SuperSU updated to v2.02 - L fixes
Posted on 2014-07-27, 112 comments, 690 +1's, imported from Google+/Chainfire

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This update primarily fixes some L-related issues.

An L internal zygote crash which output and exit code could propagate into su's output (thus giving root apps unexpected results) has been fixed. Not sure how many apps had issues with this, but I'm sure there are a few. If you're a dev and have noticed SIGABORTs, this is that issue.

App UIDs on L are subject to change between app un/reinstalls, which could cause SuperSU's tamper-detection to auto-deny root access. This has been fixed.

SuperSU apparently also wasn't working correctly on L when SELinux was set to permissive. This has been tested and remedied.

Lastly, SuperSU now shows you a notification to inform you when the binary needs to be updated.

Google Play

This update is not available through Google Play as of yet. It involves a binary update - always potentially troublesome -, and most of the fixes only apply to L preview users right now. Though I do encourage tech-savvy users to try the latest version regardless of which Android version they are on, I don't want to force it on the Play users just yet.


Permalink to the latest flashable ZIP:

Discussion thread on XDA (please post commentary there, not here):


  • Fix internal zygote crashes on L preview

  • Fix issues with L preview when SELinux set to permissive 

  • Fix un/reinstall of apps causing a UID mismatch, causing auto-deny

  • Added notification telling user when binary needs to be updated

  • Updated language files

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Sid Goswami commented on 2014-07-27 at 13:39:

Finally! I couldn't stand SuperUser for my Nexus 4 Android L Port! :)

Chainfire commented on 2014-07-27 at 13:44:

+Sid Goswami well be sure to let me know how that works out ...

Sid Goswami commented on 2014-07-27 at 14:00:

+Chainfire It works. Confirmed. :)

Pete Best commented on 2014-07-27 at 14:26:

This is why SuperSU will always be my first choice, always being actively developed! Will test on 4.4.4 rom.

Prashant Borate commented on 2014-07-27 at 14:30:

thank you for this update!!!!

Владимир В commented on 2014-07-27 at 15:01:


Pete Best commented on 2014-07-27 at 15:03:

So far, so good!

FR 1975 commented on 2014-07-27 at 16:05:

Thank you Chainfire!

Jesse Cordeiro commented on 2014-07-27 at 17:07:

+Sid Goswami Will flashing this replace SuperUser? I'd prefer SuperSU over SuperUser.

Racky Wong commented on 2014-07-27 at 17:35:

Tasker still crashes and causes the system to reboot on my Nexus 7 2013 preview L.

Sid Goswami commented on 2014-07-27 at 18:01:

Yes it should remove it. +Jesse Cordeiro 

Jarrod Worlitz commented on 2014-07-27 at 18:43:

Thanks +Chainfire working like a charm as usual on Nexus 5. Many roms, only one #SuperSU.

Mike Finnegan commented on 2014-07-27 at 18:45:

I swear I was planning to turn selinux back to enforcing on the n4 port soon..... Actually the plan was last night but I got distracted with a new phone :D

Arvind Shetty commented on 2014-07-27 at 20:33:

I'll wait to arrive in play store.

Владимир В commented on 2014-07-28 at 02:05:

Да нормально вроде вроде правапредоставляет.только работать с патчем в паре устанввливают все платные версии !

Ing. Luis Rodriguez Orosco commented on 2014-07-28 at 03:37:

Interesante, voy a probarlo

Karim Ben Abdallah commented on 2014-07-28 at 04:49:

Chainfire please When can we get knox counter reset for Samsung Galaxy s5 SM-G900h ??

Masato Ueno commented on 2014-07-28 at 11:00:

report. still su binary update loop on lenovo s930 android 4.4.2

Haris Huntic commented on 2014-07-28 at 14:26:

Installing backup script on CM11 M8 (4.4.4) never finish. SuperSu doesn't shows apps granted premission as well as log. Galaxy s i9000

Franz Tristan Jiz commented on 2014-07-28 at 19:14:

Reverted to v2.01. The grant and prompt options are not working. Whenever  I chose the grant option, it still prompts me to grant root access to apps that requires root. Using Mokee OS JB v4.3.

Y J K commented on 2014-07-28 at 21:24:

Supersu become 1.94 when i tried flashing with mobile odin... ?? Flashed with twrp and became 2.02 by the way +Chainfire whats the size of the update 1.2mb?

Juan Rodriguez commented on 2014-07-28 at 23:04:


soroush fathi commented on 2014-07-29 at 19:32:

I've got same problems after installing.

