Tag: root

OAndBackupX open source app boasts flexible data backup features

For geeks who switch from one custom ROM to the other or frequently swap phones for the sake of testing, a good backup tool...

Magisk 16.4 brings you fixes for Android P, improved MagiskHide

It’s been a while since we had a big update from the developers of Magisk, your one-stop shop for all things root in modern...

Magisk 15.4 beta version released with new features

If you ask around the Android developer community, Magisk is probably the best and easiest method for achieving root access on an Android-powered smartphone....

PSA: Magisk Manager app on Google Play contains malware

If you’re a user of Magisk for rooting your Android phone, then this might fool you. The creator of Magisk – John Wu –...

SkipSoft toolkit now supports the Google Pixel 2, easily root and unlock bootloader

How wonderful it would be if all the tools you needed to tweak your phone was available in one program, wouldn’t it? That’s the...

OnePlus left a backdoor app installed on OnePlus 3, 3T, 5 that easily provides...

We understand that a small-ish company like OnePlus – relatively small compared to behemoths like Samsung, LG, and Apple – would probably make mistakes...

Root access available now for Pixel 2 XL via Magisk

If you’re using the Google Pixel 2 XL – and you’re fortunate enough to not be having issues with it – then good for...

Tweak your OnePlus phone to your heart’s content with jOnePlus Tools

As we’ve mentioned in this community, the need for rooting seems to be tapering off because manufacturers have generally done a good job in...

Root the Pixel 2 to your heart’s delight, Google won’t void warranty

While a lot of people have moved away from rooting – this due to the big improvement shown by manufacturers on their stock software,...

SamFAIL method gives root access to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Snapdragon variant

So you just got what is probably the best Android phone in the world for now – the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – and...

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...

Magisk now supports Pixel devices, easy root access now available for Pixel users

For people who want to gain root access to their phones, the app called Magisk has been a boon. The app has been able...

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Google Search US DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit

US DoJ hits Google with antitrust lawsuit, search giant explains

Google is facing another major challenge. No, the new Pixel phones don't have new issues (none yet) but the US Justice Department has recently...

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Parallels Chromebook Enterprise Run Windows Directly

Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise now available

The term 'Parallels' has always been associated with Microsoft Windows. In the early days, it's the one that allows Windows to run on Mac....