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How to mount rclone on Android?

I had rclone mount my Google Drive on my Android 7 box with the Magisk module and Termux. But it has stopped working and now there's only an empty folder. This is the rclone log: 2020/06/03 07:33:54 ...
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SafetyNet vs MagiskHide: what's the status now in mid 2020?

As widely reported on different sites, and also discussed on this site (here and here), earlier this year, Google made changes to SafetyNet so that it could detect bootloader/verified boot status even ...
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SUPolicy to allow custom service to read and write from Internal Storage

I'm setting up custom service with custom sepolicy using this as a base: How to fix SELinux "avc: denied" errors when launching DNSCrypt as init.d script? In 99% I follow the quick summary ...
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Nubia Red Magic 3 shows negative storage on some apps and it's driving my nuts

Probably a bug but I still want to share exactly what's going on and hopefully find a solution. I can't use a logcat for some reason (Sepolicy issue maybe?) But anyways I own a Red Magic 3 and it's ...
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Fastboot don't Show device

I want to root my Umidigi A5 pro and I found a working way(many users said it is working). I installed adb, the adb drivers, the drivers for my phone and I enabled USB debugging. I connected the phone ...
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Which IMG file from ISO to patch with Magisk to use on Android-x86 9 Pie?

Setup: Oracle VirtualBox VM with installed Android-x86 9 (Pie) Rooted out of the box (with SuperSU, guessing from the root access popup, but there's no manager app) .vmdk VM drive android-x86_64-9....
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How could I prevent some smartphone's IMEI and/or ICCID leakage through getprop output?

Some Android smartphone would leak IMEI through getprop, you could test in Termux like this: # Tested on a Mi 5s Plus (Natrium) $ getprop | grep imei [persist.radio.imei]: [86REDACTED] [persist.radio....
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Mount /system on Android 10 with Magisk

I am using Magisk 20.4 and trying to mount /system on a Google Pixel (1st gen) running Android 10. I have tried using: adb shell su -c mount -o rw,remount /system that gives: mount: '/system' ...
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How to ROOT android tablet?

I want to root my tablet but i found it difficult to find the recovery mode for this tablet. I want to magisk root using the boot.img but then again i can't find the stock rom of this tablet. I also ...
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TWRP, can't uncheck “Mount system partition read-only”

I installed this Twrp on my Samsung a40 using Heimdall, worked well but I can't uncheck the option "Mount system partition read-only" in Mount. So, I can't flash Magisk, it fails to mount /system. I ...
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Install TWRP and Magisk Manager on Moto G5 Plus without rooting

I would like to install Google Play Services for AR (ARCore) on my Moto G5 Plus, running Oreo 8.1 - this device is not on the official Google supported list. I believe this is possible with TWRP and ...
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How does Magisk is getting /sbin/su or rather /sbin/magisk executable by any process including adb?

I tried to add executables to /sbin (including at run time). However, even after setting allowing any user to read and execute them at the dac level and setting the correct Selinux context. Non su (...
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Recovery mode doesn't work

I've followed these steps to try to root my phone. Then, I continue following this guide but I'm stuck where it says "Paso 2": I'm trying to access the recovery mode in my PC with the adb reboot ...
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Android: Change file-contents under /system/etc with Magisk

I would like to change a configuration file under /system/etc or /etc. Neither of those locations are writeable and I can't make them writeable with a rw remount. The device is "rooted" with Magisk. ...
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i just got my phone out of a bootloop, should i flash magisk or is it too risky?

My phone was stuck on a bootloop, and i fixed it by typing adb reboot bootloader into cmd. I didnt even type that, Bi typed adb reboot bootloade and forgot the r but it still worked. Im just ...
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How to get vertical recent/overview navigation in Android 10?

I updated my OnePlus 6 to Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.3.2) recently and having a hard time to use it because of the horizontal overview navigation introduced from Android 9. I am in want of replacing ...
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Magisk will fail Safety-Net hereafter. Why?

