I need an app that can spoof device info. Like:

Choose amount of RAM: 20GB

Choose your CPU: ARM64 9000cores

Choose app to lie to: [android app]

And so on. I know there is an Xposed module for that, but I want to temporarily fake info for only one app of my choosing, and not permanently for the whole device.

I also know of the GLTools app, that lets you do exactly that, but because it's a GPU tweaking app, it wants me to install a custom EGL driver first, which I don't need.

I would prefer a non-root alternative, if such exists, but root ones are equally as welcome.

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    There is only one chance to get this without root: You have to repackage the app and include the Frida Gadget in it. Using this solution you could develop a Frida script that returns forged data for certain system information calls. If the app contains anti-reverse engineering and/or anti-debugging measures this can get pretty complicated. – Robert Apr 20 '20 at 8:07
  • Which is this Xposed module that can fake RAM? – beeshyams Apr 20 '20 at 8:49
  • I'm entirely unfamiliar with frida, and the question is about whether or not there is a "tap-and-go" app to do this – Роман Мавроян Apr 20 '20 at 9:48
  • I noticed you've asked a similar question on Unix.SE. For Android, I don't think there is a "tap-and-go" app that can fake device info easily. While Robert's comment is a possible answer, I'm afraid this might be an XY-problem... – Andrew T. Apr 20 '20 at 10:12
  • Yeah, it's actually same app I want to run, BOINC, only this time for android. On my laptop, I did manage to fool it, works like a charm, and doesn't actually use as much memory as it claimed to need, which made me think, why not to try to do same thing on Android? And no, there IS one app that can do that, called GLTools, except it needs to install a special driver before I can use it, which I'm understandably hesitant about. So, if there is one app, why can't there be another? – Роман Мавроян Apr 20 '20 at 13:56

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