SuperSU v2.50 BETA, 6.0 boot images
Posted on 2015-10-06, 80 comments, 875 +1's, imported from Google+/Chainfire

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A new BETA was released today, available in the usual spot (also linked from the thread below).

Additionally, I uploaded some modified stock boot images for the Nexus devices the Android 6.0 firmwares have been released for already - and instructions how to make your own.

Combined, they allow root on 6.0 devices with SELinux in Enforcing mode.

(of course the BETA also fixes some other minor things)

[WIP][2015.10.06] Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Derrick Trujillo commented on 2015-10-06 at 22:58:

+Chainfire​​​ this makes me very happy, thanks for your work! But I'm worried about using a closed source su app when I don't know who the owners of it are. Why should I trust su when it gives so much access and I don't know the source?

Your name makes me want to trust it, but I'm still worried and I'm not usually a tin foil hat guy. Can somebody explain to me why I shouldn't worry so I can go home and root!

Matthew Fura commented on 2015-10-06 at 22:58:

As always, you rock +Chainfire​. Out of curiosity, what are the chances of acquiring root without the modified boot images? I may just wait to root if that will be coming down the line.

David Poole commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:00:

Is this CCMT now +Chainfire ?

Rory Harnisch commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:10:

/sub +samboney davis

Mike LaTorre commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:12:

+Derrick Trujillo​​ I trust +Chainfire​​ to only pass his work to trustworthy people. Don't you? 

颠覆ihero commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:12:

can root?

Carlitos Martinez commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:15:


Derrick Trujillo commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:17:

+Mike LaTorre​ I REALLY want to. The fact that all other su apps have all but disappeared shows he knows what he's doing, and I don't doubt his work or his integrity.

But now it's not just his work or his integrity, it's people with financial interests who won't tell us who they are. That kind of sketches me out.

Robert Chandler commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:27:

Chain fire thanks now we can root.

Stephen Cowley commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:36:

Working perfectly +Chainfire​, thank you.

Jason Sutton commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:36:

+Derrick Trujillo​ If you can't trust chainfire then don't bother rooting. By far the most respected dev out there.

He has been doing this for many years now without a bad word said with regards his work.

Thousands if not millions trust him but the choice is yours.

Geronimo Nunez commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:42:

This guy just rocks!

Matthew Fura commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:42:

^ This!!!

andrew wright commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:45:

Nice one! Gotta love beta's

Hugo Cisneros commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:47:

like always the master at work.......thank you chainfire, you rock!!

Evan Wickes commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:51:

+Jason Sutton​ I think ur missing the point that +Derrick Trujillo​​ is trying to make.. Yes everyone trusts Chainfire, that isn't the issue.. Read this:

I still trust the work behind this amazing app, but lets not forget Chainfire will b involved for the next 2 years.

Derrick Trujillo commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:53:

+Jason Sutton Chainfires integrity is not the issue, he has earned the trust of the community. I'm appreciative of his work and even though I don't know how much he sold SuperSU for, I bet he deserved more!

But trust should not be earned by association with a trustworthy developer or financially by buying out a trustworthy developer.

I don't offer my trust to people who won't even come out of hiding. I trust pushbullet because they are in public and participate in the community. The only thing we know about the new owners is that they are probably Chinese, and that they are involved with other root apps, that's it.

I'd be happy to offer my trust to the people who now own this app if we could get to know who they are and why they wanted to buy this app from Chainfire.

Matthew Fura commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:58:

+Derrick Trujillo I'm fairly certain Chainfire didn't sell SuperSU to CCMT.  He just transferred ownership of it.  

Lucien L commented on 2015-10-06 at 23:58:

The legend is back!

Yassine Cherif commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:02:

So far working great on hammerhead using your boot.img and v2.50

Jason Sutton commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:07:

+Derrick Trujillo Sorry I was unaware he had even sold it, my mistake.

Josh Hill commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:29:

Why might the new kernel wipe data for encrypted devices? Is it because it makes encryption optional? Other kernels don't wipe data.

John Brinson commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:30:

Has anyone rooted N6 yet?

PACMAN PHOTOg commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:34:

Why do we need kernel?/ any future for no custom ramdisk kernel?

Matt Byrne commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:39:

+Jason Sutton he's retiring from the project

Joe Well commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:40:

+Robert Montoya​ no, couple of years. And it's going to be scary trusting some random company that happens to have some root apps with the very thing thing gives root access. I believe chainfire did his research before handing it over but still a bit scary.

