Tag: root

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...

SafetyNet integrates with Google Play Console, app developers have choice not to show app...

Last week, there was an uproar in the aftermarket development community when the Netflix app would not appear in Google Play Store search queries...

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...

Substratum is the new popular theming engine, will go rootless soon

If you haven’t heard of Substratum, then you will probably hear of it soon enough. It’s a popular new theming engine that arose from...

Titanium Backup updated, gains support for adoptable storage

If you’re thinking of good reasons why you should put up the effort and root your Android device, Titanium Backup would probably be one...

Viper4Android updated with Android Nougat support

One of the best reasons for rooting your device is that you’ll be able to install Viper4Android. Ever since rooting became a thing and...

All variants of LG G5 now get full ADB root, system read/write, and dm-verity...

The LG G5 is one of the more difficult smartphones to get root access to, mainly because it was built on a more robust...

Rooting for newbies: Top things you can do with a rooted Android device

In a series of related articles about rooting, we first discussed with you and gave you a clear idea of what rooting is and...

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...

OnePlus 3T now rooted, has fully functional TWRP custom recovery build

We shouldn’t really be surprised at the speed at which these things do happen nowadays, but yes, we still find ourselves saying, “Well that...

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...