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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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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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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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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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How do you root a device with Magisk when it doesn't have a custom recovery

This is a self answered question to address the subject of title. With a recovery in place, rooting with Magisk is straightforward,it gets a tad difficult when you don't have a recovery.This was ...
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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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Installing magisk with Android 11

Is there a problem with, or something missing from, the steps at this guide for installing Magisk on Android 11? Specifically, in step 13, it says to flash the patched boot image (patched by Magisk ...
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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 install EdXposed on Android 11? What about safety net?

Further to these questions: What are the alternatives for Xposed framework on Pie? Preferably without triggering Safety Net? How to install EdXposed on Android 10 without triggering safety net How ...
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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 manager doesn't show any modules

Android 11, Pixel 4a I did something obviously stupid (and worse, don't remember what) and ended up in a situation that Magisk manager wouldn't respond, in the sense it wouldn't show any modules. I ...
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Will installing TWRP wipe my device?

So I've rooted my Galaxy S10 Exynos using Magisk and now I wish to install Twrp for easier updates flashing. Will installing TWRP on my magisk rooted device wipe my data? Thanks
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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' not in ...
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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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How to Have Device Encryption With Magisk Systemless Root Installed?

I am currently owning a OnePlus 3 64 GB device rooted with Magisk v13.0 (96f8efc) and MagiskSU's systemless root, and using the following ROM, which is based of Android 7.1.2 (Lieanage OS): ...
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Where is the “systemless hosts” file under Magisk?

Where is the "systemless hosts" file? I normally just replace the hosts file in /etc/ since I have a customized list. With the systemless hosts, I don't know which file to replace. P.S., for the ...
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Bootloader is unlocked, fastboot returns ''FAILED (Remote: Verify state locked)

I am trying to root my Vivo V11 with Android 10. The bootloader is unlocked. It says so in the dev settings, and I have to go through the warning prompt every time I reboot my device. When I run the ...
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Pixel 5 bootloop after flashing patched magisk boot image

I was running Magisk on Android 11 on my Google Pixel 5. I installed it using a patched boot image from 11.0.0 (RD1A.200810.021.A1, Oct 2020, EU carriers). Today Android 11 prompted me with an update, ...
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How do I disable emergency call after three power button clicks on my Samsung S10?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S10 (on Android 10). One of the features that constantly irritates me is the accidental dialling of the emergency number. The system by-default looks for triple power button ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can't remove bloatware after rooted

After my phone is rooted (confirmed by Advanced Root Checker*) using this tutorial, I can't remove bloatware. Normally this can be done by System app remover pro, but now the removal keeps failing. Do ...
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Magisk issue :Device rooted but Magisk not installed

Device: OnePlus7, Android 10 What happened Device was rooted with October security patch updated, custom kernel installed and Magisk Manager hidden (to prevent root detection by an app). All working ...
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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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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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Rooting Lenovo tab M8(FHD) That was Upgraded to Android 10

I had rooted this device when I bought it and it was on Android 9 (See Here) Now I upgraded the device to Android 10 with Lenovo Smart and Rescue Assistant. When I try to root it the same way I get a ...
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I failed to install Magisk and now I can't get out of TWRP

I have a Xiaomi redmi note 8, which runs on MIUI-11, I've recently unlocked my phone with MiUnlock, the official program of xiaomi to unlock (root) your phone. I've stumbled across a few hickupps, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Android 10 forensics - Root a cellphone without SD Card and without installing any external apps [duplicate]

I would like to root my Samsung J6 mobile phone that is running Android 10 in order to apply forensically sounding techniques on it (basically recovering deleted data etc). So far, as I researched on ...