SUPERSU Posts on XDA

How to Root your Android smartphone: Google, OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and others too!

Welcome to the XDA-Developers Root Directory. Here, you can find root tutorials for most devices that are on the XDA Forums. Learn how to root any Android device, even the best Android phones! If you don’t see your device listed or you see a misplaced link, send a message to Skanda Hazarika (SkandaH on the...

End of an era: Chainfire is halting development on all root-related apps

XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire is best known for his work on SuperSU, the root solution that the Android community favored for many, many years. Since retiring from development on SuperSU, Chainfire decided to take a break from developing on Android. Today, he has announced that all of his root-related applications are now end-of-life. That means...

Chainfire Releases Source Code for suhide, SuperSU’s SafetyNet-Hiding Addon

These past 2 weeks have been quite a ride for root lovers. First, we got a new Magisk update, which features complete Google Pixel and A/B partition scheme support. Then, we got a minor SuperSU update, which fixes a bug with Android Oreo on the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, only to receive sad...

Chainfire Retires from SuperSU, to Leave Fully February 24th

Two years ago, Chinese company CCMT bought SuperSU from Chainfire, a move which did produce a lot of chatter, and in some cases negative emotions, in the Android enthusiast community. Today Chainfire has finally announced his retirement from working on SuperSU on his Google+ page, becoming only an advisor until February 24th when his contract...

Official TWRP for Google Pixel and Pixel XL Updated with Android Oreo Data Decryption Support

TWRP is widely regarded as the Swiss army knife of the Android modding scene, and it's available in a wide array of devices. The world-famous custom recovery distribution was officially released for the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL in November 2016, shortly after its launch, however, the installation process had been kind of wonky...

New SuperSU and suhide Updates Bring Minor Bug Fixes

While many of us were enjoying our weekend off from the stress of our daily lives, Chainfire was busy wrapping up two small bug fix updates for two of his applications. We aren't to expect any big features or changes in these updates, but  SuperSU as well as suhide both received new updates that bring...

Here is How to Root your Pixel XL on Android Oreo

If you have tried rooting your Pixel XL device after updating to Android Oreo, you may have noticed that your typical rooting methods don't really work well on Android's newest version. If that's the case, then we've got you covered. XDA Senior Member GroovinChip has put together a step-by-step guide that walks us through how...

SuperSU Config Lets You Change SuperSU’s Advanced Flashing Options

When most people install SuperSU, they just flash it via TWRP and then reboot into Android. However, there are a dozen of different setup options that could be configured at the time you flash the binary to your smartphone or tablet. So XDA Senior Moderator / Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire has put together what he calls SuperSU Config...

Chainfire Releases a Beta of SuperSU v2.82 SR1

Google released the third developer preview of Android O this week and people are already starting to install it on supported Nexus and Pixel devices. This update brings forth the final APIs that will be included in Android 8.0 and Google in encouraging developers to get their applications tested and ready for the full release....

SuperSU v2.82 Released on the Google Play Store

XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire has announced that SuperSU is being updated to version 2.82. The latest app should be available on the Google Play Store already to most users, as the roll out began last week. This comes after a few updates that caused a number of issues with some users. Chainfire and the CCMT company...

Chainfire Recommends Staying in SuperSU 2.79 for Xperia Users

It's really hard to imagine XDA without SuperSU. The most popular and essential root application has been providing root access and management on Android devices for years. Unfortunately, the latest versions weren't working entirely properly, so XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire made a statement to shed some light on the problem. Over the last couple of days,...

Preliminary Alpha of SuperSU Released for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P Running Android O DP1

Google made headlines this week with the release of the first Android O developer preview, and we're expecting the company to release 4 different developer preview builds of Android O before the official release comes later this year. With preview builds like this, some developers stay away since there will likely be tons of changes made...