Recently, Google made security changes which make sure safety-net fails check when Magisk is installed. This was Tweeted by John Wu (Magisk developer) , here and here. Some excerpts: So here we go,...
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What is 02 in the magisk patched vbmeta.img?

According to the Additional Info given for rooting the Android device that doesn't have ramdisk but can be rooted via recovery: we need an empty vbmeta.img and I am trying to check what it actually ...
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Magisk how to hide completely Magisk Manager and Unhide Magisk

I configuring mobile for my Mom, how do I hide Magisk Manager completely. I don't wanna see this app. All I need is to unhide it from ssh session or from adb.
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how to fix ioctl permissions denied error?

I searched in lots of websites/forums but did not find a solution for this problem, and this site is last chance, this is problem: This problem have several other users too. my phone is Galaxy S7 Edge ...
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How do fonts / fallback fonts work in Android 9+?

Short story I want to add a fallback font to my OP6t running Android 9 to support poorly updated / coded legacy apps (unlocked, and rooted with Magisk) - I am looking for a system wide solution I am ...
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How can I record call using c code(c executable that can run on Android-Linux) on rooted Android device?

I want to record a call that is called by my application for the call test purposes. We record a call and compare it with a high-quality WAV file to determine the call quality. But the call recording ...
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Can “Magisk” hide bootloader status?

I am planning to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on my Lenovo p1ma40 to give it a new life. But I often have to do various payment and transactions using banking apps. As you might know , these apps check for ...
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Stuck on 1st Lenovo logo after installing magisk through TWRP

[I use a Lenovo Vibe X2 EU with Android 5.0.- TWRP 3.0.0.0] I installed Magisk through TWRP but as I reboot, I can't make it past the first logo screen as its just stuck there. I tried twice with ...
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Do Magisk modules pose a privacy risk? How to overcome?

Further to this excellent answer here by Irfan Latif How Magisk works? and considering that Magisk modules need not be open sourced (Are all Magisk Modules Open Source?), the question is Do they pose ...
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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Will not boot into Recovery mode from Download Mode

for the first time ever i'v tried to root my samsung device I am running a Samsung Galaxy S10+ SM-G975F I started by making sure OEM was unlocked + USB debugging put the phone into bootloader mode ...
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App not installed. This app isn't compatible with your phone

Rooted my Tecno Spark K7 Android 7.0 Nougat (Stock ROM + Magisk + TWRP). Trying to reinstall my apps from backup apks but I'm getting this message App not installed. This app isn't compatible with ...
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How to extract `magiskpolicy` from `magiskinit64`?

I have cloned the Magisk code at my Ubuntu machine. I have successfully run build.py and get the Magisk.zip file in Out directory. This zip contains arm, chromeos, common, META-INF and x86 folders. ...
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Systemless hosts vs. regular?

Are there any advantages of using systemless hosts file? I have Magisk, and pretty big hosts file, don't know if it matters.
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Where is a file actually located in case of bind mounts

I have a rooted phone with Magisk 20.1 running on it. Inspired by this answer on Unix SE, I successfully created a bind mount using Termux. It was between a folder on external SD card and one in the ...
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recover WiFi password file Android Pie

I know that Android (at least Pie) uses a file WifiConfigStore.xml to store WiFi access points and passwords. It is located in /data/misc/wifi/. I saved it before wipe and reinstall everything. The ...
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How to install EdXposed on Android 10 without triggering safety net

Further to this question What are the alternatives for Xposed framework on Pie? Preferably without triggering Safety Net? How does one install EdXposed on Android 10? Notes: This is a self ...
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How to get rid of SeLinux Denials in Permissive mode?

Need some help with 3 issues: In Permissive mode I get denials, why does this happen and how do I fix that? If I am enforced, how do I give access to my Partitions to various processes. Right now I ...
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Why is Magisk failing ctsProfile?

