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

If you happen to have a PIXEL device then Pixel Flasher , an open source project can do everything below, real easy-easy. For help on interface, see here This tool apparently works for some One Plus ...
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Update to Magisk 24.1. Support for XPosed modules / Changes

tl:dr; Zygisk = Zygote + Magisk Use Zygisk-ified Lsposed (this was the undocumented learning to get Xposed modules running) Use Zygisk-ified USNF for safety-net check Previous setup :Magisk 23.x (...
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Updating Pixel after many months. Will I get all the missing monthly security patches?

Thanks to the chat discussion with Irfan Latif, alecxs and Kulfy the consensus was : The OTA update should in theory have all previous security patches applied. Updates are not covered under AOSP ...
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Conditions for triggering "pin required for additional security“

This is triggered by fallback timeout as stated by Andrew T. Android enforces tiered authentication model backed by Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) to authenticate the user. Primary tier ...
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How to install Xposed framework on Android 12? What about safety net?

This answer is valid on the day of posting and it is very unlikely I would be updating it. Please feel free to edit this or add a separate answer Firstly,edxposed was the way in recent years.However,...
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Android 12 unknown system status bar symbol:Pixel 4a

Since the symbol suggested it may be screen related, I went through all screen/display options and discovered that it is related to auto-rotate screen. If this is disabled this symbol shows up! ...
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Magisk manager doesn't show any modules

If it were to happen to me, my preferred approach would be: Step 1: Clear data of Magisk Manager app Whatever way your Android supports, open the App info page for your Magisk manager app, force stop ...
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Is it possible to upgrade Pixel 4a to Android 14?

Pixel 4a is only supported till Android 13. See end of life for Pixel Devices or Google website. You can flash a custom ROM to upgrade to Android 14 but that involves unlocking bootloader (in the ...
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How to install EdXposed on Android 11? What about safety net?

Like I mentioned in the question, a major problem with EdXposed is lack of documentation. There is an [OFFICIAL] EdXposed - The successor of Xposed [Oreo/Pie/Q/R, 2020/07/19] thread opened by ...
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Mobile data works on Gmail but not on any browser on Pixel 4a 5G

Turns out that my problem is with 5G. The phone reports a connection with 5G. However, the 5G connection will not work with Google Voice, nor any app other than Gmail. I must set the preferred ...
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How to make incoming text messages remind me every 2 minutes?

You could use an app like Missed Notifications Reminder (F-Droid / Google Play) to achieve this, which "allows to monitor notifications from any applications which are important for You and ...
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How to prevent display to turn on when tapping:Pixel 4a

Disable tap to check phone (Display →Lock Screen →Tap to check phone)
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Pixel 4a : adb detects device but fastboot command doesn't work

I have now idea why this worked. Before running fastboot commands rebooted device in download mode: adb reboot bootloader to get into fastboot fastboot devices shows device serial fastboot flash boot ...
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