The Magisk team has released Magisk 26.2, a major update to their popular rooting tool. The update includes a number of new features and improvements, as well as a number of bug fixes.
Table of Contents
- Support for extracting boot image from payload.bin: This allows you to patch the boot image of a ROM zip file without having to extract it first.
- Support for cpio files containing character files: This allows you to patch cpio files that contain character devices, such as /dev/ttyS0.
- Support for listing cpio content: This allows you to see the contents of a cpio file without having to extract it first.
- Direct handling of AVB 1.0 signing and verification: This new feature improves performance and reduces the chance of errors when signing and verifying AVB 1.0 images.
- Make daemon socket a fixed path in MAGISKTMP: This change makes it easier to manage the Magisk daemon by making its socket file a fixed path in the MAGISKTMP directory.
- Support printing property context: This allows you to see the context of a property, such as whether it is read-only or writeable.
- Support only printing persistent properties from storage: This allows you to see only the persistent properties that are stored on the device.
- Properly support setting persistent properties bypassing property_service: This allows you to set persistent properties without having to restart the system.
- MagiskSU Support -g and -G options: These options allow you to grant or revoke root permissions for specific apps.
- MagiskSU Support switching mount namespace to PID with -t: This allows you to switch the mount namespace of MagiskSU to the PID of a specific process.
- MagiskPolicy Fix patching extended permissions: This fixes a bug that prevented extended permissions from being patched correctly.
- MagiskPolicy Support more syntax for extended permissions: This allows you to use more syntax to define extended permissions.
- MagiskPolicy Support printing out the loaded sepolicy rules: This allows you to see the sepolicy rules that are loaded by MagiskPolicy.
- App Support patching boot image from ROM zips: This allows you to patch the boot image of a ROM zip file from within the Magisk app.
- App Properly preserve boot.img when patching Samsung firmware with init_boot.img: This fixes a bug that caused the boot.img to be overwritten when patching Samsung firmware with init_boot.img.
Overall, Magisk 26.2 is a major update that includes a number of new features and improvements, as well as a number of bug fixes. If you are a Magisk user, I recommend updating to the latest version.
To update to Magisk 26.2, you can download the latest ZIP file from the above provided download button and flash it using a custom recovery.