Under "SafetyNet Check Success", my Magisk shows ctsProfile is not passing? Is there anyway to check on this and figure out why?
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Manually apply security update on unlocked and rooted SDM660 device

My device, BQ Aquaris X2 Pro is unlocked and has Magisk installed. I wanted to apply OTA update using method described here https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/tutorials.html#ota-installation however ...
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Install Magisk on Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935FD) UAE ROM

Going quietly mad here... have tried and tried. Steps taken are I purchased a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge online - its an SM-G935FD, with an original ROM (official) from the UAE (XSG). I install TWRP - no ...
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Destroyed (boot/recovery).img after rebooting the device

I use Realme 3 pro device with SD710 running android 9.0 with ColorOs UI, and i'm trying to root my device with Magisk module. First i followed the instructions at link to unlock bootloader,then ...
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Missing “Manage root accesses” under developer options in LineageOS 16

My phone is Mi 5s Plus 6GB/128GB. After a clean installation (flashed MIUI 9.6.27 first) of official LineageOS 16.0 Sep 19, 2019 I can't find "Manage root accesses" under developer options. After ...
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How to grant an app root access without GUI interaction?

I'm trying to update my APN settings using: adb shell "su -c 'content update --uri content://telephony/carriers --bind name:s:\""SDR"\" --bind apn:s:"SDR-internet"'" The first time I run this ...
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Successfully installed TWRP and Magisk means bootloader unlocked?

I have a Samsung Galaxy On7, running stock firmware, Android 6.0.1. I have successfully installed TWRP and also flashed Magisk. In the developer options, I have toggled the "OEM Unlock" option to ON ...
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Does renaming a file then rename it back break safetynet?

Presume Safetynet passes after installing Magisk. If I rename /system/prev-app/SetupWizard/SetupWizard.apk to SetupWizard.apk.a. Then after a restart, I rename it back. Will this action break ...
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SELinux temporary set to permissive

I am using a Galaxy s10+, rooted with magisk, no custom ROM, no custom kernel and no custom recovery. The rooting is heavily limited because of the SELinux enforce mode. Actually, no root command in ...
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How to load kernel module with Magisk root but without custom kernel?

I am having a really hard time finding anything about this on Google which is not from 2011. I have a Samsung Galaxy S10+. I have rooted it with Magisk without TWRP, i.e. no custom recovery or custom ...
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TWRP Wipe question

I want to root SG S7 Edge. I have not installed twrp. Once I install twrp, all I want is root acess not custom roms or whatever. My question is if I only will install Magisk, do I need to wipe. If yes,...
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Device does not boot

I have a OnePlus 6T i disabled my magisk hide and rebooted but it gets stuck in the animation of a red dot and two white dots revolving around it after sometime it boots in twrp. i have uninstall.zip ...
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How Magisk works?

Magisk is known as a “systemless” root method. It’s essentially a way to modify the system without actually modifying it. Modifications are stored safely in the boot partition instead of modifying the ...
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Particular WiFi does not connect after trying to root Samsung Galaxy S10e with Magisk

I followed this tutorial: https://topjohnwu.github.io/Magisk/samsung All went well until step 14 (so, right after flashing the ROM and rebooting). At step 14, Magisk tried updating, but could not. I ...
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Decryption Unsuccessful after data wipe and format

P9 Lite, everything was fine until this evening when I updated from Magisk 18 to 19.1 Got Decryption unsuccessful error, flashed magisk uninstaller, wiped data + cache + dalvik and tried data format ...
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Sniffing SSL/TLS connections with BURP

I want to sniff SSL/TLS encrypted traffic of my installed apps using BURP. After installing the burp certificate on my One Plus 5T and moving certificates through the Magisk tweak "Move Certificates" ...
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Can I flash magisk on encrypted HTC10?

Phone in question is european HTC 10 with Oreo. Here is what I did: Unlocked the bootloader following procedure from htcdev. Flashed TWRP. Sideloaded SuperSu. Then I figured that I don't want ...