Controlling root access when you have rooted your device is very important. This is the way you can stop malware from getting to your device. Normally, when you root your Android device, every app that you install asks for root permissions. SuperSU is the application that jumps in when a root permission is required. You can grant or deny a root permission easily with SuperSU. SuperSU for Android is a free utility that will keep track of the apps you’ve granted those permissions to, so they don’t keep asking, keeps track of how often the app uses those permissions. SuperSU biggest feature is that it can keep track of all the apps that you have granted root access to. It will automatically grant those permissions any time you run the application. But the point you need to remember is that you should not just uninstall SuperSU. If you uninstall it, you will lose root. Another way is to hide SuperSU in order to get rid of the icon.
You might have different reasons for hiding SuperSU. You may want to keep it a secret that your device is rooted. Also, some parental control apps require you to root your kid’s device. In this case, you may want to hide SuperSU so that your kid will never suspect anything. In this guide, I will tell you how to easily hide SuperSU on your Android device.
how to hide SuperSU on your Android device
When you root your device, SuperSU icon appears on it and we must admit that it is pretty handy. You can see all the details related to root access. You can deny or grant access to a particular application. Also, you can set SuperSU to remember granting root access to specific applications. But if you just don’t like to have the icon there, you can easily hide it. Remember you can’t uninstall SuperSU as it is not a stand alone application. If you uninstall SuperSU you will lose root as well. And remember once you have hidden SuperSU, you will need to install another application to unhide it.
Here is how you can hide SuperSU icon from your device:
- Launch SuperSU application
- Scroll down in the Apps tab and find Customization
- Find Launcher icon under customization and tap on it
- from the opened menu tap on invisible (hidden from launcher)
Now if you go back to your home page, you will see that SuperSU icon has disappeared from your launcher. This is the easiest way to that. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to ask them in the comments section.