Questions tagged [systemless-root]

Use this tag for issues related to systemless rooting (which does rooting without modifying /system partition). All latest Magisk zips provide systemless root by default and latest SuperSU zips (BETA from v2.56; STABLE from v2.76)

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Can a Samsung receive OTA updates normally with a systemless root?

If a systemless root is done, will software updates still appear in settings/show up as a notification that there is a new update available? In case it does show up, can you download and install the ...
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Magisk Modules Problem

So I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 mido . With CrDroid Android Q,Clarity Kernel And BitGapps. I installed magisk to increase performance of my device . And installed some modules . Nothing was wrong ...
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How can I disable the "Install update to keep device running smoothly" notification?

Once every few weeks, I get this notification to update the device after unlocking my phone. I have automatic updates disabled in system settings as well. Hoping there is a service that a "root ...
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Replace EMUI systemui with stock

My phone broke just a bit too early. I am currently waiting for a Fairphone 4, but the delivery time is quite long, so I am stuck with an old Honor 9 Lite which we had lying around. But EMUI is really ...
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What are the changes made to Magisk?

John Wu, developer of Magisk, published a blog State of Magisk:2021, a couple of days ago which led to some confusion as to what is to be expected. Can the changes be explained in non-technical ...
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How to root Redmi 9C (Redmi 9 India)?

As I understand I can get root access without installing a custom recovery with fastboot commands as described in the Magisk Installation Instructions. I have downloaded the Magisk app and under ...
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How to root access a motorola one fusion plus

I don't have a pc and I want to root my motorola one fusion+ I've tried kingroot farmaroot
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Vanced Youtube & Native Youtube App crashes after ArrowOS update on a6020a46

I have a rooted Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus running TWRP+Magisk+OpenGApps+ArrowOS(android v10).No MicroG. I installed Vanced Manager and Youtube Vanced in it(sometime after the February update) and it was ...
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Magisk manager not detecting magisk installation

Device: itel A11, Android 6 Before the installation of magisk v22, my magisk installation was working fine, so I updated the magisk through direct installation and rebooted my phone but magisk ...
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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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How to backup, restore and share Android settings on a multi-user system?

I have a Magisk-rooted Android 10 device. I want to: backup my Owner user settings; clone some settings (background images, sounds, vibrations, etc.) from Owner local user to other users (Work, Guest,...
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Can magisk replace files outside of /data/system?

I need to replace a file in /data/data/... Is it possible with magisk? And if so, how? I've read the developer guide multiple times, and it seems that it's possible using an overlay system - which I ...
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com.whatsapp_preferences.xml periodically gets overwritten how to prevent that from happening

on a magisk rooted Android 10 device com.whatsapp_preferences.xml ( /data/data/com.whatsapp ? ... can't remember that path now ) has been updated with non default parameters as I needed but it ...
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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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What feature of Android provide security to reset the /system changes on reboot?

I am stuck in a weird situation where I have two Android 10 phones from Samsung. I have rooted the stock recovery of both device as instructions given here. The problem is when I change something via ...
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How to disable zip verification flag in stock recovery.img?

In stock recovery there is an option to install zip from the sdcard but it doesn't allow installing zips with unknown signature. Twrp can install any zip without concerning about the the zip signature....
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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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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 patch `system.img` using MagiskManager patch feature to root the device?

I have a treble and system-as-root but it is not an A/B device. I have rooted it with the help of the MagiskManager patch feature. My understanding is: MagiskManager has modified the following three ...
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init: cannot execve('/system/bin/custom.sh'): Permission denied

I have a rooted system-as-root Samsung Device and I am trying to run an init service which runs custom.sh script using u:r:su:s0 SELinux context. # define service, use executable here if script not ...
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How to make SELinux permissive with `systemless-root` on a `system-as-root device`?

I have a Samsung S10 5G device that is actually a system-as-root device. I have rooted it by following the instructions given here. As the system-as-root devices have no ramdisk in boot.img but in ...
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How to fix "dmesg: klogctl: Permission denied" for normal user on Android?

I have a rooted Samsung device(system-as-root). When I open adb shell and run the dmesg then it behaves differently for su and normal user. It throws dmesg: klogctl: Permission denied error when ...
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How to boot system-as-root device always as rooted?

I have a Samsung S10 5G device that is actually a system-as-root device. I have rooted it by following the instructions given here. As the system-as-root devices have no ramdisk in boot.img but in ...
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How do I install OTA updates while rooted with Magisk?

