Download Magisk (Beta) v21.1 and Magisk Manager v8.0.3

November 14, 2020 | Android Tools | Lex

XDA Senior Recognized Developer topjohnwu has released Magisk (Beta) v21.1 and Magisk Manager v8.0.3, bringing support for the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G. Magisk provides users with an easy solution to root your Android device. TopJohnwu previously launched updates to its Magisk apps that brought support for Android 11.

Topjohnwu announced the new updates on Twitter today, saying the focus is primarily on stability improvements and bug fixes. But if you own one (or both!) of Google’s most recent flagships, Magisk (Beta) v21.1 will now work with those devices. Here’s the full changelog for Magisk (Beta) v21.1:

Magisk (Beta) v21.1 changelog

  • [MagiskBoot] Support boot header v3 (Pixel 5 and 4a 5G).
  • [MagiskBoot] Distinguish lz4_lg and lz4_legacy (Pixel 5 and 4a 5G).
  • [MagiskBoot] Support vendor boot images (for dev, not relevant for Magisk installation).
  • [MagiskInit] Support kernel cmdline androidboot.fstab_suffix.
  • [MagiskInit] Support kernel initialized dm-verity on legacy SAR.
  • [General] Significantly broaden sepolicy.rule compatibility.
  • [General] Add Magisk binaries to PATH when executing boot scripts.
  • [General] Update --remove-modules command implementation.
  • [General] Make Magisk properly survive after factory reset on Android 11.
  • [MagiskSU] Add APEX package com.android.i18n to LD_LIBRARY_PATH when linking libsqlite.so.
  • [MagiskHide] Support hiding apps installed in secondary users (e.g. work profile).
  • [MagiskHide] Make zygote detection more robust.

Magisk Manager v8.0.3

  • Switch to the new Magisk Module Repo setup in preparation to allow 3rd party repos.
  • Add tapjacking protection on Superuser request dialog.
  • Stability changes and bug fixes.

If you run into any problems, you can file a bug report on the project’s GitHub repository. And don’t forget to refer to our Magisk XDA forums for the latest discussion on today’s release.

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