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Magisk Receives an Update to v14, Adds New Install Method and More

A little less than a month ago we covered a big update to Magisk beta when it was brought up to version 13.5. That beta update focused on bringing back Busybox, although only to be used internally, and added some stock Samsung kernel workarounds for improved compatibility. Naturally, you can install the Busybox binary thanks...

Magisk Module Enables the Camera2API

We recently saw a port of the Google Camera for newer Snapdragon devices that allows HDR+ to work on them. However, for this to work, camera2api needs to be enabled since it's dependant on that API. You could do this with a build.prop edit, or you could install a new Magisk Module from XDA Senior...

Magisk Beta v13.5 Update Adds Busybox for Internal Use, Samsung Kernel Workarounds and More

Last month we saw XDA Recognized Contributor and Developer topjohnwu release a new stable update of Magisk. This was version 13.3 which allowed it to bypass Google's latest SafetyNet restrictions and added a scrolling log screen feature to Magisk Manager. Since then, a lot of work has gone into the new beta update and this is available to the...

Unofficial Ports of Magisk for the Pixel and Pixel XL Get Dedicated Thread

Until now, Pixel and Pixel XL owners have had to use the Magisk port that was provided by XDA Senior Member goodwin_c and located in the Pixel's Resurrection Remix custom ROM thread. Now goodwin_c has created a dedicated thread for their port and it's located in our Magisk forum right now. Unlike the port listed in the Resurrection Remix...

Magisk v13.3 is Now Available, Bypasses Google’s Latest SafetyNet Protections

As usual, the SafetyNet game continues to go back and forth with the latest activity being from the developer of Magisk. It was only a couple of days ago when we reported on the new SafetyNet update that prevented Magisk v13.2 and lower from bypassing its checks. At the time, there was a temporary fix...

Google Updates SafetyNet, Temporary Fix Available for Magisk, Official Update Coming

As we all know, the SafetyNet bypassing is a cat and mouse game between Google and the community. It was only last month when Google had previously updated SafetyNet in order to prevent our bypass attempts with applications such as Magisk. XDA Recognized Contributor and Developer topjohnwu was able to quickly put in a fix in their...

[Update: v13.1 Released] Magisk Version 13 Coming Soon to Stable Branch

After more than a month of testing as a beta, XDA Recognized Contributor and Developer topjohnwu's Magisk v13 is on its way to the stable branch. The stable v13 release will bring with itself Android O compatibility, a unified binary as well as a host of bug fixes and improvements from all the prior betas. As topjohnwu mentions...

Magisk Module for Systemless Substratum Lets You Use Themes in Legacy Mode

Using Substratum in Legacy Mode (which many devices are required to do) generally means that your /system partition gets modified and this is something that not everyone is happy with doing. To solve this on their Galaxy S6 Edge+, XDA Member  Nodens came up with a Magisk Module that lets you use Substratum in Legacy Mode,...

New Build of Magisk Beta 13 is Now Available and it Can Bypass SafetyNet

There's been a lot of new surrounding Magisk lately. At the start of the month Google removed Magisk Manager from the Play Store because of how the application is setup. XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor topjohnwu then started testing a beta of version 13 just last week as it was a complete rewrite so it could be a...

Magisk Developer Assures Next Magisk Beta will Pass SafetyNet Again

Earlier today, reports started coming in of Google updating their Play Services and causing current "safe" root methods like Magisk to fail SafetyNet checks again. This meant that devices with root and other modifications once again got detected by SafetyNet, and subsequently, got blocked when attempting to use SafetyNet-reliant applications such as Android Pay. XDA Recognized...

Magisk v13.0 Beta Available to Test, Brings Unified Binary, Manual Injection And More

Three weeks ago, XDA Recognized Developer and Contributor topjohnwu announced, that Magisk v13.0 will be re-written to have a unified binary. After weeks of coding and debugging, the beta version of the project is finally available to test. Earlier this month Magisk Manager has been removed from Google Play. The project is now hosted on XDA...

Magisk Manager Removed from Play Store, Developer Comments on the Future of Magisk

Eagle-eyed community members spotted that one of the community's beloved projects, Magisk, was no longer available on the Google Play Store. The Play Store URL for Magisk Manager would 404, indicating that the project was taken off the primary and most popular source of Android app distribution. Even if you had the app downloaded previously,...
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