Tag: Chainfire

Chainfire announces end-of-life for all root-related apps

Legendary Android developer Chainfire seems to be calling it quits with anything related to Android at this time, and so he has made an...

Chainfire quits SuperSU, consultant until February 24

Around two years ago, Chainfire sold SuperSU to Chinese company CCMT, which prompted a lot of questions from the Android aftermarket community. Chainfire was...

Chainfire announces firmware repository, download all the official firmware you need

Legendary developer Chainfire has put up a new website for public use, and it looks to be a useful one moving forward. The website...

SUhide Lite is an app that hides your phone’s root status

SuperSU has been one of the most popular pieces of Android software for tweaking and customizing your device to your heart’s content. This was...

Chainfire releases SuperSU 2.82 beta for the latest Android O Developer Preview

Google recently outed Android O Developer Preview 3, and little by little, it’s getting traction from the hard core Android O early adopters and...

Chainfire recommends SuperSU 2.79 for Xperia devices

Over the last couple of days, some of SuperSU’s users have complained that version 2.80 and 2.81 of the popular rooting app have caused...

Rooted Google Pixel, Pixel XL lose root access with May security update, Chainfir details...

Google has just released the Android Security Bulletin for May, and it did something unexpected with Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones rooted using...

Android O Developer Preview 1 gets rooted via SuperSU

Chainfire has released a version of SuperSU that allows you to gain root access on a Nexus 5X or a Nexus 6P with Android...

Chainfire updates CF.lumen, Recently apps with Nougat-specific updates

Legendary developer Chainfire has a few updates up his sleeve to the apps he’s been taking care of the past few years – this...

SuperSU 2.78 SR5 fixes compatibility and modem issues, Chainfire outs installer for HTC 10

So it seemed that the earlier release of SuperSU 2.78 (that was SR4) had compatibility issues with a few devices which released their Nougat...

Rooting for Newbies: How to gain root access

In first article of this series which we call “Rooting for Newbies,” we spent a good deal of time explaining what rooting was and...

Chainfire’s SuperSU 2.78 SR4 now plays nice with TWRP on Pixel and Nougat 7.1

We told you about Chainfire putting out some SuperSU boot-to-root images for Android 7.1 Nougat on Google’s new Pixel smartphones. Apparently, the TWRP custom...