root_access 1.0.2

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Root access Plugin #

A Flutter plugin for getting root access in Android apps.

This plugin is based on RootTools by Stericson.

This plugin is only for Android platform.

Usage #

Import the root_access plugin #

Follow the plugin installation instructions.

Use the plugin #

import 'package:root_access/root_access.dart';

Define a bool variable and assign a value

bool _rootStatus = false;

The RootAccess class provides a getter to get root access and status

bool rootStatus = await RootAccess.rootAccess;

Declare an async method to retrieve root access

Future<void> initRootRequest() async {
    bool rootStatus = await RootAccess.rootAccess;
    setState(() {
      _rootStatus = rootStatus;

Later you can use _rootStatus in your code to let app know the status of root access. If it's false then root access is not granted in access prompt dialog and if it's true then root access has been granted to the app.

Example #

See the example application source for a complete sample app using the Root Access plugin.

Issues and feedback #

Please file issues to send feedback or report a bug. Thank you!

1.0.2 #

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import 'package:flutter/material.dart';
import 'dart:async';

import 'package:root_access/root_access.dart';

void main() => runApp(new MyApp());

class MyApp extends StatefulWidget {
  _MyAppState createState() => new _MyAppState();

class _MyAppState extends State<MyApp> {
  bool _rootAccess = false;

  void initState() {

  Future<void> initRootRequest() async {
    bool rootAccess = await RootAccess.rootAccess;

    // If the widget was removed from the tree while the asynchronous platform
    // message was in flight, we want to discard the reply rather than calling
    // setState to update our non-existent appearance.
    if (!mounted) return;

    setState(() {
      _rootAccess = rootAccess;

  Widget build(BuildContext context) {
    return new MaterialApp(
      home: new Scaffold(
        appBar: new AppBar(
          title: const Text('Plugin example app'),
        body: new Center(
          child: new Text('Root access granted: $_rootAccess\n'),

Use this package as a library

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

  root_access: ^1.0.2

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

with Flutter:

$ flutter pub get

Alternatively, your editor might support flutter pub get. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:

import 'package:root_access/root_access.dart';
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We analyzed this package on Apr 7, 2020, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:

  • Dart: 2.7.1
  • pana: 0.13.6
  • Flutter: 1.12.13+hotfix.8

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The package was last published 71 weeks ago.


Package Constraint Resolved Available
Direct dependencies
Dart SDK >=2.0.0-dev.58.0 <3.0.0
flutter 0.0.0
Transitive dependencies
collection 1.14.11 1.14.12
meta 1.1.8
sky_engine 0.0.99
typed_data 1.1.6
vector_math 2.0.8