Matt Byrne commented on 2015-10-07 at 00:41:

CM's builtin root is open, right?

Derrick Trujillo commented on 2015-10-07 at 01:18:

+Matthew Fura If that's true that's too bad, he should have been compensated handsomely for his work. I also wish he would have been paid handsomely by people we know. :)

Noel Ashford commented on 2015-10-07 at 01:29:

Good work man ;) 2.49 worked if on another kernel tho ?

C P commented on 2015-10-07 at 01:34:

So just update with wug fresh to Android m then just flash this as normal in wug fresh via the root options?

Daniela Okafor commented on 2015-10-07 at 02:19:

+Matthew Fura​ I'm fairly certain transfer of ownership = Sale. 

Matthew Fura commented on 2015-10-07 at 02:34:

+Daniela Okafor I'm not so sure. Chainfire never charged for Super SU. It was all donation based work. I could be wrong though.

Eid Ligata commented on 2015-10-07 at 02:38:

+Chainfire​ When you said workaround for kernel might work for samsung 5.1.1 devices, does this only apply to devices that launched with 4.4+ originally, or can this be worked with for example note5?

Daniela Okafor commented on 2015-10-07 at 02:47:

+Matthew Fura​ he once charged for pro features its the early years. 

dragon788 commented on 2015-10-07 at 02:50:

+Derrick Trujillo You are using a phone running Google's software that can spy on you at will, especially if you install Google Apps and yet you are concerned about the application that gives you the permissions to allow you to actually MONITOR what is being sent? You are misplacing your fears my good fellow.

Ralph Miranda commented on 2015-10-07 at 04:04:

Great news as the new Nexus devices should be good to go practically out of the box at this rate of development

Ondřej Bejšovec commented on 2015-10-07 at 04:21:

Yes Universe!

Michael Lobanov commented on 2015-10-07 at 04:33:

Chainfire what about auto root for android 5.1.1 ? Thank you

Alim Naizabek commented on 2015-10-07 at 04:51:

+Michael Lobanov auto root just flashes SuperSU zip, you can it yourself

Adi Fahmi commented on 2015-10-07 at 04:51:

thank you sir :)

Imtayaz Majaz commented on 2015-10-07 at 05:57:


Ridho Ibrahim commented on 2015-10-07 at 06:06:

Android Legend! Thanks!

Richard Chapman commented on 2015-10-07 at 06:08:

Before expanding this post on my phone it said a new beta was released today, available in the us. I thought maybe +Chainfire​ had started work for Google, pushing out services in the US first....! Thanks for saving Android for another year!

Alexander Q commented on 2015-10-07 at 07:04:

+Derrick Trujillo You should definitely worry. That's why you don't want to root your phone. There are certain profits from having root of course, I weighted and decided I am better with root than without, but you should make your decision yourself.

Having root does make your phone vulnerable, mostly to your own mistakes as I like to think, but also to abusing by software developers, SuperSU most of all.

There was a good point from +Ethan S.  though about using smartphone. Don't root and even better dump android phone and buy cheap Nokia.

Thinking of it, you know how easy it is to abuse just the fact you are connected to cellular network, don't you? Monitor your location, your habits, whom do you eat with, whom do you sleep with… Did you consider staying completely offline?

Niko McGill commented on 2015-10-07 at 07:10:

will there ever be a version just like auto-root, where we don't need to flash a custom kernel?

Markus Birth commented on 2015-10-07 at 07:55:

+Niko McGill: It's 2 days since Android 6 was released. Give him time.

Niko McGill commented on 2015-10-07 at 08:50:

+Markus Birth ha, you're right :D I might be a little bit impatient ;)

Chainfire commented on 2015-10-07 at 08:57:

I know some of you are concerned, perfectly understandable. For the time being, I would just point out that this BETA has been posted by me personally and is available through my own personal download server.

Craig D commented on 2015-10-07 at 09:15:

This +Chainfire​ fellow works suprisingly quick ? Thank you for the efforts on the update ?

Maxime ROBERT commented on 2015-10-07 at 09:31:

Android 6, rooted :D !

Thanks AGAIN for your awesome work +Chainfire 

Raza Qadri commented on 2015-10-07 at 15:44:

+Jason Sutton​ CyanogenMod lead was the most respected dev you can see what he's doing.

Ekansh verma commented on 2015-10-07 at 17:00:

can you share the download link for 2.49

Nick Nida commented on 2015-10-08 at 01:33:

+Chainfire​ rocks !!

