Toast Skins Need You! Grab A Free Skin

If you are the proud owner of an HTC 10 or Huawei Mate 8 and live in the U.S. you can grab a free Toast Skin by helping make two...

What Do You Think About Multiwindow on Phones?

Multiwindow has been in the works on Android for a while now. But with Android N, the feature appears to be a lot more polished than its initial appearances, likely...

Latest XDA Features

Use Your Own Handwriting as Font on Your Phone

If you are looking for that extra bit of personalization, you can use your own handwriting as system fonts on your phone. Follow along this guide by XDA Member yog12 to find...
May 4, 2016 2:56 PM

Use Dynamic PIN Combinations on LockScreen with DroidLock

Tired of people seeing your device PIN while you type it? DroidLock aims to help such situations by locking your device with dynamic PINs that can be based on time,...
May 4, 2016 2:10 PM

Google Publishes May’s Android Security Bulletin – Here’s What’s New

You might remember that last year Google promised to be more transparent with patching security vulnerabilities. Google promised to deliver monthly updates fixing any vulnerabilities they discovered that affected Nexus devices....
May 2, 2016 4:41 PM

Google Keyboard 5.0 Update Brings One-Handed Mode, Adjustable Height, Key Borders, and More

Google Keyboard was somewhat of a red-headed stepchild when it was first released almost 3 years ago. It had swipe gestures and autocompletion, but both features were immature compared to...
May 2, 2016 3:30 PM

Tips and Tricks for Using the Forums Through XDA Labs

Our very own application XDA Labs is more than just a marketplace with some great apps by great developers. Today we talk some tips and tricks for navigating the XDA Forums...
May 2, 2016 2:00 PM

LG Innotek Unveils Button-less Fingerprint Sensor Module

Fingerprint sensors are not exactly a new feature to grace our phones. They have been around for a quite some time, with one of the first commercial Android smartphone to bear...
May 2, 2016 10:47 AM

OnePlus 3 Rumored to Come in Two Versions, Base Version to Cost CNY 1999 ($310)

After the OnePlus One, the OnePlus 2 and the OnePlus X, a lot of Android enthusiasts are looking forward to see the next device to come out of the OnePlus...
May 2, 2016 10:05 AM

Android N Theme for EMUI 3.1 and 4.0

XDA Member perzan07 put together a theme based on Android N for Huawei’s EMUI skin. This theme brings the Android N look to devices running EMUI 3.1 or EMUI 4.0.
May 2, 2016 8:14 AM

[Giveaway] 2 Months of Android File Host Premium to Everyone + 10 Swag Bags!

Developers, Developers, Developers. We love our developers here at XDA. We’re maybe not as outwardly-loud through text as Mr. Ballmer was in the linked clip, but without developers there wouldn’t even...
May 1, 2016 3:22 PM

Some of the Best Battery Life on Android Today Comes on a Budget

In our recent review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Snapdragon 650 variant, we noted some stellar battery performance. This was no ordinary 8hr-SOT battery life, this was legitimately 14+...
May 1, 2016 1:33 PM

Physical Versus Virtual Buttons — it’s More than Just Placement

The beginning of the trend Up until late 2011, hardware buttons were the widely-accepted norm for buttons on a handheld device, with Android’s hardware partners taking advantage of the free...
April 30, 2016 1:48 PM

On Affordable Smartphones: Iterative Improvements Over Time Depend on the Flagship

It’s been hard this week to look anywhere in the technosphere and not see an article proclaiming the death of the Flagship. Fueling these thoughts are years of declining profits and...
April 30, 2016 12:24 PM