, a Senior...