Magisk (Beta) v21.1 bring Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G support, and more

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 a simple 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 main target is totally on stability improvements and bug fixes. But if you own one (or both!) of Google’s most up-to-date flagships, Magisk (Beta) v21.1 will now work with those devices. Here’s the complete 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 to LD_LIBRARY_PATH when linking
  • [MagiskHide] Support hiding apps installed in secondary users (e.g. work profile)
  • [MagiskHide] Make zygote detection more robust

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