How to Root Android with Magisk ? Installing systemless root on Android devices has gotten easier than ever with Magisk. This detailed post will help you install Magisk Universal Systemless Interface to root your Android device.
At the moment, the mod has the ability to root any Android device running Android Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, and Oreo. This mod is developed by topjohnwu and has the ability to perform various jobs related to root.
It was introduced back in 2016, when initially only the modules were supported. Now the mod gained several new features like MagiskSU. A part of the mod itself for effectively managing root permissions. You might also consider it as a potential replacement to SuperSU
- Modify or alter the software without tampering the system (vendor) partitions.
- Root any Android device with the open-source root solution.
- Manage root permissions and use the fingerprint scanner to allow superuser requests.
- It Pass the Google’s SafetyNet tests even when your phone is rooted.
- Use banking and security applications on rooted devices.
- Remove kernel features like dm-verity and forceencrypt.
- Add third-party features using Modules
Note: You must have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your device to be able to flash the Magisk installer zip.
What’s new in Magisk 17.2
- [ResetProp] Update to AOSP upstream to support serialized system properties
- [MagiskInit] Randomize Magisk service names to prevent detection (e.g. FGO)
- [MagiskSU] New communication scheme to communicate with Magisk Manager
Magisk Manager 6.0.0
- Update to latest AndroidX support library
- Fix crashes when online repos contain incomplete metadata
- Optimize BootSigner to use as little memory as possible, prevent OutOfMemoryError
- Support new communication scheme between Magisk v17.2 and Magisk Manager
- Enable excessive obfuscation to prevent APK analysis root detections (still not 100% obfuscated due to backward compatibility with the stable channel)
To get started, you need to download the Magisk installer zip, Magisk Manager from the downloads and then follow the below guide.
How to Root Android with Magisk systemless interface
- Download the latest stable/beta Magisk
- Boot your Android device into TWRP recovery using the special button combination
- Tap on Install and select the Magisk zip file
- After selecting the .zip file, do Swipe to Confirm Flash on the bottom of screen to begin the flashing process.
- Once Magisk is flashed, you’ll get Reboot System option, select it.
After your Android phone boots, you can download and install the latest Magisk Manager app. That’s all. Enjoy systemless root with Magisk on your Android device.
Magisk v17.2 Zip – Download
Magisk v17.1 zip – Download
Magisk Manager 6.0.0 Apk – Download