Difference between revisions of "Installing F-Droid as a system-app"

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The 0.96 version of the F-Droid client can install itself as a system app with privileges. You need superuser access to do this:
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Go to F-Droid's settings page, enable '''Expert mode''' and then tap on '''Enable privileged F-Droid'''. It will ask for superuser permissions, and depending on your Android version it may ask to reboot the device.
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The 0.97 version can install the [[F-Droid Privileged Extension]] which takes care of installing apps. This will need superuser access. Once the privileged extension is installed, the client itself doesn't need to be a system app anymore. It doesn't work on Android >= 5.1, this is a [https://gitlab.com/fdroid/fdroidclient/issues/457 known bug].
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Latest revision as of 15:29, 12 January 2018

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