First of all, here are my specs (let me know if I'm missing anything): Device: Moto G7 (river) OS: Android 9 Build Number: PPOS29.114-134-2 Magisk Version: 20.0 Magisk Manager Version: 7.5.3 I ...
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AFWall+ not blocking consistently

I'm running a rooted pixel 3 (Magisk) with the "liboemcrypt disabler" module for running Netflix, Magisk Hide and the dg.db edit to disable attestation for running Google Pay. The firewall will work ...
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What is the space distribution for disabled system apps?

My phone is rooted with Magisk. I have a root browser app, allowing me to "sneak peek" into the root directories. I found, for example, that for the Google Drive app, the APK in /system/app is 23MB, ...
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I can't integrate updates to system

I am using Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. Unlocked the bootloader and installed TWRP recovery. Then installed Magisk as root agent. Everything seems to be working fine. But I can't integrate updates of the ...
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How does Magisk work?

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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Turning off my phone when power is disconnected

I am using Tasker to do some scheduling tasks and it is working all flawlessly. Now there is one thing where I am stuck at. I want to turn airplan mode on and power off my phone whenever the charging ...
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Rooting Honor View 10 WITHOUT unlocking Bootloader?

Does anyone know if it's possible to root the Honor View 10 without unlocking the Bootloader first? Huawei no longer provide Bootloader unlock codes, but I can't work out if the Honor View 10 can ...
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Detach a paid app from play store

I have the APK of the last good version of ROM Toolbox Pro, which had the app manager, and so far I've had to disable auto update to prevent it from being replaced by the newer version. This is an ...
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How to transfer system app (built-in app) from android to android?

I have Collins dictionary in my Samsung Galaxy S6 edge which is System app (it can only be disabled, no uninstall option). I want to transfer this dictionary to my j7 mobile but it does not transfers ...
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Lucky Patcher broke my Google Play services

I have a OnePlus 6 running Android 9.0.2 rooted with Magisk, but no recovery. (I tried to install recovery before rooting it every way I could imagine, with no success.) I had Lucky Patcher installed ...
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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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Is it possible to install Xposed for Oreo 8.0 without breaking the Safetynet Check?

From my research, the two seem to be mutually exclusive: Not passing the Safetynet check will break certain apps like G Pay and Snapchat, but installing Xposed for 8.0 doesn't seem possible without ...
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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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Orbot transparent proxy requires enabling manually

My phone is HTC One M8 on Marshmallow stock ROM, rooted with Magisk. I've installed Orbot and noticed it doesn't work in transparent proxying mode when proxying all apps. It requires manual proxy ...
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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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What Android 6 (marshmallow) change prompted for systemless rooting?

Since Android 6 , Chain fire used Systemless rooting for installing SU binaries or for rooting purpose in general. I was curious to know what changes in operating system prompted for systemless ...
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Switch over from systemless root to system (traditional) root

Internet search reveals a couple of ways of doing this: This reddit post suggests a couple of methods, which are simple In contrast, this XDA mentions that even flashing boot.img is not enough and ...
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Play Pokemon GO on Root with joystick on Systemless Root

I have Samsung A5 with android 5.1.1 systemless rooted. I want to play pokemon go. But enabling Mock Locations disable the game. I tried an Xposed module to hide this, then the joystick app also can't ...
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How to find that I am rooted with Systemless

I have flashed, SUPER SU 2.79 SR1 on Oneplus 3 running OOS 4.0 (Nougat 7.0). How to find that I am rooted in systemless mode ?
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Big issue related to system less root

I have lenovo vibe shot and I have updated it with Android 6.0.1, rooted it with SuperSU 2.78 and installed systemless xposed framework on it all of the things are going well but recently I tried to ...
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How do I install systemless SuperSU in Samsung?

I'm currently using a custom Android 6.0 ROM on my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 SM-N900. I need to put suhide in my device and it need systemless SuperSU to be installed, Google didn't help me at all. Any of ...
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Enable /system write in TWRP - Systemless root

Moto X Play (XT1562), SuperSU 2.78 (systemless root), TWRP 3.0.2-r3 When I flashed TWRP, I chose the option of not writing to system to enable OS update (and also made a Nandroid just after flashing ...
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What is "systemless root"?

Chainfire (the developer of SuperSU), has come up with a new style of rooting devices on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and above. This is "systemless" root, and is all the rage right now. So, just in case ...
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