I followed all steps in this article trying to change my mac address. https://geekeasier.com/change-mac-address-in-android-devices-without-root/4792/#comments.

Then when I entered ip link set wlan0 address XX:XX:XX:YY:YY:YY ,it shows request send failed:permission denied.

I was using mac address generator and didn't change the address prefix,I tried turn wifi on and off all still didn't work, don't know where do I go wrong. Is the wlan0 above should be something else?

Or there is something I have to do with phone first?

  • Which Android version and phone model? Also keep in mind the last paragraph of the article before the comments (it can work but does not have to and it may not work on newer Android versions). – Robert Jun 5 '18 at 15:02
  • Not working on Google Pixel with Pie update. – bbodenmiller Aug 23 '18 at 15:44
  • ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx.. doesn't work either. – bbodenmiller Aug 23 '18 at 15:53

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