SuperSU beta Now for Android O on Nexus 5X and 6P, Pixel XL


Google released Android O Developer Preview 3 on Thursday. Also there is another good news for Nexus and Pixel Users that the most popular third-party  superuser management tools, SuperSU, has released a new version that will work with at least some of the devices that officially support Android O.

Chainfire, who are  the developers of SuperSU, announced his plans to support Android O in a Twitter post Thursday. He stated he had SuperSU working with the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P and the Pixel XL phones from Google.

Chainfire posted on his Google+ account that the beta version of SuperSU v2.82 SR1 has now been released. The posts consist lengthy and detailed info about the changes and details of the changes and improvements in the superSU. for better understanding you can read the post.

Change Log of SuperSU

  • ZIP: Detect AVB signature on input boot image, and sign output image accordingly (force with SIGNBOOTIMAGE, custom keys in /tmp/avb)
  • ZIP: Samsung/7.0+: if /data is not currently encrypted, disable encryption (unless KEEPFORCEENCRYPT or REMOVEENCRYPTABLE are set)
  • ZIP: Detect TWRP UI slot switch (Pixel/XL: 3.1.0-RC2+)
  • ZIP: Further improve /system device detection
  • ZIP: Support compiling sepolicy from split CILs
  • ZIP: Kernel patch: support LZ4 compressed kernels (new format only)
  • ZIP: Mount /vendor
  • ZIP: Add /vendor/lib[64] to LD_LIBRARY_PATH
  • ZIP: Initial Pixel+ODP2 support
  • ZIP+APK: Fixes in boot partition detection
  • sukernel: Allow cpio-add of 0-byte files
  • sukernel: Add dtb (in-kernel only) related features
  • suinit: Improve logging
  • suinit: Support pre-mounting /system and /system_root (ODP2+)
  • sukernel+suinit+ZIP: Reduce system_root footprint by dynamically importing entries at boot
  • supolicy: Adjustments for ODP3

Now you can download the new  beta of SuperSU v2.82-SR1 at the button below. you will get complete instruction on how to flash SuperSU on  Chainfire’s site . Do note that Chainfire noted some problems flashing SuperSU through TWRP, later sharing fastboot boot-to-root images on XDA Developers to sidestep the problem.


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