3.1.2 – 2012-06-30

  • Fix FC when launching preferences for elite users on pre-HC devices

3.1.1 – 2012-06-30

  • Fix FC when launching preferences on pre-HC devices
  • Improve binary updater
  • Add button to action bar on tablets to access info page

3.1 – 2012-06-29

  • All new communication between su binary and apk to improve security, stability and performance
  • New info page
  • temp unroot and OTA Survival options added
  • New preferences screen for Honeycomb and up
  • Now using ActionBarSherlock for maximum compatibility

3.0.7 – 2011-11-20

  • Add a little bit of space between pages in the Home activity
  • Better detection of su binary in binary updater that doesn’t require busybox
  • Better detection of root access in binary updater that doesn’t require busybox
  • Fix for apps that aren’t remembered only showing in the log once
  • Better package name detection
  • Fix portrait prompt on ICS phones
  • Swap allow/deny buttons on ICS to match the rest of the system
  • Changed prompt to be more user friendly, and added an option to turn it off for advanced users
  • Fix for PIN being broken after restore. Create a new backup if you have PIN enabled, because restoring an old backup will turn PIN protection off.
  • Show toast message and reload preferences if only preferences are restored
  • Updated translations from
  • Fix bitwise operation for screen size (lilHermit)

3.0.6 – 2011-10-22

  • Fixed FC when remembering apps on some devices
  • Updated su binary

3.0.5 – 2011-10-11

  • Fixed FCs occurring when when the user pressed back during a binary update
  • Only download busybox binary if necessary
  • Fix FC when allowing and remembering apps
  • Fix a problem with database IDs getting messed up

3.0.4 – 2011-10-09

  • Remove the requirement for having the latest binary
  • Add option to suppress the outdated binary option
  • Add menu option to get elite in the main menu
  • Don’t show clear log in menu when logging is disalbled
  • Clearer messages to the user as to why the binary updater can’t update their binary
  • More binary updater fixes

3.0.2 – 2011-10-06

  • Fix FC when viewing app details on phones

3.0.1 – 2011-10-05

  • New layout for tablets in portrait to improve usability
  • Don’t show log if logging is disabled
  • Binary updater fixes
  • Prevent FC when uninstalling an app

3.0 – 2011-09-26

  • Fixed layout on non-Honeycomb tablets
  • Better handling of fragments on tablets
  • Compatibility for Donut restored
  • Fixed bug that caused unpredictable results when an app is remembered that was previously allowed
  • Backup/restore of apps and preferences
  • Fix for Superuser thinking the binary is outdated when it’s not
  • Major speed increase for notifications and logging
  • Show seconds in log defaults to off now
  • Fix FC when trying to swipe left/right in HomeActivity
  • Fix changelog version tracking, only show what’s changed since the last time the changelog was displayed on launch

beta4 – 2011-08-21

  • New layout for home activity with app list and log in the same place
  • Basic backup/restore capability for apps (will be expanded later)
  • Fix a FC in the LogService
  • Updated translations from, see the translators page for details
  • Change the Changelog dialog so that Elite only features are more obvious

beta3 – 2011-08-02

  • New PIN activity for setting/changing/checking PIN
  • New NFC tag writer activity
  • Check PIN when toggling an app’s permission if PIN is enabled
  • Let the binary updater fail to remount /system as read-only, and alert the user about it
  • When updating the su binary, put the new one in the same place as the old, if possible
  • Fix for apps being removed from the allow list when they’re updated
  • Use the PIN activity for setting the code for Ghost mode
  • Changelog thanks to Karsten Priegnitz
  • Loads of new translations, see the translators page for details

beta2 – 2011/06/26

  • Fixed Honeycomb prompt
  • Fixed Superuser3 being deleted on reboot on some ROMS
  • Keep Superuser out of Recent Apps when Ghost mode is enabled
  • Automatic malicious app scanner
  • Star button in title bar now points to Elite’s Featured Apps
  • Better handling of database to reduce FCs
  • Fixed bug causing some apps to not display right
  • Fixed bug causing some apps to prompt again even if they’re already remembered

beta1 – 2011/06/19

  • Initial release of Superuser 3 Beta
  • Massive overhaul to entire app from version 2x

v2.3.6.3 – 2011/06/11

  • Better security when it comes to malicious apps
  • Fix for binary updater always believing that there is an updated binary


  • Fix for WAL bug found in newer Gingerbread ROMs
  • Other minor bugfixes
  • Updated translations


  • Traditional & Simplified Chinese translations
  • Updated French & Greek translations
  • Added clear log button to menu on log screen
  • Bugfixes


  • Better handling of su binary versions (Thanks ATomCZ)
  • Polish translation (Thanks Piter1225)
  • Fixed bug that prevented Apps from showing up if they didn’t have a log entry
  • Added Clear Log button to preferences
  • Added a check to ensure that no other apps are trying to respond to Superuser requests


  • App downloads binaries if necessary
  • Entry in Settings to check for updated binaries


  • More bugfixes
  • App can now update it’s own binary without using


  • Now lives in the market!
  • Bugfixes


  • Big bugfixes
  • Better support for landscape mode
  • Better support for ldpi devices


  • New layout of main app
  • Full logging
  • New request layout
  • Fixed boot/widget bug
  • Date/time format options
  • Better notification system
  • New icon
  • Better allow system
  • A whole mess of code cleanup
  • Rearranged drawables so that only one apk needs to be built for any firmware


  • Install really fixed this time thanks to a trick little shell script in the


  • Install fixed. Will clear old permissions, but it’s the last time I’ll delete your permissions.
  • Fixed AndroidManifest to allow install on cupcake.
  • Russian translation thanks to stari4ek


  • Changed requests to a broadcast intent to prevent app murder.
  • Using new permission scheme for better security
  • Fixed several database leaks.
  • Version display for app and binary in preferences.

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