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[GUIDE] [CERBERUS] [MAGISK] How to install Cerberus as System app.

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FredMontteiro

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Hello friends, I bring good news.

Yes! It is possible to install Cerberus as a system app. (Even if it's rooted with Magisk)

Yes, Cerberus will survive a factory reset. And your device will be traceable after a factory reset.

Obviously the device will not be tracked if the system partition is deleted. Tested only on my Xiaomi Mi A3, Android 9 (Pie).

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FOLLOW THE STEPS:

1. Download the RS File Manager app (To get root access, you must buy the premium version. Maybe in the future this function does not require purchase.); Alternatively, you can try the procedure with some other root file manager, I don't know if you will succeed;
2. Open the RS File Manager and find the option Root explorer. Tap on it and select Mount R/W;
3. Download the Cerberus app (Disguised version), after all you don't want the Cerberus app to be recognized by others, am I right?)
4. In RS File Manager navigate to the /System/priv-app folder and create a folder called Cerberus;
5. Now just paste the APK you downloaded in the Cerberus folder that you created;
6. Within the Cerberus folder, hold your finger on the APK file, then select more -> properties -> change permissions. Now change the permissions to rwx r-x r-x (I will attach a screenshot to help them - On your device it can be different, in this case just look at the permissions of the other folders in System/Priv-app. Then use the same permissions.);
7. Go to /data/dalvik-cache/ and delete all the content inside the dalvik-cache folder. DO NOT DELETE THE DALVIK-CACHE FOLDER.
8. Reboot your device;

After the device restarts, Cerberus will already be on your list of apps;

Enjoy it!
 

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    Hello friends, I bring good news.

    Yes! It is possible to install Cerberus as a system app. (Even if it's rooted with Magisk)

    Yes, Cerberus will survive a factory reset. And your device will be traceable after a factory reset.

    Obviously the device will not be tracked if the system partition is deleted. Tested only on my Xiaomi Mi A3, Android 9 (Pie).

    -

    FOLLOW THE STEPS:

    1. Download the RS File Manager app (To get root access, you must buy the premium version. Maybe in the future this function does not require purchase.); Alternatively, you can try the procedure with some other root file manager, I don't know if you will succeed;
    2. Open the RS File Manager and find the option Root explorer. Tap on it and select Mount R/W;
    3. Download the Cerberus app (Disguised version), after all you don't want the Cerberus app to be recognized by others, am I right?)
    4. In RS File Manager navigate to the /System/priv-app folder and create a folder called Cerberus;
    5. Now just paste the APK you downloaded in the Cerberus folder that you created;
    6. Within the Cerberus folder, hold your finger on the APK file, then select more -> properties -> change permissions. Now change the permissions to rwx r-x r-x (I will attach a screenshot to help them - On your device it can be different, in this case just look at the permissions of the other folders in System/Priv-app. Then use the same permissions.);
    7. Go to /data/dalvik-cache/ and delete all the content inside the dalvik-cache folder. DO NOT DELETE THE DALVIK-CACHE FOLDER.
    8. Reboot your device;

    After the device restarts, Cerberus will already be on your list of apps;

    Enjoy it!