Now All Android Apps Can Hide Themselves From Rooted Phones

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Now All Android Apps Can Hide Themselves From Rooted Phones

So it's not just Netflix anymore.

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If you were up in arms over Netflix’s latest move that put itself against the Android enthusiast and modding community, you might want to borrow a few more arms to raise. Netflix might actually just be the first of a new breed of Android apps, a breed that shuns rooted devices or even those whose bootloaders have been unlocked. And … Continue reading

Google now lets devs hide their Play Store apps from rooted devices

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Google Play can now prevent rooted users from downloading certain apps

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Netflix latest app may not be available to download on your rooted Android phone

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Netflix is the first big name on Google Play to block Android devices that are rooted or have an unlocked bootloader from downloading its app. And it looks like it may not be the last, as now Google is officially giving all developers the option to do the same. Developers on Google Play can enforce support exclusions based on a device's SafetyNet status, which is also what Netflix has used to restrict access. Out of the box, rooted devices or devices with an unlocked bootloader are supported, but developers have two options that they can choose to change that. As Google explains…

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