Most of our enthusiastic Android lovers always try to get the maximum out of their devices by rooting it. But having a rooted device probably doesn’t let us use some of the apps like Android Pay. Well, probably due to some safety concerns Google has disabled Android Pay on rooted devices.
Rooting an Android device gives access to the system files, thereby your device will be more prone to security attacks. Google has more concern towards customer safety and security. That is why Android Pay was disabled on rooted phones.
But, don’t worry geeks you can still use Android Pay if you can compromise on your device safety and security. There is some workaround which allows you to use Android Pay on your rooted device. You neither need to lock your unlocked bootloader nor remove root access.
Let’s see how to use Android Pay on rooted devices.
Use Android Pay On Rooted Devices
Its quite to use Android Pay on rooted devices but you need to set up your cards once you open the app for the first time.If the app figures out that your device is rooted, it will block you from entering the card info. Let’s restrict it from knowing that your device is rooted by disabling the root temporarily.
- Tap on the app drawer on your phone and search for SuperSU app in it.
- Once you find the app, tap on it to launch the SuperSU app.
- Now tap on the Settings tab which is located on the right side of Logs tab in the app.
- scroll down until you ‘Enable Superuser’ option under Superuser. By default, this box is always ticked.
- Tap on it to disable Superuser. Your root access is now disabled temporarily.
- Launch the Android Pay app and add all your cards info in it. Once you’re done, reboot your device.
- Once your device is rebooted, enable the root in your device by enabling the ‘Enable Superuser‘ option in Superuser app.
That’s it. You have your root access and perfectly working Android Pay app on your rooted device.
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