Chainfire's SuperSU root app receives a major update, now fully supports Android 5.0 Lollipop

Chainfire's SuperSU root app receives a major update, now fully supports Android 5.0 Lollipop
Chainfire's SuperSU app, one of the most popular "poweruser" tools for Android, which allows you to gain root access and manage root permissions for the apps that might need it, has just been updated with a substantial update. The most recent version of the app, 2.35, is the first full update ever since 2.01, which rolled out in the beginning of June.

SuperSU v2.35 is a substantial improvement of the app for several reasons. The most important one is the app's now fully compatible with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Chainfire reveals that it has been quite hard to find a viable workaround for hopping over the hurdles that Google has implemented in SELinux, along with everything else that prevented SuperSU from gaining root access. However, the app might still have issues with some of the early unofficial Lollipop builds that have surfaced for select Android warriors of late.

Apart from this, the interface of the SuperSU app has been slightly refreshed in accordance with the Material Design guidelines. Chainfire says that he's made only slight imporvements over the previous layout, as the full adoption of Material Design is not "a top priority at the moment". But let's be frank here, folks - the beauty of SuperSU does not lie in its interface, but in the under-the-hood features that it has in tow.

You can either wait for SuperSU to automatically update over the air or directly head to the dedicated download page and manually get the root-centric app. 

Download: SuperSU (Android)


source: @Chainfire via XDA 

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8 Comments

1. durrav

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Version 2.36 was relseased today.

2. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

This guy has no limits!!!

3. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Chainfire is the man.

4. JohnMilisis

Posts: 23; Member since: May 04, 2014

so xposed are now available for android 5.0 with ART?

6. god996

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 27, 2013

not yet.

7. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Maybe not ever. :(

5. Valon

Posts: 4; Member since: Nov 09, 2014

Has a risk to root Nexus 5 Lollipop?

8. kitobo

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 28, 2015

Need help to root micromax canvas fire 4 a107.

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