Here we will be sharing a detailed guide on How to Switch from SuperSU to Magisk. In 2015, the SuperSU project was sold to a Chinese company. This means that SuperSU is not open source anymore. Due to this, people have started worrying and looking for alternatives. Today we’ll be sharing one of the best alternatives to SuperSU that is Magisk. Magisk helps you to root devices and install custom ROMs in a matter of minutes. Though it does support all the devices their team is working hard and adding support to new as well as old devices every day.
Why Switch From SuperSu To Magisk (Magisk Benefits)
The main benefit of magisk is to bypass SafetyNet.is an API that was developed by Google in order to detect whether or not a device is in a known-good state. On older devices, this check is more lenient in order to maintain compatibility. Magisk is a systemless root manager. In order to pass the safety net, you need to remove all the root mods and also SuperSU, then you can install topjohnwu’s Magisk instead. This will allow you to enjoy all of the benefits of root access without touching files on your system partition.
Now Magisk is the best choice for many Android users as it is open-source. It is also systemless for compatible devices and it comes with the Magisk Module ecosystem as well. So in this article, we will be sharing How to Switch from SuperSU to Magisk. Follow the in-depth instructions carefully in order to install Magisk on your device. Do note that this method does require you to have TWRP recovery installed.
Step 1: Before getting started, make sure you have TWRP recovery installed on your device.
Step 2: Copy/move the downloaded files ZIP files to the device
Step 3: Boot the device into TWRP. The different device has different booting methods. Check the guide linked below
Step 4: Tap on the Install button, then browse to and tap the unSU ZIP file then Swipe the white arrows to the right to confirm
Step 6 Tap Reboot System button once it installs. You’re Done!
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