No system r/w

And ALMOST no root app works

Kyere George commented on 2014-07-29 at 21:15:

iluv u

George Mitchell commented on 2014-07-30 at 03:45:

Wow, thank you for this version!  No idea what I did, but in trying to root my Samsung Note 8.0 I got it into a "1/2 rooted" mode.  Some programs said I had root, but Tibu did not.  After this update, I have full root according to all programs I have tried.  Brilliant!  Thanks!

김현진 commented on 2014-07-30 at 04:30:


Miles Hals commented on 2014-07-30 at 09:29:

+Chainfire can you bring it to the play store???

김현진 commented on 2014-07-30 at 09:32:


김현진 commented on 2014-07-30 at 09:33:

Im koryaboy

René Bour commented on 2014-07-30 at 20:13:

Great thx! Plz don't forget to update your Tools (e.g. Mobile Odin etc.) for the new tablet generation (Samsung Galaxy Tab S) ;) SM-T805 need your brain!

Douglas Castetter commented on 2014-07-30 at 23:11:

+Chainfire I love you. Just saying.

Roland Dobritz commented on 2014-07-31 at 07:05:

still su binary update loop on Samsung GT-N8010 android 4.4.2..

Pete Best commented on 2014-07-31 at 07:58:

+Roland Dobritz +Chainfire, I also get asked to update the binary after every rom update on my HLTE (N9005).

Pete Best commented on 2014-07-31 at 08:00:

(And on my Pollux_Windy!)

Edhie prathama commented on 2014-07-31 at 18:16:
  • Chainfire Kalau sama samsung young GT-S6310 bisa di root apa tidak?
Roland Dobritz commented on 2014-07-31 at 20:42:

Updated to 2.02..still the same after reboot Superuser wants to update the binary ...if i try to install the binary in not normal mode works til the next reboot...i try to install the binary in the recovery mode ..but the package is not tells me the recovery ...

George Mitchell commented on 2014-07-31 at 21:11:

+Roland Dobritz What did you use to root?  I tried several things, and not sure which did the most good.  I think probably CF Auto Root.

Arie Frizky commented on 2014-08-01 at 10:46:

+Roland Dobritz i have same problem.. please help...

Rishabh Mehta commented on 2014-08-02 at 18:51:

Very good

Justin Lillaz commented on 2014-08-03 at 19:18:

in all these years had always worked well, except today. I did the root to a gt-n5110 N5110XXDNF1 with CF-Root via odin. but when I reboot SuperSu stops. I can not download apps because it is installed in the gaming and I can not uninstall without root active

Sean Houlihane commented on 2014-08-03 at 20:03:

HTC M8 - getting what looks like an SELinux reboot seemingly down to SU sttempting to write to /system. Edit: Re-install from zip cleared it. su binary seemed to be corrupted, or something not properly configured.

David Yong commented on 2014-08-04 at 07:22:

i try update from my android system recovery(samsung note 2, 4.2 jellybean), after i chose and install the super su 2.02 zip file, it

E: failed to verify whole-file signature 

E: failed to verify whole-file signature 

E: signature verification failed

Lore Garzón Reyes commented on 2014-08-04 at 13:51:


Candace Davis commented on 2014-08-05 at 15:54:

+Chainfire wondering exactly the purpose for superuser. My bf downloaded it on my phone. Does that mean he can control my phone from his phone?

Eray KOÇER commented on 2014-08-05 at 18:32:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 (T230) will be released when the auto-root?

Oasis Feng commented on 2014-08-08 at 05:04:

"pm" or other shell command still cause boot-loop in root shell.

Eze Ahiakwo commented on 2014-08-08 at 05:32:

I'm a supersu pro user.My HTC one shows Chinese for USSD code feedback what do I do

Juju Buna commented on 2014-08-09 at 11:04:


Yoki Hamid commented on 2014-08-12 at 10:47:

i use Lenovo S920 4.4.2, and still need updated binary... please, need help.

Adiloubaba Adil commented on 2014-08-16 at 20:34:

ﻡﻮﻴﻟﺍ . ﺖﻠﻌﻓ ﺭﺬﺠﻟﺍ ﻰﻟﺇ ﻲﻓ ﻞﻛ ﻩﺬﻫ ﺕﺍﻮﻨﺴﻟﺍ ﺖﻠﻤﻋ ﺎﻤﺋﺍﺩ ﻞﻜﺸﺑ ﺪﻴﺟ ، ءﺎﻨﺜ N5110XXDNF1 GT-N5110 ﻊﻣ CF- ﺓﺩﺎﻋﺇ ﻞﻴﻐﺸﺗ ﻒﻗﻮﺗ ﺭﺬﺠﻟﺍ ﺮﺒﻋ ﻦﻳﺩﻭﺃ . ﻦﻜﻟﻭ ﺎﻣﺪﻨﻋ ﺖﻨﻛ SuperSu. ﺗ ﻥﻭﺩ ﺭﺬﺠﻟﺍ ﻂﺸﻧ ﺕﺎﻘﻴﺒﻄﺘﻟﺍ ﺎﻬﻧﻷ ﺔﺘﺒﺜﻣ ﻲﻓ ﺏﺎﻌﻟﻷﺍ ، ﺎﻧﺃﻭ ﻻ ﻦﻜﻤﻳ ءﺎﻐﻟﺇ ﻻ ﻊﻴﻄﺘﺳﺃ ﻞﻴﻤﺤﺗ

