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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 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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I wiped my whole phone

So, how to begin ? I have a rooted Honor 8 (FRD-L09). I installed the new Magisk. I have been prompted to reboot. So, I rebooted, and my phone asked me my password for decrypting the OS. I never ...
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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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Can TWRP be flashed by Magisk?

Is there a way to flash TWRP by Magisk itself? Having TWRP and Magisk installed properly, performing an OTA on my OP6T and switching to inactive slot as per Magisk OTA instructions leaves me with a ...
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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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Android decrypt pin not accepted after Magisk boot.img update

I have a Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite and since the update to Android 9, I had troubles to root with TWRP & Magisk. The latest trial was based on the daisy_global_images_V10.0.3.0.PDLMIXM_9.0 images ...
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Magisk Root tasks stopped functioning

Recently moved from SuperSU to Magisk, Everything worked fine the first 3 days. Day 1&2 Deleted, Uninstalled system bloatware apps, the copied apps to /system/app to make them system apps, also ...
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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 ...
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Unable to understand where exactly problem is

Few hours ago I did full clean Resurrection Remix ROM  and gapps installation on my device. After downloading I cross check MD5 hash which match perfectly but in magisk SafetyNet check fail for both ...
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Help an idiot gain confidence / know what to do after a TWRP Data wipe

I rooted my phone sometime mid-2018 or something, just followed some instructions somewhere on how to root. Right now I have TWRP and Magisk on this phone. Currently, I have a strange dilemma with ...
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What exactly can Outlook remote-wipe when using multiple accounts and how I can I prevent havoc via root?

On my Huawei P20lite I can add multiple users or use the "Private Space" feature (which to my understanding boils down to just another user account as well). Now, from the screenshots in another SE ...
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Tell TWRP to decrypt for ota

Old versions of TWRP would prompt for the password to decrypt the phone prior to performing an ota, however new versions are able to apply otas without requiring decryption. This is great in practise ...
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A Noob question about magisk and lineage os <15.1

a question imbecil, after many searches I got a partial compatibility between magisk and lineage the 15.1 (oreo 8.1) and 16.0 unofficial (9.0 ft), any idea of total compatibility? (my dream) Pixel 2, ...
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Is it possible to get root permission using Magisk in Work Profile?

I had flashed Magisk in the recovery, but when I run Magisk Manager in Work Profile it says Magisk is not installed. Does this imply that there is an independent recovery for Work Profile as well? Is ...
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Do I have to reboot between flashing ROM, root and Xposed?

I am going to flash a custom ROM, systemless root (Magisk) and Xposed Framwork through TWRP. Can I flash them all sequentially without rebooting, or do I have to reboot the phone between each ...
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Can Magisk rules be enabled from Recovery (TWRP)?

Is it possible to configure Magisk by ADBing in through TWRP when you install it, so you can get it working on an initial install. I'm having problems with a splash screen -- my boot just locks at ...
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How to prevent systemless Xposed Framework from crashing Play Store?

I'm using systemless Xposed Framework module (v90.2 beta 3) of Magisk Framework (v17.1) on a rooted OnePlus 6 running OxygenOS v5.1.8 (Android 8.1.0). I'm having an issue with Xposed Framework and ...
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Are all Magisk Modules Open Source?

I noticed the main place to download modules is here https://github.com/Magisk-Modules-Repo some in the links section link the source which just loops back to the same page. So are all the modules ...
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How to install TWRP after Magisk?

How to install TWRP after Magisk? I have a OnePlus 6 running Oxygen OS 9.0 and I managed to install Magisk by obtaining the stock boot image and using the magisk manager app to patch it to include ...
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Cannot install ANY Facebook app. Be it regular, modded or even lite

Patient: Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime MIUI 10 v8.8.23 beta by xiaomi.eu Android 6.0.1 What happened: Annoyed with Facebook app burning my eyes, and unofficial mobile wrappers being generally slow and ...
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Install Magisk in TWRP, with “Keep DM-Verity/AVB 2.0” option?

I want to flash the Magisk ZIP while keeping dm-verity and AVB 2.0. The Magisk ZIP detects my encrypted /data partition and keeps force encryption, but always disables dm-verity and AVB 2.0 when ...
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How do I update an OTA while retaining TWRP and Magisk, only with my phone?

I have a OnePlus 6 that uses the A/B partition schema. Previously with my OnePlus 5 with TWRP, I normally download the OTA package, reboot into TWRP to install it, and then TWRP img and Magisk ZIP ...
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Possible to use mods with locked bootloader? Xposed, Root, zip files Twrp

I want to unlock bootloader install twrp, flash xposed and magisk zip files through twrp. Flash the stock roms recovery again relock the bootloader to be able to use those mods. Is this possible, i ...
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Stock image dump for running Magisk necessary?

In the offitical installation instructions for Magisk it says: “However, you MUST have a stock boot image dump beforehand, and you also have to be able to flash the patched boot image, either through ...
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How to hide or spoof bootloader info from any app?

I have spent hours trying to perfect build.prop and when I finally was at the end I forgot about this leakage. Any app can easily know device's bootloader info. I realized this when I ran CPU-Z. ...
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stuck at “updating partition details” while installing magisk

so I have a moto 4 plus running android 7 that I am having trouble with running twrp. I am following a guide to root it by unlocking the bootloader, flashing twrp (temporarily) and then flash Magisk-...
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How to modify "systemless hosts” file under newer Magisk?

It seems to be under /system_root/etc but the hosts file really is just a symbolic link to /system/etc/hosts.
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Where can I add xposed modules to systemless xposed framework?

I have installed Magisk and systemless xposed. What do I need to do to download and install xposed modules (not Magisk modules)? I don't see any app for xposed only the Magisk Manager from where I ...
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How to use Glase on a rooted Android device?

How can I use the Tap and Pay payment app Glase (formerly SEQR) on a device which has been rooted using Magisk?
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How to make Magisk request permission/fingerprint every time for certain apps?

I'm on Magisk v16 and I have a terminal app. I want it to require the user to use fingerprint every time this certain app requests root access. How do I do this?
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How to tell which Xposed modules will break OTA updates?

I have Xiaomi MiA1 which being an Android one device gets monthly security updates One can root it with Magisk and install systemless Xposed 1 . So far, good. My problem is with Xposed modules and ...
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Does Magisk Hide provide protection against malicious apps?

While enabling Magisk Hide on the usual suspects, I found myself wondering if Magisk Hide would prevent a malicious app from detecting that the device is rooted, thereby preventing that app from ...
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Fake the Android USB Debug settings

I'm trying to get a certain NFC tap-and-pay app to work. It's called Nexi-Pay and AFAIK is only available in Italy. Due to "security concerns" they deny access to the app to rooted Android users. I ...
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Every time I install Magisk after a factory reset, I get back an old boot animation and theme. How?

I have factory reset my phone a few times, but every time I install Magisk, I get back an old boot animation that I used from a custom ROM/Kernel I installed and I also get a custom Red accent color I ...