4.3
160K reviews
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About this app

Busybox Pro is on sale now for a limited time only!

Root required for this application!

The fastest, most trusted, and #1 BusyBox installer and uninstaller!

Over 20 million installs and over 100,000 5 Star ratings!

Support for arm and intel based devices, mips support coming soon. (I need a mips device)

Mentioned in the new XDA-Developers book "XDA Developers' Android Hacker's Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Rooting, ROMs and Theming"

Winner of best Utility Software award for Android via Handster.

This is the only installer that is ad free and requires no internet permission!

The source for this application can be found here: https://code.google.com/p/busybox-android/

Featured on the BusyBox website at: http://busybox.net/products.html

The BusyBox source code can be found here: http://git.busybox.net/busybox/

A must have for any rooted phone! Almost EVERY rooted applications needs BusyBox to perform their magic, if you have a rooted phone then you need BusyBox.

Pro version contains Backup feature (for safer installs), uninstall feature, Advance Smart install feature, the ability to hand pick the applets you want, safety check for missing applets on start, and better overall support. The pro version will receive more frequent updates than the free version will.

Please note I did not write BusyBox! I wrote this installer and cross compiled BusyBox for Android. Please see the about menu option for more details or here: www.BusyBox.net

BusyBox is a software application that provides many standard Unix tools, much like the larger (but more capable) GNU Core Utilities. BusyBox is designed to be a small executable for use with the Linux kernel, which makes it ideal for use with embedded devices. It has been self-dubbed "The Swiss Army Knife of Embedded Linux".

Leave this installed if you always want to get the latest version of busybox!
Updated on
Jul 18, 2020

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4.3
160K reviews
lemon bun
May 13, 2021
It works but it's installed in the /bin directory instead of /xbin,which it supposed to be. Also, if you're rooted with Magisk, you're better off with the busybox module in download section of Magisk manager app. It's installed systemless-ly,so if you messed up the installation(idk if it's even possible to mess up), you can start over without worries of hard bricking because busybox on magisk doesnt permanently change system files. It used to work on old android version but not new ones like Q/R
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James Whisman
June 30, 2021
I've always used this in root application for OLDER devices. It's kinda useless for newer devices but entirely. If you decide to root have a good reason. 16gb or larger internal memory recommended. What is desperately needed is a version of DRIVE DROID that has root permission access to flash Win 10 onto laptops that don't have disc drives. But aside from this verify of busy box is the ONLY version of it's kind don't bother using the ones that look like red card board boxes.
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A Google user
October 12, 2018
Don't know why people are saying that this app doesn't work.Works fine for me. Also, many people are saying that it keeps on uninstalling, kindly change the folder directory, moreover the app also shows a message before installing which clearly says that it will be uninstalled after reboot.
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What's new

Updated Busybox binary to 1.32.0