Download Magisk v18.0 APK & Magisk Manager 6.1.0 [Anti-Root Detection & Built-in Systemless Hosts Module]: We have some good news that Magisk has now been updated to version 18.0 which is a stable release. The latest Magisk version comes with improved Magisk Hide to target all processes generated from the applications on the hide list. In this guide, we have given the direct links to download Magisk v18.0 and Magisk Manager 6.1.0 which is also getting an update to version 6.1.0 to fully support the new Magisk release. The latest Magisk app can patch the procfs security vulnerability on all Android 7.0+devices. Now go ahead and follow the given guide to download Magisk v18.0 and Magisk Manager v6.1.0.
The older version of Magisk was C-based but it has now shifted to a new codebase based on C++. Now you can root several devices using Magisk and make /system modifications.
What is Magisk?
Magisk is one of the popular root solution available for the several devices. topjohnwu developed this app that enable Android users to modify systemless-ly the software of Android phones. A lot of users use Magisk and we can consider it as a potential replacement to SuperSU.
Magisk was introduced in 2016 that came with a few modules support to help users to add some extra features to the OS. Magisk gained several new features like MagiskSU and Magisk Hide that helps users to hide root from certain apps. Due to constant updates and support for most Android versions, this app is now widely used by the Android community to not only add third-party features systemless-ly but also to root Android devices.
At the moment, the mod has the ability to root any Android device running on Android Pie, Oreo, Nougat, Marshmallow, and Lollipop.
The full change log for the v18 release is as below:
- [General] Migrate all code base to C++
- [General] Modify database natively instead of going through Magisk Manager
- [General] Deprecate path /sbin/.core, please start using /sbin/.magisk
- [General] Boot scripts are moved from <magisk_img>/.core/<stage>.d to /data/adb/<stage>.d
- [General] Remove native systemless hosts (Magisk Manager is updated with a built-in systemless hosts module)
- [General] Allow module post-fs-data.sh scripts to disable/remove modules
- [MagiskHide] Use component names instead of process names as targets
- [MagiskHide] Add procfs protection on SDK 24+ (Nougat)
- [MagiskHide] Remove the folder /.backup to prevent detection
- [MagiskHide] Hide list is now stored in database instead of raw textfile in images
- [MagiskHide] Add “–status” option to CLI
- [MagiskHide] Stop unmounting non-custom related mount points
- [MagiskSU] Add FLAG_INCLUDE_STOPPED_PACKAGES in broadcasts to force wake Magisk Manager
- [MagiskSU] Fix a bug causing SIGWINCH not properly detected
- [MagiskPolicy] Support new av rules: type_change, type_member
- [MagiskPolicy] Remove all AUDITDENY rules after patching sepolicy to log all denies for debugging
- [MagiskBoot] Properly support extra_cmdline in boot headers
- [MagiskBoot] Try to repair broken v1 boot image headers
- [MagiskBoot] Add new CPIO command: “exists”
Magisk Manager v6.1.0
- Introduce new downloading methods: no longer uses buggy system Download Manager
- Introduce many new notifications for better user experience
- Add support for Magisk v18.0
- Change application name to “Manager” after hiding (repackaging) to prevent app name detection
- Add built-in systemless hosts module (access in settings)
- Auto launch the newly installed app after hiding(repackaging) and restoring Magisk Manager
- Fix bug causing incomplete module.prop in modules to have improper UI
You can now download the latest updates to Magisk and Magisk Manager from the given links below.
Download Magisk v18.0 APK & Magisk Manager 6.1.0:
- Open Source:
100% open source and easy to build on all Google supported platforms.
- Magic Mount:
Modify system (vendor) without tampering the partitions.
Unleash your device’s root access.
Hide Magisk from detections: Google SafetyNet, enterprise / bank system integrity checks, game tamper checks.
Modify or delete any system properties, including read-only props.
- Online Module Repo:
Install Magisk Modules from the community driven Magisk Module Repo.
How To Install Magisk v18.0
Please note that, if you have already installed Magisk then we strongly recommend you to upgrade your device directly via Magisk Manager.
But if you are installing Magisk for the first time on your device then follow the given steps:
Flash Magisk using TWRP Recovery
- Download the latest stable/beta Magisk zip from above given link.
- Connect Android device to the PC using its USB data cable and transfer the downloaded zip file to the internal storage/SD Card of your device.
- Boot your phone into TWRP recovery using the special button combination.
- You can also use the following ADB command while your device is connected:
adb reboot recovery
- Navigate to the main menu and tap on the “Install” button.
- Now, go to the internal storage and choose the Magisk v18.0 zip file.
- Once selected, swipe the button on the screen to install Magisk on your Android device.
- When the flashing process is complete, hit “Reboot System” button.
Download and Install Magisk Manager 6.1.0 APK
Once the installation process completes successfully, you can now download and install the latest Magisk Manager app.
These were the easy steps to download Magisk v18.0 APK and Magisk Manager 6.1.0 and installation guide. Let us know in the comments area below if you have any question or trouble.