Adiloubaba Adil commented on 2014-08-16 at 20:34:

ﻡﻮﻴﻟﺍ . ﺖﻠﻌﻓ ﺭﺬﺠﻟﺍ ﻰﻟﺇ ﻲﻓ ﻞﻛ ﻩﺬﻫ ﺕﺍﻮﻨﺴﻟﺍ ﺖﻠﻤﻋ ﺎﻤﺋﺍﺩ ﻞﻜﺸﺑ ﺪﻴﺟ ، ءﺎﻨﺜ N5110XXDNF1 GT-N5110 ﻊﻣ CF- ﺓﺩﺎﻋﺇ ﻞﻴﻐﺸﺗ ﻒﻗﻮﺗ ﺭﺬﺠﻟﺍ ﺮﺒﻋ ﻦﻳﺩﻭﺃ . ﻦﻜﻟﻭ ﺎﻣﺪﻨﻋ ﺖﻨﻛ SuperSu. ﺗ ﻥﻭﺩ ﺭﺬﺠﻟﺍ ﻂﺸﻧ ﺕﺎﻘﻴﺒﻄﺘﻟﺍ ﺎﻬﻧﻷ ﺔﺘﺒﺜﻣ ﻲﻓ ﺏﺎﻌﻟﻷﺍ ، ﺎﻧﺃﻭ ﻻ ﻦﻜﻤﻳ ءﺎﻐﻟﺇ ﻻ ﻊﻴﻄﺘﺳﺃ ﻞﻴﻤﺤﺗ

Eli Jaramillo commented on 2014-08-18 at 16:13:

do you know how i can download games from a different country after rooting with this?

naing gyi gyi commented on 2014-08-18 at 20:34:

Thank !

very good

very nice

jonas pimentel commented on 2014-08-19 at 02:51:


musio musio commented on 2014-08-19 at 22:38:


Mauro Caucci commented on 2014-08-21 at 17:47:

Sorry guys, how can I do a temporary unroot with supersu?

Gurpreet Singh commented on 2014-08-21 at 19:00:

What is the main use of supersu in our android phones plz expain

عبد الرحمن الجابري commented on 2014-08-22 at 01:44:


Tom Marshall commented on 2014-08-22 at 03:50:

+Chainfire I've updated to 2.02 in my ROM and it says that it needs to be updated. Is there a way to tell why? And more importantly is there a way to turn off the update checks for a builtin install? And even more importantly will you release the source so I can build it inline?

Haris Huntic commented on 2014-08-22 at 08:03:

How is possible that version of SuperSu 2.04 is on internet - do we have new false Chainfire

David Rocco commented on 2014-08-23 at 11:44:

Because on Aptoide it's presente 2.04??!?


OK i have found upper here the xda changelog.... the 2.04 it's a beta.

i wait the officiale release and stable forma update this on my OnePlus One..

musio musio commented on 2014-08-25 at 06:40:


musio musio commented on 2014-08-25 at 06:43:

Friends of Black Android Market, you can download the software free of course the money is in violation of copyright, but it is important work to help your friends. Bye ta hi

benjamin kleinstra commented on 2014-08-25 at 16:50:

upgrande cf-auto-root for grand 2 sm-g7102 kitkat pls :(

Lisa Kotrob commented on 2014-08-26 at 21:55:

Tried to root galaxy s4 from sprint. Root failed but now I don't have an option to uninstall this. Any suggestions?

Geovanny Molinares commented on 2014-08-27 at 15:44:

Tengo un problema el root con chainfure me pide actualizar los datos lo actualizo y me dice fallida

Teddy C commented on 2014-08-28 at 22:21:

I have a broken display, with pattern lock, would like to give adb root permission by editing the config for SuperSU so root is granted at startup, in order to remote control the display via AndroidScreenCast.  I have adb root access through recovery so finding and editing the config seems to be the only way through this.  Any chance you could share where the SuperSU config file is?

Redneck TV commented on 2014-08-31 at 04:33:

Will the stay active part of the mod still work even if i minimize clash of clans? Just wondering

Fellipe Jardelino commented on 2014-09-02 at 17:09:

Como fazer atualização do Android?

