This tutorial will guide you to Download Magisk 2020 latest stable version 20.3 and Install on your android 10 or older device. 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.
Earlier, the mod has the ability to root any Android device running Android Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo and Pie. But Magisk 20.1 brings you to Install the mod on Android 10 phones. After Magisk 20.1 in November, Android developer topjohnwu has now released Magisk 20.2, followed by Magisk 20.3 Stable version.
Magisk started as a simple systemless modification add-on to SuperSU, then grew into a full systemless root method. 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.
Features of Magisk 20.3 are
- 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
This latest stable version of Magisk brings two major changes to Magisk Modules. The first is support for Pre-Init Sepolicy Patches in Magisk Modules. Module developers can now create a new ‘sepolicy.rule‘ file in their modules, which will be loaded pre-init to make sure that sepolicy patches are applied successfully.
Earlier, developers used boot scripts along with the ‘magiskpolicy’ tool for live sepolicy patching. However, the method is known to create several issues as newer Android versions do not allow live sepolicy patching. The added support of Pre-init Sepolicy Patches in Magisk 20.3 addresses this issue.
- We strongly suggest that you take a complete backup of all your personal data on the phone.
- Your Android device’s bootloader must be unlocked. You can check for the instructions either on the official OEM portals.
- Download and install the latest Android USB drivers on the PC.
- You must have a custom recovery like TWRP installed on your device to be able to flash the Magisk installer zip.
The download links have been gathered directly from the official XDA thread (See ‘Source’ link below)
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 2020 systemless interface
- Download the latest stable/beta Magisk
- Boot your Android device into TWRP recovery using the special button combination.
- Take Nandroid Backup as a safeguard of your current Rom.
- 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 need to download and install the latest Magisk Manager app. That’s all. Enjoy systemless root with Magisk on your Android device.
In case you don’t want Magisk or want to completely unroot your Android phone, then flash the Magisk uninstaller zip via TWRP recovery.