If you want to install Kali NetHunter without root on an Android device, then this post is for you. In this post, we will show you the installation process using Termux by a step-by-step guide.
NetHunter Rootless Edition
You can Install this Kali Nethunter Rootless Edition on any stock unrooted Android device without voiding the warranty.
- An Stock Android device without root, without custom recovery.
- Kali NetHunter
- Hacker’s Keyboard
1. Install the Kali NetHunter file using store.nethunter.com.
2. From the NetHunter Store –
- Install Termux
- NetHunter-KeX client,
- Hacker’s keyboard
3. After Installing all the applications, Now start Termux for the first time and press Enter.
4. Open Termux and type these commands one by one:
pkg install wget
wget -O install-nethunter-termux https://offs.ec/2MceZWr
chmod +x install-nethunter-termux
Kali Nethunter Commands:
Open the Termux and type the following command.
||To start Kali NetHunter command-line interface|
||To configure the KeX password|
||To start Kali NetHunter Desktop Experience user sessions|
||it stops Kali NetHunter Desktop Experience|
||To run in NetHunter environment|
||it starts Kali NetHunter cli as root|
||To configure the KeX password for root|
||it starts Kali NetHunter Desktop Experience as the root|
||To stop Kali NetHunter Desktop Experience root sessions|
||it Kills all KeX sessions|
If you want to see the comparison of the various NetHunter editions, visit this Kali.org website.
⇒ Run apt update && apt full-upgrade after the installation. Also if you have no storage issue then run apt install kali-linux-full.
⇒ The Firefox will not work on unrooted devices, so you have to replace it with Chromium via.
apt remove firefox-esr
apt install chromium
- Find the Chromium Web Browser in the app menu.
- Right Click on it
- Select Edit Application
⇒ Change the Command to /usr/bin/chromium –no-sandbox %U
⇒ Some of the penetration testing tools have restrictions, e.g. Metasploit.
⇒ Non-root users still have root access in chroot. That’s is a basic thing.
⇒ Some utilities like “top” do not work on unrooted phones.
⇒ Take a regular backup of your rootfs by stopping all nethunter sessions and typing the following in the termux session:
tar -cJf kali-arm64.tar.xz kali-arm64 && mv kali-arm64.tar.xz storage/downloads
⇒ For older devices, change “arm64” to “armhf. This will put the backup in your Android Downloads folder.
I hope this article helps you in installing the Kali NetHunter on your Android without Rooting. If you like this article then please share it with your friends who want to install NetHunter on their unrooted android devices. If you have any queries then please comment down below, we will try to give our best.