Ko Phyo commented on 2014-09-04 at 16:14:


Shachar Lerer commented on 2014-09-04 at 18:55:

Is there a cf-auto-root for n4 4.4.4?

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-05 at 00:43:

Sprint Galaxy S5. No problems. Did not have to re-permidsion anything. Great app. Thx

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-06 at 12:10:

You can try Towelroot

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-06 at 12:11:

After root reinstall Supersu

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-06 at 16:14:

What device

احمد الصباح commented on 2014-09-07 at 14:24:

I want to Root for your S4 GT-19505 . 4.4.2 without need pc

Kevin Arthur commented on 2014-09-07 at 14:40:

+Chainfire i want to root my galaxy s4 shv-e300s but i can't find shv-e300s root file

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-07 at 22:06:

I used towelroot for my s5 and when I lost root on evo 4glte towelroot worked. So try towelroot. One click no PC

Sherman Bernard commented on 2014-09-08 at 01:37:

Hello, unable to refresh image with triple finger tap in the screen. It worked initally but now it has stopped? I have a HTC one m8.Thanks.

dr kabel commented on 2014-09-08 at 23:38:

Thanks Chairfire

jill young commented on 2014-09-10 at 02:38:

would like to see a rainbow filter

Fahmi Abdul Hadi commented on 2014-09-12 at 19:21: to root my device..lenovo a680

Técnico François Manaus commented on 2014-09-12 at 20:17:


Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-12 at 22:08:

+Fahmi Abdul Hadi this is the easiest way to toot your device. How to root Lenovo A680

Download the Vroot rooting software from this link. It is a Chinese website, you can use Google Translate.

Install the rooting software on your computer.

Now connect the phone to the computer using USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled on the phone.

Wait until Windows automatically installs the appropriate drivers.

Start the rooting software; it will detect the phone and it will show a Green button on the right bottom corner.

Click on the Green button to root Lenovo A680.

The phone will reboot once the rooting process is complete.

Kevin Arthur commented on 2014-09-13 at 00:35:

How to root samsung galaxy s4 shv-e300s?

Yati Farah commented on 2014-09-14 at 21:45:


Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-15 at 02:36:

Update what

Leo Cardozo commented on 2014-09-16 at 00:10:

Obrigado, Chain de. Era o que eu estava procurando por muito tempo.

Reza Shayegan commented on 2014-09-17 at 23:35:


Geovanny Molinares commented on 2014-09-18 at 16:09:

Thanks friends

Renan Martins commented on 2014-09-19 at 20:02:

Hey thanks a lot, I would like to know if somebody here could use Root on Android 4.3, the fucking Knox always block my root, if somebody have a solution send me by email tks

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-19 at 20:06:

Cf auto root

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-19 at 20:09:

Have you tried towelroot

Renan Martins commented on 2014-09-19 at 21:09:

Hey tks for answer... I tried CF root, but when i reboot device after flash it, knox still blocks the super su... i just tried to downgrade my rom via odin... but it failed, I simply don't know what to do

Kyle McPhee commented on 2014-09-19 at 21:11:

Wshat device

RICHie Sly commented on 2014-09-21 at 12:38:

Hi guys do I have to root my phone everytime there's new update of android os on my phone....

Thomas Ven commented on 2014-09-21 at 13:41:

Website is down really need the S4 I9505 files...

Abdulhkeem Alhadhrami commented on 2014-09-21 at 16:03:

supersu 2.09 now working on my hlte 4.4.2

Reza Shayegan commented on 2014-09-21 at 18:54:


Fahmi Abdul Hadi commented on 2014-09-23 at 18:46:

+Kyle McPhee where the link.?

Александр Алексеев commented on 2014-09-24 at 14:48:

Разработчик, твоя разработка работу работает. Гуд джоб!

yi pea commented on 2014-09-24 at 16:39:

note4 exynos 5433 root?

Reza Shayegan commented on 2014-09-30 at 01:47:


Jolujo 58 commented on 2014-10-01 at 07:52:

Just rooted my New LG.... thanks for that my friend!

Was in anger/shock after discovering the scroogle kitkat sd card baloney. Still cannot believe those morons! Thanks for saving my bacon?

Mohammdes Aud South commented on 2014-10-05 at 06:29:

كيف بدي يفوت

Reza Shayegan commented on 2014-10-05 at 13:56:


Mohammdes Aud South commented on 2014-10-07 at 09:30:


Katie Russo commented on 2014-10-09 at 20:32:

Only superuser I'll use :)

Ramunas B. commented on 2014-10-11 at 21:20:

This update did not work with Wanam's kill back feature when you trying to close program holding a back arrow on Note 3. Super su just hangs. How can I revert back to older version? Can not use .zip, because I have official recovery.

Musio Musio commented on 2014-10-16 at 23:25:

Mamnon vali ride

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