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How to Install Xposed Framework on Android Oreo

Here is a complete guide on how you can install systemless Xposed framework on your device running Android Oreo. Xposed is known for its customization capabilities and the plethora of modules developers have made for it. However, the support for Xposed in recent times had been lagging. Fortunately though, rovo89 – developer of Xposed – has updated the framework to now support Android Oreo. You can easily setup and install systemless Xposed framework on your device running new Android Oreo revision with the detailed guide ahead.

As mentioned, Xposed is just a framework and on its own, it is pretty much useless. The true capabilities are shown when you install a module that utilizes Xposed and then you can truly understand it. As Android Oreo compatibility is new, developers are still working on making old modules work with it along with releasing new ones. The complete instruction set for installing Xposed framework on Android Oreo is given right ahead.

Install Systemless Xposed Framework

Xposed Framework for Android Oreo – Details:

Android has been a subject of customization and third-party modifications since the very start. Xposed framework, developed by XDA member rovo89, utilizes root to unlock a level of modification not seen before. Xposed allows you to modify system-end files and properties by using root. Some people have a misconception of installing Xposed framework without root which is inaccurate. Xposed relies on root to work and uses it to access and modify system files. Modules are available after the installation and you can manage them through the Xposed app.

How to Install Systemless Xposed Framework for Android Oreo:

Here is a complete step by step tutorial on how to download systemless Xposed Framework and install it on your device and manage it using Magisk Manager.

Requirements:

  • Xposed Framework does NOT root your phone, but it does need root access to function properly.
  • You should have Magisk installed along with Magisk Manager.

Step 1 – Open the Magisk Manager app.

Step 2 – Tap on the extended menu option (3 Horizontal Lines icon on the top left side).

Step 3 – Navigate to the Downloads section.

Step 4 – From the Downloads section, download Xposed Installer.

Step 5 – Once you tap on the Xposed Installer, make sure you select the right API for your Android revision.

  • API 26 for Android 8.0 Oreo
  • API 27 for Android 8.1 Oreo

Step 6 – Wait for the installation to finish and restart your device.

That’s all to it! You should now have a working installation of Xposed framework on your Android Oreo device. Happy exploring new modules!

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