Google released the new developer preview update for supported Nexus and Pixel devices earlier today and Chainfire has been able to get SuperSU working on the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and the Pixel XL. The update isn't available yet, but he promises to release the updated app soon.
Some of the latest updates to SuperSU have been rather buggy, but a new update fixes some issues that had been reported and also includes the following changing. . .
- supolicy: Newer libsupol version used
- su: Fix sdk parameter not always being passed to supolicy in system mode
SuperSU acquired by a Chinese company a while back and they've slowly been transitioning over to this new company (even though Chainfire is still working on it). However, this same company just published a new application in the Play Store called SuperCleaner that claims to speed up your phone...
If you get a notification to update to version 2.80 or 2.81 of SuperSU, it's probably best if you ignore the update for now. There have been a number of reports about these two updates having issues and the developer currently advises that you stick with your version (or 2.79 being the latest).
If you go to update your SuperSU application from the Play Store, you may notice that it's asking for permissions to things like location, photos, WiFi connection etc. Chainfire has said this is for bug reporting and analytics, but even those permissions seem excessive at first.
Earlier this week Chainfire announced that he had achieved root access on Android O, but there were some bugs to work out. Today, the man has released the an alpha build of SuperSU for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P on Android O with multiple people confirming that it works.
With multiple OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users formatting their data partition to F2FS, many were having trouble rooting their device with F2FS. Arter97 writes a forum post on XDA to detail why this issue is happening and instructs developers how on how resolve the issue.
Chainfire has just released an updated version of SuperSU that comes with the following changes. . .
- Fix 'Full Unroot' on slot-based systems
- sukernel: replace system symlink with bind mount
- sukernel: add missing slot check for system_root import
- sukernel: fix ramdisk backup...
The folks on XDA-Developers have come through again, releasing the first root method for the LG V20. The posted method allows users to install TWRP and flash SuperSU to the V20. As always, proceed with caution since rooting your LG V20 will void your warranty.
The popular root manager, SuperSU, has just been updated to version 2.78 SR1 and it patches a pretty serious (albeit rare) supolicy vulnerability.
This update also comes with the following changes. . .
- subinary: Adjust app_process detection with manipulated mount namespaces
Gaining root access to your smartphone can enable you to do way more with your smartphone than you can with traditional apps.
The thing is, some apps (like banking apps) will not run if it detects you are rooted and this is what Chainfire's suhide attempts to resolve.
Android developer Chainfire has released a new beta of SuperSU that supports the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. There are a few things you'll need to watch out for though, as Samsung has new security measures inherent in the kernel.
The biggest tool behind giving your rooted Android device root access, SuperSU is being updated and prepared for release on Android N devices. Considering that Android N was just released this past week, it's crazy to see how fast Chainfire and those in the rooting world are working on making...
There are users who are reporting successful Android Pay usage with the latest experimental root method from Chainfire.
Chainfire has actually suspected this and believes that Google will patch it in the coming months.
Regardless of which root solution you do use, though, having a fully open source version available, as a strong alternative to any commercial or proprietary offerings, is incredibly important.
It actually will benefit users of the proprietary one as well — the mere presence of a viable...
True to his word, Chainfire is still involved in SuperSU, and he has just released root for Android 6.0 Marshmallow without doing modifications to /system partition.
This is being labelled as an experiment as the idea behind it has a few caveats, the major of which is that factory resetting the...