Updated: With Magisk 20.2 build came several under the hood optimizations. However, there were some critical bugs for some Android devices; especially LG phones. So download and install the latest for Magisk 20.3 HotFix zip and Magisk Manager 7.5.1 APK. Download section below.
Original: The developer behind Magisk – topjohnwu recently brought official support for the Android 10 firmware update. This includes major changes to the MagiskSU (supersu) structure and rooting method. Later, the renowned Android developer implemented a new more reliable Magisk Hide method for root detection apps and bypassing the advanced SafetyNet check by Android with the previous Magisk 20.1. Here we are with a more optimized Magisk 20.2 and Magisk Manager 7.5.0 APK build available for download.
According to the update log, the latest Magisk 20.2 features many under the hood optimizations. For instance, optimizations to the way MagiskSU handles communication between daemon and application. This means more stability for rooted Android devices. To complement the latest Magisk 20.2 build, the developer also released Magisk Manager 7.5.0 APK in support of the new MagiskSU communication method. You can checkout the complete changelog from below.
The previous stable version of Magisk 20.1 brought a new Magisk Hide method. So if you are looking forward to a full proof solution for root hide (or root detection) like banking apps, Google Pay, Samsung Pay on rooted devices, then it is highly recommended that you install the latest Magisk 20.2. It comes with all the features from Magisk v20.1 and earlier that should also pass the SafetyNet test of Android 10 ,9.0 Pie, or earlier. Plus, it also works on devices running Android 10, 9 Pie, 8.0/8.1 Oreo, and earlier. The latest and previous versions of Magisk can root most smartphones all the way to Android 4.2.
Magisk is the most popular Android rooting tool for most smartphones out there. While the latest update works great on most of the Android phones, some users, specifically LG devices, are reporting that the new Magisk 20.2 may not work. So for LG devices, either backup before you flash Magisk 20.2 or stick with the previous Magisk v20.1 zip and Magisk Manager v7.4.0 APK.
Magisk 20 officially supported the Android 10 firmware released by Google. It now also supports Android 10 implementation by other OEM manufacturers like OnePlus’ Oxygen OS 10, Samsung’s OneUI 2.0, Xiaomi’s MIUI 11, and many more. You can also test it on Android 10 running flagship phones like the Google Pixel 3, 2, 1, OnePlus 7 or 7 Pro, Essential phone, Samsung Galaxy S10, Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro, etc.
Update log Magisk v20.2 (stable)
- [MagiskSU] Properly handle communication between daemon and application (root request prompt)
- [MagiskInit] Fix logging in kmsg
- [MagiskBoot] Support patching dtb/dtbo partition formats
- [General] Support pre-init sepolicy patch in modules
- [Scripts] Update magisk stock image backup format
Update log Magisk Manager v7.5.0 APK (stable)
- Support new MagiskSU communication method (ContentProvider)
- Fix several issues with hidden stub APK
- Support using BiometricPrompt (face unlock)
Download Magisk 20.2 (Magisk 20.3 HotFix)
Following are the direct download links right from the Github repository of the project.
- HotFix (Magisk v 20.3) – Post link
- Latest (Magisk-v20.2.zip)
- Previous (Magisk-v20.1.zip)
- Latest Uninstaller (Magisk-uninstaller-20200102.zip)
- Latest Magisk Manager (MagiskManager-v7.5.0.apk download)
Full downloads repository:
Use either the stable or beta Magisk v20.2+ zip and flash it via TWRP recovery to root Android devices running Android 9.0 Pie, 8.0/8.1 Oreo, 7.0/7.1 Nougat, Marshmallow or earlier. You may also need to install Magisk Manager APK after you have booted into the system.
In case you don’t want Magisk or want to completely unroot your Android phone, then flash the Magisk uninstaller zip via TWRP recovery.
How to install Magisk? Detailed tutorial on how to install Magisk.