Persey Huang commented on 2015-10-08 at 08:38:

But, i can't turn on my device after falshing your modify kernel?Is there some mistake?

Markus Birth commented on 2015-10-08 at 08:39:

PSA: +Chainfire has updated the boot images. So if you had any problems, try the new ones.

Persey Huang commented on 2015-10-08 at 09:00:

+Markus Birth The update is release on the precedent page???

Markus Birth commented on 2015-10-08 at 09:25:

+Persey Huang: Yes. The attached files were updated.

Persey Huang commented on 2015-10-08 at 13:09:

+Markus Birth i am very apprciate your notification...i just flash the kernel and tun on device successfully!!!!

Charles White commented on 2015-10-09 at 18:10:

I lost root from Super SU, started by needing to update SU binary. I have HTC Desire 626s Android 5.1, htc_a32eul, will this work on my device? I am a bit overwhelmed.

WAS, I have  installed, attained root backand everything working great! Thanks for your replies.

واؤاسماءل اؤلاسماءل commented on 2015-10-09 at 21:22:


Kaylon Forsyth commented on 2015-10-09 at 23:24:

I didn't have a number just e mail buti am verry intrested in being a bata tester

Kelly Maglio commented on 2015-10-10 at 02:11:

Worked like a charm, thank you!

واؤاسماءل اؤلاسماءل commented on 2015-10-10 at 10:54:


Phumisat Kanphum commented on 2015-10-10 at 13:05:

Xda xda community apps

Ali Nourbakhsh commented on 2015-10-11 at 18:53:

Without your efforts, root access was just a dream. Thank you!

darkjedi commented on 2015-10-15 at 20:24:

Bravo pour votre travail. Grâce à celui-ci nous pouvons profiter de la totalité des possibilités de nos smartphones

Mayur T commented on 2015-10-16 at 09:56:

Does titanium back up works on latest beta su?

Peter Coverley commented on 2015-10-16 at 13:46:

This guy is phenomenal !!

amine bagha commented on 2015-10-17 at 09:44:

My friend I have problems with superuser. I have [no apps configured ] massage why and how to fix that. Thanks.

Corey Lubin commented on 2015-10-21 at 21:16:

+Chainfire​​ Thanks for your dedicated commitment to this bleak cause that fuels our (and surely also your) enjoyment of today's mobile devices. I know you're winding down your fight now, but thanks for giving so much of yourself for so long.

I assume you're very well employed outside of these hobbyist interests? 

Amine Benkhouia commented on 2015-10-23 at 11:11:

hi ! I bought a wiko lenny 2, android 5.1 can you help me please .I didn't find a root for my phone. thank you

RM Hale commented on 2015-11-07 at 02:53:

Recently I installed SuperSu on my Kyocera Hydro Icon (has TWRP recovery on device)...  Upon opening SuperSu I was prompted to 'update binaries' and I selected the update button for CWM/TWRP.  Once selecting this button the phone did a reboot and upon the phone coming back on the little green icon man showed up with the turning gears and the update line flashes to about 1/2 inch and then quickly repeats this over and over and over...

Because of this my phone cannot ever boot completely up and does not allow me to boot into my recovery program because of the above problem...

I am urgently asking you provide me with some means of getting around this problem...

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Dr Strange commented on 2015-11-11 at 17:20:

hi, supersu works with lenovo zuk z1 ??

sorry if it not the place.

i buy supersu for my old s3...

Corey Lubin commented on 2015-11-22 at 22:46:

Hows about y'all stop treating completely unrelated, arbitrary Google+ posts from months ago like they are support forum threads.

Does the lack of response to the last three people that posted completely unrelated "please help me" replies somehow encourage you? Maybe you like not being responded to??

Badruzzaman commented on 2015-11-26 at 05:55:

Help me please, I can't update my SU binary, how to solve it?

Troy Smith commented on 2015-12-04 at 00:56:

Hey really hate to bug but im on lollipop 5.0 is there a way to unlock my G9009P. Sprint tells Me NO!

ibrahim üresin commented on 2015-12-17 at 21:28:

Help me plz supersu code upgradin dont googleplay store

Ednelson Estumano Magalhaes Sangue Bom commented on 2016-02-22 at 20:05:

Gostei muito bom

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Eduardo SANTOS commented on 2016-05-27 at 19:56:


Hello I have a E6533, I would like to know a root method for him'm with 32.1.A.1.185 not mind doing a downgrade. Thank you so much

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